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2 hrs ago | Nanaimo Daily News
The 47-year-old Filo is among three board candidates hoping to be elected at Yahoo's annual meeting scheduled for June 25. Yahoo Inc. disclosed the candidates to fill recently vacated positions in a regulatory filing Wednesday.
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2 hrs ago | Reuters
The United States on Wednesday urged the Indian government that emerges from ongoing elections to follow economic policies that encourage investment, saying Washington would like to see bilateral trade grow to $500 billion a year.
2 hrs ago | CSP
High-volume fuel retailer Murphy USA Inc. still sees plenty of opportunity in its long-term partnership with Wal-Mart Stores Inc., as well as in expanding beyond the small-kiosk, tobacco-centered model, president and CEO Andrew Clyde told analysts April 15 at its first analysts day event, presenting the company's plan for growth in the coming years ... (more)
6 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant
The biggest U.S. business lobbying group is warning the nation's employers that labor relations could be reshaped by non-union labor groups that are backing high-profile efforts to raise wages and mandate paid sick leave.
10 hrs ago | Business Wire
The College of Law Practice Management , an interna... )--TriZetto Corporation announced Larry Bridge, senior vice president, strategy and corporate development, will be participating in a panel discussion about the future of gove... Wall Street Webcasting Presents: Wells Fargo Securities: "Watch the Stock Charts in the Coming Weeks for Clues on ... (more)
14 hrs ago | CIO
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18 hrs ago | The City Wire
Wall Street investors backed off of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. on Tuesday, April 15, following a downgrade by Chicago-based William Blair.
General Motors Company -- which is down 20.4% year-to-date to trade at $32.55 -- may receive more bearish brokerage notes in the near term, as well, which could negatively impact the shares.
A moist towelette first created for Kentucky Fried Chicken in 1957 and produced in Arkansas has found its way to Walmart shelves in more than 3,400 stores, according to Lindsey Drain, marketing manager for Nice-Pak Products in Bentonville.
Tesco Plc's chief executive, Philip Clarke, who is struggling to turn around Britain's biggest retailer, is facing calls to step down from a top shareholder, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday.
Annual figures compiled by the AFL-CIO show chief executives of big U.S. companies made many times more than average workers last year, a gap union leaders will use to challenge wages and pressure Congress to boost the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour.
In early trading on Tuesday, shares of Coca-Cola topped the list of the day's best performing Dow Jones Industrial Average components, trading up 2.8%.
Family Dollar is struggling. According to Fierce Retail and Reuters , the retailer announced on Thursday that, in order to offset declining sales and profit, it will start cutting jobs and closing 370 underperforming stores, hoping that those cuts will lower Family Dollar's annual operating expenses by between $40 million and $45 million, beginning ... (more)
If it weren't for gas-price deflation and foreign exchange rate fluctuations, the company's foreign comparable-store sales would have expanded 7%.
What a difference 24 hours makes for Wal-Mart . The Bentonville behemoth and Dow darling jumped 1.15% on Monday, boosted by the biggest increase in retail sales since September 2012.
India 's Bharti Enterprises Pvt., which six months ago ended a tie-up with Wal-Mart Stores Inc., is in talks with France 's Carrefour SA and Japan 's Aeon Co Ltd. for two separate joint ventures, according to one person familiar with the discussions.
American retailers warmed up in March as the winter chill faded -- and it wasn't just car dealers who benefited.