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Mars aims to tackle ‘broken’ cocoa model with new sustainability scheme

LONDON (Reuters) – Mars Wrigley Confectionery launched a new sustainability strategy on Wednesday with the aim of combating deforestation, child labor and poverty in what…

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UPDATE 1-India’s largest hotel chain OYO to expand into Britain

* Britain to be OYO’s first move outside Asia * OYO aims to have hotels in 10 UK cities in 18 months * Whitbread’s Premier…

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Vezeeta, the leading MENA healthcare startup, secures $12M Series C led by STV

One of the major structural issues in the Middle East is the lack of consistent healthcare across the region. So this market was clearly waiting…

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RPT-INSIGHT-Inside China’s strategy in the soybean trade war

(Repeats for additional clients with no changes to text) By Josephine Mason, Hallie Gu and Karl Plume BEIJING/CHICAGO, Sept 19 (Reuters) – The executive from…

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Naspers frees cash-rich Multichoice to take on Netflix & co

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South African media and e-commerce group Naspers’ plan to spin off Multichoice, Africa’s biggest pay-TV business by subscribers, will free up cash…

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Tech Fix: Apple Watch Series 4 Review: A Big Deal for Our Health

The faster speeds and larger screen sound boring on paper. But an electrical heart sensor gives a glimpse of the promise to come, our reviewer…

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UPDATE 1-TomTom says Google deal with carmakers could hit its orders -ANP

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Digital mapping company TomTom will probably lose some business in future as a result of Google’s deal with carmakers Renault, Nissan and…

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Austria’s telecoms regulator gives go-ahead for 5G auction

VIENNA, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Austria’s telecoms regulator gave mobile operators until November to apply to take part in a 5G frequency auction scheduled to…

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DealBook Briefing: Trump’s Potentially Permanent Trade War

As U.S.-China trade tensions continue to escalate, some commentators believe that this might be the new normal.

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China says won’t weaken currency to boost exports, as U.S. tariffs mount

TIANJIN, China (Reuters) – China will not stoop to competitive devaluation of its currency, Premier Li Keqiang stressed, hours after China hit back, with a…

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