The Australian arm of the US chain has 44 stores across the country and employs about 700 people.
The motor giants say they are 'investigating several joint projects" to boost their competitiveness.
The threat escalates a tit-for-tat trade row with Beijing over US tariffs imposed on Chinese goods.
The British Chambers of Commerce says that the UK economy could see its weakest year since 2009.
Tarot cards are growing in popularity as a way to cope with uncertain times.
Up to 460,000 council and housing association tenants could get cash back from their water bills.
China will respond quickly to protect itself if the US hurts its interests, Beijing says.
Retail sales grew much faster than expected last month, as the wedding and sunny weather helped spending.
Petrol and diesel prices rose at the fastest monthly rate since January 2011.
Lionel Shriver says the "dissemination of good books" should be most important for publishers.