Australia Retail Sales Miss Expectations

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Australian retail sales rose by less than expected in August, damping hopes of a recovery in consumer spending that is needed to support growth as a mining boom fades.

Adidas Plans $1.9 Billion Buybacks

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German sportswear giant Adidas is launching a shareholder return program in an effort to assuage disgruntled shareholders following a profit warning and dissatisfaction with the company's turnaround efforts in recent months.

Zalando Trades 12% Above Issue Price

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Online retailer Zalando made its debut on the stock exchange, trading 12% above its issue price after a much-awaited listing in Germany.

U.K. Regulator Investigates Tesco

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The U.K. Financial Conduct Authority has notified Tesco that it has launched a full investigation into the U.K.-based supermarket's recent overstatement of expected profit for the half year.

News Corp to Buy Move Inc.

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News Corp agreed to buy online real-estate listings business Move Inc. in an all-cash deal valued at about $950 million, expanding the media company's presence in the U.S. real-estate market.

Microsoft Offers Windows 10 Peek

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Microsoft Corp. wants to give back to customers the Windows they loved. The company on Tuesday offered the first public peek at the next version of its flagship operating system.

General Mills to Cut More Jobs

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General Mills said it would eliminate 700 to 800 salaried jobs, adding to a similar number of factory job cuts it announced recently as the maker of Wheaties cereal and Yoplait yogurt tries to cut costs amid flagging sales.

EU Says Apple, Fiat Tax Deals Broke Rules

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European Union regulators said they believe that tax deals granted to Apple in Ireland and Fiat in Luxembourg constitute illegal state support for the companies.

Bosses More Flexible About Relocation

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Facing increased demand for critical C-suite players, many employers are trying harder to accommodate executives wary about a distant job.

Amazon.com, Disney Back at Peace

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Amazon.com appears to be close to settling a nearly two-month dispute with Walt Disney during which the e-commerce giant stopped offering Disney DVDs for preorder.

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