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• The New York Times reports that German meal kit company HelloFresh has announced its intention to raise as much as $352 million through an initial public offering (IPO); the company had planned to go public two years ago, but delayed it because of market conditions.

The Times notes that “the announcement came just months after a rival meal kit company, Blue Apron, was forced to slash the price for its own offering in June. Blue Apron cut its valuation a few days after Amazon unveiled a deal to buy Whole Foods Market for $13.4 billion, a transaction that could upend the retail industry. Blue Apron’s shares were trading on Tuesday at about half the value of its $10 offering price.”

• The BBC reports that thousands of employees at the Morrisons supermarket chain “are suing the company after their personal details were posted on the internet.”

The incident dates back to 2014, when a company employee stole the data for almost 10,000 other employees. He subsequently received an eight-year prison sentence, but now the employees are seeking compensation for the "upset and distress" caused.

Morrisons has denied liability.
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