Arizona State Completes Deal for Troubled Business School

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Arizona State University has completed its deal to take over the Thunderbird School of Global Management, the last chapter in what has been a yearslong saga for the troubled Glendale, Ariz., business school.

Can Wal-Mart Clerks Ship as Fast as Amazon Robots?

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Retailers’ answer to the threat of Amazon.com is something called ‘omnichannel’—an attempt to use one set of inventory and assets to fill all orders. Wal-Mart, Macy’s and Target are relying on the approach more heavily than ever this holiday season.

Thai Union to Buy Bumble Bee Seafoods

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Thai Union Frozen Products, the world’s largest seafood company by sales and owner of Chicken of the Sea, has agreed to purchase Bumble Bee Seafoods from Lion Capital for $1.51 billion.

Tokyo's Haneda Airport Takes Off

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Haneda is challenging cross-town Narita International Airport as Japan’s primary international gateway, and global airlines are scrambling to add flights to meet the growing demand.

U.S. Struggles for Response to Sony Hack

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The White House is walking a fine line in its search for a response to North Korea’s apparent hack of Sony Pictures, a breach that doesn’t align with the scenarios laid out in the government’s contingency plans for cyberattacks.

Canadian Companies Operating in Cuba Prepare for Change

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After operating for decades in a Cuba with no American presence, Canadian firms are eyeing the potential normalization of U.S.-Cuban relations with caution.

Samsung Mothballs Messaging App

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Samsung said it would discontinue in most countries a mobile-messaging chat service that it had heavily promoted in recent years.

Ruble Pressures Auto Makers to Rethink Russia Business

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Car makers aren’t pulling out of Russia yet, but they are growing increasingly nervous and moving to control the damage from plunging consumer demand and exposure to Russia’s swooning currency.

Mobile's Rise Poses a Riddle for Banks

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A new study indicates U.S. customers are interacting with their banks more through mobile devices than through any other means. That leaves banks with new challenges.

Toledo Rallies to Remain Jeep's Home

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Without being asked, Toledo, Ohio, is putting together incentives to help it remain the home of the Jeep Wrangler, a vehicle with deep economic and emotional ties to the area, in a sign of how cities aggressively offer aid to corporations.

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