Boeing Co. has sold half of the current-generation 777 jetliners it plans to build in 2017 though remains open to adjusting its production rate ahead of introducing a revamped version early next decade, a senior executive said Thursday.
Japanese convenience-store operator Family Mart Co. is in talks with UNY Group over a possible merger, in a deal that would create the second-biggest convenience store chain in Japan by sales, people familiar with the matter said.
French retailer Carrefour said that it continued to gain ground in its efforts to kick-start growth despite difficult business conditions in Europe as it reported an increase in full-year operating profit.
The three largest U.S. airlines released details of a report they say demonstrate $40 billion in government subsidies and unfair advantages their three state-owned Persian Gulf rivals have allegedly received since 2004.
The labor dispute that caused months of gridlock at West Coast ports may be over, but the disruption is expected to redraw the trade routes goods follow as they journey to U.S. factories and store shelves.