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1. Profit doubles for Lowe's14:40[−]
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Lowe's Cos. is reporting more than twice the third-quarter profits of last year and revenue is stronger than...

2. Is Amazon looking to buy Abercrombie, Kroger?14:40[−]
For Amazon, the next big question is, who's next?Abercrombie & Fitch and Kroger — two Ohio companies — are among seven that a Wall Street analyst believes might be takeover targets by the online retail juggernaut.New Albany-based Abercrombie is of interest to Amazon radar for a variety of reasons, said Citigroup analyst Paul Lejuez. They include: Abercrombie's low value of $620 million by one measure despite sales of $3.4 billion, its [...] ......

3. A passion for fashion and all kinds of denim14:40[−]
East Rand entrepreneur Tshepo Mohlala has turned his passion into a thriving business. Mohlala, the...

4. Dell XPS 13 (2017) review: Intel's 8th-gen CPU makes a great laptop even greater14:40[−]
Forgive us if you've heard this one before but Dell's latest XPS 13 is truly the best one yet. Seriously. Newly upgraded with Intel's 8th-generation CPUs, the XPS 13 offers unheard-of performance in an ultra-portable laptop. By "unheard-of," we mean the XPS 13 offers performance approaching and occasionally surpassing that of much larger and much heavier powerhouse laptops. Granted, it hasn't changed much on the outside. As we go through the features and specs, though, you'll see the significant changes happening on the inside. To read this article in full, please click here ......

5. Lowe's14:40[−]
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- Lowe's Cos. on Tuesday reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $872 million. On a per-share basis, the Mooresville, North...

6. Global shares mixed as German politics cloud sentiment14:37[−]
TOKYO (AP) — European share benchmarks drifted lower in early trading Tuesday as Germany's president prepared to meet with party leaders hoping to broker a new government. The weakness in Europe followed an upbeat day in Asia, where Hong Kong's ......

7. Government Move to Block AT&T Merger is a Bad Sign for Tech14:37[−]
The Justice Department sued AT&T and Time Warner to block their $85 billion merger on antitrust grounds, claiming it will drive up prices and hurt rivals. ......

8. Chancellor Philip Hammond could turn CMA drug price gouging probe into a big political win14:36[−]
Drug company Concordia uses for its name a Latin word that translates as ‘of one heart’ and its website is splattered...

9. Market report: City turns lights out on Aggreko over Argentina power contracts14:34[−]
Investors in Aggreko were crying over Argentina again today as shares in the world's biggest temporary power supplier suffered a major outage. ......

10. Budget 2017 UK: Embattled Philip Hammond's offer to business14:34[−]
The Evening Standard's City desk takes a look at what business announcements Chancellor Philip Hammond may make in the November 22 Budget... ......

11. Anthony Hilton: Chancellor Philip Hammond can use insurers to repair Britain14:34[−]
If you had the solution to one of the most pressing challenges faced by Chancellor Philip Hammond in the Budget he'll deliver tomorrow, you probably wouldn't try to get his attention with a paper entitled "Private market strategies and managing insurance assets under Solvency II". But you are also probably not an actuary. ......

12. Clydesdale owner throws down gauntlet as it gets back in black14:34[−]
CYBG laid down a challenge to rivals on Tuesday, making a first profit in five years, paying an inaugural dividend and positioning itself as the bank best placed to shake-up the industry. ......

13. Camelot overhauls lottery as ticket sales fall14:34[−]
National Lottery operator Camelot's boss on Tuesday warned that it would "take some time" to turn around flagging sales for its mega-money prize draws. ......

14. Debt interest shooting to a record as Brexit vote hits14:34[−]
The UK paid a record ?6 billion in debt interest last month as the public finances pay the price of higher inflation in the wake of the Brexit vote, shock official figures revealed on Tuesday. ......

15. Contractor axed after $75 million budget blowout on Christchurch metro sports facility14:32[−]
STUFF A $75 million budget blowout over Christchurch's delayed $300m metro sports facility has seen the new Government axe a deal with a preferred contractor. "Considerable issues" with Christchurch's delayed multimillion-dollar metro sports facility became clear nearly four months ago, ?t?karo has revealed. A $75m budget blowout over Christchurch's delayed $300m metro sports facility has seen the new Government axe a deal with the preferred contractor. ?t?karo chief executive Albert Brantley said a late-July pricing submission by Leighs Cockram Joint Venture raised "considerable issues" in terms of the pricing of the project and risk allocations. div" data-cycle-prev="#prev_99111774"...

