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Is new Disney CEO Bob Chapek up to the task?

A global pandemic and the challenge of figuring out the future of entertainment greeted Bob Chapek on Wednesday as he took over as Chief Executive Officer of Walt Disney Co

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Panera Bread launches $8.99 monthly unlimited coffee subscription

Panera Bread Co on Thursday is launching an $8.99 per month unlimited coffee subscription as it aims to grow its breakfast traffic and loyalty program membership. The subscription, believed to

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Bayer cools prospect of imminent glyphosate settlement

German drugs and pesticides company Bayer was at pains on Thursday to quell expectations it was nearing an out-of-court settlement laying to rest claims its glyphosate-based weedkillers cause cancer. Bayer

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Wall Street set for steep fall on alarm over fast-spreading virus

Futures indicated that the Dow Jones Industrials index would shed more than 300 points at the open on Thursday after the rapid spread of the coronavirus outside China deepened worries

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Delta cutting flights to South Korea; JetBlue waives U.S. change fees

Delta Air Lines Inc (DAL.N) said on Wednesday it would temporarily cut flights to and from South Korea in half, citing global health concerns related to the coronavirus outbreak as

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JPMorgan names veteran Gori as new Asia Pacific chief executive

JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N) on Thursday named veteran Filippo Gori as its new Asia Pacific chief executive officer to oversee strategy and operations of the Wall Street bank across

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AB InBev sees 10% hit to first-quarter profit from coronavirus

The world’s largest brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev (ABI.BR) forecast a 10% decline in first-quarter profit on Thursday after the coronavirus outbreak hit beer sales during the Chinese New Year, sending its

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