Shares of bookseller fall by as much as 11% on earnings restatement investigation.
Adds to the assets the retailer is shedding as it struggles with mounting operating losses and declining sales.
Danish brewer ups stake in Chinese brewery to 60%, strengthening foothold in world's largest beer market.
Cautious shoppers pinching their pennies at the start of a shorter holiday season.
Suggests new strategy of offering more straight discounts rather than buy-one-get-more offers is paying off.
Says shoppers spent an estimated $22.2 billion, compared to last year's $22 billion.
U.S. online sales expected to hit $2 billion for the first time since "Cyber Monday" records kept.
Online retailer's chief executive says Amazon Prime Air could be delivering packages this way by 2015.
Blackstone would retain 76% of the hotel group after relisting.
New legislation would clarify which stores can escape a general ban on Sunday opening.
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