• Welcome to Paris! Tax Protest Blights Opening of Apple's New Champs-Élysées Store

    22 days ago - By Fortune

    Apple's newest store - on Paris's Champs-?lys?es - opened to much fanfare on Sunday, but probably not the type of fanfare the company was looking for.
    A brass band and a boisterous group of revellers gathered outside the new shop, throwing confetti and wearing party hats, but they were there to call on the company to pay its taxes in Europe. The group that organized the protest, Attac, or the Association for the Taxation of Financial Transactions and Citizens Action, claims that Apple has found success because of how it “extorts” billions from citizens by using creative techniques to book...
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