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The Latest: Calls for 2nd Referendum Crash UK Website
The Latest on Britain's historic vote to leave the European Union (all times local): ——— 10:35 p.m. Tens of thousands want a do-over. So many users are signing a petition for a re-run of Britain's referendum on European Union membership that they've crashed the House of Commons
Crisis or Speed Bump? What UK Vote Means for Economy Sectors
Britain's vote to leave the European Union adds a heavy dose of uncertainty to a world economy that is still struggling to reach full speed years after the global financial crisis. The most immediate pain will be felt in Britain. But economists say the ripples could be felt much farther afield.
Dismal Results at Barnes & Noble
Morning Business Memo… Barnes & Noble is pulling back on its big bet to compete against Apple and Amazon in the tablet wars. The country’s largest bookseller, which spent heavily on the Nook, says it will stop making its own color touch screen tablets, farming...
U.S. automakers poised to capitalize on Japanese shortages
Japan's troubles are Detroit's blessing when it comes to sales of new cars. America's homegrown automaking giants are poised to pick up sales from Japanese brands facing growing shortages of popular new models after the March earthquake and tsunami in Japan. About 197,000 customers who might have
Mobile Operators Claim Falling Data Roaming Prices in Europe
In an effort to avert regulation by the EU, mobile phone operators said Wednesday that the market is expanding rapidly and...
Best Buy Adds New Services
Who knew the digital revolution could be such a rush? Best Buy did and it's selling more pricey gadgets and hook-up services than anybody. The temperature outside is five degrees above zero. But that seems to have escaped the dozen shoppers waiting on a recent morning for Best Buy Co.'s latest
Terror, Taxes Threaten U.S. Workers Abroad
For some U.S. citizens working overseas, the threat of the tax man could be even scarier than the threat of terrorism, and could soon have thousands packing for home. Mounting terrorist threats and the possible end of a tax benefit for U.S. workers living overseas are conspiring to make life abroad
The Good News at the Gap
Bricks-and-clicks may be a great corporate catchphrase, but its a lot harder to actually put into practice. Just ask Wal-Mart, which had to shut down its site this fall for another makeover. Or Toys R Us, which decided after last Christmas disastrous fulfillment problems that it had best hand
Some Smaller Food Firms Thrive Despite Consolidation
The spate of mergers that has gripped the food industry recently is of little concern to Paul C.P. McIlhenny. The president and chief executive officer of the McIlhenny Company, maker of Tabasco hot pepper sauce, says frequent overtures from acquisitive suitors hasnt tempted the family-owned