Adidas Is Diversifying China Suppliers

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German sportswear company Adidas is diversifying suppliers in China to decrease the effect of a factory labor dispute on the availability of sneakers it sells.

Barrick Gold Sent Revised Terms to Newmont Mining

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Barrick Gold has sent an email outlining revised terms to Newmont Mining for a deal between the two gold mining giants, according to people familiar with the matter, but has yet to receive a response.

Primark to Expand in U.S.

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Primark, a clothing chain whose formula of fashionable looks at rock-bottom prices has proved a hit with U.K. shoppers, plans to open its first U.S. store in the former Boston home of the original Filene's Department Store.

Amazon to Stream Older HBO Shows

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HBO agreed to license older episodes of its programming library to Amazon's Prime Instant Video streaming service, the first time it has struck such a deal.

SL Green Realty 1st-Quarter Net Soars on Asset Sale

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SL Green Realty Corp.'s first-quarter profit soared, mostly driven by the company's sale of its interest in two properties.

U.K. Car Industry Boosted by Demand Recovery

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Stronger demand in Europe helped volume manufactures, while global demand for premium vehicles also saw a rise.

Stryker Profit Slumps on One-Time Items

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Stryker Corp. said first-quarter earnings fell 77% as the medical device maker posted a big recall-related charge and other one-time items that masked increased sales of its knee and hip joint products.

Apple Boosts Buyback as Earnings, Sales Rise

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CEO Tim Cook said Apple expanded its stock-buyback program by $30 billion because it views its shares as undervalued. His remarks came as Apple released results that exceeded expectations.

Rail Logjam Strands Cars at Factory

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New cars and trucks are stacked up at U.S. factories as auto makers and railroads struggle to overcome delays brought on by winter weather and the rise of production outside the U.S. Midwest.

UPS Employees Union Votes to Override 3 Local Bargaining Units

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The national union representing UPS employees voted Wednesday to override three local bargaining units that were holding out on approving parts of a five-year national contract with the delivery company.

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