Big Food Tests Consumer Appetite for Meal Kits

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Tyson Foods, Hershey and other established food companies are following startups into the meal-kit market, hunting for new ways to profit from ingredients that they already make.

Middle-Market Woes Inspire Starbucks's Bet on Luxury Coffee

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Starbucks went public about 25 years ago with the then-bold idea that customers would pay more than $1 for a cup of coffee. Now, the coffee chain is betting people will pay as much as $1 an ounce.

Italy Vote Puts Bonds to the Test

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Italy’s rejection of constitutional reform and the resignation of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi are far from being a Brexit-style shock. Markets got this one right. But even more political uncertainty is the result.

Volkswagen Takes on Uber---Again

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Six months after investing in one Uber competitor, the German automotive giant has launched another.

Eliminating Obama's Fiduciary Rule Easier Said Than Done

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Anyone expecting a quick and easy repeal of the Labor Department’s new fiduciary rule may be disappointed.

Housing Market: This Luxury Builder Is Priced to Move

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Toll Brothers’ shares appear undervalued relative to rival builders and the overall stock market.

Under Armour Sets MLB Deal

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Under Armour struck a sponsorship deal with Major League Baseball that will put the company’s logo on the front of a major professional sports uniform but will give most revenue from jersey sales to another company.

Tyson Launches Venture-Capital Fund

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Tyson Foods is starting a $150 million venture-capital fund to invest in high-tech products and services that could help refresh its stable of products, which include chicken, hot dogs and hamburgers.

Aetna and Humana Defend Merger, as Antitrust Trial Begins

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The Justice Department and proposed merger partners Aetna Inc. and Humana Inc. presented a judge Monday with starkly different visions of how the transaction would affect the marketplace.

European Companies With Chinese Supply-Chains Brace for Anti-Dumping Rules

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An approaching World Trade Organization deadline makes higher prices likelier for European goods made with parts and materials imported from China.

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