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FILE — Tyson ...

AP PhotoFILE — Tyson Foods on Monday, Nov. 23, 2015, released its fourth-quarter earnings.

Tyson fourth-quarter net income hits $258M

Net income attributable to Tyson Foods was $258 million in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2015, an increase of more than 88 percent, the Springdale-based company announced Monday. Continue reading...

More than 3,600 ...

Chris BahnMore than 3,600 people are employed worldwide by Wal-Mart’s e-commerce division, including about 3,000 in the Silicon Valley. They populate several offices in California, including this building in Sunnyvale.

Wal-Mart wooing wealthier shoppers

Subscriber onlyWal-Mart Stores Inc. executives view recent strides in e-commerce, grocery pickup and smaller format stores as key in helping them compete for higher-income customers. Continue reading...

Shoppers pass a ...

MARCIO JOSE SANCHEZShoppers pass a Christmas display in a store window in San Francisco on Sunday. Consumers spent a little bit more in October than in September and incomes rose 0.4 percent, the Commerce Department said Wednesday.

Consumer spending inches up 0.1%

Subscriber onlyConsumer spending posted a modest increase for a second straight month in October, while personal income rebounded after a sluggish September. Continue reading...