Staples has confirmed that it's investigating a potential data breach after a report warned that elevated levels of payment card fraud had recently been tied to card numbers used by consumers who shopped at the office supply retailer.
McDonald's has lost the secret sauce. Shares of the world's biggest burger chain tumbled 2% in pre-market trading after the company announced disappointing third quarter results marred by a decline in revenues, operating income and earnings per share.
... * China implied oil demand up 6.2 pct to 10.3 mln bpd in September. * China Q4 GDP growth at 7.3 pct, weakest since 2008/09 crisis.
BEIJING�China's economic slowdown is widely expected to continue into next year, increasing pressure on Beijing to take more powerful measures to spur growth and to proceed slowly on their pledge to fundamentally reform the economy.
Cleaning products on display at the Whole Foods in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. There's a strict set of standards for organic foods.