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BRIEF-ARM Says Working With Intel, AMD On Mitigation For New Method To Exploit Certain High-End Processors

* SOFTBANK-OWNED ARM SAYS WORKING WITH INTEL, AMD ON MITIGATION FOR NEW METHOD TO EXPLOIT CERTAIN HIGH-END PROCESSORS

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Macau casinos post first annual revenue gain in 3 years

Gaming revenue in the Chinese territory of Macau rose for the first time in three years in 2017 as high-end punters' appetite for gambling recovers after a protracted government campaign against shows of wealth among public officials and slowing economic growth.

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LVMH's Celine creator Phoebe Philo to leave company: source

PARIS (Reuters) - Phoebe Philo, artistic director of LVMH's Celine label since 2008, is leaving the high-end ready-to-wear brand, a source close to the matter said on Friday.

California Today nytimes.com

California Today: California Today: Rallying Support for the G.O.P. Tax Plan

Monday: Kevin McCarthy, fires in Santa Barbara County, a new Bay Area housing problem, and did a high-end hotel protect its clients over its workers?

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UPDATE 1-TIM expands high end broadband offerings in Brazil

SAO PAULO, Dec 8 (Reuters) - Brazilian telecoms provider TIM Participacoes SA launched an expansion of its fiber-to-the-home service outside the country's two biggest cities on Friday, adding to competition for Brazil's high-end broadband customers.

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Qualcomm adds security, battery life features to phone chips

Dec 6 (Reuters) - Qualcomm Inc on Wednesday revealed new security and battery life features on its latest Snapdragon 845 mobile phone processor, a chip that customarily powers high-end Android-based phones from Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and others.

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Tiffany's sales, profit top estimates on demand for fashion jewelry

(Reuters) - Jeweler Tiffany & Co's sales and profit beat market estimates, helped by strong demand for its fashion and high-end solitaire jewelry in its first full quarter under new Chief Executive Alessandro Bogliolo.

Agriculture and Farming nytimes.com

Zadar Journal: Can a Wild Daisy Rejuvenate Croatia’s Farming Economy?

Cosmetics manufacturers use an extract from a proliferating plant on the Adriatic coast in high-end creams. But so far local farmers have been unable to benefit financially.

Cape Town (South Africa) nytimes.com

Frugal Traveler: A $1,000 Day in Cape Town for $100

Taking a high-end itinerary in the charming South African city and, keeping its general spirit, remaking it on a more modest budget.

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Chinese and millennial shoppers drive rebound in luxury goods sales: Bain

PARIS/MILAN (Reuters) - Worldwide sales of luxury goods such as high-end handbags, shoes and jewelry are growing faster than expected this year thanks to thriving demand from Chinese customers and young shoppers, according to consultancy Bain & Co.

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LG Display third-quarter profit surges on year-end demand for TVs, mobile devices

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's LG Display Co Ltd booked an 80 percent surge in quarterly profits just ahead of expectations, helped by strong demand for its screens used in high-end TV sets as well as mobile devices ahead of the year-end holidays.

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Armani plans transfer of stake in fashion firm to his foundation

MILAN (Reuters) - Giorgio Armani's succession plans include a transfer of part of his high-end fashion empire to his charitable foundation in a bid to prevent any takeovers or a break-up of the...

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UPDATE 2-Abbott beats Street on strong medical device, generics sales

Oct 18 (Reuters) - Abbott Laboratories' profit and sales topped analysts' estimates on robust sales of medical devices and generic drugs, leading it to raise the high-end of its adjusted earnings forecast for the year.

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BRIEF-JD.com launches luxury e-commerce platform Toplife

* ‍launch of toplife, a new online shopping platform to give high-end global brands a way to reach affluent chinese customers directly Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Tod's focuses on high-end products without a chief designer

MILAN (Reuters) - Italy's Tod's will press ahead without a chief designer, Group' Chairman Diego Della Valle said on Friday after its Spring Summer 2018 catwalk show in Milan.

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RPT-UPDATE 2-Nestle to brew high-end coffee with Blue Bottle buy

LONDON/LOS ANGELES, Sept 14 (Reuters) - Nestle has bought a majority stake in California-based Blue Bottle Coffee, marking a first step by the packaged coffee leader into the hipster world of speciality bars that serve high-end, single-origin and cold brewed coffees.

