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Belgian chemical group Solvay will buy U.S. peer Cytec for $5.5 billion to boost its presence in lightweight composites for planes and cars.
On Tuesday, Procter & Gamble confirmed earlier reports that it will appoint David Taylor as its next CEO to succeed A.G. Lafley.
One of the world’s favorite sneakers, Converse’s Chuck Taylor All Star, is getting an unexpected revamp; its first since its debut 98 years ago.
Wildlife poaching is still at large, with animals being slaughtered despite the best efforts of conservationists. However, help may be on hand.
With China's local brands fast grabbing market share for items from toothpaste to fruit juice, multinational consumer companies are finding it harder to compete. The Financial Times reports.
Walt Disney Chairman and CEO, Bob Iger, told CNBC he was “extremely bullish” about China’s long-term prospects.
Johnson & Johnson delivered quarterly earnings that topped analysts' expectations on Tuesday.
The opening of a new Heineken manufacturing site on Sunday will mark the latest salvo in what is a brewing Asia beer war, the Financial Times reports.
Coty Inc will acquire 43 of Procter & Gamble's beauty brands in a complicated transaction P&G valued at some $12.5 billion.
Online shoppers get ready to spend, spend, spend, for Black Friday is coming early this year as part of Amazon’s 20th birthday celebrations.
The nation is a patchwork of laws when it comes to regulating fireworks. Still, legality seems to have little to do with people injuring themselves.
Potter fans, get your wands and capes at the ready. A Harry Potter play will makes its debut at London’s West End, in the summer of 2016.
As Wal-Mart, Sears, eBay, Target, Amazon and Etsy.com drop their Confederate products, smaller stores are catering to customers.
Using 95% less water and half the fertilizer of traditional farming, vertical farms bring sustainable produce to cities.
Forget the unshorn look. Millions of men of all ages are opting for new grooming tools being offered by Dollar Shave Club and Harry's.
Those who buy human breast milk via unregulated online sites are opening themselves to risk of disease including HIV, a U.K. study has found.
Even without awards, a motion picture with memorable characters will win over the hearts - and wallets - of people everywhere.
Each June, racegoers descend upon Ascot to place bets on the horses. The sport however is not what grabs attention but what's worn on people's heads.
Indonesia is exempting most goods from a luxury tax to boost household consumption and revive faltering economic growth, the finance minister said.
With global success from the likes of One Direction and Ed Sheeran in 2014, the U.K. actually dominated the top 10 recorded artist list - BPI report.
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