Tuesday , 24 October 2017

Category: BUSINESS

Set goals for number of women on boards, OSC urged

By The Canadian Press Corporate leaders are calling on Canada's biggest securities regulator to compel companies to set targets for female board representation. ...Read the news S ...

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Sun newspaper websites to get reader commenting back after two-year absence

By The Canadian Press Readers can now make comments on the Sun websites by signing up through their Facebook accounts, vice-president editorial for the Sun chain said. ...Read the ...

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GM cost-cutting drives shares to all-time high

By David Welch - Bloomberg The automaker, whose stock price has surges 33 per cent this year, beat analysts' estimates despite lower revenue. ...Read the news Source:: The Star ...

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GM shares hit all-time high

By The Associated Press Shares of General Motors hit an all-time high Tuesday as investors focused on a $2.5 billion US third-quarter pretax profit and ignored a big accounting lo ...

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Sears Holding Corp. CEO blames Sears Canada for making troubles worse

By The Canadian Press In a post on his blog, Eddie Lampert says the retailer's reinvention strategy was risky and untested. ...Read the news Source:: The Star – All Business ...

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Competition muddies Nike outlook, $50-billion sales forecast

By Matt Townsend - Bloomberg Since Nike CEO Mark Parker predicted in 2015 that sales would jump 63 per cent by 2020, its stock is down 17 per cent. ...Read the news Source:: The S ...

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SUVs fuel Fiat Chrysler earnings

By Bloomberg Long-time Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne is emphasizing profit over growth as he seeks to prepare the company for his departure in April 2019. ...Read the news Source:: T ...

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McDonald’s’ healthy sales suggest success for revamped menu

By Craig Giammona - Bloomberg Quarterly results show CEO Steve Easterbrook's turnaround plan, which includes cheaper drinks, premium burgers and all-day breakfast, may be helping ...

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Increase in self-service retail technology leaves bleak outlook for cashiers

By Aleksandra Sagan - The Canadian Press In Ontario, stores are ramping up automated technology, such as Walmart's new self-scanners that tally up purchases while you shop. ...Rea ...

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How Tyler Perry’s Madea became the half-billion-dollar queen of Halloween

By Kim Bhasin Tyler Perry's franchise is a reliable moneymaking machine that keeps finding ways to attract audiences. ...Read the news Source:: The Star – All Business stori ...

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