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Business Strategy Contracts

  • Jan 30- Mattress maker Tempur Sealy International Inc said it terminated its contracts with U.S. mattress retailer Mattress Firm Holdings Corp, after disagreements over changes, which asked for "significant economic concessions." Shares are tanking because Mattress Firm is Tempur Sealy's largest and most profitable customer, so estimates for future...

  • The White House sent a letter to the EPA's Office of Administration and Resources Management ordering the freeze on Monday, an EPA staffer told Reuters. The EPA awards billions of dollars worth of grants and contracts every year to support programs around environmental testing, cleanups and research. Myron Ebell, who headed Trump's EPA transition team until...

  • CARACAS, Jan 20- Venezuelan consumer prices rose 800 percent in 2016 while the economy shrank 18.6 percent, according to preliminary central bank figures seen by Reuters, the sharpest economic contraction in 13 years and the worst inflation reading on record. An extended slump in oil prices has turned the OPEC nation's once-prosperous economy into a mirror of...

  • Lockheed Martin and Pentagon may seal $9B F-35 deal

    The aerospace company is closer to inking a $9 billion contract with the U.S. Department of Defense.

  • JAKARTA, Jan 19- Indonesia has adopted a new scheme for future oil and gas production sharing deals so that contractors shoulder the cost of exploration and production, rather than being reimbursed by the government. The shift, designed to ease the burden on Jakarta's budget, will only apply to new contracts and will not disrupt existing agreements using the...

  • JAKARTA, Jan 19- Indonesia has adopted a new scheme for future oil and gas production sharing deals so that contractors shoulder the cost of exploration and production, rather than being reimbursed by the government. The shift, designed to ease the burden on Jakarta's budget, will only apply to new contracts and will not disrupt existing agreements using the...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 11- Dan and Kelly Neubeck do not know what sunk the deal to buy their dream house in Chicago last fall. The process was rolling along after they signed the contract for a full-price offer, but somehow their love was unrequited. "It is difficult to not quickly become attached to a home that you really want," said Dan Neubeck, 37, who works for the city of Chicago.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 11- Dan and Kelly Neubeck do not know what sunk the deal to buy their dream house in Chicago last fall. The process was rolling along after they signed the contract for a full-price offer, but somehow their love was unrequited. "It is difficult to not quickly become attached to a home that you really want," said Dan Neubeck, 37, who works for the city of Chicago.

  • Jan 10- Operations at Canadian miner Yamana Gold Inc's El Peñón mine in northern Chile were suspended "late last week" after underground workers rejected the company's final offer and one of two unions went on strike, a company spokesman said on Tuesday. The Toronto- based company also said it had reached collective bargaining agreements with workers at its...

  • A police officer wears a body camera.

    Taser will be providing 1,556 of its Axon Body 2 cameras, two for each member of the force, to the Louisiana State Police this quarter.

  • Amazon deals with hoverboard issue

    A New York businessman claims the online retail giant kept his merchandise without paying him a penny.

  • Deloitte's secret history of espionage practice

    A former partner of the consulting firm says workers gather information from rivals to steal pricing models and other strategies.

  • The athlete inks a multiyear deal to promote Bridgestone golf balls.

  • Under Armour scores MLB uniform deal

    The company inked a 10-year deal with Major League Baseball to be the exclusive provider of on-field uniforms.

  • CNN trying to lure Megyn Kelly

    The cable news network wants to steal the anchor away from Fox News.

  • A police officer wears a body camera.

    Shares of Taser International plunged 14 percent Monday after the NYPD announced it would award its body camera contract to Vievu.

  • Couple doing paperwork

    A new study finds that credit card agreements are literally too hard for most Americans to read. NBCNews reports.

  • Paul McCartney performing.

    Paul McCartney has inked a deal with Capitol Records, the label where he first began his decades-long career.

  • LeBron James opts out of $24M contract

    The Cleveland Cavaliers star chooses not to pick up his $24-million player option for next season.

  • Taylor Swift supports Kesha with $250k donation

    Kesha gains another major supporter in her current legal battles against Dr. Luke.