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  • This bed stops babies from crying

    The babocush allows babies to rest in a semi-upright position with their airways open.

  • CAIRO, Feb 13- Egypt's most famous export, the silky soft cotton prized by makers of luxury bedding and clothing, has become so scarce as production has fallen that most supplies sold under its brand name last year were fake. Last year, agricultural production of Egypt's high quality long-staple cotton hit a more than 100- year low. Production has slumped since...

  • Enfimil infant formula, made by Mead Johnson Nutrition Co., sits on display in a supermarket in New York, U.S.

    Reckitt Benckiser has agreed to buy U.S. baby formula maker Mead Johnson Nutrition.

  • Clorox CEO: We’re investing in digital, which will be a disruptive force

    Jim Cramer spoke to Clorox CEO Benno Dorer to get a better sense of the company’s earnings, growth and outlook.

  • Stocks to Watch: February 3, 2017

    Amazon, Clorox, and Hershey stocks are making headlines this Friday morning.

  • LONDON, Feb 2- Britain has had its strongest start to the year for M&A activity since 2008 on the back of a spate of big deals, a sign that some businesses are trying to plan for a more uncertain future outside the European Union. Bankers say fears of an economic slowdown after Britain leaves the EU has put pressure on companies to secure growth in new markets and...

  • Jan 26- Whirlpool Corp, the world's largest maker of home appliances, reported lower-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings on Thursday, hurt by a decline in sales in the United Kingdom following the vote in June to leave the European Union. Margins were negatively impacted by about $40 million in the UK due to a decline in the value of the pound and a drop in...

  • Jan 23- Consumer goods packaging company Silgan Holdings Inc said it would buy WestRock Co's business that makes soap dispensers and perfume sprayers for about $1 billion. The unit, which has 13 plants in North America, Europe, South America and Asia, generated $566 million in revenue in the year ended Sept. 30. Norcross, Georgia- based WestRock said the sale would...

  • *Data may add pressure to European Central Bank policy. BRUSSELS, Jan 12- Industries across the euro zone cranked up output in November and Germany ended the year with its strongest growth in five year, data showed on Thursday, pointing to an economic spurt that may be arriving earlier than some ECB policymakers expect. That gelled with a surprisingly large...

  • *Data may add pressure to European Central Bank policy. BRUSSELS, Jan 12- Industries across the euro zone cranked up output in November and Germany ended the year with its strongest growth in five year, data showed on Thursday, pointing to an economic spurt that may be arriving earlier than some ECB policymakers expect. That gelled with a surprisingly large...

  • *FTSE 100 hits new record high, up 0.2 pct. *FTSE small-cap hits new record high. The FTSE 100 opened at a record high of 7,239.26 points, then settled at 7,227.11 points, up 0.2 percent, by 1020 GMT.

  • Dec 22- Prestige Brands Holdings Inc, which distributes household and cleaning products in U.S. and Canada, said it would buy women's healthcare products maker C.B. Fleet Co for $825 million in cash from private equity firm Gryphon Investors. Founded in 1869, Fleet's products include constipation relief product Pedia-Lax, anti-gas medication Phazyme and has...

  • Yankee Candle's Luminous Collection candle

    Yankee Candle is recalling around 31,000 of its "Luminous Collection" candles, saying a glass jar is a laceration hazard.

  • YANGON/ WASHINGTON, Nov 29- From a remote corner of northeastern Myanmar, an insurgent army sells tin ore to suppliers of some of the world's largest consumer companies. More than 500 companies, including leading brands such as smartphone maker Apple, coffee giant Starbucks and luxury jeweller Tiffany& Co, list among their suppliers Chinese-controlled firms...

  • KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 30- Human rights abuses at palm oil plantations are going unpunished by the industry watchdog due to weak rules, critics say, as an Amnesty International report on Wednesday exposed severe violations at Indonesian plantations. "Simply put, the RSPO does not protect workers and is unable to provide truly responsible palm oil," said Emma Lierley,...

  • KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 30- Human rights abuses at palm oil plantations are going unpunished by the industry watchdog due to weak rules, critics say, as an Amnesty International report on Wednesday exposed severe violations at Indonesian plantations. "Simply put, the RSPO does not protect workers and is unable to provide truly responsible palm oil," said Emma Lierley,...

  • YANGON/ WASHINGTON, Nov 29- From a remote corner of northeastern Myanmar, an insurgent army sells tin ore to suppliers of some of the world's largest consumer companies. More than 500 companies, including leading brands such as smartphone maker Apple, coffee giant Starbucks and luxury jeweler Tiffany& Co, list among their suppliers Chinese-controlled firms...

  • YANGON/ WASHINGTON, Nov 29- From a remote corner of northeastern Myanmar, an insurgent army sells tin ore to suppliers of some of the world's largest consumer companies. More than 500 companies, including leading brands such as smartphone maker Apple, coffee giant Starbucks and luxury jeweler Tiffany& Co, list among their suppliers Chinese-controlled firms...

  • HAVANA, Nov 4- Communist-ruled Cuba and global consumer products company Unilever Plc on Friday started work on their new $35 million soap and toothpaste factory, a joint venture in the Mariel special development zone west of Havana. The factory, due to begin production in 2018, reflects a surge of investor interest in Cuba since President Raul Castro took over...

  • Benno Dorer, CEO of Clorox.

    Benno Dorer, Clorox's chairman and CEO, tells "Mad Money" Host Jim Cramer he feels good about the business one quarter into the fiscal year.