Redbox Raising DVD Rental Price by 25%

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Redbox is raising its DVD rental price by 25%, in a move that could improve the company’s stagnant bottom line and help the Outerwall Inc. unit invest in new technology.

United Technologies CEO Chenevert to Retire

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United Technologies Corp. said Chief Executive Louis Chenevert plans to retire, effective immediately, and it named Chief Financial Officer Gregory Hayes as his successor.

Budweiser Ditches the Clydesdales for Jay Z

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AB InBev plans to concentrate future Budweiser promotions exclusively on the 21- to 27-year-old age bracket, after years of developing advertising and marketing that appeals to all ages.

Hong Kong Protests Sideline Jeweler

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Chow Tai Fook Jewellery, one of the world’s largest jewelers, is the latest high-profile corporate victim of the pro-democracy protests that have gripped Hong Kong for nearly two months.

Samsung Considers Shuffling Top Ranks

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Samsung is considering a major leadership shake-up after a year that saw its profitability, market share and stock prices slide.

BT in Talks to Buy Telefónica's U.K. Unit

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BT said it is in talks to buy Telefónica’s U.K. mobile business, 02, as the British telecom incumbent lays out its ambitions to be a fully-fledged wireless operator in the U.K.’s converging telecom market.

BioMarin to Pay Up to $840 Million for Prosensa

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BioMarin Pharmaceutical said it agreed to acquire Prosensa Holding NV, a bet that regulators will approve Prosensa’s lead product candidate for a rare form of muscular dystrophy.

CMA CGM in Talks to Buy German Short-Sea Operator OPDR

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CMA CGM is in talks to buy Germany’s OPDR as part of its strategy to control so-called short-sea operators that will feed cargo into its oceangoing vessels.

Onex Buys Packaging Firm

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Canadian private-equity firm Onex Corporation said it would pay $4.64 billion to buy carton-packaging maker SIG Combibloc from Reynolds Group.

Slim Enters, Soros Exits in Spain

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Fomento de Construcciones y Contratas said that a firm controlled by Mexico’s Carlos Slim may take over a large stake in the debt-laden Spanish builder after earlier talks with billionaire George Soros broke down.

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