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  • TOKYO, Feb 17- Japan's Toshiba, scrambling to fill the balance sheet hole left by a $6.3 billion hit to its nuclear operations, is also on the hook to pay billions of dollars for a U.S. natural gas contract. The Toshiba spokesman said the company had an agreement with Japan's Jera, the world's biggest single buyer of LNG, to help sales and marketing of the fuel from 2019,...

  • Marketing to Muslim millennials

    Shelina Janmohamed, author of Generation M:Young Muslims Changing the World, talks about how being faithful and modern go together for some millennials.

  • TOKYO, Feb 17- Japan's Toshiba, scrambling to fill the balance sheet hole left by a $6.3 billion hit to its nuclear operations, is also on the hook to pay billions of dollars for a U.S. natural gas contract. The Toshiba spokesman said the company had an agreement with Japan's Jera, the world's biggest single buyer of LNG, to help sales and marketing of the fuel from 2019,...

  • Millennial couple together

    While the development of contraceptives aimed at men is gaining ground, interest from big pharma just isn't there, according to one expert.

  • Apple is the world's most admired company for 10th straight year

    Scott DeCarlo at Fortune Magazine talks about the Fortune's list of the world's most admired companies in 2017.

  • Feb 16- Ralph Lauren Corp named a Vice Media executive to the newly created role of chief marketing officer and hired Tom Ford International's chief operating officer as a brand president, weeks after the surprise resignation of CEO Stefan Larsson. Jonathan Bottomley, most recently the chief strategy officer at Vice Media's in-house advertising agency,...

  • The company, which filed for an initial public offering earlier this month, was widely expected to be valued at between $20 billion and $25 billion but fell short by targeting a valuation between $19.5 billion and $22.3 billion ahead of its marketing road show, due to start on Monday in London. "I think that the lower proposed valuation reflects feedback from...

  • Feb 16- Ralph Lauren Corp named a Vice Media executive to the newly created role of chief marketing officer and hired Tom Ford International's chief operating officer as a brand president, weeks after the surprise resignation of CEO Stefan Larsson. Jonathan Bottomley, most recently the chief strategy officer at Vice Media, a Canadian-American digital media...

  • MOSCOW/ PARIS, Feb 16- Russia and the European Union are expected to return to strong competition for the rank of the world's biggest wheat exporter in the new 2017/ 18 marketing season, which starts on July 1, as prospects for their crops are bright so far, analysts said. Russia harvested a record wheat crop in 2016 and is competing for the rank of the world's top wheat...

  • Feb 16- Ralph Lauren Corp named Vice Media executive Jonathan Bottomley in the newly created role of chief marketing officer, weeks after Chief Executive Stefan Larsson stepped down following differences with founder Ralph Lauren. The company also named Tom Mendenhall as the brand president for Men's Polo, Purple Label and Double RL. Mendenhall joins from...

  • *UK probing paperwork on use of intermediaries in jet sales. PARIS, Feb 15- European planemaker Airbus is shaking up its international marketing organization amid a UK investigation into suspected irregularities in the use of intermediaries to help it land new orders, three people familiar with the matter said. Last year the SFO also launched an investigation...

  • NEW YORK— A $25 million pledge to fight the food industry's influence on public health is coming from a surprising source— the CEO of a snack bar maker. Kind founder Daniel Lubetzky says he's pledging his own money to create a group called "Feed the Truth" dedicated to revealing corporate influence in the nutrition field, with activities like education campaigns...

  • WASHINGTON— Marathon Pharmaceuticals announced Monday that it will temporarily halt the rollout of a drug to treat genetic muscle deterioration just hours after two members of Congress expressed outrage that the company planned to charge $89,000 a year for a drug that's widely available abroad for about $1,000 a year. Elijah Cummings, D- Md., urged the company...

  • LOS ANGELES, Feb 9- A Sanderson Farms Inc shareholder proposal requesting the third-largest U.S. poultry producer phase out the use of medically important antibiotics for growth promotion and disease prevention failed to pass on Thursday, the company said. While the non-binding proposal did not receive enough votes to pass, investor support hit 30 percent,...

  • WASHINGTON— The Trump Organization is returning to a long-dormant licensing deal involving a beachfront luxury resort in the Dominican Republic, testing the limits of Donald Trump's pledge to halt new international Trump-branded projects during his presidency. But the Trump family's re-engagement surfaced unexpectedly last week, when Eric Trump, an...

  • LOS ANGELES, Feb 9- A Sanderson Farms Inc shareholder proposal requesting the third-largest U.S. poultry producer phase out the use of medically important antibiotics for growth promotion and disease prevention failed to pass on Thursday, its backers said. While the non-binding proposal did not receive enough votes to pass, investor support hit 30 percent,...

  • Boxever CEO Dave O'Flanagan discusses how brands use his firm’s technology to “unify data” in order to receive a better insight into what their customers want – delivering better communication and customer service experience overall.

  • Our argument is, look at what you are doing to Main Street retailers if you repeal, said Hannah Walker, director of government relations for the Food Marketing Institute, which represents grocers. The merchants, after years of gaining little ground in the courts, took the fight to Congress, where both sides say they support the little guy. The last round went to the...

  • On an adjusted basis, the company earned 23 cents per share, missing the average analysts' estimate of 25 cents per share, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. The company's net income rose to $13.6 million, or 16 cents per share, in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, from $11.3 million, or 13 cents per share, a year earlier. The company, whose network covers over 1,100 U.S....

  • 'Familiar surprises' key to hit makers: Author

    Derek Thompson, "Hit Makers" author, discusses the science behind why some products are smash hits, while others fall flat.