(Reuters) - Procter & Gamble Co on Friday said it would sell its Duracell battery business, probably through a split-off into a separate company, as it looks to focus on faster-growing brands.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Chiquita shareholders have rejected plans to merge with Irish fruit importer Fyffes that would have made the world's largest banana supplier.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks advanced on Friday, as earnings from Microsoft and Procter & Gamble coupled with easing concerns over the possible spread of Ebola in the United States helped put the S&P on track to snap a four-week losing skid.
Ford's new aluminum-sided F-150 will be a lot lighter and more efficient when it goes on sale later this year. But for now it's a serious drag on profits.
U.K. economic growth cooled in the third quarter as threats to the recovery from the euro-area slump mounted. Gross domestic product rose 0.7 per cent in the three months through September, compared with 0.9 per cent in the second quarter, the Office for ...