Dozens of U.S. and Canadian cities submitted proposals by the Oct. 19 deadline to host Amazon.com Inc’s second headquarters, which carries the promise of up to 50,000 high-paying jobs and $5 billion worth of investment.
A UK parliamentary report has criticised Amazon and eBay for not doing enough to prevent tax fraud on their online market places and recommended the government hold the online giants accountable for tax lost to evaders.
The City of London Police has launched an awareness campaign to warn the public about the risks of buying counterfeit goods online after revealing it has shut down 28,000 websites selling fake products since 2014.
First it was Shop Direct calling off its mega-billions sale and now Kaupthing is believed to have ended the bidding process for its trio of key (but far less valuable) UK fashion brands, Oasis, Coast and Warehouse.
The Crown Estate’s plans to extend Leicester’s Fosse Park are taking shape following the acquisition of the neighbouring Castle Acres site, which will be redeveloped into a 288,000 sq ft shopping attraction.