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Nestle to brew high-end coffee with Blue Bottle buy

LONDON/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Nestle has bought a majority stake in California-based Blue Bottle Coffee, marking a first step by the packaged coffee leader into the hipster world of speciality bars that serve high-end, single-origin and cold brewed coffees.

Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures nytimes.com

Nestlé Targets High-End Coffee by Taking Majority Stake in Blue Bottle

The deal highlights the continued hot streak of artisanal coffee, whose rapid growth and fanatical customer base have continued to draw big business.

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Nestle buys majority stake in Blue Bottle Coffee

LONDON/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Nestle has bought a majority stake in Blue Bottle Coffee, stepping into the world of high-end specialty coffee bars.

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Watchmaker Zenith bets on new way of keeping time

LE LOCLE, Switzerland (Reuters) - High-end watchmaker Zenith is replacing a part that has kept time in mechanical watches for almost 350 years, hoping its new, apparently more accurate mechanism will...

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With high-performance cells, China takes aim at high-end solar market

BEIJING/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - China, blighted by pollution and long known for churning out cheap manufactured goods, is looking to dominate the high-end of a major growth market: solar power.

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Manhattan high-end condo prices rise with strong demand: report

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The sale price of high-end condominiums in Manhattan's most expensive neighborhood averaged $14.1 million in the 12 months through June, with one unit going for $65.7 million, data from a New York realty company showed on Tuesday.

Computers and the Internet nytimes.com

Silicon Valley Flocks to Foiling, Racing Above the Bay’s Waves

Using technology developed for high-end boats, San Francisco Bay craftsmen and technologists have become pioneers in the sport.

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UPDATE 2-Telus profit misses forecasts on spending to fuel wireless growth

TORONTO, Aug 11 (Reuters) - Telus Corp, one of Canada's biggest telecom companies, reported a smaller-than-expected profit on Friday, as it spent heavily to win and retain wireless customers by investing in customer service and subsidizing high-end smartphones.

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Exclusive: Blackstone in talks to sell stake in camera maker Leica - sources

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Buyout group Blackstone is speaking with potential buyers of its 45 percent stake in iconic high-end camera and sport optics maker Leica, people close to the matter said.

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Blackstone raising at least $3 billion in first Asia PE fund: sources

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Blackstone Group LP is seeking to raise up to $3 billion in its first Pan-Asia buyout fund for investments in sectors including high-end manufacturing and healthcare, people familiar with the plan told Reuters.

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Tyson Foods defeats Ball Park hot dog legal appeal

July 6 (Reuters) - Tyson Foods Inc and its Hillshire Brands unit on Thursday defeated an appeal by the maker of Parks' sausages challenging their use of "Park's Finest" to describe a high-end line of their Ball Park hot dogs.

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Diageo to buy George Clooney's tequila brand Casamigos for up to $1 billion

LONDON (Reuters) - Diageo Plc has agreed to buy George Clooney's high-end tequila brand Casamigos in a deal valuing it at up to $1 billion, as the world's largest spirits maker seeks to boost its presence in a high-growth market.

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Whole Foods CEO hints at another brand under Amazon

(Reuters) - After Amazon.com Inc completes its takeover of high-end grocer Whole Foods Market Inc , it might launch another brand with different standards, the grocery chain's chief executive said in remarks reported in a securities filing on Monday.

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UPDATE 1-Whole Foods CEO hints at another brand under Amazon

June 19 (Reuters) - After Amazon.com Inc completes its takeover of high-end grocer Whole Foods Market Inc, it might launch another brand with different standards, the grocery chain's chief executive said in remarks reported in a securities filing on Monday.

Television nytimes.com

Critic's Notebook: The Mysterious Case of the Glut in True-Crime TV

There’s a broad, and growing, range of real-life shows about criminals, from high-end, award-worthy series to the mangy, boilerplate and forgettable.

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Android creator unveils new phone, home assistant device

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Andy Rubin, the co-creator of the Android mobile phone operating system, has launched a new company called Essential Products to sell a high-end smartphone and a home assistant device.

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REFILE-Lenovo's struggling mobile business sets sight on high-end market

* Lenovo mobile loss widens, despite overall return to profit

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Lenovo's struggling mobile business sets sites on high-end market

HONG KONG (Reuters) - After a bruising fall from its spot as the world's third-largest mobile phone maker following its acquisition of Motorola three years ago, China's Lenovo Group Ltd is counting on a push upmarket to stop the bleeding in its smartphone business.

