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Day: August 4, 2005

Baugur buying spree continues

Baugur announced today its involvement in a consortium that acquired Danish department store ILLUM; a buyout of British restaurant supplier Woodward Foodservice; and its purchase of a stake in Danish property company Keops.

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Talk show host next Reykjavík mayor?

An IMG Gallup poll released this week show that voters in Reykjavík favor former talk show host Gísli Marteinn Baldursson to other Independence Party candidates in the next city council elections. An editorial in today’s Morgunbladid praises the current leader Vilhjálmur Th. Vilhjálmsson.

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