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122 words • intermediate • 2 years, 10 months ago
tourism
"The winter storm that barreled into New York over the weekend made a mess of Broadway box office receipts, with most shows reduced to six performances instead of eight when Saturday went dark. The Broadway League said Tuesday that the grosses for th..."

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133 words • advanced • 2 years, 5 months ago
business
"WASHINGTON (AP) — American manufacturing expanded for the fourth straight month in June, hitting the strongest reading since February 2015 as the outlook for new orders and production improved. The Institute for Supply Management says its manufact..."

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133 words • advanced • 2 years, 3 months ago
sales
"Needless to say, Gawker courted a huge amount of controversy. And the decision to shutter it may, for all I know, be tied entirely to legal liability. But I have no doubt Gawker’s controversial rep put a permanent dent in ads sales - think of it as..."
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333 words • advanced • 2 years, 9 months ago
business
"ReutersAbercrombie Fitch reported results that show that it's in a transition period. But the retailer still has to battleseismic changes in mall shopping and teen spending. Abercrombierecently reported that it plans to shutter another 60 stores thi..."
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259 words • advanced • 3 years, 3 months ago
agriculture
"The water level at KRS dam is likely to reach 100 ft in 48 hours. The dam is receiving 28,444 cusecs, which is likely to increase given the rainfall in its catchment areas in Kodagu district. The water level reached 97.02 ft on Saturday as against ma..."
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621 words • advanced • 3 years, 4 months ago
business
"April 8 (Bloomberg) -- A closely held partnership controlled by refining investor Thomas O’Malley agreed to buy Valero Energy Corp.’s Delaware City, Delaware, refinery for $220 million as fuel-makers struggle with high costs and falling demand fo..."
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180 words • advanced • 3 years ago
sales
"One of L.A.s most well-known boutique chains a relic of the glory days of reality TV   is no longer peddling pricey blouses, pants, and accessories to the semi-famous, with Kitson shutting down all 17 of its stores, and its online business. The com..."

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214 words • advanced • 3 years, 6 months ago
"Yahoo to shut down Maps, some other services Anya George Tharakan     Bengaluru   Last Updated: June 5, 2015  | 14:15 IST Photo: Reuters Yahoo Inc said it was shutting down a few of its services, including Yahoo Maps, as it realigns itsel..."

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180 words • advanced • 3 years, 2 months ago
sales
"According to the Wall Street Journal, General Motors Co. ( GM ) Chief Executive Mary Barra said on Thursday the company continues to act with urgency even after resolving major facets of a safety crisis, and her focus is steadfast on improving profit..."

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207 words • advanced • 3 years ago
business
"JX Holdings Inc., Japan's largest oil refiner and wholesaler, plans to take over smaller rival TonenGeneral Sekiyu, forming a behemoth with combined sales of 14 trillion yen ($113 billion). JX Holdings said Thursday that the two companies will combi..."
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207 words • advanced • 3 years ago
business
"JX Holdings Inc., Japan's largest oil refiner and wholesaler, plans to take over smaller rival TonenGeneral Sekiyu, forming a behemoth with combined sales of 14 trillion yen ($113 billion). JX Holdings said Thursday that the two companies will combi..."
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226 words • advanced • 3 years ago
sales
"BlackBerry is shutting down BBM Meetings on February 10th 2016, according to a blog post. BBM Meetings launched in late 2014 and offered an alternative to other enterprise-focused meeting software, such as Cisco's WebEx, that ran across BlackBerry, i..."
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219 words • advanced • 3 years, 2 months ago
sales, marketing, business
"Evernote laid off 13 percent of its global employeesand shuttered three officesas its new CEO moves towards a "smaller, more focused team." Chris O'Neill, who took over as CEO from founder Phil Libin in July, wrote in a blog post that the changes are..."

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207 words • advanced • 3 years ago
business
"JX Holdings Inc., Japan's largest oil refiner and wholesaler, plans to take over smaller rival TonenGeneral Sekiyu, forming a behemoth with combined sales of 14 trillion yen ($113 billion). JX Holdings said Thursday that the two companies will combi..."
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207 words • advanced • 3 years ago
business
"JX Holdings Inc., Japan's largest oil refiner and wholesaler, plans to take over smaller rival TonenGeneral Sekiyu, forming a behemoth with combined sales of 14 trillion yen ($113 billion). JX Holdings said Thursday that the two companies will combi..."
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207 words • advanced • 3 years ago
business
"JX Holdings Inc., Japan's largest oil refiner and wholesaler, plans to take over smaller rival TonenGeneral Sekiyu, forming a behemoth with combined sales of 14 trillion yen ($113 billion). JX Holdings said Thursday that the two companies will combi..."
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393 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
business
"Hong Kong – Barclays has embarked on a fresh round of job cuts to its investment banking business worldwide which would result in a complete exit from cash equities in Asia, an internal memo showed, as new Chief Executive Jes Staley wields the axe in..."
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207 words • advanced • 3 years ago
business
"JX Holdings Inc., Japan's largest oil refiner and wholesaler, plans to take over smaller rival TonenGeneral Sekiyu, forming a behemoth with combined sales of 14 trillion yen ($113 billion). JX Holdings said Thursday that the two companies will combi..."
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234 words • intermediate • 3 years, 3 months ago
sales, business
"GRANDVIEW, Mo. - The continuing economic recession and weak U.S. housing market will soon cost 58 local workers their jobs. ThyssenKrupp Access Corp., a maker of stairlifts, wheelchair lifts and home elevators, announced Friday it would shutter its ..."

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207 words • advanced • 3 years ago
business
"JX Holdings Inc., Japan's largest oil refiner and wholesaler, plans to take over smaller rival TonenGeneral Sekiyu, forming a behemoth with combined sales of 14 trillion yen ($113 billion). JX Holdings said Thursday that the two companies will combi..."
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