Yoga Poseurs: Athletic Gear Soars, Outpacing Sport Itself

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The rate of growth in the U.S. retail athletic apparel market is surging, even as Americans' rate of participating in most sports is in decline. For instance, the demand for yoga gear is outpacing growth of the sport itself.

McDonald's Faces Heat in Russia

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Russian authorities said that they are now inspecting restaurants across the country for alleged sanitary violations, a day after they closed down three outlets in Moscow.

T-Mobile, Sprint Cut Prices

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A few weeks ago Sprint Corp. and T-Mobile US Inc. were contemplating a merger, and now they are out to steal each other's customers.

Chinese Gadgets Signal New Era of Innovation

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In labs and startups across China, tinkerers with big dreams are pushing a new wave of innovation. They see smart gadgets as an opportunity to create a Chinese-designed product for a global audience.

Hormel Sees Pork Supplies Improving

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Hormel Foods reported its fiscal third-quarter earnings jumped 21%, as the packaged-foods maker also said domestic pork supplies have improved after a deadly virus racked piglet populations this year.

Sprint Strikes Back in Wireless Price War

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Sprint raised the stakes in the price war among wireless carriers Thursday by offering a $60 unlimited talk, text and data plan for individuals.

DuPont Files Lawsuit Against SunEdison

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DuPont filed a patent infringement lawsuit against SunEdison and its affiliate, alleging the solar technology company is infringing on DuPont's patented tellurium paste technology.

Altria Raises Dividend

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Altria Group's board voted to boost the company's quarterly dividend by 8.3%.

Coolpad Sizes Up Its Future After Overtaking Samsung in China

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After overtaking Samsung to become the third-largest smartphone maker in China, Coolpad -- a brand little known outside of the country -- is now setting its sights overseas.

Airlines Expect 2% Rise in Labor Day Passengers

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An estimated 14 million passengers will fly on U.S. carriers over the seven-day Labor Day travel period, up 2% from an estimated 13.8 million a year ago, according to Airlines for America, the industry's leading trade group.

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