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Small Business Partnership

  • *Operations outside U.S., Canada not part of bankruptcy. Sept 18- Toys' R' Us Inc got court permission on Tuesday to borrow more than $2 billion to start paying suppliers so it can stock up on items like Lego building blocks and Barbie dolls for the holiday season, a day after it filed for bankruptcy. Ten days later, nearly all the company's vendors refused to ship...

  • *Operations outside U.S., Canada not part of bankruptcy. Sept 18- Toys' R' Us Inc got court permission on Tuesday to borrow more than $2 billion to start paying suppliers so it can stock up on items like Lego building blocks and Barbie dolls for the holiday season, a day after it filed for bankruptcy. Ten days later, nearly all the company's vendors refused to ship...

  • *Operations outside U.S., Canada not part of bankruptcy. Sept 18- Toys' R' Us Inc, the largest U.S. toy store chain, which filed for bankruptcy late Monday, will ask a judge on Tuesday for permission to borrow money so that it can start paying suppliers to ensure it has Lego building blocks and Barbie dolls for the holiday season. The Chapter 11 filing, to restructure $5...

  • NEW YORK— In filing for bankruptcy, Toys R Us joins a list of dozens of store chains that have done so already this year as online leader Amazon increasingly exerts its influence over a huge part of the retailing world. Like so many retailers that find it harder to co-exist with Amazon, analysts say Toys R Us needs to improve its online services and offering special...

  • *Operations outside US, Canada not part of bankruptcy. Sept 18- Toys' R' Us Inc, the largest U.S. toy store chain, filed for bankruptcy protection late Monday, the latest sign of turmoil in the retail industry that is caught in a viselike grip of online shopping and discount chains. Toys' R' Us received a commitment for over $3 billion in debtor-in-possession financing...

  • Sept 18- Toys' R' Us Inc, the largest U.S. toy store chain, filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday, the latest sign of turmoil in the retail industry caught in a viselike grip of online shopping and discount chains. The retailer's operations outside of the United States and Canada, including about 255 licensed stores and joint venture partnerships in Asia, which...

  • HOUSTON, Sept 8- The world's largest oilfield services company, Schlumberger NV, is spending billions of dollars buying stakes in its customers' oil and gas projects- investing in the same ventures it supplies with equipment and expertise. The new business model gives Schlumberger a say in drilling decisions, oilfield management and even on hiring other...

  • MEXICO CITY, Aug 30- A coveted deepwater oil project that Mexico's state oil company Pemex wants to develop with a partner will require some $10.7 billion in investment and could eventually add 174,000 barrels of new output per day, a senior regulator said on Wednesday. Top oil sector regulator Juan Carlos Zepeda told Reuters in an interview that the auction to...

  • Aug 29- Technology company Apple Inc and professional services company Accenture PLC said Tuesday they will team up to help businesses build better applications for iOS, the operating system that powers Apple's iPhone and iPad. Accenture helps large companies write new software and adopt new technology. The first joint team will be located in San Francisco,...

  • Oprah Winfrey during an event on December 02, 2016 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

    Winfrey is behind a new line of refrigerated soups and side dishes in conjunction with Kraft Heinz.

  • MILAN, Aug 2- Online luxury retailer Yoox Net-a-Porter is open to partnerships in new markets, says its CEO Federico Marchetti, whose ultimate dream would be to sell Ferrari cars online. Last year YNAP struck a 130 million euro joint venture deal with Dubai- based billionaire Mohamed Alabbar for an online luxury retail business in the Middle East, to tap high...

  • BEIJING, July 27- Baidu Inc said on Friday that it has entered a strategic agreement with PayPal Holdings Inc to tap overseas merchants as Chinese tech companies ramp up the fight for overseas payment partnerships. The deal comes as China's top payment firms, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd affiliate Ant Financial and Tencent Holdings Ltd, are making aggressive...

  • Netflix has been 'extremely smart' by relying on local telecommunications partnerships: Analyst

    Netflix was "extremely smart" to rely on local telecommunications partnerships, said Paolo Pescatore, vice president, multiplay and media at CCS Insight.

  • BUECKEBURG, Germany, July 5- Airbus Helicopters Deutschland and engine maker MTU Aero Engines on Wednesday announced they had teamed up with six other German firms to push for a role in managing and maintaining a future German military heavy-lift helicopter. The companies signed a partnership agreement in which they underscored the importance of the German...

  • STOCKHOLM, June 27- Volvo Cars and Swedish car safety supplier Autoliv have signed a deal with U.S. firm Nvidia Corp, best known for its graphics technology in computer games, to develop software systems for self-driving cars. A joint venture between Volvo, owned by China's Zhejiang Geely Holdings, and Autoliv will work with NVIDIA to develop systems that use...

  • *Seeks injunction in California court, expects ruling by mid-July. TOKYO, June 15- Western Digital Corp has sought a court injunction to prevent Toshiba Corp from selling its chip business without the U.S. firm's consent- a move that threatens to throw the fiercely contested auction into disarray. According to a person familiar with the matter, the California-...

  • *TUI says remains open to partnerships, joint ventures. *Etihad says Air Berlin leisure to remain independent. FRANKFURT/ ABU DHABI, June 8- Abu Dhabi- based Etihad Airways said on Thursday it had pulled out of talks with Europe's largest tour operator TUI Group to create a joint venture holiday airline.

  • *TUI says remains open to partnerships, joint ventures. FRANKFURT, June 8- Abu Dhabi- based Etihad Airways said on Thursday it had pulled out of talks with TUI Group, Europe's largest tour operator, aimed at creating a new joint venture holiday airline. After all, the aviation sector is characterized by overcapacity in Germany, "TUI's executive board member...

  • Bankruptcy Judge Kathy Surratt-States of St. Louis to reject a request by an official committee of creditors to hire an expert to review pre-bankruptcy transactions. Creditors have said in court filings that San Francisco private equity funds Golden Gate Capital and Blum Capital, which together hold 98.5 percent of the company and control its board,...

  • NEW DELHI, May 24- India approved on Wednesday a long-awaited policy to boost local defence manufacturing by effectively picking industry champions that would tie up with foreign players and make high-tech defence equipment. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has vowed to end India's role as the world's largest arms importer by getting foreign firms to impart...