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  • Correction: Apple-Board story Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 1:02 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— In a story July 17 about the retirement of longtime Apple Inc. director Bill Campbell, The Associated Press reported erroneously that late Apple CEO Steve Jobs had battled prostate cancer. Former Steve Jobs confidant leaves Apple's board, replaced by BlackRock founding partner.

  • Longtime Apple director steps down from board Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 6:57 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— One of the most trusted advisers to late Apple CEO Steve Jobs is retiring from the iPhone maker's board of directors. Bill Campbell's departure after 17 years on Apple Inc.' s board cleared the way for the company to appoint Susan Wagner, a founding partner of money manager BlackRock, as a director.

  • Barclays launches Women in Leadership Index and ETNs Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 8:07 PM ET

    The new index will be composed of companies with a female chief executive officer or women making up at least one-fourth of the board of directors, Barclays said on Wednesday in a statement. In connection with the launch, Barclays executives will ring the opening bell of the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday.

  • June 23- Cosmetics maker Avon Products Inc said it would cut about 600 jobs, including in its North America unit, as the company struggles to return to profit. The company is struggling to turn around its fortunes after a host of problems in key markets such as Russia, Latin America and the United States hurt profits.

  • Cosmetics maker Avon Products to cut about 600 jobs Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 5:25 PM ET

    June 23- Cosmetics maker Avon Products Inc said it would cut about 600 jobs, including in its North America unit, as the company tries to return to profit. Avon said it would take a pretax charge of $45 million- $50 million, of which $40 million was expected to be recorded in the second quarter.

  • Beauty in a box: A new way to buy cosmetics Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 6:10 AM ET
    Katia Beauchamp and Hayley Barna, co-founders of Birchbox

    Sick of trying to curate cosmetic products? A subscription to Birchbox—which sends samples of high-end beauty products—may be the answer.

  • 'Sell in May' just isn't what it used to be Friday, 30 May 2014 | 9:40 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    For the second year in a row, selling in May hasn't panned out the way people thought it would.

  • Rally or not, these industries are in a correction Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 12:47 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks may be rallying Wednesday, but there are still plenty of industries that have lost substantial ground.

  • Midday movers: Kate Spade, Macy's, Zulily & More Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 12:09 PM ET

    Some of Wednesday's midday movers:

  • May 14- Perfume and cosmetics maker Coty Inc reported a better-than-expected adjusted profit, helped by growth in its fragrance and skincare business, primarily in Europe and emerging markets.

  • May 2- Estee Lauder Cos Inc, known for its Clinique and MAC brands, raised its earnings forecast for the full year, driven by the launch of new skin care and makeup products. Estee Lauder said it expects global prestige beauty, to which the company belongs, to grow about 3 to 4 percent in 2014..

  • U.S. stocks began little changed on Thursday after jobless claims and consumer spending rose more than expected.

  • May 1- Avon Products Inc's quarterly results on Thursday showed just how hard it will be for the direct seller of beauty products to turn itself around, with big setbacks in key markets like Russia, Latin America and the United States.

  • May 1- Avon Products Inc would pay the U.S. government $135 million to settle a multiyear bribery probe into its overseas business development practices, under a preliminary agreement the beauty products company disclosed on Thursday.

  • May 1- Avon Products Inc would pay the U.S. government $135 million to settle a multiyear bribery probe into its overseas business development practices, under a preliminary agreement the beauty products company disclosed on Thursday.

  • May 1- Avon Products Inc will pay the U.S. government $135 million to settle a multiyear probe into its efforts to develop new markets overseas, according to a preliminary understanding the beauty products company disclosed on Thursday.

  • Early movers: F, CVX, DTV, T, BA, SAM, MA & more Thursday, 1 May 2014 | 8:08 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • NEW YORK, May 1- Avon Products Inc said on Thursday that it had reached a preliminary deal with the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to resolve a years-long probe into the beauty products company's overseas business development practices.

  • These are America's fastest shrinking companies Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 2:35 PM ET

    These companies have been shrinking either due to dropping demand, evaporating pricing power or by reducing their size.

  • CHICAGO, Feb 19- Sick of hearing Americans complain about the winter weather? Because the corporate kvetching has only just begun.