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Adidas strikes new deal with Kanye West in U.S. market push

Adidas (ADSGn.DE) has agreed to expand its partnership with Kanye West, including opening new stores, hoping to build on its higher profile in the U.S. market since it poached the singer-turned-designer from Nike (NKE.N) in 2013. The deal was described … Continue reading

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Monsanto in talks with Bayer, others about 'alternative options'

A Monsanto logo is pictured in the company headquarters in Morges, Switzerland, May 25, 2016. Reuters/Denis Balibouse Monsanto Co said on Wednesday it was in talks with Bayer AG and other companies regarding “alternative strategic options,” a month after the … Continue reading

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U.S. lifts 'too big to fail' designation of GE's financing unit

The logo of U.S. conglomerate General Electric is pictured at the company’s site in Belfort, in this April 27, 2014 file photo. Reuters/Vincent Kessler Lender GE Capital is no longer “too big to fail” – the U.S. government on Wednesday … Continue reading

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Under Armour leads Olympic marketing shake-up after 'rule 40' changes

Against a backdrop of the iconic five rings, legendary swimmer Michael Phelps sat on a United States Olympic Committee stage at a March media event in Los Angeles, telling reporters why he had arrived fashionably late. He had been rushed … Continue reading

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U.S. consumer spending rises in May, inflation still benign

Shoppers walk a connecting path from The Court to The Plaza at the King of Prussia Mall, in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania in this December 6, 2014 file photo. Reuters/Mark Makela U.S. consumer spending rose for a second straight month … Continue reading

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With Amazon in sight, Wal-Mart to offer free shipping for 30 days

Shopping carts are seen outside a new Wal-Mart Express store in Chicago July 26, 2011. Reuters/John Gress/Files Wal-Mart Stores Inc said it launched a free 30-day trial of ShippingPass, its two-day shipping program to all shoppers in the United States, … Continue reading

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General Mills quarterly profit beats estimates

A box of Cheerios breakfast cereal made by General Mills is shown in this illustration photograph taken in Encinitas, California, U.S. June 27, 2016. Reuters/Mike Blake General Mills Inc (GIS.N), the maker of Cheerios cereal and Yoplait yogurt, reported a … Continue reading

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Goldman, Morgan Stanley deny plans for Frankfurt office switch after Brexit

The logo of Dow Jones Industrial Average stock market index listed company Goldman Sachs (GS) is seen on the clothing of a trader working at the Goldman Sachs stall on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, United States … Continue reading

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Stock futures tread higher as Brexit fears ebb

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, New York, U.S. June 28, 2016. Reuters/Brendan McDermid U.S. stock index futures were higher for a second day as the initial panic surrounding Britain’s … Continue reading

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Hong Kong regulator censures Bank of America units for takeover code breaches

The Bank of America building is shown in Los Angeles, California October 29, 2014. Reuters/Mike Blake/File Photo Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has publicly censured two units of Bank of America for breaches of the city’s takeover codes … Continue reading

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