B2W Fined, Has Online Sales Suspended in Sao Paulo

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B2W Cia. Global do Varejo online sales in the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo will be suspended for 72 hours starting tomorrow and the company was fined 1.74 million reais by the state consumer protecting agency Procon.

The punishment measures will be applied after an increase in customer complaints, Procon said today in an e-mailed statement.

To contact the reporter on this story: Helder Marinho in Sao Paulo at hmarinho@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Katerina Petroff at kpetroff@bloomberg.net

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