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Talks Stall Between Abercrombie, Potential Buyers

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Abercrombie & Fitch's efforts to sell itself have stalled, leaving the struggling retailer to continue trying to right its business on its own.

News Publishers Team Up to Take On Facebook, Google

Newspaper publishers are calling on Congress to allow them to negotiate collectively with Google and Facebook as the duo increasingly dominate digital advertising and news distribution online.

New Fares and Fees Seen Lifting Airline Revenues

U.S. airlines are raking in more per mile they fly a passenger for the first time in years, thanks to new fare classes and customized services that are squeezing more revenue from each customer.

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Lawmakers Call on SEC to Reject Chicago Stock Exchange Sale

Nearly one dozen Republican and Democratic lawmakers are urging federal regulators reject the takeover of the Chicago Stock Exchange by a coalition that includes several Chinese investors.

Cogeco Communications Expands U.S. Market Share With MetroCast Buy

A Cogeco Communications Inc. unit has reached a deal to buy the MetroCast cable system for $1.4 billion, as the Canadian cable company expands its share of the U.S. market.

Sears Canada Holders Weigh Options

The two largest shareholders of Sears Canada said that they have teamed to explore potential deals in connection with the struggling retailer as it winds through bankruptcy proceedings in Canada.

With New Software Bundle, Microsoft Furthers Nadella's 'One' Push

Microsoft unveiled a new bundled software offering that will leverage its dominant operating system and productivity applications to provide a boost to products that aren't as widely used.

Facebook Again Cuts Price of Oculus Rift VR Headset

Facebook for the second time in 2017 is slashing the price of its Oculus Rift to jump-start sales after a rocky first year for the virtual-reality device.

A Key Borrowing Spigot Opens for Ford

A handful of investors recently began extending short-term loans to an affiliate of Ford after more than a decadelong hiatus, signaling a potential thaw in relations between money funds and auto companies.

Not Even Strong Sales Are Helping Costco's Stock

Concerns about Costco's recent membership fee increase, which went into effect June 1, and the threat of an Amazon grocery powerhouse are hurting the wholesale retailer.

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July 10, 2017 15:15 ET (19:15 GMT)