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Avon is going wild after a report that it may sell its North America business

Avon may sell its North American business. Shares of the beauty products retailer surged by more than 15% in early afternoon trading Tuesday after the Wall Street Journal reported the news. The company is reportedly exploring strategic alternatives, a term used to describe moves aimed at improving a company’s competitiveness, …

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Cuba deepens GOP-business divide

There’s just one problem: It’s one more issue that increasingly pits the GOP against the powerful business community, a critical financial base for the party. READ: Obama acts to remove Cuba from terror list The GOP has aggressively criticized President Barack Obama as he has embarked on a mission to …

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BizBash

Photo: Kabik By Chandra Allison Posted April 16, 2015, 5:28 PM EDT LAS VEGAS Chandra Allison is vice president of sales for the Venetian & the Palazzo as well as a board member of the Meetings Mean Business Coalition (@MeetingsMeanBiz). The meetings industry in Las Vegas—and across North America—recently came …

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CNNMoney

Just 18 years ago Apple flirted with bankruptcy. Now it’s trying to become America’s first $1 trillion company. Steve Jobs helped return Apple (AAPL, Tech30) to greatness by churning out innovative products like the iPod and iPhone that consumers fell in love with. Since taking over for Jobs in August …

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