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COMMERCE

New retail hours for shops in Saudi Arabia

The Shura Council shot down a proposed unity law.
But new regulations exempt stores in the central areas of Mecca and Medina, according to a report by the Saudi Gazette.

LABOR REFORM

Saudi Labor Reform and a Supermarket Checkout Line

In today's Guardian Weekly Benjamin Barthe takes a look at a specific example of Saudization in practice. He traces the evolution of staffing for 30 checkout lines in an 'ordinary' supermarket in Saudi Arabia.

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