News tagged with consumer

Study—Berkeley soda tax falls flat

A Cornell-University of Iowa analysis of a soda tax passed last fall by voters in Berkeley, California – the first such city ordinance in the country – found the measure so far has fizzled, raising retail prices for high-calorie ...

dateAug 18, 2015 in Economics & Business
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Critics take aim at Expedia-Orbitz tie-up

A consumer group and hotel industry association are raising objections to the planned merger of online travel bookers Expedia and Orbitz, claiming the deal would lead to a powerful duopoly.

dateAug 10, 2015 in Business
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