Men’s Wearhouse to Buy Jos. A. Bank for $1.8B

March 12 (Bloomberg) -- Men’s Wearhouse agreed to buy smaller rival Jos. A. Bank Clothiers for about $1.8 billion in cash, ending a five-month takeover battle between the two menswear retailers. Financo Chairman and Founder Gilbert Harrison speaks on Bloomberg Television’s “Bloomberg Surveillance.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Hollande to Meet Putin in Bid to Expand Alliance
14:51 - French President Francois Hollande heads to Russia today to enlist the help of President Vladimir Putin in the fight against Islamic State. It's a task made more difficult by Turkey's downing of a Russian jet on Tuesday. Bloomberg's Ryan Chilcote and Hans Nichols report on "Countdown." (Source: Bloomberg)
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