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August 14, 2018 2:59 PM Amazon to open Colombia service center, employ 600 workers

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Inc (AMZN.O) on Tuesday said it will open its first customer service center in Colombia in October and employ 600 people. The center, intended to prevent and resolve problems, will serve customers worldwide in Spanish, English and Portuguese, the world’s largest online retailer said in a statement. Amazon’s announcement 72

August 13, 2018 10:29 PM Ontario delays start date of retail cannabis sales

TORONTO (Reuters) - Ontario’s newly elected conservative government said on Monday it will delay the start date of recreational marijuana sales in the province and will allow private retailers to sell cannabis rather than government-run stores. Ontario will allow private retailers to sell recreational marijuana starting on April 1, officials from the province’s 55

August 13, 2018 3:42 PM Citigroup says card chief Linville leaving in reorganization

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Citigroup Inc (C.N) said Jud Linville, head of global cards and consumer services, is leaving the bank as part of a reorganization of executives in its global consumer banking businesses. David Chubak, currently global retail banking head, will also oversee global branded cards and consumer lending, the bank said. Anand Selva, current 52

August 13, 2018 2:01 PM Workhorse planning to beat Tesla to market with all-electric pickup Automotive Editor Gary Gastelu talks to Workhorse CEO Steve Burns about the company's hybrid pickup trucks, plans for electric pickup trucks and the company's SureFly hybrid-electric personal helicopter. The Ohio-based commercial truck company is introducing a plug-in hybrid pickup next year, and now company CEO Steve Burns tells Fox News that battery 104

August 10, 2018 12:51 PM U.S. Car Makers Left in the Dust as China’s Tariff Cut Boosts Europe, Japan

Auto exports to China set a record in July, but U.S. makers were hit by a retaliatory tariff increase Auto makers exported a record $7.4 billion worth of vehicles to China last month, as European and Japanese companies took advantage of a tariff cut that excludes their U.S. counterparts. The July 1 tariff reduction to 15% from 25% allows lower retail 85

August 10, 2018 1:16 AM Singapore's Golden Gate Ventures launches $10 million crypto fund

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore-based venture capital firm Golden Gate Ventures said on Friday it will launch a $10 million fund to invest in cryptocurrency and blockchain technology startups. The fund, called LuneX Ventures, will invest in early-stage companies globally such as cryptocurrency exchanges and security providers. Investors in the fund will include 77

August 8, 2018 5:49 PM Mollie Tibbetts' disappearance thrusts Brooklyn, Iowa into spotlight

Mollie Tibbetts' mysterious disappearance more than two weeks ago thrust a small Iowa city into the spotlight as it scrambled for clues in the desperate search for the missing University of Iowa student. Tibbetts, 20, was last seen in Brooklyn, Iowa. She was staying at her boyfriend’s house, watching his dogs, while he worked at a construction site almost 80

August 8, 2018 4:45 PM Indian regulator clears Walmart's $16 billion acquisition of Flipkart

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s anti-trust regulator has approved U.S. retail giant Walmart Inc’s (WMT.N) $16 billion acquisition of online marketplace Flipkart, beefing up the competition to Inc (AMZN.O) in the fast growing e-commerce market. Bentonville, Arkansas-based Walmart announced in May it was acquiring about 77 percent of Flipkart 78

August 6, 2018 8:02 PM Exclusive: Mattress Firm explores U.S. bankruptcy to close stores

(Reuters) - Mattress Firm Inc, the largest U.S. mattress retailer, is considering a potential bankruptcy filing as it seeks ways to get out of costly store leases and shut some of its 3,000 locations that are losing money, people familiar with the matter said. The deliberations make Mattress Firm the latest U.S. retailer struggling due to competition 72

August 6, 2018 4:40 AM HSBC first-half pretax profit rises 4.6 percent, second quarter beats estimates

HONG KONG/LONDON (Reuters) - HSBC Holdings Plc (HSBA.L) said on Monday its pretax profit rose 4.6 percent for the first half of the year, as Europe’s biggest bank showed early progress in its strategy of returning to growth mode after years of restructuring. HSBC reported a pretax profit of $10.7 billion in the six months through June, up from $10.2 billion 69