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U.S. delivers ship to Vietnam coast guard

HANOI (Reuters) - The U.S. Coast Guard transferred a high-endurance cutter to its Vietnamese counterpart in Honolulu, the U.S. Embassy in Hanoi said on Friday, in the latest effort to deepen ties with its former foe.

Fashion and Apparel nytimes.com

Xiamen Journal: Chinese Fashion Designers Flock to City of T-Shirts and Flip-Flops

The “Xiamen gang,” whose aesthetics range from elevated street wear to high-end fashion, are setting up shop in a city not known for its sense of chic.

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UPDATE 1-Chile's Ripley and Mexico's Liverpool cancel merger

SANTIAGO, May 19 (Reuters) - The planned acquisition of Chilean retailer Ripley by Mexican high-end department store chain Liverpool has been scrapped, Ripley said in a regulatory filing late Friday.

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Chile's Ripley, Mexico's Liverpool cancel merger -regulatory filing

SANTIAGO, May 19 (Reuters) - Chilean retailer Ripley said in a regulatory filing late Friday that its planned acquisition by Mexican high-end department store chain Liverpool has been scrapped.

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UPDATE 1-Google opens up digital assistant to iPhone

May 17 (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc’s Google announced on Wednesday it would make its digital assistant available on Apple Inc’s iPhone, opening up the tool to a key high-end segment of the technology market.

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Google opens up digital assistant to iPhone

(Reuters) - Alphabet Inc’s Google announced on Wednesday it would make its digital assistant available on Apple Inc’s iPhone, opening up the tool to a key high-end segment of the technology market.

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UPDATE 3-Whole Foods shakes up board, appoints new CFO

NEW YORK, May 10 (Reuters) - Whole Foods Market Inc named a new chief financial officer and five independent directors who were not on activist investor Jana Partners' slate, in a dramatic shakeup as the high-end grocer seeks to boost dwindling profits and a sagging stock.

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India government panel rejects Boston Scientific plea on stent price caps

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Boston Scientific Corp stands to lose millions of dollars on its high-end heart stent in India after a government panel rejected its request to increase a cap on the price that it can charge for the device.

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High-end iPhone pushes prices up for Apple, even as sales slow

SAN FRANCISCO, May 2 (Reuters) - Apple Inc sold fewer iPhones than expected in the first three months of the year, but that bare statistic hides an important bright spot for the company. The average selling price of an iPhone grew more than it has since the days of the iPhone 6.

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Tesla says it will stop selling solar door-to-door

April 28 (Reuters) - Tesla Inc on Friday said that its subsidiary SolarCity will curtail door-to-door sales of rooftop solar installations over the next month as Tesla seeks to absorb the company into its high-end brand.

Rap and Hip-Hop nytimes.com

Fyre Festival, a Luxury Music Weekend, Crumbles in the Bahamas

A high-end event founded by Ja Rule and the entrepreneur Billy McFarland was supposed to feature shows and yachts. Attendees found chaos instead.

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Albertsons exploring take over of Whole Foods - FT

April 24 (Reuters) - Albertsons Cos Inc is exploring a takeover of high-end grocer Whole Foods Market Inc, the Financial Times reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter.

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Visa's earnings beat estimates, shares rise

(Reuters) - Visa Inc , the world's largest payments network operator, reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings and said it expects full-year profit at the high-end of its forecast, as it reaps the benefits of its purchase of Visa Europe.

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UPDATE 1-Visa's earnings beat estimates, shares rise

April 20(Reuters) - Visa Inc, the world's largest payments network operator, reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings and said it expects full-year profit at the high-end of its forecast, as it reaps the benefits of its purchase of Visa Europe.

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China premium car market to grow 50 percent over next decade: Audi CEO

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's premium car market will grow by half over the next decade, the chief executive of high-end automaker Audi AG said on Wednesday, citing growing personal wealth and the emergence of flourishing private enterprises as key drivers.

Renting and Leasing (Real Estate) nytimes.com

Leonard Litwin, New York Real Estate Mogul, Dies at 102

Mr. Litwin’s imprint is on the Manhattan skyline in dozens of buildings he built, owned and operated with high-end amenities and lofty rents.

