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  • *New iPhone SE seen helping Apple broaden market segment. CUPERTINO, Calif/ MUMBAI, March 22- Apple Inc is betting a new 4- inch iPhone will spur smartphone users in key markets such as China and India to ditch their larger-screens in favour of the diminutive, yet feature-rich and lower-priced iPhone SE. This will make the market more competitive at that price point...

  • CUPERTINO, Calif., March 21- Apple Inc's new iPhone SE has first-rate features and a relatively low price tag, but its prospects in key markets like China and India may be limited by its diminutive size. China, Apple's second-biggest market, and India, one of the fastest-growing major markets in the world, are both seen as key for Apple, which expects overall iPhone...

  • Sir Martin Sorrell

    China is playing a bigger role on the world stage, as entrepreneur-driven firms snag assets abroad, according to WPP CEO Martin Sorrell.

  • Ali Maffucci of Inspiralized turned vegetable pasta into a full-fledged social media brand.

    These social media heavyweights spill their top tips for stepping up your Instagram game.

  • NEW YORK, March 16- Shell and Saudi Aramco on Wednesday announced plans to break up Motiva Enterprises LLC and divide up the assets, almost two decades after the U.S. oil refining and marketing joint venture was formed. *230,000 barrel-per-day Convent refinery located in St. James Parish, Louisiana;. *600,000 bpd Port Arthur refinery located in Port Arthur, Texas, the...

  • Woman horrified, shocked shopping woman, shopping woman, shopping

    Click through to see some of retail's biggest gaffes over the years.

  • Marcus Lemonis, entrepreneur and host of The Profit.

    One burger joint was losing cash until the owners reinvented the restaurant with a more gourmet concept.

  • Cans of Campbell's Tomato Soup

    Brand name food companies are facing increasing competition from emerging upstarts, causing legacy companies to rethink strategy.

  • MUMBAI, March 13- A powerful antibiotic combination that is marketed in India by U.S. pharmaceutical giant Abbott Laboratories is among 344 drug combinations that have been banned by the Indian health authorities. A Reuters investigation revealed in December that a unit of Abbott in India was selling a combination of the antibiotics cefixime and...

  • 2016 will be huge for VR: Jaunt CEO

    Jens Christensen, founder and CEO of Jaunt VR, talks about the virtual reality space and how far we we can go with the medium.

  • Coca-Cola is our favorite mega cap: RBC

    Nik Modi, Managing Director at RBC Capital Markets, discusses why Coca-Cola will outperform other consumer staples even in the face of decline in the soft drink space.

  • Analyst: GOOG, FB still getting most ad dollars

    Discussing the state of Internet advertising and who the big winners and losers are in the space with Mark Mahaney, Lead Internet Analyst at RBC Capital Markets.

  • DUBAI, March 8- One of Saudi Arabia's biggest retailers, Jarir Marketing, warned on Tuesday that its sales would plunge by as much as 30 percent in the first quarter of this year, a sign of low oil prices weakening the kingdom's economy. The decline is partly because sales were unusually high in the first quarter of 2015, when they hit 1.9 billion riyals as King Salman...

  • March 7- U.S. drugmaker AbbVie has acquired marketing rights to a promising experimental psoriasis treatment from Germany's Boehringer Ingelheim for an initial upfront payment of $595 million. In addition to the $595 million, Boehringer will also get milestone payments and royalties on net sales, depending on the drug's successful development.

  • GENEVA, March 1- McLaren Automotive, which only began building its range of luxury sports cars for general sale in 2010, could triple volumes to up to 5,000 cars by 2022, its CEO told Reuters on Tuesday. The small luxury sports car manufacturer, which unveiled its 570 GT model at the Geneva Motor Show on Tuesday, has been ramping up production in recent years and...

  • GENEVA, March 1- Rolls-Royce customers are getting younger, Chief Executive Torsten Mueller-Oetvoes says, as the luxury carmaker embraces YouTube and Instagram and prepares to replace its ageing flagship, the Phantom. Rolls-Royce is also working on an offroader, which will be built at its Goodwood plant in England and enter the market around 2018, he said.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 29- News Corp said on Monday that it had agreed to pay $280 million to resolve claims that it monopolized the market for in-store promotions at more than 50,000 retail stores across the United States. The settlement with Rupert Murdoch's company abruptly ended a trial that had begun earlier in the day, when jurors in Manhattan federal court heard...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 29- News Corp went to trial on Monday in a class action lawsuit that accuses the company of monopolizing the market for in-store promotions at some 52,500 retail stores across the United States. Jury selection got underway in federal court in Manhattan in an antitrust lawsuit filed by consumer packaged goods companies including Dial Corp, Kraft...

  • Will digital ads outpace TV?

    Discussing the future of advertising and television in the digital age with Gian Fulgoni, Chairman Emeritus & Co-Founder of ComScore Inc.

  • Feb 24- Inc reported higher-than-expected quarterly revenue and raised its full-year revenue forecast, saying customers were stepping up purchases of its web-based sales and marketing software despite economic uncertainty. Shares of the world's largest maker of online sales software rose 7.2 percent to $67 in after-hours trading.