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UNITED STATES

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Amazon delivers big profits but shares dive

SAN FRANCISCO - US online giant Amazon on Thursday reported profits doubled in the past quarter, as it attracted more customers with video and other services, but the results missed Wall Street forecasts...

29 Jan 2016

UNITED STATES

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P&G profit soars as core sales turn positive

NEW YORK - US consumer products giant Procter & Gamble reported a jump in second-quarter earnings Tuesday, despite a strong dollar that continued to depress the value of foreign sales...

28 Jan 2016

UNITED STATES

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Apple's iPhone joyride ends

SAN FRANCISCO - Apple on Tuesday forecast a sales decline for the first time in more than a decade, adding to evidence that the market for smartphones is becoming saturated and threatening the company's unprecedented run of success...

27 Jan 2016

UNITED STATES

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Soft drinks industry faces headwinds of increasing, shifting health concerns

CHICAGO - According to Euromonitor International's hot and soft drinks industry research, released yesterday, the global hot drinks industry performed well, achieving slight improvement over growth in 2014...

21 Jan 2016

INDIA

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Apple files with India government to open first stores

NEW DELHI - Apple said Wednesday it has asked the Indian government for permission to open its first stores in the country, paving the way for its feted brands to join the fast-growing smartphone market...

21 Jan 2016

UNITED STATES

Devices start ordering refills from Amazon online shop
Devices start ordering refills from Amazon online shop

SAN FRANCISCO - Amazon on Tuesday announced the arrival of devices that order their own refills from the online retail titan...

21 Jan 2016

GERMANY

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Adidas' new 'Mr Perfect' faces hurdles in race against Nike

FRANKFURT - Adidas' incoming chief Kaspar Rorsted faces major challenges when he takes over as the global sports brand's new CEO later this year as the company struggles to catch up with arch-rival Nike, analysts said...

20 Jan 2016

THE NETHERLANDS

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Food giant Unilever posts 5% drop in 2015 profits

THE HAGUE - Dutch food and cosmetics giant Unilever Tuesday posted a 5.0 percent fall in 2015 profits from the previous 12 months, saying it had been a "challenging year" amid the economic slowdown...

20 Jan 2016

UNITED STATES

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Amazon dips toes into maritime shipping

SAN FRANCISCO - Amazon said on Friday it has taken the first steps to begin maritime shipping operations, adding to its already vast arsenal of logistical operations...

18 Jan 2016

UNITED KINGDOM

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Burberry sees return to sales growth in China

LONDON - Luxury fashion group Burberry on Thursday announced a return to retail sales growth in China despite an economic slowdown, boosting overall results in its third quarter...

15 Jan 2016

UNITED KINGDOM

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Tesco says Q3 sales dip, but improve over Christmas

LONDON - Troubled British supermarket giant Tesco posted sliding quarterly sales on Thursday as the nation's biggest retailer faced fierce competition but put in a solid performance over Christmas...

15 Jan 2016

GERMANY

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German retail giant Metro sees 'significant increase' in quarterly profit

FRANKFURT - German retail and distribution giant Metro said Tuesday it expects to have achieved a "significant" increase in quarterly profits, thanks to "very good" Christmas business and gains from the sale of its cash-and carry business in Vietnam...

14 Jan 2016

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