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South China Sea: Hangars, radar installed on artificial islands

Dozens of aircraft hangars and high-end radar capabilities on China's man-made islands in the South China Sea are almost operational, according to new satellite imagery released by a US-based think tank.

cnn.com

Man in pig mask part of Bellagio jewel heist

At least three well-dressed masked burglars, carrying sledgehammers, smashed their way into a high-end jewelry store early Saturday at one of Las Vegas' most luxurious hotels.

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Armed burglary at Bellagio in Las Vegas sends panic through casino: media

(Reuters) - The Bellagio Resort and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip was put on lockdown early on Saturday after an armed burglary of a high-end jewelry store sent panicked guests and gamblers running for the exits, local media reported and police said.

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Why the Japanese pay $27K for a melon

It looks like a jewelry shop with its high-end exterior.

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Jeweler Tiffany posts 1.3 pct rise in quarterly sales

March 17 (Reuters) - Tiffany & Co reported a 1.3 percent rise in quarterly sales on Friday as strong demand for its high-end jewelry in Japan and China helped offset weak holiday sales in the Americas.

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Maldives government rejects claims it is selling off atoll to Saudi Arabia

COLOMBO (Reuters) - The Maldivian government said on Tuesday a planned multi-billion dollar, Saudi-funded investment project on one of its atolls will focus on high-end tourism, and it rejected opposition claims that the islands would be sold to the government of Saudi Arabia.

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Exclusive: Neiman Marcus hires debt restructuring adviser - sources

(Reuters) - U.S. high-end department store chain Neiman Marcus has hired investment bank Lazard Ltd to explore ways to bolster its balance sheet as it seeks relief from a $4.9 billion debt pile, people familiar with the matter said on Friday.

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American Express escalates high-fee card competition

NEW YORK (Reuters) - American Express Co will begin to offer this month $200 a year in Uber rides, plus other new perks, on its Platinum charge cards as it fights to protect its high-end market from JPMorgan Chase & Co and Citigroup Inc.

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BRIEF-Control4 acquires Triad Speakers

* Control4 acquires Triad Speakers, a pioneer in high-end audio technology and speaker design

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Melania Trump drops controversial language from $150 million defamation suit

Lawyers for first lady Melania Trump changed and refiled her multimillion dollar defamation lawsuit against Daily Mail Online on Friday in New York. Trump is suing the media outlet for publishing a false story that claimed, falsely, she worked for a high-end escort service.

Michelin Guide nytimes.com

Michelin Star Mix-Up Throws a Working-Class Bistro Into a Media Storm

Le Bouche à Oreille, a modest restaurant in central France, got an accolade intended for a high-end restaurant of the same name.

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Morning News Call - India, February 20

To access the newsletter, click on the link: http://share.thomsonreuters.com/assets/newsletters/Indiamorning/MNC_IN_02202017.pdf If you would like to receive this newsletter via email, please register at: https://forms.thomsonreuters.com/india-morning/ FACTORS TO WATCH LIVECHAT:INDIAN REAL ESTATE MARKET Niranjan Hiranandani, co-founder of the Hiranandani Group, joins us at 9:30 am to discuss on a variety of topics including the future of high-end luxury houses

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Mexico's Jose Cuervo IPO at least 4 times oversubscribed- sources

MEXICO CITY, Feb 8 (Reuters) - The initial public offering for tequila maker Jose Cuervo is at least four times oversubscribed, four sources said on Wednesday, pointing to a high-end pricing for the first Mexican IPO since Donald Trump won the U.S. presidency.

Sydney (Australia) nytimes.com

Frugal Traveler: A $1,000 Day in Sydney for $100

Remaking a high-end itinerary around the glamorous Australian city on a tight budget.

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Zegna's relaxed, classical-inspired looks open Milan's men fashion

MILAN (Reuters) - Italy's high-end tailor Ermenegildo Zegna launched Milan's menswear fashion show on Friday with a relaxed yet sophisticated collection inspired by classical looks from the 1940s and...

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China pledges support for shipbuilding industry, targets high-end market

SHANGHAI, Jan 12 (Reuters) - China aims to capture up to 40 percent of the global high-end marine equipment market over the years through 2020 while reforming and supporting its money-losing shipbuilding industry, the government said on Thursday.

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White House panel urges U.S. defense of clout in high-end chip market

WASHINGTON, Jan 6 (Reuters) - A blue-ribbon presidential panel on science recommended on Friday that the United States take steps to defend its dominance of the high-end semiconductor market against a stiff Chinese challenge.

