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UPDATE 4-Japan's Seven & i seals $21 bln deal for Marathon Petroleum's Speedway gas stations

3:19am EDT

* Company seeking to expand in U.S. as Japan population shrinks

Lord & Taylor files for bankruptcy in latest retail casualty of coronavirus pandemic

Aug 02 2020

Aug 2 Venerable U.S. retailer Lord & Taylor filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Sunday, becoming the latest in a growing list of storied names to do so amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak that has crippled the retail sector.

UK considering a coin to commemorate Mahatma Gandhi

Aug 01 2020

Britain is considering minting a coin to commemorate India's independence hero Mahatma Gandhi, amid growing interest in recognizing the contributions of people from the Black, Asian and other minority ethnic communities.

Burger chain Byron reaches deal to sell itself, resulting in 651 job losses

Jul 31 2020

British burger chain Byron reached a deal to sell itself and in the process is permanently closing over half of its 51 outlets, as well as cutting 651 jobs, the company's administrators said on Friday.

There is no 'zero risk' in easing travel restrictions, WHO says

Jul 31 2020

There is no "zero risk" strategy for countries easing international travel restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic, and essential travel for emergencies should remain the priority, the World Health Organization (WHO) said.

Facebook ad boycott organizers ask European firms to join campaign

Jul 30 2020

Organizers of a Facebook Inc advertising boycott said on Thursday the campaign would "not go away" until their concerns were addressed and they would ask advertisers in Europe to join their cause.

Hedge fund Bridgewater Associates sued by former co-CEO Murray

Jul 25 2020

Bridgewater Associates former co-Chief Executive Officer Eileen Murray filed a lawsuit against the hedge fund on Friday, saying it is withholding up to $100 million in deferred compensation because she publicly disclosed her gender discrimination dispute with the firm.

Hedge fund Bridgewater Associates sued by former co-CEO Murray

Jul 24 2020

Bridgewater Associates former co-Chief Executive Officer Eileen Murray filed a lawsuit against the hedge fund on Friday, saying it is withholding up to $100 million in deferred compensation because she publicly disclosed her gender discrimination dispute with the firm.

Hedge fund Bridgewater Associates sued by former co-CEO Murray

Jul 24 2020

July 24 Bridgewater Associates former co-Chief Executive Officer Eileen Murray filed a lawsuit against the hedge fund on Friday, saying it is withholding up to $100 million in deferred compensation because she publicly disclosed her gender discrimination dispute with the firm.

Stonegate sells 1.2 billion pounds of bonds to finance deal with Ei Group

Jul 24 2020

Slug and Lettuce pub owner Stonegate sold 1.2 billion pounds of bonds on Friday to finance its acquisition of rival Ei Group , the company said on Friday.

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