Best Buy Services President to Depart

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Best Buy Co. services President Christopher Askew is leaving the company after less than two years leading the chain’s Geek Squad brand.

India Deals Blow to Gold Prices

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India’s decision to maintain an import duty on gold dealt a fresh blow to a metal that has been hit hard this year by a strengthening dollar and policy shifts around the globe.

Target Revamps Groceries for Millennials

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Target has zeroed in on seven grocery categories—from granola and yogurt to candy and snacks—where it thinks it has the best chance of standing out to urban dwellers, younger families and Hispanics.

Luxottica Reports Profit but Looks for Areas of Growth

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Italian eyewear company Luxottica said Monday its future growth will be fueled by a stronger retail network and by increasing sales of luxury goods in Asia and North America.

Aston Martin Outlines Expanded Lineup

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Sports-car maker Aston Martin plans to outline plans for a seven-vehicle lineup at this week’s Geneva auto show, part of a strategy to lift sales under its private-equity owners.

Finally: Sunlight in the Office Cubicle

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It is hard to top the sun as a light source for houses and office buildings. Several companies, including 3M and Alcoa, are introducing new products that promise to enhance natural lighting.

Zuckerberg Moves to Mend Fences With Telecom Industry

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Facing criticism from telecom carriers, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg struck a conciliatory tone.

H-P to Buy Aruba Networks for $2.7 Billion

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Hewlett-Packard agreed to buy Aruba Networks for about $2.7 billion in an all-cash deal aimed at bolstering the tech company’s wireless networking operations.

Two Russian Drinks Plants to Close

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PepsiCo and Coca-Cola Hellenic are closing one plant each in Russia, the latest food and drink companies to cut production in the country, citing the unfavorable economic situation.

Crude on Derailed Train Contained High Level of Gas

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The crude oil aboard the train that derailed and exploded two weeks ago in West Virginia, contained combustible gas exceeding the new cap that goes into effect next month.

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