Real Estate and Housing (Residential) nytimes.com

The Fix: A High-End Kitchen on the Cheap

Sites like Craigslist may be the best way to score expensive appliances at rock-bottom prices. All you need is a little patience.

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Corona owner Constellation's quarterly sales rise 10 pct

Jan 5 (Reuters) - Constellation Brands Inc, the maker of Corona and Modelo beers for the U.S. market, reported a 10.3 percent rise in its quarterly sales, helped by strong demand for its high-end beers and the acquisition of Ballast Point.

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Swiss watch sector set for smartwatch boom - LVMH executive

ZURICH, Jan 1 (Reuters) - Switzerland's luxury watch sector can profit from a smartwatch boom as more consumers seek high-end versions of the technology, an industry veteran was quoted as saying.

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UPDATE 1-China's Gangtai buys Italian jeweller Buccellati

MILAN, Dec 23 (Reuters) - Italian private equity firm Clessidra said on Friday it has agreed to sell an 85 percent stake in high-end jeweller Buccellati to Chinese conglomerate Gangtai Group.

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China's Gangtai buys Italian jeweller Buccellati

MILAN, Dec 23 (Reuters) - Italian private equity firm Clessidra said on Friday it had reached an agreement to sell an 85 percent stake in high-end jeweller Buccellati to Chinese conglomerate Gangtai Group.

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UPDATE 1-Private equity firm takes control of Italian fashion brand Aspesi

MILAN, Dec 22 (Reuters) - Italian private equity firm Armonia has bought a majority stake in high-end clothing brand Aspesi and appointed as Aspesi's chief executive, Fabio Gnocchi, the former commercial head at rival Brunello Cucinelli .

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Private equity firm takes control of Italian fashion brand Aspesi

MILAN, Dec 22 (Reuters) - Italian private equity firm Armonia said on Thursday it had bought a majority stake in high-end clothing brand Aspesi and had named as chief executive Fabio Gnocchi, the former commercial head at rival Brunello Cucinelli.

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UPDATE 1-Starbucks sets 5-year growth targets, to open 12,000 more stores

Dec 7 (Reuters) - Starbucks Corp unveiled a five-year growth plan, under which it would open more stores around the world, including several high-end coffee shops, while targeting annual revenue...

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Thousands of Tunisian lawyers join protest against new taxes

TUNIS (Reuters) - Several thousand Tunisian lawyers demonstrated on Tuesday in front of the prime minister's office, with some demanding his resignation as they escalated a protest against widely unpopular new taxes that will hit them and other high-end professions.

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UPDATE 1-UK builder Berkeley says demand down 20 pct after tax hike, Brexit

LONDON, Dec 2 (Reuters) - High-end London builder Berkeley said demand fell 20 percent in the first half of their financial year due to a property tax hike and the Brexit vote, the latest sign that real estate in the capital has been hit by the referendum.

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UPDATE 3-Starbucks CEO steps down to focus on high-end coffee, shares fall

Dec 1 (Reuters) - Starbucks Corp co-founder Howard Schultz will step down as chief executive to focus on new high-end coffee shops, handing the top job to Chief Operating Officer Kevin Johnson, a long-time technology executive.

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UPDATE 2-Starbucks CEO steps down to focus on high-end coffee, shares dip

Dec 1 (Reuters) - Starbucks Corp on Thursday said Howard Schultz will step down as chief executive to focus on its high-end coffee shops as Chief Operating Officer Kevin Johnson takes over as CEO.

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Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz to step down

(Reuters) - Starbucks Corp said Howard Schultz will be stepping aside as chief executive officer of the company, to focus on its high-end coffee shops as executive chairman.

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China slaps extra 10 percent tax on 'super cars'

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China will impose an extra 10 percent tax on high-end cars in a bid to rein in lavish spending and to reduce emissions, the ministry of finance has said, a potential headache for luxury car makers.

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China slaps extra 10 pct tax on "super cars"

SHANGHAI, Dec 1 (Reuters) - China will impose an extra 10 percent tax on high-end cars in a bid to rein in lavish spending and to reduce emissions, the ministry of finance has said, a potential headache for luxury car makers.

