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Shinsegae wins duty-free license at Incheon airport

Shinsegae wins duty-free license at Incheon airport

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SEOUL, June 22 (UPI) -- South Korean retail giant Shinsegae has won the right to operate duty-free stores at the first passenger terminal of Incheon International Airport. Shinsegae DF Inc. has been picked as the sole operator of the two duty-free zones that sell cosmetics and perfumes and leather goods at the country's major gateway and the transit hub in Asia, according to South Korean media. Shinsegae competed with Hotel Shilla Co., another duty-free giant in South Korea in a bidding organized by the Korea Customs Service on Friday. The competition opened as Lotte returned their duty-free license in February due to a high rent price, according to Yonhap. The annual sales of the two duty-free zones are estimated to be more than $ 812 million (900 billion won). Lotte Duty Free holds the...
Plumber wins workers' rights battle against Pimlico Plumbers

Plumber wins workers' rights battle against Pimlico Plumbers

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A plumber has won a legal battle for working rights in a Supreme Court ruling expected to have huge ramifications for freelance workers.Gary Smith had worked solely for Pimlico Plumbers for six years.Despite being VAT-registered and paying self-employed tax, he was entitled to workers' rights, the court ruled. The ruling will be closely read by others with similar disputes, many of whom work for firms in the so-called gig economy.An employment tribunal was "entitled to conclude" that Mr Smith was a worker, the court ruled.As a worker Mr Smith would be entitled to employment rights, such as holiday and sick pay.The Supreme Court ruling means that an employment tribunal can now proceed to examine his action against Pimlico Plumbers...
Northrop wins more than $81.2M for Hawkeye services

Northrop wins more than $81.2M for Hawkeye services

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June 8 (UPI) -- Northrop Grumman was awarded two contracts from the Department of Defense on Thursday for services in support of the E-2 Hawkeye aircraft. The contract award from Defense Logistics Agency Aviation is valued at more than $ 81.2 million between two contracts that enable Northrop Grumman to provide power amplifier modules and high-voltage power supplies to the E-2 Hawkeye aircraft, according to Defense Department contract announcements Thursday. Currently, the U.S. military uses the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye version of the aircraft, which is designed for all-weather, tactical airborne early warning detection that is capable of deploying from an aircraft carrier. Work on the contracts will occur in Florida and is expected to be complete in June 2023 for use by the U.S. Navy. Navy...
Simpson wins Players as Woods falls short – highlights & report

Simpson wins Players as Woods falls short – highlights & report

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Media playback is not supported on this device The Players Championship, fourth-round leaderboard-18 W Simpson; -14 C Schwartzel (SA), J Walker (US), X Schauffele (US); -13 J Day (Aus), J Dufner (US); -12 K Bradley (US), H Varner III (US), T Fleetwood (Eng), D Lee (NZ)Selected others: -11 B Koepka (US), J Thomas (US), C Hadley (US), A Scott (Aus), I Poulter (Eng), T Woods (US); -10 A Noren (Swe), D Johnson (US); -9 J Rose (Eng), H Stenson (Swe); -6 J Spieth (US); -5 M Fitzpatrick (Eng), S Lowry (Ire); -4 M Laird (Sco); E S Garcia (Spa)Tiger Woods' final-round charge fell short as Webb Si...
Higgins wins final-frame thriller to reach World Championship semis

Higgins wins final-frame thriller to reach World Championship semis

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2018 World ChampionshipVenue: Crucible Theatre, Sheffield Dates: 21 April - 7 MayCoverage: Watch live across BBC One, BBC Two, BBC Red Button, Connected TV, the BBC Sport website and mobile app.Four-time champion John Higgins fought back from 7-3 and 11-9 down to complete a gripping 13-12 Crucible win over Judd Trump and reach the semi-finals.Scotland's Higgins, who resumed the day 5-3 down, looked out of sorts and in serious trouble at 7-3 behind, but reeled off five in a row to lead 8-7.Trump's three-frame burst and two shared frames put him 11-9 in front.Two fine pressure 70s and a 134 put Higgins ahead and, after Trump levelled, the Scot won through.World Championship schedule & BBC coverage timesEarlier two-time champion Mark Williams finally broke Ali Carter's stubborn resistance...