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Lear Corp. is nearing a deal to acquire Eagle Ottawa LLC, the world's largest supplier of premium automotive leather, for more than $800 million, according to people familiar with the matter.
Inflation in the U.K. cooled more than expected in July, easing pressure on the Bank of England to raise interest rates before next year.
Mexican environmental authorities are pressing charges against mining company Grupo Mexico over an acid spill in northwestern Sonora state that contaminated two rivers and left thousands of people without drinking water.
Freedom Industries Inc., the company behind a chemical spill in West Virginia, filed a creditor-payment plan that aims to start resolving the claims brought by those affected.
GameStop said its chief executive, Paul Raines, had a cancerous tumor removed from his brain last week and the company's executive team would help oversee operations while he recovers.
Pimco made a clutch of new hires to its global equities team, the first senior recruits by the firm's global head of equities, Virginie Maisonneuve.
Vitamin and nutritional supplement maker NBTY Inc. said Tuesday it has hired former top Coca-Cola Co. executive Steven Cahillane to become its chief executive officer.
Medtronic posted first-quarter results that topped analyst expectations, while remaining "fully committed" in its bid to buy Covidien and being domiciled in Ireland.
Elizabeth Arden said its loss widened sharply as a large drop in celebrity-fragrance sales pushed down revenue. The beauty-products company also said funds affiliated with Rhône Capital have agreed to purchase $50 million of the company's preferred stock.
Fortescue Metals said its deputy chairman and one of its founding directors will retire later this year.
Hospira said it filed a lawsuit against the Food and Drug Administration to challenge a decision by the agency that made way for the approval of generic Precedex products.
H.J. Heinz recalled some infant food in China after regulators there found excessive levels of lead impacting more than 1,400 boxes.
Aéropostale announced a management shake-up and projected a narrower loss for the second quarter. The teen retailer said Chief Executive Thomas Johnson would step down as CEO and Julian R. Geiger has rejoined the company as chief executive.
Emanuel Darmanin's sweets-filled days have soured lately as he and his family-run business, Melita Bakery, grapple with the fallout of the sudden closure of Crumbs cupcake bakery.
Dollar General said it offered about $9 billion to buy rival Family Dollar Stores, topping the offer made by Dollar Tree three weeks ago.
Ping An Insurance said first-half net profit rose 19% from a year earlier, aided by growth in premium income and higher profit from its banking operations.
One of Michael Bloomberg's gun-control groups will begin pressuring Kroger, the nation's largest supermarket operator, to dissuade individuals from openly carrying weapons in its stores.
Brilliance China Automotive Holdings Ltd. said unaudited net profit rose 79% to 3.63 billion yuan ($590 million) in the first six months of the year.
Imperial Tobacco Group reported a small decline in nine-month revenue and said it was on course to complete its acquisition of a pack of U.S. cigarette brands from Reynolds American and Lorillard.