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Toyota Tops GM as No. 1 Global Car Company

The first quarter was too early for General Motors Co.'s (NYSE: GM) huge recalls to impact its sales. Nevertheless, its cars were outsold by Toyota Motor Corp. (NYSE: TM) worldwide in ...
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AT&T to Bring Ultra-Fast Network to More Cities

Network and wireless provider AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) announced on Monday that it would explore adding 21 cities to the four it is already considering for installation of its super-fast ...
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Netflix Price Increase Will Help Amazon

No one knows how many new customers will come into the premium streaming video market in the next several years. It is already crowded with competition that includes Amazon.com Inc. ...
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Plug Power Shares Drop After Joint Venture News

Fuel cell maker Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ: PLUG) announced Monday that it has signed a non-binding agreement with Hyundai Hysco, a steel supplier to Hyundai Motors, to form a joint ...
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Would Amazon Buy Sears?

Every time the M&A market heats up, the number of preposterous ideas for business combinations rises. The market is once again afloat with cheap capital and a number of tech ...
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How Target Is Trying to Fend Off Amazon

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) isn't about to let Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) keep nibbling away its market share, not without fighting back. To that end, the Minneapolis-based variety store operator ...
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Sony PlayStation 4 Sales Top 7 Million

Sony Corp. (NYSE: SNE), desperate for any success to help turn around its faltering prospects, announced some good news. Sales of its PlayStation 4 (PS4) have topped 7 million. It ...
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GM Car Sales Surge in Europe

Whatever recall and sales growth problems General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) may have in the United States, its money-losing European operations have finally started to turn around. Red ink in ...
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Southwest Profit Sharing Surges, Union Talks Continue

On Monday, Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) trumpeted its record $228 million contribution to its profit sharing plan. The payment will be an 88% increase over last year's contribution, as ...
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How T-Mobile Plans to Shake Up Wireless Industry

T-Mobile US Inc. (NYSE: TMUS), which of late has been calling itself the "Uncarrier," has revealed its latest in a series of efforts to shake up the wireless industry: abolishing ...
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Will Walgreen Move HQ to Europe?

With more than 7,800 stores worldwide, Walgreen Co. (NYSE: WAG) was the sixth largest U.S. retailer, based on 2012 sales of nearly $67 billion. Virtually all those sales came in ...
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Subaru: America’s Hottest Selling Car

Subaru sales rose 21.2% in March to 44,479. And its share of U.S. car sales surged to 2.9%. However, the best measure of its sales superiority is how hard it ...
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The Next Wave of Dead Retailers

We all know that retailers like J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) and RadioShack Inc. (NYSE: RSH) are in deep trouble. But quarterly results for four other big retailers -- ...
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J.C. Penney Shares Hammered

Shares of J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) hit a year-to-date low, down nearly 45%, in early February. The stock price started to climb, took another dive late in February, ...
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March Retail Sales Weaker on Weather and Late Easter

Retailers are announcing March U.S. same-store sales figures Thursday. Research firm Retail Metrics projected an overall gain of 2.5% year-over-year. Retail sales gained just 1.4% in March of 2013, excluding ...
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