Alibaba Flexes Muscles Before IPO

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Despite challenges, a big surge in profits and revenue has put the Chinese e-commerce giant on track for a $15 billion stock sale, just shy of what Facebook sold when the social-networking firm went public in 2012.

Ford to Overhaul Infotainment System

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Ford is working on a major overhaul of its My Ford Touch in-car infotainment system that could be introduced in new vehicles as soon as late this year, a person familiar with the matter said.

Weaker Yuan Hits China's Biggest Airline

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China Southern Airlines said it will likely report a first-quarter net loss, the first sign that the recent weakening of China's currency is affecting a major industry.

IKEA Assembles a Sustainability Program

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IKEA is making its first wind-energy investment in the U.S.: It's buying a 98-megawatt wind farm in Hoopeston, Ill., about 110 miles south of Chicago.

Companies Try to Get Kids Hooked on Fish Sticks

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Fish sticks just aren't cutting it anymore. The frozen-fish industry has faced a problem of making the easy dinner staple more appealing, especially to children at home and in school.

Goldman Moves to Energize Stock Trading

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Under pressure from unhappy clients and losing market share to rivals, Goldman Sachs is trying to jump-start its stock-trading business.

Why People Are Eating Less Fish

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Americans are turning their noses up at one of the healthiest foods around: fish. Consumers aren't sure how to cook fish, while the seafood industry hasn't been able to organize any major marketing campaigns.

In a Digital World, Lego Sticks to Its Bricks

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Lego CEO Jørgen Vig Knudstorp discusses the future of plastic bricks in a digital world.

Making Sure the Boss Is the Right Fit

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A poor cultural fit is the primary reason top managers fail. Industry experts says job candidates as well as recruiters need to step up the diligence in the hiring phase.

For Coke, a Globally Mixed Picture

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Coca-Cola Co.'s global soda volumes slipped 1% in the first quarter, the first decline in its carbonated soft-drinks business since 1999. Business in China and other emerging markets was strong, though.

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