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As Walmart, Amazon battle, researchers say online grocery share data hard to pin

Subscriber onlyAs retailers like Walmart Inc. and Amazon battle for market share of U.S. online grocery sales, researchers are trying to track how they're faring. However, an industry expert says determining market share in the digital realm isn't as straightforward as it is for in-store sales. Continue reading...

Justices reject Conagra appeal

Lead-paint case ruling kept intact

Subscriber onlyThe U.S. Supreme Court rejected appeals from Sherwin-Williams Co. and Conagra Brands Inc., leaving intact a ruling that requires them to pay more than $400 million for lead-paint remediation in California. Continue reading...

U.S. soybeans bound for China

2 ships were loaded last week carrying 134,729 metric tons

Subscriber onlyTwo more vessels loaded with U.S. soybeans have departed for China, signaling that buyers may be getting more desperate for supplies amid the prolonged trade war between the nations. Continue reading...

Health chief wants medicine ads on TV to include list prices

Subscriber onlyWASHINGTON -- The nation's top health official proposed on Monday that pharmaceutical companies be required to include the list price of medicines in advertisements to consumers -- the boldest element of a series of efforts by President Donald Trump's administration to curb drug spending. Continue reading...

Defense contractors Harris, L3 agree to $33.5B merger

Subscriber onlyHarris Corp. and L3 Technologies Inc. aren't exactly household names. A new deal could change that. Continue reading...

Retail sales edge up in September

0.1% gain matches August rise; bar, eatery spending drops

Subscriber onlyRetail sales edged up a slight 0.1 percent in September, a disappointing performance in which rebounding auto sales were offset by weakness in spending at restaurants, bars, department stores other areas. Continue reading...

Used private jets selling in hot market

Subscriber onlyBuying a used business jet is getting harder -- and that's a sign of a long-awaited shift in the market for luxury planes. Continue reading...

New law fails to stop U.S. firms' tax dodge

Subscriber onlyU.S. corporations have largely abandoned the contentious deals that allowed them to shift their addresses abroad for a lower tax rate. Yet a key part of the transactions is continuing quietly even after President Donald Trump's tax overhaul. Continue reading...

Stocks seesaw, finish day lower

Subscriber onlyAfter a wobbly day of trading, U.S. stocks fell for the seventh time in eight days Monday as technology companies continued to slide. Industrial and high-dividend companies rose, and the market's losses were limited relative to the steep losses it suffered last week. Continue reading...

Scientists hoping to 'brew' pot

Subscriber onlyScientists are hustling on behalf of the marijuana industry to find new ways to produce the most valuable compounds in marijuana, ditching greenhouses in favor of big steel vats of yeast that can "brew" cannabis like Budweiser brews beer. Continue reading...

U.S. investors entangled in Russian debt

Subscriber onlyAn escalating war of words between Russia and the U.S. didn't prevent a chunk of pensions that belong to Californian firefighters and police officers from finding its way into debt sold by President Vladimir Putin's government. Continue reading...

Yale looks at how to increase investing tied to social issues

Subscriber onlyYale University, facing pressure to address ethical issues such as gun violence, is reviewing its private-equity and hedge-fund investments and will consider dropping those that it deems socially irresponsible. Continue reading...

Growing schools look to vacant office parks

Subscriber onlyOn the new satellite campus of Sacred Heart University, the helicopter landing pad remains as one of the few reminders that the wooded, 69-acre property served until recently as the global headquarters for General Electric. Continue reading...

Growing schools look to vacant office parks

Subscriber onlyOn the new satellite campus of Sacred Heart University, the helicopter landing pad remains as one of the few reminders that the wooded, 69-acre property served until recently as the global headquarters for General Electric. Continue reading...

Retailers ramp up toy offerings

Toys R Us closures leave opening ahead of holiday season

Subscriber onlyWhen Toys R Us closed its doors, customers mourned the loss of a beloved brand that conjured memories of their own childhood. Continue reading...

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