16. EXCLUSIVE: New medical practice launches in Kenwood, plans to expand nationally14:31[−]
A medical practice that specializes in treating vein disease has been launched, and the Cincinnati-based company has national ambitions. ......

17. Five things you need to know today, and how early do people start drinking on Thanksgiving?14:31[−]
Good morning, Boston! The Celtics made it 16 in a row in a nail-biter last night, and here are the five most important things you need to know to help start your busy business day: Summit-backed Casa Systems files for $150M IPO Casa Systems Inc., an Andover-based software company, aims to raise up to $150 million in an initial public offering, Kelly O’Brien reports. Signups for health insurance in Mass. soar 40 percent Despite federal uncertainty about the Affordable Care Act, the number… ......

18. Moog CEO joins M&T board of directors14:31[−]
John Scannell, chairman and CEO of Moog Inc. in East Aurora, is the newest director of M&T Bank Corp.'s board. ......

19. Atlanta City Council passes EV charging ordinance14:31[−]
The Atlanta City Council took a major step Monday to support the electrical vehicles revolution. ......

20. Episcopal Diocese batting .800 on North Street project14:31[−]
Buffalo Common Council to cast the deciding vote next month following planning board approval. ......

21. Here's how a Southwest Ohio startup grew 300 percent14:31[−]
A Cincinnati startup and graduate of the Brandery's class of 2015 plans to top 300 percent growth this year with no signs of stopping soon. Oros, founded by two Miami University graduates, Michael Markesbery and Rithvik Venna, will top 300 percent growth this year. The company isn't disclosing revenue, but Markesbery said it will be in the seven figures. Oros produces outerwear using aerogel, the insulator NASA uses in spacesuits to withstand temperatures that are near absolute zero. It's a… ......

22. Cool Offices: Creed Interactive designs dream aesthetic in St. Paul space14:31[−]
In the past 10 years, Creed Interactive has grown from a few people in a basement to a full office in downtown St. Paul. With just over 20 employees and two floors, Creed is expanding fast, but determined to keep the company small and collaborative. An interactive digital shop that creates everything from websites to software and apps, Creed builds technology for clients that is user-friendly. "Everything on the tech side you can think of, we design and build" said Bill Gunter, creative director.… ......

23. Hertel Avenue project clears final city approval14:31[−]
Construction on $5.5 million project to start this spring. ......

24. CNBC pegs Atlanta at No. 2 in Amazon HQ2 derby14:31[−]
CNBC is bullish on the emerging tigers in the South when it comes to landing Amazon’s $5 billion second headquarters. The business news channel rated North Carolina’s Charlotte/Raleigh-Durham/Greensboro-High Point as having the best odds of landing HQ2’s 50,000 proposed jobs. CNBC gave the region an overall B grade, the highest grade on the list, which ranked cities on Amazon’s four main criteria for HQ2: a metro area with more than 1 million people; a stable, business friendly environment,… ......

25. New TourismOhio director to boost 'Ohio. Find It Here.' brand recognition14:31[−]
TourismOhio has a new director who will be asked to boost the state's brand. Matt MacLaren, senior vice president of member relations for the American Hotel & Lodging Association, was announced as the group's new leader Thursday afternoon. He replaces Mary Cusick, who left her position over the summer. She led the creation of the "Ohio. Find It Here." branding effort. “Matt’s got a talent for economic development through hospitality and a proven track record for forming successful partnerships,”… ......

26. Here is the schedule for the 2018 Saratoga Race Course meet14:31[−]
The 40-day Saratoga Race Course meet will begin July 20, 2018, according to a New York Racing Association schedule released today. The summer meet ends Sept. 3, 2018. A preliminary schedule can be found here. Saratoga Race Course broke its meet record during the 2017 season as fans wagered $676.71 million, surpassing the previous best set two years ago when Triple Crown winner American Pharoah raced there. The previous record, set in 2015, was $648.27 million. Attendance for the 40-day meet in… ......

27. Business of the Year spotlight: Dayton Children’s Hospital (Community Supporter)14:31[−]
With visits growing quickly and passing 300,000 last year, the hospital’s place in the community is undeniable. ......

28. Dayton-area shopping center sells for $2 million14:31[−]
Montgomery County property records show that a West Carrollton shopping center sold last week for $2 million. ......

29. Portugal considers water rationing as drought intensifies14:31[−]
Officials in Portugal say they may begin rationing the public water supply at night-time in response to the country's worst drought on record. Authorities say 94 percent of the Portuguese ......

