UK Groceries Urged to Boycott Faroese Seafood Due to Dolphin Slaughter

British supermarkets have been called to stop selling seafood from Faroe Islands after hunters in the area slaughtered 1,428 dolphins earlier this month. The grind, or the “Grindadrap” in Faroese, is the yearly hunting of sea animals, dominantly whales, which …

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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to Confront Amazon Boss Jeff Bezos Over Tax Record

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson will confront Amazon boss Jeff Bezos over his e-commerce company’s tax record and working standards for employees when they meet in New York on Sept. 20. Asked if Johnson would urge Bezos to pay …

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Nike Gives Head Office Staff Week-Long Mental Health Break

Sportswear giant Nike has given its head office employees a week off to support their mental health amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Matt Marrazzo, Nike senior manager of global marketing science, announced in a LinkedIn post that the head office in …

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Massmart in Advanced Negotiations to Acquire OneCart

South African retailing giant Massmart announced that it is already advancing its negotiations to acquire a controlling stake in online delivery startup OneCart, accelerating its aim to boost its centralized e-commerce capability. Massmart, which also owns local brands such as …

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Australian Sports Retailer Decathlon Fined $1.5 Million Over Incorrect Warning Labels on Basketball Hoops, Pools

The Federal Court of Australia has ordered sporting goods retailer Decathlon to pay $1.5 million for selling basketball hoops and inflatable pools with incorrect warning labels, breaching consumer law. On Aug. 17, Justice John Nicholas ruled that Decathlon was “careless” …

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