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  • DEARBORN, Michigan— Ford is replacing CEO Mark Fields as it struggles to keep its traditional auto-manufacturing business running smoothly while remaking itself as a nimble, high-tech provider of new mobility services. Fields will be replaced by Jim Hackett, a former CEO of office furniture company Steelcase Inc. who joined Ford's board in 2013.

  • RALEIGH, N.C.— A world-renowned furniture market shows a significant drop in interest a year after calls to boycott the North Carolina event over a state law that limited discrimination protections for LGBT people. The High Point Market Authority said this week registration for last month's edition of the twice-a-year gathering was down 5 percent compared...

  • BERLIN, May 18- Foreign investment in Germany stayed at the same level year-on-year in 2016, Germany's trade and investment agency said on Thursday, despite the economy growing at its fastest rate for five years. The agency said foreign investment created at least 29,000 new jobs in Germany and the number of foreign investors rose 2 percent, with 1,944 new...

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  • *Q1 op profit SEK 1.54 bln vs forecast 1.33 bln. STOCKHOLM, April 28- Home appliance maker Electrolux reported a bigger than expected rise in first-quarter earnings on Friday and said it would step up cost-trimming efforts in the face of mounting raw materials prices. The rival of U.S. Whirlpool Corp stuck by its forecast for market demand to grow 2-3 percent in...

  • SHANGHAI, April 26- China stocks extended gains for a second day on Wednesday, as renewed optimism about the U.S. economy and easing concerns about regulatory tightening on the mainland lifted sentiment in global equity markets. "China's deleveraging can only go gradually," Chi Lo, economist at BNP Paribas Investment Partners wrote in a report on Wednesday.

  • SHANGHAI, April 20- China's stock investors are chasing up the country's version of the "Nifty 50" index as their love affair with trendy small caps fades amid a regulatory crackdown on speculation and concerns that the economy may lose momentum later in the year. Now Chinese investors are piling into their approximate counterparts such as home appliance maker...

  • *Newest focus is on southeast and south Asia. LONDON, March 20- Arcelik, the home appliances arm of Turkey's biggest industrial conglomerate Koc Holding, is working on acquisitions to speed up its international expansion, particularly in Asia, its chief executive said on Monday. He forecast "significant demand growth" in southeast Asia and the Indian...

  • LONDON, March 20- Turkish home appliances maker Arcelik is working on acquisitions to speed up its international expansion, particularly in Asia, its chief executive said on Monday. "We think there will be significant demand growth coming from Southeast Asia and the Indian subcontinent," Hakan Bulgurlu told Reuters, citing Indonesia, Vietnam and the...

  • SINGAPORE, March 13- In today's so-called smart home, you can dim the lights, order more toothpaste or tell the kids to go to bed simply by talking to a small Wifi-connected speaker, such as Amazon's Echo or Google's Home. This year, Voice Labs, a consultancy, expects 24.5 million appliances to be shipped. And several major appliance makers have turned to a small...

  • SINGAPORE, March 13- In today's so-called smart home, you can dim the lights, order more toothpaste or tell the kids to go to bed simply by talking to a small Wifi-connected speaker, such as Amazon's Echo or Google's Home. This year, Voice Labs, a consultancy, expects 24.5 million appliances to be shipped. And several major appliance makers have turned to a small...

  • SINGAPORE, March 13- In today's so-called smart home, you can dim the lights, order more toothpaste or tell the kids to go to bed simply by talking to a small Wifi-connected speaker, such as Amazon's Echo or Google's Home. This year, Voice Labs, a consultancy, expects 24.5 million appliances to be shipped. And several major appliance makers have turned to a small...

  • SINGAPORE, March 13- In today's so-called smart home, you can dim the lights, order more toothpaste or tell the kids to go to bed simply by talking to a small Wifi-connected speaker, such as Amazon's Echo or Google's Home. This year, Voice Labs, a consultancy, expects 24.5 million appliances to be shipped. And several major appliance makers have turned to a small...

  • SINGAPORE, March 13- In today's so-called smart home, you can dim the lights, order more toothpaste or tell the kids to go to bed simply by talking to a small Wifi-connected speaker, such as Amazon's Echo or Google's Home. This year, Voice Labs, a consultancy, expects 24.5 million appliances to be shipped. And several major appliance makers have turned to a small...

  • SINGAPORE, March 13- In today's so-called smart home, you can dim the lights, order more toothpaste or tell the kids to go to bed simply by talking to a small Wifi-connected speaker, such as Amazon's Echo or Google's Home. This year, Voice Labs, a consultancy, expects 24.5 million appliances to be shipped. And several major appliance makers have turned to a small...

  • SINGAPORE, March 13- In today's so-called smart home, you can dim the lights, order more toothpaste or tell the kids to go to bed simply by talking to a small Wifi-connected speaker, such as Amazon's Echo or Google's Home. This year, Voice Labs, a consultancy, expects 24.5 million appliances to be shipped. And several major appliance makers have turned to a small...

  • SINGAPORE, March 13- In today's so-called smart home, you can dim the lights, order more toothpaste or tell the kids to go to bed simply by talking to a small Wifi-connected speaker, such as Amazon's Echo or Google's Home. This year, Voice Labs, a consultancy, expects 24.5 million appliances to be shipped. And several major appliance makers have turned to a small...

  • SINGAPORE, March 13- In today's so-called smart home, you can dim the lights, order more toothpaste or tell the kids to go to bed simply by talking to a small Wifi-connected speaker, such as Amazon's Echo or Google's Home. This year, Voice Labs, a consultancy, expects 24.5 million appliances to be shipped. And several major appliance makers have turned to a small...