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Wonga radio ad banned for trivialising high interest loans

Wonga radio ad banned for trivialising high interest loans

Pay day loan firm Wonga has been rapped by the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) over a radio ad promoting the

Groupon reprimanded for ad breach despite changes following OFT probe

Groupon reprimanded for ad breach despite changes following OFT probe

Groupon has had its first ad banned since the Office of Fair Trading forced the discount site to change its

AEG Wembley deal could threaten competition in music venue market

AEG Wembley deal could threaten competition in music venue market

AEG's deal to manage Wembley Arena is being reviewed by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) to assess whether it

Asda refrains from signing up to OFT promotion principles

Asda refrains from signing up to OFT promotion principles

Asda is the only major supermarket brand that has not signed up to an Office of Fair Trading (OFT) initiative

Groupon's Roy Blanga: 'We haven't been as good as we should have been'

Groupon's Roy Blanga: 'We haven't been as good as we should have been'

The daily deals site's managing director has had to deal with questionable results and an OFT investigation. Now, the brand

OFT extends deadline for Aegis-Dentsu deal decision

OFT extends deadline for Aegis-Dentsu deal decision

The Office of Fair Trading has extended its own deadline for making a decision on whether to refer the acquisition

Facebook's $1bn Instagram deal cleared by OFT

Facebook's $1bn Instagram deal cleared by OFT

Facebook's $1bn (£641m) acquisition of photo-sharing service Instagram has today (14 August) been given the green light by the Office

BT hits out at Competition Commission ruling on pay-TV movies

BT hits out at Competition Commission ruling on pay-TV movies

BT has joined calls for more regulation in the pay-TV market and has branded as "unsound" the Competition Commission's recent

Daily deals websites sent letters of warning by OFT

Daily deals websites sent letters of warning by OFT

The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has sent letters of warning to 35 daily deals sites, including KGB Deals and

Groupon nearly in the black as it cuts losses by 96%

Groupon nearly in the black as it cuts losses by 96%

Groupon, the daily deals service, has narrowed its net losses by 96% to $3.59m (£2.2m) for the three months ended