July 28th @ 8:09 PM GMT (19 min ago)
NPR The slice of retail aimed at America's most budget-conscious consumers is consolidating. Dollar Tree is buying Family Dollar for $8.5 billion, a deal encouraged by activist investors Carl Icahn and Nelson Peltz. The new company will have 13,000 stores, making it a more formidable competitor in size, at least to Wal-Mart. (Business)
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NPR Social networks like Facebook and Twitter are increasingly finding ways to move into e-commerce, adding buttons and acquiring startups that encourage users to buy products on their sites. Hannah Kuchler of the <em>Financial Times</em> discusses the moves with Audie Cornish. (Business)
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Wall Street Journal China on Monday hit back at the U.S. for taking another step to permanent tariffs on some Chinese solar-equipment makers to avoid tariffs. (Business)
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Wall Street Journal Cummins Inc.'s second-quarter earnings rose 7.7%, as strong revenue growth from North America bailed out the engine maker's weakening overseas businesses. (Business)
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