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  • Market leaders Nucor Corp, Commercial Metals Co and Gerdau Long Steel North America sold rebar cheaply to their in-house operations marketing to contractors for big projects, they said. "Nucor and Gerdau are the price leaders and undersold other U.S. producers and each other," said Jay Campbell, of White& Case, a representative for the Mexican producers.

  • Kids' poisonings linked to anti-addiction medicine Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 12:01 AM ET

    CHICAGO— An anti-addiction drug used to fight the nation's heroin and painkiller abuse epidemics poses a threat to young children who accidentally swallow relatives' prescriptions, a federal study says.

  • THETFORD, England, Sept 14- Standing with bags of groceries outside discount store Lidl in Thetford, eastern England, Jodie McGloughlin explains simply why she turned her back on Britain's biggest retailer- its high prices. "People no longer feel that Tesco is on their side," said Marc Cave, who worked with the retailer for nearly ten years during its heyday. "

  • Alliance Data and Ulta Salon are big market movers Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 4:40 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Alliance Data Systems Corp., up $5.04 to $257.91. The manager of retailers' credit card and loyalty programs is buying digital marketer Conversant Inc. for about $2.3 billion.

  • RPT-In search of the missing 'i' in Apple's Watch Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO/ NEW YORK, Sept 11- Apple Inc's Tuesday launch was a marketing extravaganza stuffed full of gadgets, corporate hyperbole and celebrities of every stripe. Apple's prefix has anchored the brand names of generations of products, from its phone to the iPad.

  • In search of the missing 'i' in Apple's Watch Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 7:53 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO/ NEW YORK, Sept 10- Apple Inc's Tuesday launch was a marketing extravaganza stuffed full of gadgets, corporate hyperbole and celebrities of every stripe. Apple's prefix has anchored the brand names of generations of products, from its phone to the iPad.

  • Lilly receives European marketing OK for insulin Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 10:13 AM ET

    INDIANAPOLIS— European regulators have approved a long-lasting insulin from Eli Lilly and Co. and German drugmaker Boehringer Ingelheim that is the subject of patent infringement litigation with French rival Sanofi. That is subject to a stay of more than two years due to the Sanofi litigation.

  • The reason we love Apple     Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 11:18 AM ET

    Former Apple "chief evangelist," Guy Kawasaki, shares his predictions for new Apple products and discusses if he believes Apple is a hardware or software company.

  • Sept 8- Hundreds of hedge funds, mutual funds and other institutional investors lined up on Monday to hear Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's management pitch the company's shares, as the Chinese e-commerce giant kicked off a two-week IPO marketing blitz.

  • Europe's top industrials target Goldilocks zone Sunday, 7 Sep 2014 | 4:30 AM ET

    STOCKHOLM, Sept 7- "Good enough" might not make for a marketing slogan, but some of Europe's top engineering companies, which have made their reputation on the quality of their products, are hoping it will make for a profitable strategy.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 3- The top U.S. consumer protection regulator issued a stern warning to credit card companies on Wednesday, saying it believes some of them are deceiving customers about hidden fees associated with certain promotional offers.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 3- The top U.S. consumer protection regulator issued a stern warning to credit card companies on Wednesday, saying it believes some of them are deceiving customers about hidden fees associated with certain promotional offers.

  • FCC fines Verizon over privacy rights notification Wednesday, 3 Sep 2014 | 1:18 PM ET

    Verizon agreed to pay the largest fine in FCC's history of settlements over these types of data privacy investigations.

  • Terror mix-up no more? Isis Wallet now 'Softcard' Wednesday, 3 Sep 2014 | 1:15 PM ET

    The mobile app Isis Wallet announced it would rebrand to avoid association with the Sunni militant group Islamic State, NBC reports.

  • Yves Carcelle, empire builder at Louis Vuitton, dies Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 12:46 AM ET

    Yves Carcelle, the charismatic executive who transformed Louis Vuitton, died on Sunday in Paris. He was 66, the NYT reports.

  • America runs on bacon, and so does this motorcycle Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 3:34 PM ET
    Hormel's bacon bike.

    Hormel has created a custom motorcycle that runs on 100 percent refined bacon grease.

  • Techies bare (almost) all in undies ads Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 11:32 AM ET
    The ad for Dear Kate's Ada Collection.

    Julie Sygiel, the founder and CEO of underwear start-up Dear Kate, didn't expect the backlash over her latest ad campaign.

  • Abercrombie drops large logos from its US clothes Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 2:44 PM ET
    A customer carries an Abercrombie & Fitch shopping bag from a store in New York.

    Abercrombie is trying to revamp its image after its CEO stirred controversy by saying the company's clothes were made for cool kids, not fat people.

  • How Burger King can avoid a brand backlash Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 2:14 PM ET
    A Burger King restaurant in San Francisco.

    Here are key things Burger King needs to focus on to avoid a customer backlash over its proposed Tim Hortons merger, says brand expert Leeann Leahy.

  • The company counts funds affiliated with Sequoia Capital, Charles River Ventures and General Catalyst Partners among its stockholders. Marketing software company Yodle Inc, backed by investors such as Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Bessemer Venture Partners and Jafco Technology Partners, also filed for an IPO in July.