Retailers across the New York City are beginning to grapple with the first of many new laws designed to make it more difficult for residents to buy cigarettes, in hopes of driving down smoking rates.
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North American energy producers survived the recent oil bust in large part by selling more than $60 billion of new stock. Now they’re beginning to buy it back.
Spotify AB is counting on its surging private-market value to bolster the music-streaming service’s appeal to investors in an unorthodox public debut that could be the biggest since Snap Inc.’s $20 billion IPO last year.
An Iranian airline under sanctions by the U.S. for ferrying weapons and fighters into Syria repeatedly bought U.S.-made jet engines and parts through Turkish front companies over the past several years, most recently in December, federal investigators said.
Some of France’s largest employers are seizing on President Emmanuel Macron’s labor-system overhaul to undertake mass layoffs, heralding a sea change for a country that has long coddled its workforce.
European companies are reporting higher revenues and profits as the continent benefits from the fastest pace of economic growth in a decade, prompting corporate executives to increasingly mull deal making and raise dividend payouts.
The U.S. Nordic combined team needed somewhere to train on snow in the middle of summer. They found it in an unexpected place.
At the Sochi Olympics, NBC had an employees-only Starbucks. How could they top it in Pyeongchang? Their own Peloton spin studio.
The iPhone X’s steep price opens the door to less-expensive options in Asia’s biggest markets, as Chinese smartphone rivals to Apple Inc. such as Xiaomi and BBK Electronics’ Oppo and Vivo grab market share.
The world’s biggest mining companies are again poised to shower investors with billions of dollars and make deals, a turnaround fueled by the global economy’s renewed appetite for raw materials and by the burgeoning electric-vehicle market.
The curlers—whose nicknames are Pancake, Sunny, Steak, Yogurt and Chocho—have burst the team into medal contention in a sport the country scarcely cared about until recently.