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General Mills Gets Boost From Overseas Markets

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General Mills reported a slight uptick in sales, helped by growth in markets world-wide including North America and its convenience stores and food-service segment.

Amazon Puzzles Over the Perfect Fit-in Boxes

Amazon.com is aiming to ship each order in one correctly sized package, responding to rising costs and consumers' concerns about the environmental impact of all that cardboard.

WeWork, No Longer in a Sharing Mood, Hunts for New Tenants on Rivals' Turf

Executives of shared-office space giant WeWork Cos. have long played down competitive threats, saying that similar companies help the fledgling sector grow. But in recent months the company has changed its tune.

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Uber Dealt Blow as EU's Top Court Rules It Is a Transport Company

Uber suffered a major defeat in its effort to overturn strict rules and licensing requirements in Europe, after the bloc's highest court ruled the ride-hailing company should be regulated as a transportation service, rather than a digital service.

Big Tech Unlikely to Blow its Tax Bonus

Big tech companies face a high-quality problem heading into the new year: All that money, and not much good to do with it.

KKR Exits African Investment

KKR said it would sell a controlling stake in its first African investment, one month after the firm disbanded its Africa deal team because it couldn't find enough big companies to buy.

Shell, Eni Face Italian Charges Over Nigerian Deal

An Italian judge indicted Royal Dutch Shell, the chief executive of the Italian oil-and-gas company Eni and other industry executives on corruption charges connected to a 2011 deal to acquire drilling rights off the coast of Nigeria.

Subaru Probes Potential Fabrication of Fuel-Economy Data

The Japanese car company's latest disclosure adds to a scandal that has damaged its domestic business but not its core U.S. market.

BlackBerry Earnings Reflect March Toward Software Pivot

BlackBerry Ltd. saw its revenue continue to decline, but boosted margins as it continued to build its enterprise-software business.

Flurry of Health-Care Deals Reflects Shift Away From Hospitals

Health insurers, hospitals and other health-care companies are planning or contemplating deals, reflecting industry upheaval as Americans get more medical care away from hospitals.

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December 20, 2017 09:15 ET (14:15 GMT)