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TORONTO, Sept 11- A jump in online sales helped yogawear chain Lululemon Athletica Inc report a higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday, mitigating some of the damage from a series of mishaps last year, while spurring it to increase its full-year earnings forecast and pushing its stock higher.
TORONTO, Sept 11- A jump in online sales helped yogawear chain Lululemon Athletica Inc report a higher-than-expected quarterly profit and increase its full-year earnings forecast on Thursday, sending its stock higher and reversing some damage from a high-profile recall last year.
SHANGHAI/ DONGGUAN, Sept 11- About 16,000 workers at two subsidiaries of Taiwanese touch-screen maker Wintek Corp went on strike over holiday benefits this week in southern China in one of the biggest work stoppages this year, the Xinhua news agency reported.
SHANGHAI, Sept 11- About 16,000 workers at two subsidiaries of Taiwanese touch-screen maker Wintek Corp went on strike over holiday benefits this week in southern China in one of the biggest work stoppages this year, the Xinhua news agency reported.
Smartwatches have been around for a few years, but makers such as Samsung and Sony have failed to make them a runaway hit. Citi Investment Research estimates the market for smartwatches will be $1.4 billion to $1.8 billion this year and could grow to $10 billion by 2018..
WASHINGTON— Both sides in the gay marriage debate agree on one thing: It's time for the Supreme Court to settle the matter. Officials in five states in which marriage bans were struck down by federal courts have rushed their appeals to the Supreme Court, in time for consideration by the justices when they meet in private on Sept. 29.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 8- Jawbone said on Monday it is opening its software to other device-makers in hopes of accelerating sales of its activity-tracking wristbands, in a move that comes a day before Apple Inc is expected to unveil a smartwatch of its own.
Stocks erased record-setting gains Thursday, as cheer over the European Central Bank's unexpected rate cut faded.
Violations at Catcher Technology's facility in Suqian have worsened since they were pointed out to Apple in April 2013, a new report said.
Violations at Catcher Technology's facility in the eastern city of Suqian have worsened since they were pointed out to Apple in April 2013 by China Labor Watch, the report said. At the time, Apple promised to remedy the problems. Apple Inc., based in Cupertino, California, said it would send inspectors to investigate the latest report.
U.S. stocks closed mixed on Wednesday, coming off morning highs amid economic reports and central bank news.
You may see solid gains this September, even though it's historically known as the worst month for stocks, Bespoke's Paul Hickey says.
Stocks mostly fell on Tuesday after the S&P 500 hit another intraday record, as energy companies dropped with the price of oil.
Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
NBC Sports' Dave Briggs weighs in on reports Nike signed a 20-year shoe contract with NBA star Kevin Durant, outbidding Under Armour. Under Armour has signed Gisele Bundchen.
Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant signed a major new shoe deal with Nike, rejecting an offer from Under Armour.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Collette Wixom is saving for her four-year-old son's college tuition by featuring him in branded attire on social media, with a following of 175,000.
Investors have been banking on a decline in the popularity of golf, with stocks that have exposure to the sport seeing an increase in short interest.
The U.S. men's footwear market grew 8 percent over the past two years through May, twice the rate seen by women's.