U.K.'s Retail Sales Falling

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With the U.K.’s main trade partner, the eurozone, facing an increasingly difficult economic climate, British recovery is highly dependent on its own consumers.

Pernod Ricard Sales Rise

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French drinks maker Pernod Ricard is starting to see the light at the end of a long tunnel in China, as a slump in sales in the once-buoyant Chinese market eased.

Russia's Mail.ru Revenue Rises

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Russian Internet company Mail.ru posted a 13% increase in third-quarter revenue on improved sales of its games and other web-based services.

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.

Why You Can't Trust You're Getting the Best Deal Online

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A new study of top e-commerce sites found the practice of personalizing prices for the same goods, or pushing some people toward higher-priced offers, is more widespread than previously understood.

Great Wall Motor Profit Slides

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Chinese car maker Great Wall Motor said its third-quarter net profit fell 9.5% from a year earlier. The company has repeatedly delayed the launch of a key new model as the car industry in China faces falling sales-growth rates.

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.

MTU Aero Ups Profit Outlook

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German aerospace supplier MTU Aero Engines raised its full-year sales and profit forecast after its third-quarter earnings beat estimates as demand for commercial jetliners remains strong.

Rio's CEO, CFO Terms Extended

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Rio Tinto PLC extended the tenure of chief executive Sam Walsh, rewarding him for restoring capital discipline to the iron-ore miner after a run of hefty write-downs from soured acquisitions.

Foxconn in Talks for China Display Plant

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Foxconn, Apple’s major assembler, is in early talks with a provincial government in China for an investment of up to $5.7 billion in a new factory that would make high-end screens for iPhones and other mobile devices.

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