30. North Carolina advocate to meet with Pope Francis this week14:31[−]
A Protestant minister known as the architect of the Moral Monday protest movement in North Carolina will spend the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday weekend at a Vatican conference dedicated to labor ......

31. Parents lose suit over making kids walk to bus stop14:31[−]
An administrative law judge has ruled against a New Jersey couple who said it was unsafe to make their children walk less than a mile to a bus stop. The ......

32. Reports: UK preparing to increase 'Brexit bill' offer14:31[−]
British media reports say the U.K. is planning to offer more money to settle its "Brexit bill" with the European Union, but only if the EU agrees to start discussing ......

33. MLS rejects Paul Brown Stadium; county set to approve key part of Cranley’s FC Cincinnati plan14:31[−]
Hamilton County commissioners will approve a key part of Mayor John Cranley’s plan to build infrastructure needed to support a new, soccer-specific stadium for FC Cincinnati in Oakley in the hopes that it can land a Major League Soccer franchise. Hamilton County commissioners Todd Portune and Denise Driehaus, both Democrats, say they will support the use of up to $1.5 million in annual surplus revenue from the city/county lodging tax that Cranley says belongs to the city. That money is expected… ......

34. Air China suspends North Korea flights, deepening isolation14:31[−]
BEIJING (AP) — State-owned airline Air China suspended flights Tuesday between Beijing and North Korea due to a lack of demand, deepening the North's isolation amid mounting U.N. sanctions over its nuclear and missile programs. The move followed U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to add Pyongyang to a list of governments that support terrorism but there was no indication that prompted Air China's decision. A Chinese foreign ministry spokesman said he had no information. The suspension left North Korea's Air Koryo as the only airline with regularly scheduled service to the North. Its website lists flights to Beijing, Shanghai, Shenyang and Dandong in China and Vladivostok in Russia....

35. Athens traffic snarled as subway workers hold 24-hour strike14:31[−]
Workers on the Greek capital's subway system have walked off the job in a 24-hour strike that has snarled traffic across Athens. The metro workers' union called the strike to ......

36. We'll set up more manufacturing units in India: Xiaomi14:31[−]
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) After sharing the top slot for the first time with South Korean tech giant Samsung in the Indian smartphone market, Xiaomi on Tuesday said it is geared up to take "Make in India" to the next level by setting up more manufacturing units across the country from next year. "We as a company are 100 per cent committed to 'Make in India'. This is something we started thinking in the begining of this...

37. McDonald's plans to tear down suburban Chicago museum14:31[−]
McDonald's Corp. has announced it will demolish a suburban Chicago museum that's a replica of Ray Kroc's first restaurant. Kroc is considered by the corporation to be the hamburger chain's ......

38. Animal health care company to open Mississippi facility14:31[−]
An animal health care company has announced a new Mississippi distribution center, carrying a $1.7 million investment and the creation of 27 jobs. Henry Schein Animal Health announced in a ......

39. Why do turkey prices fall just before Thanksgiving? An Ohio State researcher explains14:31[−]
Thanksgiving is a great U.S. holiday during which people consume huge quantities of turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce and pie. One of the stranger things about this holiday, however, is that a few days before everyone starts cooking, whole turkeys are suddenly discounted by supermarkets and grocery stores. And this happens every holiday season: The price falls just before Thanksgiving and stays low until Christmas. For example, in the average year, November’s price per pound for turkey is… ......

40. APNewsbreak: Startup could bring back Vioxx for hemophilia14:31[−]
Could there be a second life for the once-popular arthritis pill Vioxx? A startup pharmaceutical company hopes so. Merck & Co. voluntarily pulled the blockbuster drug in 2004 amid evidence ......

41. Lowe's tops Street 3Q forecasts14:31[−]
Lowe's Cos. on Tuesday reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $872 million. On a per-share basis, the Mooresville, North Carolina-based company said it had net income of $1.05. The results ......

42. ALPHABETA to be certified partner for NSE Academy's online courses14:28[−]
CHENNAI: NSE Academy Limited (NAL), a wholly owned subsidiary of National Stock Exchange of India Ltd (NSEIL), has named ALPHABETA INC as a certified partner for online education. NAL currently offers certificate programs in extensive finance subjects in collaboration with select educational and financial institutions. Starting with a certificate course in Equity Portfolio Management, ALPHABETA will grow its offerings and will progressively deploy its courses to enhance the NAL product offerings. Kirthi Ramakrishnan, president, ALPHABETA, said, "The partnership with NAL is a...

