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Ahold, Kaufland, Rewe, Tesco pulled up over grocery expiry dates
By RBR Staff Writer
Ahold, Rewe's Billa, Schwarz Group's Kaufland and Tesco in the Czech Republic were alleged to have deceived customers by prolonging expiry dates on some of their grocery products.
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Metro fined for substandard goods in Russia
By RBR Staff Writer
Metro Cash & Carry, a division of Metro Group, has been fined by a regional commercial court for substandard goods storage, sales and supply.
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Apple sues Samsung over patent infringement
By RBR Staff Writer
Consumer electronics giant Apple has filed a preliminary injunction against the sale of Samsung’s Galaxy Nexus smart phone, alleging that the device violates the firm's patent claims.
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WVU sues Morgantown t-shirt retailer for infringement
By RBR Staff Writer
West Virginia University (WVU) has filed a motion for a temporary restraining order and a preliminary injunction on 9 February against a Morgantown retailer that allegedly used the university's trademarks on its merchandise.
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Wales to ban tobacco sale from cigarette vending machines
By RBR Staff Writer
Wales government is set to ban the sale of tobacco from vending machines as part of efforts to protect young people from tobacco-related harms.
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US retailer Macy's sues Martha Stewart Living
By RBR Staff Writer
US-based department store chain Macy's has sued Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia in a bid to block a licensing deal between the housewares firm and JC Penney.
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E-book price-fixing battle continues
By RBR Staff Writer
An updated complaint has been filed in a class-action lawsuit that claims five major publishers conspired with consumer electronics retailer Apple to fix the price of e-books.
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El Monte approves new ordinance for tobacco retailers
By RBR Staff Writer
The El Monte City Council has approved an annual $300 fee to go along with a new ordinance that forces tobacco retailers to obtain a permit to sell cigarettes and other tobacco products.
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Summit County authorities catches retailers selling tobacco to minors
By RBR Staff Writer
Summit County authorities caught three local retailers selling tobacco to minors during an undercover investigation in December 2011.
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CCP allows exemption to JVA cutting competition
By RBR Staff Writer
The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has issued exemption to a joint venture agreement (JVA) between Metro Cash & Carry and Thal under Section 5 of the Competition Act, 2010.
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Microsoft China files lawsuit against Gome, Buynow over pirated software
By RBR Staff Writer
Microsoft China has initiated legal proceedings against Shanghai Gome, a branch of electronics and appliances chain Gome Electrical Appliances Holdings, and China-based computer mall Beijing Chaoyang Buynow for selling computers with counterfeit Windows and Office software.
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Microsoft sues UK retailer Comet over counterfeit Windows CDs
By RBR Staff Writer
Washington-based tech giant Microsoft has sued UK-based retailer Comet Group for allegedly creating and selling more than 94,000 sets of counterfeit Windows Vista and Windows XP recovery CDs.
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Italy antitrust watchdog fines Apple for misleading customers
By RBR Staff Writer
Italy's antitrust authority Autorita Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato (AGCM) has fined Apple's Italian retail organizations a total of EUR900,000 for not providing clear information to customers on product assistance.
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Cuba set for more retail sector reforms
By RBR Staff Writer
Cuba is opening up more of the nation's retail services to the private sector next year, allowing Cubans to operate various services such as appliance and watch repair, locksmith and carpentry shops.
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UK DH comes up with tobacco display ban guidance
By RBR Staff Writer
The UK Department of Health (UK DH) has released its guidance on how retailers should go about complying with the tobacco display ban in England.
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