Samsung Heir, Seeking to Modernize Opaque Culture, Instead Faces Scandal

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Lee Jae-yong took the South Korean conglomerate’s reins vowing to reshape it along Silicon Valley lines. Now a corruption probe has dragged him in, raising the biggest doubts yet about whether he has ushered the corporate giant into a new era.

Failed $143 Billion Deal Raises Pressure on Unilever, Kraft

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Deal talks between Kraft Heinz and Unilever are dead, but both consumer-goods giants now find themselves under heightened pressure to make bold moves to accelerate growth.

Wall Street Starts to Contemplate GE After Jeff Immelt

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Jeff Immelt gives no public signs he’s ready to retire as chief executive of General Electric, but investors are increasingly preparing for the inevitable.

Simon & Schuster Cancels Publication of Milo Yiannopoulos Book

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CBS Corp.’s Simon & Schuster publishing arm said Monday it has canceled the upcoming publication of a book by Milo Yiannopoulos, after a video surfaced in which the controversial conservative journalist appeared to condone sex between men and young boys.

Uber to Investigate Sexism, Harassment Claims

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Uber Technologies plans to investigate claims by a former engineer that the company failed to discipline a manager who mistreated female employees and ignored complaints of sexual harassment.

'The Great Wall' Has Weak North American Opening

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Backers’ hopes that “The Great Wall” would be the first global hit made in China fizzled this weekend as the big budget movie opened to a soft $21.7 million in the U.S. and Canada.

Why Bosses Should Stop Thinking of A, B and C Players

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Putting employees into performance boxes hurts the workers—and the company.

Trump Backing for Bayer's Monsanto Deal Buoys Investors

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Investors in Bayer have taken heart from President Donald Trump’s apparent support for the German pharmaceuticals and chemicals firm’s planned $57 billion takeover of U.S. seed giant Monsanto.

Knead Slime? These Business Girls Can Fix You Up

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Adolescent entrepreneurs cook up glutinous goop classmates love to squeeze, fold and poke. First ingredient: Elmer’s glue.

President Trump Will Be Able to Recast the Fed by Filling Vacancies

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President Donald Trump will be able to recast the Federal Reserve by filling three or more vacancies on its seven-member board of governors, and is leaning toward candidates with banking and financial world experience rather than academic economists.

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