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Leadership Business Events

  • CHICAGO, Jan 17- Caesars Entertainment Corp's main operating unit won court approval on Tuesday for a plan to shed $10 billion of debt and end a contentious $18 billion bankruptcy filed nearly two years ago to the day. Bankruptcy Judge Benjamin Goldgar said at a hearing in Chicago after approving the reorganization plan. The Caesars subsidiary, Caesars...

  • Jan 17- Limited Stores LLC, parent of U.S. women's apparel chain The Limited, said on Tuesday it filed for bankruptcy, the latest brick-and-mortar retailer to reorganize as shoppers shift to fast-fashion retailers and online competitors. Sun Capital Partners Inc, the private equity owner of Limited Stores LLC, disclosed on Friday in a letter to investors that...

  • Jan 17- Limited Stores LLC, owner of U.S. women's apparel chain The Limited, said on Tuesday it filed for bankruptcy. Limited Stores also said it agreed to sell its intellectual property and some related assets to an affiliate of private equity firm Sycamore Partners. Limited Stores, which filed for Chapter 11 protection in the Delaware bankruptcy court, said on...

  • TOKYO, Jan 17- Asahi Group Holdings Ltd is open to the possibility of more acquisitions, its chief said, even after Japan's biggest beer maker sealed $10 billion worth of deals to buy European assets from Anheuser-Busch InBev SA NV last year. The brewer, known for Japan's best-selling "Super Dry" beer, has been expanding beyond its domestic market as alcohol...

  • *Hyundai Motor Group agonising over Mexico plant. SEOUL, Jan 17- The Hyundai Motor Group said it plans to lift U.S. investment by 50 percent to $3.1 billion over five years and may build a new plant there- the latest auto firm to announce fresh spending after President-elect Donald Trump threatened to tax imports. Under pressure to deliver on campaign promises to...

  • *Hyundai Motor Group agonising over capacity of Mexico plant. SEOUL, Jan 17- The Hyundai Motor Group said it plans to lift U.S. investment by 50 percent to $3.1 billion over five years and may build a new U.S. plant- the latest auto firm to announce fresh spending after President-elect Donald Trump threatened to tax imports. Under pressure to deliver on campaign...

  • The company had 2,166 employees at its headquarters in Los Angeles, and 959 employees at the nearby South Gate manufacturing facility. Francisco Morales, 56, who made clothes for seven years at the Los Angeles plant, was one of the American Apparel workers to be handed his employment termination notice and his last paycheck on Monday. Last week, American Apparel...

  • The company had 2,166 employees at its headquarters in Los Angeles, and 959 employees at the nearby South Gate manufacturing facility. Francisco Morales, 56, who made clothes for seven years at the Los Angeles plant, was one of the American Apparel workers to be handed his employment termination notice and his last paycheck on Monday. Last week, American Apparel...

  • Jan 16- American Apparel LLC started to lay off staff on Monday after Canada's Gildan Activewear Inc withdrew its initial plan to buy some of the bankrupt U.S. fashion retailer's manufacturing operations, company employees said. Many of the 2,166 employees at the company's headquarters in Los Angeles and 959 employees at the nearby South Gate manufacturing...

  • Jan 16- American Apparel LLC started to lay off staff on Monday after Canada's Gildan Activewear Inc withdrew its initial plan to buy some of the bankrupt U.S. fashion retailer's manufacturing operations, people familiar with the matter said. Many of the 2,166 employees at the company's headquarters in Los Angeles and 959 employees at the nearby South Gate...

  • BERLIN, Jan 15- President-elect Donald Trump has warned the United States will impose a border tax of 35 percent on cars that German carmaker BMW plans to build at a new plant in Mexico and export to the U.S. market. The plant in Mexico would be an addition to existing 3 Series production facilities in Germany and China. He went on to say Germany was a great car producer,...

  • BERLIN, Jan 15- President-elect Donald Trump has warned the United States will impose a border tax of 35 percent on cars that German carmaker BMW plans to build at a new plant in Mexico and export to the U.S. market. A BMW spokeswoman said a BMW Group plant in San Luis Potosi would build the BMW 3 Series starting from 2019, with the output intended for the world market.

  • *Indonesia may export up to 5.2 mln T nickel ore- minister. *Freeport to convert to special mining permit- minister. *Freeport has to divest up to 51 pct, IPO being considered.

  • *Indonesia produces 17 mln T of nickel ore per year- minister. *Freeport to convert to special mining permit- minister. *Freeport has to divest up to 51 pct, IPO being considered.

  • *Indonesia produces 17 mln T of nickel ore per year- minister. *Freeport to convert to special mining permit- minister. *Freeport has to divest up to 51 pct, IPO being considered.

  • Jan 12- Puerto Rico's new government tapped law firm Dentons to help it develop a fiscal turnaround plan and lead restructuring negotiations with creditors holding some $70 billion in debt, the firm announced on Thursday. Dentons will replace Cleary Gottlieb, which had served as legal counsel under the administration of ex-Governor Alejandro Garcia...

  • TORONTO, Jan 12- Goldcorp Inc agreed to sell its Los Filos mine in Mexico to Leagold Mining Corp in a deal valued at $438 million on Thursday, as the world's No. 3 gold miner by market value focuses more squarely on core assets. Under the transaction, Vancouver- based Goldcorp will get $279 million in cash, $71 million in Leagold shares and tax receivables worth about...

  • PARIS, Jan 12- Morale is low at Lanvin with staff expecting job cuts after France's oldest fashion brand swung into the red in 2016 and new designer Bouchra Jarrar failed to lift sales, sources told Reuters. The company appointed advisory firm Long Term Partners to conduct an audit and it is due to present its findings to Lanvin's board at the end of this month and...

  • Jan 12- McDonald's Corp is inviting bids for the sale of a 33 percent stake in its Japan unit McDonald's Holdings Co Japan Ltd, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the situation. McDonald's- which last week agreed to sell the bulk of its China and Hong Kong business to state-backed conglomerate CITIC Ltd and Carlyle Group LP- said in...

  • LIBREVILLE, Jan 12- Royal Dutch Shell workers in Gabon began an "unlimited" strike on Thursday at all the company's operations in the Central African OPEC member country, the workers' union wrote in a letter to employees. Shell is in advanced talks to sell its Gabon assets, which one source estimated could be worth $700 million, leaving workers worried about layoffs...