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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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IPCPR prepares for Maryland tax increase battle
By RBR Staff Writer
The International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers Association (IPCPR) is preparing for another battle next year with tobacco prohibitionists who say they will be pushing the Maryland General Assembly to raise taxes on cigars and other tobacco products besides cigarettes.
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Imperial Tobacco wins price-fixing case
By RBR Staff Writer
UK-based firm Imperial Tobacco won its appeal over a price-fixing complaint brought by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT), quashing the regulator's decision to fine the company £112.3m.
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New England Farms obtains liquor license for East Freetown outlet
New England Farms, an American convenience store chain based in Massachusetts, has secured liquor license for its store at the Mobil gas station in East Freetown.
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Boston Board of Health approves regulating e-cigarettes
By RBR Staff Writer
The Boston Public Health Commission's Board of Health has recently approved a proposal to treat e-cigarettes like tobacco products, including requiring retail establishments to obtain a permit to sell, prohibiting use in the workplace and restricting sale to adults only.
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India gives green signal to FDI in multi-brand retail
By RBR Staff Writer
The Indian government has decided to allow international supermarkets and department stores to establish joint ventures in the country after debating the issue for over a decade.
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PCC Natural Markets supports Seattle plastic bag ban
By RBR Staff Writer
Grocery retailer Puget Consumers Co-op (PCC) Natural Markets has endorsed the City of Seattle's ordinance prohibiting all retailers from providing single-use plastic carryout bags to consumers as of 1 July next year.
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ICSC, retail industry urge Super Committee to plug sales tax loophole
By RBR Staff Writer
The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) joined a coalition of more than 140 businesses, trade associations and shopping center owners to urge the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction to level the playing field for all retailers while reducing the deficit.
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Australian government questions Woolworths, Coles dominance
By RBR Staff Writer
Australia Industry Minister Kim Carr has expressed concerns about the dominance of supermarket chains Coles and Woolworths, which together control 80% of retail food sales.
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FTC fines convenience store chains for coffee price-fixing
By RBR Staff Writer
Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) has fined country's four major convenience store chains for price-fixing and raising the price of freshly brewed coffee by NT$5 ($0.17) per cup.
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China to formulate regulations for online retail market
By RBR Staff Writer
Chinese, which is facing many problems regarding integrity and safety issues, is set to formulate regulations for online retail market.
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Irvine City Council bans retail sales of cats, dogs
By RBR Staff Writer
Irvine City Council has banned the sale of dogs and cats in retail stores. The ordinance was passed in a voting meet held on 11 October 2011.
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