Poultry Producers Face Scrutiny Over Chicken Price Index

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Chicken-companies will get another chance in coming days to smooth investors’ ruffled feathers over questions about poultry pricing that have pressured share prices.

Apple's Mysterious AirPods Delay Marks Rare Misstep

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Three months after trumpeting the AirPods as a breakthrough technology, Apple still hasn’t made them available. The company says it needs time before the wireless airbuds are ready for consumers.

For Vodafone, Being No. 2 Could Be Best

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U.K.-based Vodafone, the world’s second-biggest mobile carrier by subscribers, aims to be one of two ‘premium’ players—it doesn’t matter which—in each of its 26 countries.

Coke CEO Muhtar Kent to Step Down

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Coca-Cola said Friday that Muhtar Kent would resign from his role as chief executive in May 2017, to be succeeded by James Quincey, the beverage company’s president and operating chief.

Luxury Watchmakers Steel for Christmas

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Luxury watchmakers have this year introduced stainless-steel and lower-priced watches in the face of falling demand for their more expensive products.

21st Century Fox in Talks to Buy Rest of U.K.'s Sky for $14 Billion

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21st Century Fox is in late-stage discussions to buy all of Sky PLC, the U.K.’s market-leading pay-TV provider, in a $14 billion deal, as Fox moves to consolidate its holdings.

Snapchat Parent Met With Potential Investors Ahead of Planned IPO

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Executives at Snap Inc. have held a series of meetings with potential investors in recent weeks ahead of the virtual-messaging company’s hotly anticipated IPO, according to people familiar with the discussions.

Facebook's Plan to Keep Zuckerberg in Control Was Flawed, Lawsuit Says

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Shareholders allege director Marc Andreessen privately coached the CEO by text message on how to win over other members of the board.

U.S. Regulators Step Up Pace of Takata Air Bag Recall

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U.S. highway safety regulators increased pressure on auto makers to address millions of rupture-prone Takata Corp. air bags, setting new deadlines for recalling and repairing devices linked to numerous deaths and injuries.

Big Spenders: Businesses on the Cusp of Capital-Spending Rebound

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Companies have been reluctant to spend, but rising stock-market optimism, labor costs and profits may be about to change that.

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