Mohamed al-Fayed, ex-Harrods owner whose son died with Princess Diana,…

Posted by September 1, 2023

Died day before anniversary of son and Diana's deathPromoted discredited conspiracy theory over crashBillionaire tolerated but not embraced in BritainOwned esta

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Japan’s Seven & i aims to keep Sogo & Seibu…

Posted by August 30, 2023

Seven & i Holdings Co's Seven Eleven convenience store logo is pictured in Tokyo, Japan January 12, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo Acquire Licensi

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Dead EV batteries turn to gold with US incentives

Posted by July 21, 2023

POOLE, England, July 21 (Reuters) - A little-publicized clause in the U.S. Inflation Reduction Act has companies scrambling to recycle electric vehicle batterie

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With dealmaking slowing, activist hedge funds target companies’ top brass

Posted by March 8, 2023

NEW YORK, March 8 (Reuters) - Activist hedge funds that often push companies to sell themselves or divest divisions are increasingly calling for top executives

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‘Stubborn’ food inflation leaves U.S. shoppers with slim appetite for…

Posted by February 23, 2023

Food retailers benefit from rocketing pricesChoosy shoppers seek discounts on clothing, housewaresHome improvement sales head downFeb 23 (Reuters) - As American

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Discount retailer Pepkor first quarter sales up 6.5% on store…

Posted by January 30, 2023

JOHANNESBURG, Jan 30 (Reuters) - Pepkor Holdings (PPHJ.J), owner of South African clothing brands PEP and Ackermans, reported a 6.5% rise in first quarter reven

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Luxury giants bank on Chinese return as Western shoppers sober…

Posted by January 23, 2023

Luxury sector is seen among largest winners of China's reopeningLVMH kicks off sector's earnings reports on ThursdaySome Americans are cutting back on discretio

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China imposes transit curbs for S.Korea, Japan; WHO voices concern…

Posted by January 11, 2023

Who says lacks of data hampers response to resurgence risksNew curbs for S.Korea, Japan nationals transiting ChinaChina says visa suspensions for S.Korea, Japan

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Babies “R” Us to return with store at American Dream…

Posted by January 10, 2023

Jan 10 (Reuters) - Babies "R" Us will reopen its first store at New Jersey's American Dream Mall this summer, nearly five years after its parent Toys "R" Us clo

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Early holiday shopping boosts October online spending – report

Posted by November 10, 2022

Nov 10 (Reuters) - U.S. consumer spending rose in October as inflation-weary consumers took advantage of early holiday shopping discounts and deals offered by r

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