FRANCE/INDONESIA: Carrefour meets hefty opposition from goat traders
A group of goat traders have accused French retail giant Carrefour of ruining their business by selling cheap goats in the days leading up to the 12 February Islamic Day of Sacrifice. A group of at least 100 goat traders have formed the Tanah Abang Goat Traders Union and have protested to the City Council of Jakarta that larger retailers are killing off their trade. They have demanded that legislation be introduced banning hypermarkets, notably Carrefour from selling goats for the Day of Sacrifice.
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