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More hurdles are out of the way for the world's largest beer merger - AB InBev and SABMiller. Alibaba expands its offer in the health care sector, while founder Jack Ma invests in Israel. China proves to be a lucrative market for Brazil's beef exporters and a Kenyan furniture maker aims to be the Ikea of Africa. Have a great start to the week.
asia & middle east
Sainsbury's sells pharmacies The national competition watchdog has given approval for Celesio, the parent company of Lloyds Pharmacy, to acquire 270 pharmacies from the British supermarket operator for GBP 125 million with the condition for Celesio to sell pharmacies in 12 areas to a new owner.
usa & canada
latin america & africa
Innovative in Kenya FunKidz is a Kenyan furniture brand, whose founders are determined to become the Ikea of Africa. The company, which started in 2010 with two employees, now employs 23 people and sells in Kenya, Rwanda, and Uganda.