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Talking Biz News Today – Aug. 31, 2023

August 31, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

Some of Thursday’s top business news stories:

The Associated Press

Europe’s inflation held steady in August as European Central Bank keeps an open mind on rates, by David McHugh

Japan’s Sogo & Seibu department stores are being sold to a US fund as 900 workers go on strike, by Yuri Kageyama


American Airlines flight attendants vote to authorize a strike, by Gregory Wallace

Gannett to pause AI experiment after botched high school sports articles, by Clare Duffy

The Wall Street Journal

Salesforce Earnings Show Rising Profit Margins Amid Cost Cuts, by Tom Dotan

Expensive Drugs Targeted for First U.S. Price Negotiations, by Jared S. Hopkins and Stephanie Armour


The salary a single person needs to get by in every U.S. state, by Mike Winters

Walmart ramps up efforts to grow third-party marketplace with Las Vegas event, new perks, by Melissa Repko


Visa, Mastercard plan to hike credit-card fees – WSJ

After Credit Suisse takeover, UBS begins cost drive by axing 3,000 Swiss jobs, by Noele Illien and Oliver Hirt

News about business journalism:

Talking Biz News Today – Aug. 30, 2023

Hollywood Reporter names Roshan its co-EIC

Parents of jailed WSJ reporter Gershkovich visit newsroom

Tampa Bay Biz Journal hires Pastis to cover tech

Cincy Biz Courier digital editor Erpenbeck is departing

Morning Brew hires Epstein as newsletter editor

Bon Appétit’s new EIC, NY Times bolsters Cooking team, troubles at Texas Tribune

TV anchor Ruhle’s relationship with company executive questioned

Virgin Media launches new FAST channels















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