Scorpio, BoCom Order Giant Container Vessels

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Scorpio Group, one of the world's biggest tanker and bulk operators, and China's Bank of Communications Co. have ordered five Triple E container vessels to be leased to Switzerland's Mediterranean Shipping Co.

Dollar General Backs Bid for Family Dollar

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Dollar General reaffirmed its bid to buy Family Dollar, maintaining the antitrust feasibility of its proposal, as the war continues for dominance among so-called dollar store chains.

Coty Revenue Declines

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Coty Inc. said its fiscal fourth-quarter revenue declined, missing analysts' expectations, but the company expects the top line to return to growth in its new fiscal year.

Qantas Carves Out Long-Haul Unit

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Qantas Airways laid the groundwork for a deep-pocketed foreign investor to take a stake in its international business after booking a record loss.

Kia Wrestles With Sibling Hyundai

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South Korea's Kia Motors has become one of the world's most successful auto brands some 16 years after it was rescued from bankruptcy by Hyundai. Now it faces a new challenge: overcoming competition from its savior.

BMW Unveils Bulletproof Car

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Murder and kidnapping are less common than they used to be in Russia, but Moscow is still where the world's top auto makers like showing off their latest bulletproof cars.

Zara Pulls T-Shirt Amid Uproar

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Spanish fashion chain Zara withdrew a children's T-shirt resembling garb that was worn by Jewish prisoners in German concentration camps during World War II, following protests.

CSR Rejects Takeover Approach

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U.K. semiconductor company CSR said it had rejected a takeover approach from U.S. rival Microchip Technology.

Spanish Data Fuel Fears of Deflation

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Spain's economy sank deeper into a spiral of price declines in August, compounding worries that countries on the periphery of the euro zone may be entering a period of deflation as they struggle to rebound from recession.

Pernod Ricard Confirms Jobs Cuts

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Pernod Ricard confirmed it will cut around 900 jobs globally, having posted a drop in full-year profits as it continues to fight a sharp decline in sales in China.

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