Wal-Mart profit misses estimates; cuts outlook as pharmacy margins bite + MORE

[Buzz_Burner_Fresh_Updates] Iraq's economy, beaten by Islamic State war and low oil prices, struggles amid rising protests – foxbusiness.com In business since the 1960s, Karim al-Aboudi’s family has seen Iraq’s economy boom with oil wealth and bust through wars and the 2003 U.S.-led invasion, but today marks the worst downturn he’s seen in decades. Continue Reading […]

Wal-Mart earnings miss estimates; company cuts outlook + MORE

[Buzz_Burner_Fresh_Updates] Massachusetts' first casino takes in $18M in gambling revenue first month in business – foxbusiness.com State gambling regulators say Massachusetts’ first casino made more than $18 million in gross gambling revenue in its first full month in business, generating $8.9 million for the state. Continue Reading On foxbusiness.com » Wal-Mart earnings miss estimates; company […]

UK's Morrisons in talks to sell convenience stores: source + MORE

[Buzz_Burner_Fresh_Updates] Germany's Mann + Hummel agrees to buy U.S. firm Affinia – reuters.com FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German car parts maker Mann + Hummel is buying Affinia , the American company said in a statement on Monday, confirming the third example of a German business acquiring a U.S. counterpart over the past year. Continue Reading On […]

Barnes & Noble completes spinoff of college store business; shares fall in debut

[Buzz_Burner_Fresh_Updates] Barnes & Noble completes spinoff of college store business; shares fall in debut – foxbusiness.com Barnes & Noble completed the spinoff of its college book store business, made up of more than 720 stores on college and university campuses. Continue Reading On foxbusiness.com »  

Daily funding roundup – July 2, 2015

[Buzz_Burner_Fresh_Updates] Daily funding roundup – July 2, 2015 – vator.tv HomeToGo raised $6.7M; Your.MD scored $5M; Pneuron announced $5MPayever, a Hamburg, Germany-based provider of commerce solutions, closed a seed round of funding. High-Tech Gruenderfonds made the investment. Over 3.000 businesses of all types and sizes use payever solutions to run and grow – in online […]

Marriott, Universal Music Group form partnership for concerts, events with top acts + MORE

[Buzz_Burner_Fresh_Updates] Marriott, Universal Music Group form partnership for concerts, events with top acts – foxbusiness.com Marriott is getting into the music business, so to speak. Continue Reading On foxbusiness.com » McDonald's Shakes Up Taiwan, China Strategy – foxbusiness.com McDonald’s Corp. is aiming to sell its stores in Taiwan to a franchise operator and expand its […]

Canadian small-business investment shows shift in economy: PayNet + MORE

[Buzz_Burner_Fresh_Updates] Canadian small-business investment shows shift in economy: PayNet – reuters.com OTTAWA (Reuters) – Small-business investment increased in most parts of Canada in the first quarter, with the exception of two of the country’s most oil-sensitive provinces, as firms adjusted to the fallout of lower crude prices, data from PayNet showed on Thursday. Continue Reading […]