Bright House Deal Advances Malone's Cable Ambitions

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John Malone missed out on acquiring Time Warner Cable, but his deal to buy Bright House Networks is putting him back at the center of the cable industry’s transformation.

Hong Kong Broadcaster to Shut Down

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Hong Kong’s Executive Council won’t renew the free-to-air license of Asia Television when it expires Nov. 30. The station will be allowed to broadcast until April 1, 2016.

Wal-Mart Ratchets Up Pressure on Suppliers

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Wal-Mart is telling suppliers to forgo investments in joint marketing with the retailer and plow the savings into lower prices instead.

Sears Details Store-Unloading Plan

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Sears Holdings announced plans to raise more than $2.5 billion by transferring properties to a new trust and agreed to partner with General Growth Properties on a real estate venture.

Macellum Criticizes Christopher & Banks Board in Letter to Chairman

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Macellum Advisors GP LLC has criticized the board of women’s retailer Christopher & Banks Corp. and suggested it consider a potential sale, in a letter addressed to chairman Paul Snyder.

Uber Files Complaints Against European Governments Over Bans

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Uber has filed complaints against three European Union governments with regulators in Brussels after the U.S. car-hailing service faced bans for offering certain services in a number of European countries.

GoDaddy Out to Lose Bad-Boy Image

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Customers recognize GoDaddy from ads with Danica Patrick, but the web-hosting firm now hopes a coming $20-a-share IPO will help its transition to serious small business.

Businesses Seek New African Frontiers

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Economic issues in South Africa and Nigeria have prompted companies to look for growth in smaller but promising African countries like Angola and Kenya.

Eurozone Manufacturing Picks Up

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Manufacturing activity in the eurozone grew more rapidly during March than first estimated and at the fastest pace in 10 months, while the weaker euro boosted new orders from overseas buyers.

Macerich Rejects Simon Property's Takeover Bid

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Real-estate investment trust Macerich rejected a bid from rival Simon Property Group, which promptly withdrew its $16.8 billion offer, ending for now the possible combination of rival mall operators.

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