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UPDATE 2-Weak Taiwan October export orders may spur fresh growth worries

* Orders for high-end notebooks cause of weak data - ministry (Adds comments from government official, analyst)

Indian Rupee (Currency) nytimes.com

Indians Rush Frantically to Launder Their ‘Black Money’

Jewelers, high-end boutiques and other businesses are being inundated with buyers trying to purchase expensive items on backdated receipts.

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UPDATE 2-VW, Didi in talks for high-end car-hailing service in China

* VW to soon deliver its first locally built NEVs under Audi brand (Recasts with Didi tie-up)

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Volkwsagen, Didi Chuxing plan high-end car hailing service in China

GUANGZHOU, China (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG said on Thursday it was in talks with China's Didi Chuxing to set up a high-end car hailing service venture in China, the latest in a rush of tie-ups between automakers and technology firms seeking to profit from new ride services.

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Company promotes $10K bracelet worn on '60 Minutes'

Ivanka Trump's jewelry company used the future first daughter's "60 Minutes" appearance Sunday to promote a high-end bracelet from her fashion line.

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China's Great Wall Motors to launch new "high-end" brand

BEIJING, Nov 11 (Reuters) - China's Great Wall Motor , maker of the country's top-selling sport utility vehicle, plans to launch a new "high-end" brand next week, the latest attempt by a Chinese automaker to shake its association with cheap cars.

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Piquadro to buy Tuscan leather goods maker The Bridge

MILAN (Reuters) - Italian high-end briefcase maker Piquadro said on Thursday it would buy an 80 percent majority stake in Tuscan leather goods maker The Bridge for 3.2 million euros ($3.46 million).

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CORRECTED-Whole Foods founder Mackey retakes helm in turnaround

LOS ANGELES, Nov 3 (Reuters) - Whole Foods Market Inc is staking its future on blunt, vegan co-founder John Mackey, betting the man who built the high-end health food grocery chain has the best shot of leading its turnaround.

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RPT-Whole Foods founder Mackey retakes helm in turnaround

LOS ANGELES, Nov 3 (Reuters) - Whole Foods Market Inc is staking its future on blunt, vegan co-founder John Mackey, betting the man who built the high-end health food grocery chain has the best shot of leading its turnaround.

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Whole Foods founder Mackey retakes helm in turnaround

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Whole Foods Market Inc is staking its future on blunt, vegan co-founder John Mackey, betting the man who built the high-end health food grocery chain has the best shot of leading its turnaround.

Travel and Vacations nytimes.com

Adventures in Upscale Brooklyn

It wasn’t so long ago that “high-end Brooklyn” meant neighborhoods like Brooklyn Heights, Park Slope and Williamsburg. Oh, how things have changed.

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Cirrus Logic surges as Wall Street plugs in high-tech earbuds

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Shares of Apple supplier Cirrus Logic Inc surged 7.5 percent on Friday after its quarterly results beat expectations and Wall Street bet on the future adoption of fancy earbuds with high-end digital technology.

Ferrante, Skye nytimes.com

A Sculptor Reaps the Rewards of Art Deals Brokered in the Bedroom

Five years ago, the artist Skye Ferrante found a direct line to wealthy clients through a few new business partners: models who also worked as high-end prostitutes.

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SK Hynix says China smartphone makers moving to boost output

SEOUL, Oct 25 (Reuters) - SK Hynix Inc on Tuesday said Chinese smartphone makers are planning to boost output due to quality problems with an unspecified high-end Android-powered smartphone.

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London builders turn to funds as property prices drop

Oct 20 (Reuters) - High-end property developers in London are restricting the supply of homes to prevent further price falls by selling entire apartment blocks to funds for rental, according to agents and investment managers.

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UPDATE 1-Coty to buy London-based hairstyling appliances maker ghd

Oct 17 (Reuters) - Beauty products maker Coty Inc said it would buy ghd, a high-end hairstyling appliances brand, from private equity firm Lion Capital LLP for about 420 million pounds ($522...

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Coty to buy London-based hairstyling appliances maker ghd

Oct 17 (Reuters) - Beauty products maker Coty Inc said it would buy ghd, a high-end hairstyling appliances brand, from private equity firm Lion Capital LLP for about 420 million pounds ($522 million).

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UPDATE 3-Taiwan's TSMC lifts 2016 revenue forecast after Q3 surge; analysts see iPhone 7 boost

* 'Demand for high-end smartphones still rising' - co-CEO (Adds executive comment on Samsung smartphone woes)