At Coke, Newest Flavor Is Austerity

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Coca-Cola plans to ax at least 1,000 to 2,000 jobs globally in the coming weeks, as part of an austerity push that involves stricter budgeting and taxis instead of limousines for executives. But the efforts may not be enough to offset falling soda sales.

Starwood's Sternlicht Checks Back In to Hotels

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Starwood CEO Barry Sternlicht founded the trendsetting W Hotels before bolting for private equity a decade ago. Now he’s back with two new hotel brands.

Judge Approves $37 Million WaMu Bankruptcy Settlement

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A bankruptcy judge tied up a remaining loose end from the 2008 collapse of Washington Mutual Bank, endorsing a $37 million settlement of the company’s claims against its former leaders.

How to Fix McDonald's: Four Ideas

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The Wall Street Journal asked a group of restaurant-industry leaders and a member of the chain’s coveted millennial generation whether McDonald’s stated plans will be enough to reinvigorate the brand.

U.S. Backs Weapon Sales to Iraq

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U.S. approvals for weapon sales to Iraq have nearly tripled to $15 billion, promising much U.S. factory work if the deals can overcome congressional worries.

American Airlines Announces New Pay Raises

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American Airlines said it would raise pay scales by 4% for any unions that reach joint postmerger labor contracts and raise nonunion pay by the same.

Sears Holdings Executive Vice President to Resign

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Sears Holdings Corp. said Tuesday that Imran Jooma, one of its senior executives, with wide ranging oversight of the company’s business, resigned.

American Apparel Adopts Revised Code of Conduct

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American Apparel said its board has adopted a revised code of conduct and ethics a week after officially terminating the employment of Chief Executive Dov Charney.

Your Driving Deductions for 2015

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If you use your car for work, you may be eligible for a tax break that will be slightly more generous in the new year. You may also qualify for a deduction if you use your vehicle to help a charity, or for medical or moving purposes.

Berkley California has approved a tax on sugared soft drinks. Is this a good idea?
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