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JERUSALEM Beverage giant PepsiCo on Monday purchased Israel s fizzy drink maker SodaStream for $3.2 billion, a boon for a company that has enjoyed a resurgence after being targeted...
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PepsiCo Inc. agreed to buy fizzy drinks dispenser SodaStream International Ltd. for US$3.2 billion to extend the company synonymous with sugary sodas into the homes of more health conscious consumers. PepsiCo will...
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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro carried out one of the greatest currency devaluations in history over the weekend — a 95 per cent plunge that will test the capacity of an...
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Though electronic payments have caught up to cash in Canada thanks to online shopping and debit cards, the e wallet that lets customers pay by waving their smartphones at the checkout...
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TORONTO — You remember the Consumer Price Index, right If not, time to reacquaint yourself. The indicator is newsy again. The CPI rose three per cent in July from a...
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Shares in luxury handbag maker Mulberry plunged 30 after it said it was setting aside £3m to cover the cost of House of Fraser s troubles. The company also warned...
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It has been a relatively slow year for Canadian bank stocks. Earnings are ticking up, but share prices haven’t all kept pace.  There are hopes, however, that the start of...
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The bloated workforce of Air France KLM SA, Europe’s biggest airline by passengers carried, would be well advised to put its trust in its new Canadian CEO, announced last week, rather...
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The founders of an energy switching service are delighted after securing what has been described as the best deal in the history of Dragons Den. Henry de Zoete and...
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The tech giant would not confirm reports suggesting it had pulled 25, 000 apps, but in a statement the firm said gambling apps are illegal and not allowed on the App...
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The deal gives Pepsi a new way of reaching customers in their homes at a time when its signature sugary drinks are becoming less popular. It is also the company...
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Ola said it would be the only ride hailing app in south Wales to offer customers the option of private hire vehicles and black taxis on one platform. Ben Legg, managing...
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Low earning parents working full time are still unable to earn enough to provide their family with a basic, no frills lifestyle, research has found. A couple on the National Living Wage with...
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Loyal and elderly energy customers have saved at least £261 a year each in a collective switching trial run by the industry regulator Ofgem. Some 50, 000 people who had typically...
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A Standard Chartered bank executive says tough demands by EU regulators could mean more jobs being moved from the UK overseas than currently thought. Europe and Americas boss Tracy Clarke...
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The Department for Culture, Media and Sport DCMS says superfast broadband has now reached almost five million homes and businesses. They say the move has delivered £12.28 benefit for firms...
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Many leaders of public companies in the United States have complained about the negative aspects of filing quarterly financial reports, citing the time they consume and their excessive emphasis on...
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Building oil pipelines in Canada has been compared to a game of Snakes and Ladders, where one roll of the dice could propel a project ahead or push it back...
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More than a third of farmed fruit and vegetables never reaches supermarket shelves because it is misshapen or the wrong size, according to new research. A University of Edinburgh study...
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The government is set to publish the first in a series of technical notices designed to prepare the UK for the possibility of a no deal Brexit. The notices will include...