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  • Store closures drag down Family Dollar profits

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. Profits plunged by two-thirds at Family Dollar during the company's fourth quarter as restructuring and store closure costs ate into earnings, the Matthews, N.C.-based discount retailer said Thursday. Family Dollar is in the midst of a...
  • Family Dollar fourth quarter profit drops, same store sales improve marginally

    Family Dollar fourth quarter profit drops, same store sales improve marginally
    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Discount retailer Family Dollar Stores Inc , which is trying to ward off a hostile bid from rival Dollar General Corp , said its fourth-quarter profit slid 66 percent hurt by inventory markdowns, restructuring charges and merger fees....
  • The NCAA autonomy scheme: Increased costs for higher education

    Now that members of the NCAA have voted to approve a sweeping, if not radical, proposal giving the five largest athletic conferences "autonomy" to establish new governance rules regarding a compensation pay package for the recruitment of athletes, three...
  • Postmedia to buy Sun Media assets, create dominant Canadian newspaper chain

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Postmedia Network said on Monday it will buy Quebecor Inc's Sun Media newspaper assets for C$316 million ($282 million) in a deal that would give a single publisher control of most of the major English-language dailies in Canada....
  • China ready to grab business after EU-Russia showdown

    BERLIN (Reuters) - China is ready to seize any business opportunities in Russia resulting from Moscow's diplomatic showdown with Europe over Ukraine, Beijing's ambassador to Berlin said ahead of a meeting of German and Chinese leaders next week. In an...
  • Senators Urge NFL's Roger Goodell to Drop Blackout Policies

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - A day after the FCC abandoned its sports blackout rules, Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) and Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) are urging the NFL to voluntarily rescind its own policies that force stations to not air home games...
  • Port of Virginia-related firm pleads guilty to federal charges in Baltimore

    Port of Virginia-related firm pleads guilty to federal charges in Baltimore
    A long-time Japanese ocean carrier with ties to the Port of Virginia has been popped by the feds after pleading guilty for price fixing and rigging bids for services at the Port of Baltimore. Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd., or K-Line, will pay nearly $70...
  • Family Dollar says state attorneys general to probe Dollar General bid

    Family Dollar says state attorneys general to probe Dollar General bid
    (Reuters) - (This September 26 story is refiled to add paragraph that says certain state attorneys general are also investigating Dollar Tree's bid) Family Dollar Stores Inc said certain state attorneys general have notified the company that they will...
  • Microsoft boss Nadella promises cooperation in Chinese antitrust probe

    Microsoft boss Nadella promises cooperation in Chinese antitrust probe
    BEIJING (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp chief executive Satya Nadella promised to cooperate fully with Chinese authorities in their antitrust investigation into his company during a meeting with a top regulator in Beijing, the Chinese government said....
  • Shipping company fined $67.7 million for price-fixing at Port

    Shipping company fined $67.7 million for price-fixing at Port
    A Japanese shipping line will pay a nearly $70 million fine after agreeing to plead guilty to fixing prices and rigging bids for services at the port of Baltimore, the Justice Department said Friday. Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd., or K-Line, is the latest...
  • EU's Almunia says may probe Google's non-search services

    EU's Almunia says may probe Google's non-search services
    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Google Inc, the target of an EU antitrust investigation into its internet search engine, may face further scrutiny over its other services following several complaints, Europe's antitrust chief said on Tuesday. European Competition...