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McDonald's pulls menu items in Hong Kong


  • Reuters
  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

McDonald's took chicken nuggets and other items sourced from Shanghai Husi Food off the menu at its Hong Kong restaurants Friday, and said it would start sourcing those ingredients from suppliers in T… Read More

Where does the Safeway, Albertsons merger stand?


  • Dallas Morning News (free content), The

Safeway shareholders will vote on the sale of the company to Albertsons on Friday, as federal regulators continue to conduct an antitrust review of the deal, one of the largest among grocery retailers… Read More

AmerisourceBergen increases fiscal Q3 revenue despite profit loss


  • MarketWatch

AmerisourceBergen posted a 39% increase in overall and pharmaceutical distribution revenue for the fiscal third quarter, which ended June 30. The company lost $12.8 million on $30.35 billion of total … Read More