43. Tripura journalist shot dead by trooper14:28[−]
AGARTALA: A journalist was shot dead on Tuesday by a Tripura State Rifles (TSR) trooper during an altercation in Bodhjung Nagar in Tripura, police said. "Tapan Debbarma, the bodyguard of the TSR's Second Battalion Commandant, opened fire killing Sudip Datta Bhowmik on the spot," a police officer said. The body of Bhowmik, a reporter of "Syandan Patrika" and local television channel "Venguard", was brought to Gobinda...

44. 'RINL IPO can be considered after it starts making profit'14:28[−]
Hyderabad, Nov 21 () Union Steel Minister Birender Singh today said the much-delayed IPO of Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL), the corporate entity of Vizag Steel, could be taken up after the steel-maker starts making profit. The minister also ruled out the merger talks between RINL and NMDC (National Mineral Development Corporation), another PSU under the steel ministry. "For RINL, there is no such proposal (IPO) as yet. Because RINL is not in profits now. And first RINL is also ramping up production. If that (expanded) production touches (optimum levels) and we start making profits then we may think of IPO," Singh told on the sidelines of the inauguration...

45. India M&A deals slip 55% to $6.2 bn in September qtr14:28[−]
New Delhi, Nov 21 () India Inc's merger and acquisition activity declined 55 per cent to USD 6.2 billion in value terms during September quarter, as a sense of caution prevailed on the deal street, says a report. According to EY's Transactions Quarterly Report, while the number of deals increased to 252 in the July-September quarter from 234 in the year-ago period, the cumulative disclosed deal value fell to USD 6.2 billion from USD 13.7 billion in the same period last year. "In the last few months, a sense of caution prevailed within the investor and business communities. The companies essentially adopted a wait and watch approach in pursuing...

46. 12 arrested in Thailand in soccer match-fixing investigation14:28[−]
BANGKOK (AP) - Football Association of Thailand president Somyot Poompanmuang says five players and two match officials from the top-flight national league are among 12 people arrested for alleged match-fixing. Somyot held a news conference Tuesday with national police chief Chakthip Chaijinda to announce an investigation was underway into the ... ......

47. Swiss watch exports rise fastest in four years last month14:28[−]
Swiss watch exports rose at the fastest monthly pace in more than four years in October, helped by an easy comparison with last year and fuelled by Asian demand for higher-priced timepieces. Shipments oif watches by makers such as Patek Philippe, Longines and Tag Heuer increased 9.3 per cent to 1.85...

48. Historic partnership of Long Beach arts organizations create family classic THE CHRISTMAS CAROL in the ...14:28[−]
LONG BEACH, Calif., Nov. 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Art-In-Relation (A.I.R.), Children’s Theater of Long Beach (CTLB), and The Scottish Rite Cathedral announce a wonderful partnering of resources and talent for a 2017 holiday musical production of “The Christmas Carol.” Plays Dec. 15, 16, 21, 22, 23 at 8 p.m. and Dec. 17 at 2 p.m. at the Ernest Borgnine Theatre, 855 Elm Avenue, Long Beach, CA. The two companies, A.I.R. and CTLB, both were founded in 2013 and found themselves on similar trajectories as they were both producing musical theater at the historic Ernest...

49. Omkar Realtors to invest Rs 1,700 cr on Mumbai housing project14:28[−]
New Delhi, Nov 21 () Omkar Realtors today said it will invest about Rs 1,700 crore over the next five years to build a new housing project, comprising 1,200 flats, at Andheri in Mumbai. The prices of the flats will range from Rs 87 lakh to Rs 1.6 crore, while the carpet will vary from 355 to 710 sq ft. The Mumbai-based developer has started seeking expression of interest (EoI) from prospective buyers. "We are coming up with a 6 acre project comprising over 1,200 units. The projects will be launched soon," Omkar Realtors Senior Vice President Rahul Maroo told reporters here. This is the first phase of the overall 65 acre slum redevelopment project, he said. The...

50. Product conformity with global standards, focus on logistics will help to achieve targeted growth: Study14:28[−]
MANGALURU: While the $121 billion food processing industry in India presents an opportunity for growth, the sector needs to focus on product conformity with global standards and quality together with factors like logistics traceability and safety, quality of packaging and delivery, noted an ASSOCHAM-Grant Thornton joint study. "There is a need for policy intervention and field level changes for India to develop global competitiveness in many related sub-sectors and ensure that they are firmly entrenched in global value chains," noted the study titled, 'Food processing sector-Challenges & growth enablers,' jointly conducted by ASSOCHAM and Grant Thornton. It however noted that significant...


 
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