Starbucks Posts Higher Results

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Starbucks said its quarterly earnings rose 23% on stronger sales across its regions, along with improved transaction volumes and higher tickets.

ISS Challenges Sprint CEO's Pay Package

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The biggest proxy adviser is challenging the nearly $49 million 2013 pay package given to Sprint Corp.'s chief executive and opposing the re-election of a board member to the compensation committee.

Unilever Paints Bleak Picture

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Unilever flagged a further slowdown in emerging markets, even as first-half profit grew on the back of a number of disposals.

Hershey Profit Rises 5.4%

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Hershey Co.'s quarterly profit rose 5.4%, as it sold more chocolate, though the costs to make the candy also rose.

Boeing Agrees to Sell Parts to Iran

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Boeing has agreed to the conditions by which it could sell aircraft spare parts to state-owned Iran Air, a move that could lead to the first sale of products by a U.S. aerospace company to the Islamic republic since 1979.

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LVMH Profit Drops, Hurt by Exchange Rates

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Luxury goods giant LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton said its first-half profit dropped 4% despite a small sales increase, showing the sector's vulnerability to fluctuations in exchange rates.

McDonald's Sticks With Chinese Meat Supplier

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McDonald's said it will continue to use a longtime meat provider in China, except for the Shanghai facility accused of selling expired chicken and beef. The decision underscores the difficulty in finding safe food suppliers in China.

BSkyB Readies for Earnings With Deal Prospects in the Air

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The pay-television giant British Sky Broadcasting Group faces various headwinds as it prepares to report results, but it still hopes to counter them with a deal to buy all of Sky Deutschland and Sky Italia.

Barclays Files to Dismiss Dark-Pool Complaint

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Barclays moved to dismiss New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's complaint that the bank lied to clients about activity of high-speed traders in its dark pool.

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