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  • Boston, Sept 11- EMC Corp plans to keep its majority stake in software maker VMware Inc despite pressure from activist hedge fund Elliott Management, a person familiar with EMC's thinking told Reuters on Thursday.

  • Sept 11- Kroger Co, the biggest U.S. supermarket operator, raised its full-year profit forecast and reported a better-than-expected 9 percent increase in quarterly profit on Thursday, helped by the acquisition of Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc..

  • NEW YORK, Sept 11- Verizon Communications Inc plans to launch an Internet-based television service in the first half of next year, its chief executive said on Thursday, in a move intended to shake up traditional cable and satellite TV services. In January, Verizon bought an Intel Corp venture to create a web-based TV service.

  • Sept 11- Kroger Co, the biggest U.S. supermarket operator, raised its full-year profit forecast and reported a better-than-expected 9 percent increase in quarterly profit on Thursday, helped by the acquisition of Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc..

  • Sept 11- JPMorgan Chase& Co CEO Jamie Dimon, who was diagnosed with throat cancer this year, finished his scheduled rounds of radiation and chemotherapy treatment this week, the Wall Street Journal said, citing people familiar with the matter.

  • NEW DELHI, Sept 11- General Motors Co is restructuring its India operation and evaluating its product portfolio, the U.S.-carmaker said on Thursday, as it looks to revive falling sales and increase market share in Asia's third-largest economy.

  • Sept 11- Verizon Communications Inc Chief Executive Lowell McAdam said on Thursday that the telecoms company would be open to selling some of its towers if the price was right.

  • Sept 11- Comcast Cable Communications LLC, a unit of cable company Comcast Corp, said it had agreed on a deal with Liberty Global Plc to give customers of both the companies access to each other's WiFi hotspots by 2015..

  • Sept 11- Kroger Co, the biggest U.S. supermarket operator, raised its full-year profit forecast and reported a better-than-expected 9 percent rise in quarterly profit, helped by the acquisition of grocer Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc..

  • UPDATE 2-RadioShack says may file for bankruptcy Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 9:35 AM ET

    Sept 11- Troubled electronics retailer RadioShack Corp said it may need to file for bankruptcy protection if its cash situation worsens, after reporting its tenth straight quarterly loss.

  • Kroger's quarterly profit rises 9 pct Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 8:46 AM ET

    Sept 11- Kroger Co, the biggest U.S. supermarket operator, reported a 9 percent rise in quarterly profit, helped by the acquisition of grocer Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc.. Shares of Kroger, which owns the Ralphs, Smith's and Food 4 Less grocery chains and supplement seller Vitacost.com, rose 2.4 percent to $53.12 in premarket trading.

  • Sept 11- Data storage products maker EMC Corp has decided to explore selling its stake in its software unit, VMware Inc, giving into pressure from Paul Singer- run activist hedge fund Elliott Management Corp, the New York Post reported, citing sources familiar with the matter.

  • Sept 11- Canadian dollar-store operator Dollarama Inc reported a 15 percent rise in quarterly profit as its number of stores increased and customers spent more per visit. Discount chains such as Dollarama are a popular choice for customers looking to save costs in a struggling economy.

  • UPDATE 1-RadioShack says may file for bankruptcy Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 7:55 AM ET

    Sept 11- Troubled electronics retailer RadioShack Corp said it may need to file for bankruptcy if its cash situation worsens, after reporting its tenth straight quarterly loss. RadioShack, whose sales have been in a free-fall since 2010, said it was working with its lenders and landlords to restructure its debt and cut costs.

  • Dollarama's quarterly profit rises 15 pct Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 7:47 AM ET

    DOLLARAMA'S QUARTERLY PROFIT RISES 15 PCT@. Sept 11- Canadian dollar-store operator Dollarama Inc reported a 15 percent rise in quarterly profit as its number of stores increased and customers spent more per visit. Dollarama had 66.3 million shares outstanding as of Wednesday, according to Thomson Reuters data.

  • EMC considers selling stake in VMware - NY Post Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 7:44 AM ET

    Sept 11- Data storage products maker EMC Corp has decided to consider selling its stake in its virtualization software unit, VMware Inc, New York Post reported, citing sources familiar with the situation.

  • Sept 11- Food retailer Smart& Final Stores Inc said it expects its initial public offering to be priced between $12 and $14 per share, valuing the century-old company at nearly $1 billion. Smart& Final, which is backed by private equity firm Ares Management LP, runs 250 non-membership, small-box, warehouse-style stores in western United States.

  • RadioShack posts tenth straight quarterly loss Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 7:14 AM ET

    Sept 11- Troubled electronics retailer RadioShack Corp reported its tenth straight quarterly loss and said it was in advanced talks with a number of parties to raise capital. The company's net loss widened to $137.4 million, or $1.35 per share, in the second quarter ended Aug. 2 from $52.2 million, or 51 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • Long-awaited diet pill gets U.S. approval Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 9:00 PM ET

    Sept 10- A new diet pill Contrave got approval to be sold in the United States on Wednesday, only the third obesity treatment in more than a decade to win approval from the Food and Drug Administration.

  • UPDATE 1-RadioShack restructuring begins to takes shape Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 8:26 PM ET

    Sept 10- Troubled electronics retailer RadioShack Corp, whose shares swung wildly on Wednesday, is being advised by a restructuring attorney at law firm Jones Day as it tries to strike a deal with creditors to close stores while averting bankruptcy, two people close to the matter told Reuters.