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Publicis Buys Epsilon for $4.4 Billion

CBJ — French company Publicis will pay $4.4 billion to acquire Alliance Data’s Epsilon marketing unit as a means of vastly expanding its digital business presence in North America. The deal [...]

Fisher Price Recalls Kids’ Sleeper

CBJ — Fisher-Price has recalled five million infant sleeping chairs, following a U.S. consumer watchdog group’s investigation that found the product was linked to at least 32 baby deaths [...]

Mazda Recalls 200,000 Autos

CBJ — Japanese automaker Mazda is recalling more than 200,000 Mazda 3 compact cars in Canada and the U.S. due to potential problems with the windshield wipers. The recall covers cars from [...]

Uber’s Ominous IPO Warning

CBJ — Uber may get points for honesty, but a failing grade in brand promotion after the ride-hailing service admitted it may never turn a profit. All this comes at a time when it is putting [...]

Chevron Doles Out $33 Billion in Merger Plan

CBJ — American petroleum company Chevron will buy Anadarko Petroleum for $33 billion in a cash-and-stock, enhancing its deep water exploration projects in the Gulf of Mexico. While the [...]

Ontario Budget Unveiled

CBJ — Premier Doug Ford and his PC Ontario government unveiled their first budget since taking power in Canada’s largest province. The government has introduced a comprehensive and [...]

Newmont Acquiring Goldcorp in $10 Billion Merger

CBJ — Shareholders at Newmont Mining have approved the company’s $10 billion takeover of Goldcorp, which will make the combined entity the largest  gold producer in the world with key [...]

20,000 Power Workers Needed By 2022

CBJ — A new report by Electricity Human Resources Canada reveals that the country’s electricity providers will need another 20,000 workers within the next three years to keep up with [...]

Ghosen’s Wife Questioned

CBJ — Japanese prosecutors questioned the wife of Nissan’s former Chairman Carlos Ghosn in a Tokyo court, after her husband was taken into custody on financial misconduct allegations. [...]

U.S. Bill Could Boost Electric Car Tax Credits

CBJ — A report by Reuters indicates that a bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers introduced legislation to expand the electric vehicle tax credit by 400,000 vehicles per manufacturer, a [...]

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