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Nomad Hungry for More Food Deals

3 hours 54 min ago
Nomad’s founders Martin E. Franklin and Noam Gottesman, backed by the surging strength of the U.S. dollar, want to climb to the top of the food chain. Nomad last week agreed to buy Iglo Foods for €2.6 billion ($2.81 billion)

Applied Materials, Tokyo Electron Pull Plug on Merger Plan

4 hours 7 min ago
A multibillion-dollar merger that would have created one of the world’s largest makers of semiconductor equipment collapses over antitrust approval.

Moscow's Airports Lose Travelers

4 hours 24 min ago
Travel to and from Russia’s once-thriving Moscow airports is declining as fewer locals venture outside the country and foreign tourist and business visitors dry up.

Fitch Downgrades Japan Over Fiscal Concerns

5 hours 25 min ago
Fitch downgrades Japan’s credit rating, highlighting the challenges Prime Minister Shinzo Abe faces in trying to stoke growth and rein in public debt.

Capgemini Buys IGATE for $4 Billion

5 hours 28 min ago
French computer services and technology company Capgemini will buy U.S. peer IGATE for $4 billion.

Some in Europe Suggest 'Plan B' in Greek Crisis

Sun, 04/26/2015 - 22:02
The suggestion by some officials reflects the extent to which many of the eurozone’s decision makers no longer believe a deal on new bailout aid for Athens can be sealed before the old one expires.

Rules Weighed for Battery Cargo on Jets

Sun, 04/26/2015 - 21:27
International air-safety experts this week will consider proposals to restrict lithium batteries carried as cargo by commercial jets, a sign that momentum is building for a ban on some of the most common types of shipments.

Wal-Mart in Showdown With Texas Over Alcohol

Sun, 04/26/2015 - 21:24
Wal-Mart was slow to get into alcohol, but now it is fighting for the right to sell more of it. A prime target is Texas.

Abe Aims to Get U.S. On Board Japanese Trains

Sun, 04/26/2015 - 20:46
When Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits the U.S., he will act as salesman-in-chief by marketing Japan’s high-speed rail system.

Drug Companies Jack Up Prices

Sun, 04/26/2015 - 19:47
Pharmaceutical companies such as Valeant are buying drugs that they see as undervalued, then raising the prices.

Yahoo, Katie Couric Tweak the Recipe

Sun, 04/26/2015 - 17:53
Katie Couric’s new job at Yahoo is still a work in progress, but the website says it is harnessing social media to give her interviews mileage. As such, Ms. Couric will be one of the stars at Yahoo’s “NewFront” event for advertisers in New York on Monday.

P&G Joins Movement to Cut Ad Costs

Sun, 04/26/2015 - 17:53
The world’s largest advertiser plans deep cuts in the number of ad agencies it works with in hopes of big savings on fees.

China's Growth Is Mystery; Economists Weigh Clues

Sun, 04/26/2015 - 16:51
The official first-quarter GDP growth of 7% is overstated, experts agree, but pinning down the real number is a head-scratcher.

At VW, a Game of Thrones as Patriarch Quits

Sun, 04/26/2015 - 16:27
Ferdinand Piech’s exit as chairman of Volkswagen resolves a battle that had distracted top management. But challenges and uncertainty aren't over for the automotive giant.

Why Coding Is Your Child's Key to Unlocking Future

Sun, 04/26/2015 - 16:21
Keywords: Computer programing is a skill uniquely suited to training children how to solve problems and to express themselves, and many educators think it should be part of the basic curriculum, even for grade schoolers.

BG Deal Is Big Bite for Shell

Sun, 04/26/2015 - 15:51
Shell argued for years that organic growth was a more cost-effective strategy than chasing huge acquisitions. It’s $70 billion deal for BG puts it in uncharted waters and will test its skills at integration.

Strong iPhone Sales Power Apple's Encore

Sun, 04/26/2015 - 11:37
Apple on Monday reports quarterly results. The numbers won’t surpass the prior quarter, but analysts expect strong sales of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

United Spirits Feud Intensifies

Sun, 04/26/2015 - 09:29
A continuing battle between India’s United Spirits and its founder and chairman, Vijay Mallya, intensified as board members demanded he resign.

Global Economic Dilemma: Too Much of Almost Everything

Sun, 04/26/2015 - 07:40
The global economy is awash in commodities, but also with capital and labor—a glut that presents several challenges.

Ten Years of Airbus's A380, but Demand Is Soft

Sun, 04/26/2015 - 05:46
Airbus on Monday celebrates the 10-year anniversary of the A380 superjumbo’s first flight. But the European plane maker has struggled to win sales for its flagship plane.


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