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Delta 2Q profit rises 17 percent
ATLANTA (AP) — Delta Air Lines Inc. said Wednesday that second-quarter earnings rose 17 percent, topping analysts' expectations, as passengers flew more miles at higher average fares and fuel spending declined. The results from Delta, the world's...
Jul 23, 2014 | 4:23 PM
Retail trade group reduces annual sales forecast
NEW YORK (AP) — The nation's largest retail trade group has pared its annual sales forecast because of slower-than-expected growth during the first half of the year tied to winter storms and lingering economic woes. The figures include sales in...
Jul 23, 2014 | 4:23 PM
Review: Fire phone, an improvement on the familiar
NEW YORK (AP) — Many of the Amazon Fire phone's features are twists on apps and concepts tried in other devices. [...] in a number of cases, Amazon's technology is more comprehensive and reliable, showing that innovation is often about rethinking...
Jul 23, 2014 | 4:23 PM
Adidas covers swooshes at Nike's hometown track
Adidas has invaded the birthplace of Nike.
Jul 23, 2014 | 3:23 PM
Portland company acquires White's Boots of Spokane
The Spokane maker of outdoor boots known for their "made in America" craftsmanship, White's Boots, has been sold to LaCrosse Footwear of Portland.
Jul 23, 2014 | 3:23 PM
Fortune 500 firm Sealed Air moving HQ to Charlotte
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Fortune 500 packaging company Sealed Air Corp. will consolidate management operations from several states and relocate its New Jersey headquarters to the Charlotte area, where it plans to employ nearly 1,300 jobs in three...
Jul 23, 2014 | 3:23 PM
Commercial jets push Boeing profits up 52 percent
Increased production of passenger jets helped push up Boeing's profit by 52 percent in the second quarter, topping Wall Street's expectations. The Chicago-based company said net income increased to $1.65 billion, or $2.24 per share, from $1.09...
Jul 23, 2014 | 3:23 PM
PepsiCo raises outlook, looks to new Lay's flavors
PURCHASE, N.Y. (AP) — PepsiCo raised its forecast for the year on Wednesday and said its new Lay's potato chips — including a cappuccino variety — should help boost its profit in the months ahead. In its Frito-Lay North America division, PepsiCo...
Jul 23, 2014 | 3:23 PM
Women business owners face gender gap, report says
NEW YORK (AP) — Women who own small business are still far behind their male counterparts when it comes to getting loans and government contracts, a congressional report said Wednesday. The report by Democratic staffers of the Senate Small Business...
Jul 23, 2014 | 3:23 PM
China detains employees of suspect meat seller
BEIJING (AP) — Five employees of a company accused of selling expired beef and chicken to McDonald's, KFC and other restaurants in China were detained by police Wednesday after an official said illegal activity was an organized effort by the...
Jul 23, 2014 | 3:23 PM