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Talking Biz News Today — Aug. 15, 2016

August 15, 2016

Posted by Chris Roush

Some of Monday’s top business news stories:
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Associated Press

Lululemon’s CEO sees plenty of room to grow, by Anne D’Innocenzio

“Suicide Squad” loses some luster in second box office weekend, by Lindsey Bahr

Bloomberg

KKR said to mull bid for Entertainment One after ITV spurned, by David Heller, Kiel Porter and Manuel Baigorri

Venezuela just increased the minimum wage by 50 percent, by Jose Orozco

MarketWatch.com

PwC faces three major trials that could put firm out of business, by Francine McKenna

SpaceX against successfully lands rocket after satellite launch, by Andy Pasztor

Reuters

Nissan revolution: Could new petrol engine make diesel obsolete, by Norihiko Shirouzo

Cheap clothes make for pricey stocks at TJX, Ross, by Rodrigo Campos and Nandita Bose

News about business journalism

Virginian-Pilot makes changes to business section

California paper promotes biz editor to ME, hires new biz editor

Biotech reporter Pollack leaving NY Times via buyout

A dual newsroom/business role at Crain’s Detroit

The date in business journalism

2011: Deputy editor named at WSJ Europe

2006: New editor named at FinancialWeek

Business journalism birthday:

Aug. 15: Kevin Hall of McClatchy

Aug. 15: Tara Lachapelle of Bloomberg

Aug. 15: Katie Roof of TechCrunch

Aug. 15: Spencer Soper of Bloomberg

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