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Japan Q1 GDP Beats Estimates

Japan's economy expanded for a second straight quarter, beating forecasts as businesses increased spending…

Vegetarian Lipstick to Rents Spur Indian Store’s E-Commerce Push

Shoppers Stop Ltd., India's oldest department chain store, has been under pressure to scale up its online…

Silver Lake Rakes in $2 Billion From Alibaba Sale as Loeb Exits

The Alibaba investment has proven a boon to Silver Lake, which along with its affiliates injected $825…

Dow Jumps on Strong Earnings Reports

The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 both gain 0.3 percent to close at 18,070 and 2,114…

German Investor Sentiment Falls

Greece's debt crisis may be weighing on Europe's largest economy.

Wal-Mart Restructures Management Positions

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is eliminating a layer of in-store management, part of efforts to simplify operations at…

Russian Retail Sales Slump for Third Month as Wages Plummet

Sales emphasized the discrepancy between improving markets and plight of the consumer as the economy enters…

Lane Bryant Rips Victoria’s Secret in New Ad Campaign

In new ads, models pose in Lane Bryant's lingerie line Cacique, championing a push against body-shaming with…

Advent Said to Prepare Sale of French Retailer Gerard Darel

Gerard Darel may be valued at about 150 million euros ($161 million) in the sale, which may start as soon as…

EBay Appoints Two Independent Directors Ahead of PayPal Spinoff

Tony Bates and Gail McGovern were appointed to the online marketplace's board.

Economist Says U.S. Consumer Spending Is About To ‘Surge’

It appears household are opting to save the extra cash they're getting at the gas tank rather than spend it…

Wal-Mart Cuts 250 Jobs in China

The reductions will mostly come from merchandising and marketing divisions, after buying functions were…

Wal-Mart Dismisses 30 China Execs

The retailer dismissed about 30 senior executives in China amid a restructuring in Asia that includes store…

Japan Postpones Sales-Tax Increase

Prime minister Shinzo Abe calls for an early election amid an economy mired in recession.

China Q3 GDP Beats Expectations

While that growth exceeded analysts' expectations, it was also the slowest expansion since the first quarter…