Coke Taps New Marketing Chief

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Coca-Cola is replacing its chief marketing officer with a veteran company insider, the latest bid by the world’s largest beverage maker to revive flagging sales.

Free Shipping Is Going to Cost You More

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Retailers including Amazon, Best Buy and Gap are boosting the amount online shoppers must spend to qualify for free shipping, hoping to cover the growing cost of providing the perk.

Dunkin' Warns It May Struggle to Hit Sales Goal

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Dunkin’ Brands, parent of Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, said third-quarter sales rose, but the restaurant chain operator warned that it may have trouble reaching its sales targets for the year.

Honda Top Executives Take Pay Cuts

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Honda said top executives would take pay cuts to show they felt responsibility for recalls and quality problems, and the company created a new post to oversee safety changes.

Unilever Flags Tough Outlook

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Unilever warned of a challenging outlook and struck a gloomy tone after reporting worsening sales, raising fears of a broad economic slowdown across emerging markets.

Tesco Chairman to Step Down

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Tesco said Chairman Richard Broadbent would step down as it revealed the accounting practices that led to an overstatement of its profit had occurred in prior periods as well.

Cutrale-Safra Boosts Bid for Chiquita

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Brazilian firms Cutrale-Safra raised their bid for Chiquita Brands International Inc. by an additional 4% as the banana seller’s shareholders prepare to vote Friday on its proposed tie-up with Irish food company Fyffes PLC.

Airlines Post Strong Profits, Offer Bullish Outlooks

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Several U.S. airlines posted stronger third-quarter profits and expressed bullish sentiments for the fourth quarter, based on falling fuel prices, strong holiday bookings, domestic capacity discipline and a slight easing of Ebola jitters.

3M Posts Higher Profit

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3M Co. reported a 5.9% rise in third-quarter profit, spurred by strong sales of respiratory face masks and materials used in making cars and electronic gadgets.

Apple Plans More Stores in China

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Apple plans to increase the number of its Apple-brand retail stores in Greater China to 40 from 15 within two years, CEO Tim Cook told local media.

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