Kroger Welcomes Lidl with a Battle of the Brands Lawsuit

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

German grocery giant Lidl has only dipped their toes in the water here in the U.S., opening its first stores just days ago, but instead of sending a fruit basket or pie, the country’s largest grocer chain Kroger, decided to welcome the foreign competition with a lawsuit over Lidl’s branded product lines. …

Sources: Business Insider, Lidl

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Rammstein Suing Germany 6 Years After Album Gets Marked ‘Harmful’

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The popular German metal band Rammstein has filed a lawsuit against Germany after their 2009 album “Liebe ist für alle da” was placed on an index of works deemed harmful to youth for six months after it was released, and the group is seeking 66,000 euros ($75,000) in damages as a result. …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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$20M Settlement Reached in Beck’s Packaging Lawsuit

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The two-year legal battle between Beck’s and its American beer drinkers came to a close on Tuesday when the German brewery agreed to a $20 million settlement for its deceptive packaging that made it appear as if its beer sold in the States was still being imported from Germany instead …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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German Student Collects Over 1 Million Signatures Against Google Cease-and-Desist Order

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Philip Matesanz, a 21-year old student in Germany, recently received a cease-and-desist letter from Google after his website YouTube-mp3.org became popular for making it easy to extract downloadable mp3 files from any published YouTube video.  His site isn’t all that unique as there are plenty of alternatives available, including fully …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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