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Fox Business Network president stepping down after 20 years

NEW YORK — Fox Business Network says its president, Brian Jones, is leaving the network. Jones worked at the Fox Business Network and the Fox News Channel for 20 years and was promoted to president two years ago.
Dollarama says protracted trade war will hamper ability to find new products

Dollarama says protracted trade war will hamper ability to find new products

A protracted trade war between the United States and China could make it more challenging for Dollarama Inc. to find new products that appeal to its customers' desire to hunt for "treasures," the discount retailer's CEO said Thursday.
HBC Q2 loss grows as retailer repositions to focus on Hudson's Bay, Saks banners

HBC Q2 loss grows as retailer repositions to focus on Hudson's Bay, Saks banners

TORONTO — Hudson's Bay Co. reported a $984-million loss in its latest quarter as its bottom line was eroded by a number of one-time charges and its flagship Canadian retail banner experienced weaker sales compared with last year.
Realtor groups push for eased mortgage rules as federal campaign gets underway

Realtor groups push for eased mortgage rules as federal campaign gets underway

TORONTO — Real estate associations representing nearly three-quarters of the realtors in Canada have called for federal parties to commit to ease mortgage rules as the election campaign gets underway.
Transat loss more than doubles as it works to complete Air Canada deal

Transat loss more than doubles as it works to complete Air Canada deal

MONTREAL — Transat AT Inc.'s third-quarter net loss more than doubled from the same time last year as the tour operator worked to complete its takeover by Air Canada. The Montreal-based company lost $11.
How to tame addiction to subscriptions that can be a hidden drain on finances

How to tame addiction to subscriptions that can be a hidden drain on finances

TORONTO — When it comes to spending, it's often easy to overlook the small, routine expenses because they happen without requiring much thought.

Retrial ordered in bias case against Keller restaurant group

SAN FRANCISCO — A California judge has ordered a retrial in a pregnancy discrimination case brought against the Thomas Keller Restaurant Group.

Lawsuit over profits from Fox series "Bones" is settled

LOS ANGELES — A lawsuit over profits between the producers and stars of the show "Bones" and 21st Century Fox has been settled.

Yahoo Japan plans tender offer for retailer Zozo at $3.7B

TOKYO — Yahoo Japan Corp. announced on Thursday a tender offer worth an estimated 400 billion yen ($3.7 billion) for Zozo Inc., a Japanese online retailer started by a celebrity tycoon.
Government plans to ban flavours used in e-cigarettes

Government plans to ban flavours used in e-cigarettes

WASHINGTON — The federal government will act to ban thousands of flavours used in e-cigarettes, President Donald Trump said Wednesday, responding to a recent surge in underage vaping that has alarmed parents, politicians and health authorities nation