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- WPP Sounds a Warning Signal on Consumer-Ad Spending; Shares Sink
- Wed, 23 Aug 2017 16:09:48 EDT - WPP shares were off 10% after the world’s largest advertising company reported a steeper-than-expected slowdown in ad buying by consumer-goods companies, especially in North America.
- Domino Effect: Packaged Goods Woes Spreading to Ad, Media Firms
- Wed, 23 Aug 2017 09:35:50 EDT - The long-simmering pressure facing the world’s consumer goods giants is now ricocheting more widely, hitting advertising firms and the media companies dependent on them.
- How Budget Carriers Transformed the Airline Industry---in 14 Charts
- Wed, 23 Aug 2017 16:28:31 EDT - Low-cost players aren’t just competing with legacy companies, they are changing how, where and at what price people fly.
- For Some Craft Brewers, Sales Are Tapping Out
- Wed, 23 Aug 2017 16:00:26 EDT - Some of the country’s biggest craft brewers are struggling with falling sales, hurt by a glut of competitors crowding retail shelves and moves by megabrewers to scoop up some of their rivals.
- How Samsung's Recall Shaped Its New Galaxy Note
- Wed, 23 Aug 2017 14:19:37 EDT - Rather than cautiously go on the defensive with the new Galaxy Note 8 after last year’s last year’s Note 7 recall, Samsung mobile chief D.J. Koh hammered home a message internally to engineers: Don’t hold back.
- Big Economies Are Growing in Sync for First Time in Years
- Wed, 23 Aug 2017 16:39:37 EDT - For the first time in a decade, the world’s major economies are growing in sync, a result of lingering low-interest-rate stimulus from central banks and the gradual fading of crises that over years ricocheted from the U.S. to Greece, Brazil and beyond.
- Companies Promote Corporate-Tax Overhaul
- Wed, 23 Aug 2017 11:29:12 EDT - Large companies, looking for every angle to prod Congress into making the corporate-tax changes they have been seeking for years, are turning to some in-house muscle: employees and customers.
- New-Home Sales Plunged in July as Supply Shrivels
- Wed, 23 Aug 2017 12:08:23 EDT - U.S. new-home sales fell sharply in July and inventory levels jumped.
- U.S. Bid to Exit Nafta Arbitration Panels Draws Business Ire
- Wed, 23 Aug 2017 00:18:14 EDT - U.S. trade officials are putting together a proposal to let the U.S. withdraw from a corporate arbitration system at the heart of the North American Free Trade Agreement, upsetting big American companies that say the system protects their investments overseas.
- Rosneft Prevails in Lawsuit Against Sistema
- Wed, 23 Aug 2017 14:11:27 EDT - A regional arbitration court in Russia ruled in favor of Russian oil giant PAO Rosneft, in a case seen as a test of the country’s investment climate.
- Cargill Invests in Startup That Grows 'Clean Meat' From Cells
- Wed, 23 Aug 2017 14:32:54 EDT - Cargill, one of the world’s largest producers of beef and poultry, has taken a stake in a startup developing technology to grow meat from self-reproducing animal cells.
- Whole Foods Shareholders Approve Amazon Merger
- Wed, 23 Aug 2017 12:47:18 EDT - Shareholders of Whole Foods approved the natural grocer’s takeover by Amazon, a key step for the e-commerce giant to seal its biggest play yet in the $700 billion food retail market.
- U.S. Sanctions Chinese, Russian Firms for Aiding North Korea
- Tue, 22 Aug 2017 21:18:45 EDT - The U.S. targeted a host of Chinese and Russian firms and related individuals it accuses of aiding Pyongyang, expanding its broader efforts to clamp down on financing critical to North Korea’s nuclear-weapons program.
- U.S. Weighs Restricting Trades in Venezuelan Debt to Punish Maduro
- Wed, 23 Aug 2017 15:15:25 EDT - The U.S. is considering restricting trades in Venezuelan debt as it seeks to punish President Nicolas Maduro for undermining the country’s democracy, according to people familiar with the matter.
- Westinghouse Seeks to Award Bonuses to 'Vital' Employees
- Wed, 23 Aug 2017 16:30:41 EDT - Westinghouse Electric is seeking authorization to end a deferred-compensation plan and pay up to $13.8 million in retention bonuses to employees that the company says possess specialized skills.
- ESPN Pulls Announcer From University of Virginia Football Game
- Wed, 23 Aug 2017 12:28:28 EDT - In the wake of the violent clashes between white nationalists and counterprotesters in Charlottesville, Va., stemming from plans to remove a statute of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, an ESPN sports announcer named Robert Lee has been pulled from covering a coming University of Virginia football game.