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  • Electrolux takes on Whirlpool in U.S. with $3.3 billion GE Appliances buy

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden's Electrolux AB said on Monday it would double U.S. sales by paying $3.3 billion in cash for General Electric Co's appliances business in its biggest ever deal, giving it the scale to go head-to-head with larger rival...
  • Family Dollar rejects Dollar General's revised buyout offer

    Family Dollar announced Friday morning that its board of directors has spurned rival Dollar General's latest buyout offer due to continued concerns over antitrust issues. The announcement comes just three days after Dollar General increased its offer for...
  • Family Dollar rejects sweetened takeover offer from Dollar General

    Family Dollar Stores Inc. rejected a $9.1-billion takeover offer from rival discounter Dollar General Corp., raising the possibility that Dollar General will make a hostile bid for its smaller competitor. Family Dollar cited antitrust concerns for...
  • Exclusive: Microsoft CEO Nadella to visit China amid antitrust probe - source

    Exclusive: Microsoft CEO Nadella to visit China amid antitrust probe - source
    BEIJING/SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella is set to visit China in late September, the company said on Thursday, as the Chinese government conducts an antitrust investigation into the world's largest software...
  • Dollar General: We're not giving up on Family Dollar deal

    Dollar General executives said early Thursday that they're still pushing to buy North Carolina-based Family Dollar, but the retailer didn't offer any specifics on what it plans to do following Family Dollar's rejection of its $78.50-a-share bid. Family...
  • Lexus parts prices cut in China amidst antitrust fears

     
    Filed under: Government/Legal, Lexus, Canada It's been a topsy-turvy summer for foreign businesses in China ever since that country's National Development and Reform Commission and State Administration for Industry & Commerce launched a horde of...
  • Tyson wins U.S. Justice Dept antitrust nod for Hillshire deal

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tyson Foods Inc , the largest U.S. meat processor, on Wednesday won U.S. antitrust approval for its $8.5 billion purchase of Hillshire Brands Co . To win approval for the merger, the companies agreed to sell Heinold Hog Markets,...
  • Tyson, Hillshire reach deal with Justice Dept. on takeover

    Tyson, Hillshire reach deal with Justice Dept. on takeover
    Tyson Foods Inc. needs to divest its Heinold Hog Markets sow buying business in order to proceed with its $8.5 billion acquisition of Hillshire Brands Co., the Department of Justice said on Wednesday. Farmers sell sows, or female adult pigs, for...
  • Exclusive: Chipmaker Qualcomm may face EU antitrust probe - sources

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Qualcomm, the world's No. 1 mobile chipmaker, may face a European investigation related to a four-year-old complaint from a subsidiary of rival Nvidia Corp, three people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. An EU probe would...
  • Dollar stores in battle to double down on the poor

    (Reuters) - Like millions of Americans, Darnel Ware needs to save money, even if it's 40 cents on a bag of flour.     He searches for those savings during his daily visits to the Family Dollar Store near his home in Fraser, Michigan, sometimes stopping...
  • O'Bannon decision affects area schools but won't alone revolutionize college sports

    Ed O’Bannon is the only player in the last quarter-century to score at least 30 points and grab at least 15 rebounds in the NCAA tournament title game. His 30-and-17 performance in 1995 led UCLA past defending champion Arkansas, giving the Bruins...