Omnicom-Publicis Deal in the Air, Anniversary of Rana Plaza Building Collapse, Yue Yuen Worker Strike

- April 24, 2014 12:47 PM
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Tax issues have become a major obstacle for the planned $35-billion merger between Omnicom Group and Publicis Groupe.

What has changed in the year since the Rana Plaza building collapse in Bangladesh?

Yue Yuen Industrial, the world’s largest manufacturer of sports shoes and a supplier to Adida, Nike, and Asics, has been told by the local Chinese government to reimburse striking workers for underpaying their pension contributions. Thousands of the workers have been on strike for 10 days.

The Food and Drug Administration will propose new rules that would extend its regular authority to include e-cigarettes.

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