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  • LONDON, July 27- British consumer goods maker Reckitt Benckiser increased its full-year net revenue and margin targets on Monday, after posting a better-than-expected second quarter performance. The maker of Durex condoms, dettol disinfectant and nurofen painkillers, said that in the six months to June 30 sales rose 5 percent on a like-for-like basis, which...

  • Sterling slid half a cent against the dollar after the Office for National Statistics reported a 0.2 percent fall in June retail sales on Thursday, prompting traders to reconsider bets on a Bank of England rate rise before the end of the year. "The retail sales numbers are slightly disappointing relative to consensus... may take some wind out of the sails of an...

  • July 16- Shares of U.S. deep discount retailer Ollie's Bargain Outlet Holdings Inc, known for the catch phrase "good stuff cheap," rose as much as 43.7 percent in their debut, valuing the company at up to $1.31 billion. The stock was priced at $16 per share, above the top end of the expected price range of $13- $15. Private equity firm CCMP Capital Advisors LLC holds about 61...

  • Shares of discount retailer Ollie's Bargain rise in debut Thursday, 16 Jul 2015 | 10:45 AM ET

    July 16- Shares of U.S. deep discount retailer Ollie's Bargain Outlet Holdings Inc, known for the catch phrase "good stuff cheap", rose as much as 43.7 percent in their debut, valuing the company at up to $1.31 billion. The stock was priced at $16 per share, above the top end of the expected price range of $13- $15. JPMorgan Securities, Jefferies, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner&...

  • UPDATE 3-Coty buying P&G beauty business for $12.5 bln Thursday, 9 Jul 2015 | 4:16 PM ET

    July 9- Coty Inc, the U.S. maker of Calvin Klein and Chloe perfume, will buy Procter& Gamble's perfume, hair care and make-up businesses for $12.5 billion in the biggest cosmetics merger in recent history. Coty would become the No. 1 perfume maker ahead of L'Oreal and No. 3 make-up provider behind its French rival and Estee Lauder. "We are getting critical mass around the...

  • *Orders fall by 0.2 percent on the month. BERLIN, July 6- German industrial orders fell less than forecast in May as a modest rise in foreign demand took the sting out of a decline in domestic bookings, the Economy Ministry reported on Monday. Orders for goods made in Germany decreased by 0.2 percent on the month, the data showed.

  • Greek bank closures may deplete supermarket shelves Friday, 3 Jul 2015 | 11:49 AM ET

    LONDON/ ATHENS, July 3- A halt to international payments from Greek bank accounts is hurting Greek businesses and their foreign partners and threatening supplies of vital goods like food and clothing into the debt-crippled country. With banks closed, people limited to withdrawing 60 euros per day and Greece's future in the euro possibly hinging on a...

  • *New-look Sony's clearest statement of intent so far. TOKYO, June 30- Japan's Sony Corp plans to raise nearly $4 billion via new shares and bonds to plough into image sensors as it reinvents itself as a niche component maker, pulling back from consumer goods like TVs that dragged it into losses. In Sony's first new share issue in 26 years, the firm said on Tuesday it...

  • Japan's households start opening their wallets Thursday, 25 Jun 2015 | 8:59 PM ET

    Japan's households opened their wallets a bit wider than expected in May, with household expenditures jumping for the first time in more than a year.

  • FRANKFURT, June 25- The top executives of many a corporate giant must feel like the fictional character Gulliver, waking up to find themselves under attack from modern-day Lilliputians, small start-up companies which overwhelm their established rivals with new technologies. "Not just lone companies, but entire industries are being side-swiped by these...

  • WASHINGTON, June 18- The U.S. current account deficit widened in the first quarter to its highest level since 2012 likely due to the negative impact of a strong dollar on overseas profits and exports. The Commerce Department said on Thursday the current account deficit, which measures the flow of goods, services and investments into and out of the country,...

  • *New York state factory activity gauge falls in June. WASHINGTON, June 15- U.S. industrial production unexpectedly fell in May as manufacturing and mining activity remained weak, a sign that a strong dollar and spending cuts in the energy sector continued to constrain economic growth. The challenges of the stronger dollar and drop in energy prices linger, "said...

  • Ollie's IPO filing follows the successful market debuts of retailers such as party goods chain Party City Holdco Inc and crafts marketplace Etsy Inc earlier this year. Party City's shares rose roughly 23 percent in their debut on April 16, while Etsy's shares more than doubled in their debut on the same day. Through Friday's close, Party City's shares have...

  • Deep discount retailer Ollie's files for IPO Monday, 15 Jun 2015 | 12:19 PM ET

    June 15- Deep discount retailer Ollie's Bargain Outlet Holdings Inc filed with U.S. regulators on Monday for an initial public offering of common stock. The Harrisburg, Pennsylvania- based company, known for the signature catch phrase "good stuff cheap," has 181 retail stores across the United States. J.P. Morgan, Jefferies, Bofa Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse and...

  • *New York state factory activity gauge falls in June. WASHINGTON, June 15- U.S. industrial production unexpectedly fell in May as manufacturing and mining activity remained weak, a sign that a strong dollar and spending cuts in the energy sector continued to constrain economic growth. Looking ahead, production is likely to stabilize when the oil industry...

  • Factory orders fall 0.4 percent in April. WASHINGTON, June 2- New orders for U.S. factory goods fell in April on weak demand for transportation equipment and other goods, suggesting that manufacturing remained constrained by a strong dollar and spending cuts in the energy sector. Households are gradually boosting their spending on manufactured goods, "said Gus...

  • *Factory orders fall 0.4 percent in April. WASHINGTON, June 2- New orders for U.S. factory goods fell in April as demand for transportation equipment and other goods weakened, suggesting that manufacturing remained constrained by a strong dollar and spending cuts in the energy sector. Households are gradually boosting their spending on manufactured goods, "...

  • *Factory orders fall 0.4 percent in April. WASHINGTON, June 2- New orders for U.S. factory goods unexpectedly fell in April as demand for transportation equipment and a range of other goods weakened, suggesting that manufacturing remained constrained by a strong dollar and spending cuts in the energy sector. New orders for manufactured goods slipped 0.4...

  • *First-quarter GDP revised down to show contraction. *GDP shrinks at a 0.7 percent annual rate. WASHINGTON, May 29- The U.S. economy contracted in the first quarter as it buckled under the weight of unusually heavy snowfalls, a resurgent dollar and disruptions at West Coast ports, but activity already has rebounded modestly.

  • *First-quarter GDP revised down to show contraction. *GDP shrinks at a 0.7 percent annual rate. WASHINGTON, May 29- The U.S. economy contracted in the first quarter as it buckled under the weight of unusually heavy snowfalls and a resurgent dollar, but activity has rebounded modestly.