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Unibail-Rodamco eyes second retail center in Berlin


  • Bloomberg

Unibail-Rodamco plans to add a second retail center in Berlin to its portfolio, either through acquisition or development. The REIT is looking to expand in Germany's seven largest cities if it can fi… Read More

Atkins CEO on the evolution of healthy eating


  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Food & Beverage

Consumers are more educated about healthy eating, and many are replacing sugars and carbohydrates with lean proteins and healthy fats, said Atkins Nutritionals CEO Joe Scalzo. "Consumers have moved pa… Read More

Intermodal volume increased 2.6% in latest week



U.S. intermodal volume was up 2.6%, while freight carload traffic increased 0.3% for the week ending Nov. 15, measured against the same week in 2013. Combined weekly rail volume increased 1.4%. Read More

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