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US retailers remove Osama bin Laden Halloween costume

Source: Business Balla | Oct 4 2013, 8:48am CDT | by IANS

US retailers remove Osama bin Laden Halloween costume
Washington, Oct 4 (IANS) America's largest retail chain Walmart and several other retailers have pulled a beard and turban-themed Halloween costume after the Sikh community objected to the Osama bin Laden-like outfit.
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'Man of Steel' going strong at US box office

Source: Business Balla | Jun 16 2013, 10:30am CDT | by Luigi Lugmayr

'Man of Steel' going strong at US box office
Los Angeles, June 16 (IANS) Zack Snyder-directed "Man of Steel" is hovering just above expectations with a Friday collection of $44.1 million and it is being estimated that the weekend collection will be around $115 million.
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Walmart posts profits of $17 bn

Source: Business Balla | Feb 22 2013, 12:20am CST | by Luigi Lugmayr

Walmart posts profits of $17 bn
New York, Feb 22 (IANS/EFE) Walmart Stores, Inc., the world's largest retailer, said Thursday it posted income from continuing operations of $17 billion in the fiscal year ended Jan 31, up 7.8 percent from the comparable prior period, thanks to higher sales and lower financing costs.
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Argentine supermarkets to freeze prices for two months

Source: Business Balla | Feb 5 2013, 12:45am CST | by Luigi Lugmayr

Buenos Aires, Feb 5 (IANS/EFE) Argentina's major supermarket chains reached agreement with the government to freeze prices for two months, the head of the association representing the retail giants told EFE Monday.
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India panel to probe Walmart lobbying, CEO meets Sharma

Source: Business Balla | Jan 24 2013, 9:05am CST | by Luigi Lugmayr

India panel to probe Walmart lobbying, CEO meets Sharma
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) India's federal cabinet Thursday approved setting up a one-man committee to look into the allegation that the US retail giant Walmart violated Indian regulations by indulging in lobbying activities to set up shop in the country.
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India sets up committee to probe Walmart lobbying

Source: Business Balla | Jan 24 2013, 8:22am CST | by Luigi Lugmayr

India sets up committee to probe Walmart lobbying
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) India's federal cabinet Thursday approved setting up of a one-man committee to look into allegations that US retail giant Walmart violated Indian regulations by indulging in lobbying activities to gain entry to the country's market.
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Walmart Mexico ready to assist in corruption probe

Source: Business Balla | Dec 18 2012, 10:32pm CST | by Luigi Lugmayr

Walmart Mexico ready to assist in corruption probe
Mexico City, Dec 19 (IANS/EFE) Walmart de Mexico said it "has had priorities to cooperate in the investigation and safeguard the independence of the investigation" into bribery allegations in Mexico.
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Indian embassy in US not availing services of lobbying firm

Source: Business Balla | Dec 11 2012, 11:42am CST | by Luigi Lugmayr

New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) The government Tuesday clarified that the Indian embassy in Washington D.C. has "not been availing the services of the lobbying firm Patton Bogs for more than a year".
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