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Target Corp.' s chief marketing officer, Jeff Jones, is becoming the new president of Uber. Jones will be responsible for Uber's ridesharing operations, marketing and customer support, Travis Kalanick, chief executive of San Francisco-based Uber said in a statement. Jones has been one of the most visible and best-known members of Target's leadership team since joining the firm as its top marketer in 2012.."/>
BRIEF: Target's top marketer, Jeff Jones, is leaving to become president of Uber [Star Tribune (Minneapolis)]
Sears is getting back into the paint business, hoping an increase in home remodeling projects will mean more home-improvement sales. Paint and accessories will be available at 23 stores, including locations in Oak Brook and Aurora, before Sears brings them to stores nationwide, the struggling Hoffman Estates-based retailer said in a news release Tuesday. "After stepping away from the paint business in 2012, we are seeing the demand from our customers to bring it back."/>
Sears bringing paint back to home improvement shelves [Chicago Tribune]
Carnival Cruise Line. An exclusive partnership between Spike TV and Carnival Cruise Line, Lip Sync Battle Carnival is an authentic recreation of the popular show where contestants can live out their music-star fantasies, facing off in a..."/>
Spike TV's 'Lip Sync Battle' Coming To Carnival Cruise Line
El Pollo Loco, the nation's leading fire-grilled chicken chain, opened its newest location in Helotes, TX today. The new restaurant, owned and operated by franchisee partner AA Pollo, Inc. is located at 11820 Bandera Road. The Helotes El Pollo Loco marks the seventh location to open in the San Antonio area and 26th to open in the state of Texas.."/>
El Pollo Loco Announces the Grand Opening of New Helotes Restaurant
Foot Locker, Inc., the New York-based specialty athletic retailer, celebrated the grand opening of its flagship location in New York City's Herald Square with an official ribbon-cutting ceremony today. Following a complete redesign, the new 34 th Street location will house stores representing multiple brands under the Foot Locker, Inc. umbrella including Foot Locker and SIX: 02.. As part of the Grand Opening celebration, Foot Locker hosted a shoe..."/>
Foot Locker Opens New Flagship Store In NYC's Herald Square
Stingray Digital Group Inc. today countered in court what it believes are meritless allegations by Music Choice of patent infringement in relation to Stingray's innovative music products and services. In an Answer and Counterclaim filed today in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Stingray vigorously denies Music Choice's claims of patent infringement and asserts counterclaims of non-infringement and..."/>
Stingray Digital Group Inc. Files Answer and Counterclaim to Music Choice Complaint
Hilton Worldwide’ s fastest-growing brand in company history continues unprecedented growth. MCLEAN, Va.---- Hilton Worldwide yesterday kicked off a month of groundbreaking celebrations for its youngest and fastest-growing hotel brand in company history, Tru by Hilton. A ceremony in Lancaster, Pa., this week marked the first of 10 groundbreakings Tru by Hilton will host in the next 30 days all over the country."/>
Tru by Hilton Announces Month of Groundbreaking Celebrations
Sirius XM Canada Holdings Inc., the parent of Sirius XM Canada Inc., is pleased to announce that a special majority of voting shareholders, including a majority of disinterested Company Voting Shareholders, have approved the special resolution authorizing a statutory plan of arrangement under section 182 of the Business Corporations Act, pursuant to which, among other things, all of the shares of the Company will be acquired by 2517835 Ontario Inc.."/>
SiriusXM Canada Shareholders Approve Recapitalization Go-Private Transaction
Garmin, the Swiss company that bought Yarmouth-based DeLorme in February, said Tuesday it will continue to publish its popular Atlas& Gazetteers in paper form. The Maine Atlas and Gazetteer has been a valuable resource for Maine hikers and travelers since DeLorme began publishing it in 1976.. The company said in a release that it will also "enhance" the products, although it offered no specifics beyond saying the atlases will be revised and updated and the company would make..."/>
Garmin pledges to continue to publish iconic Maine Gazetteer [Portland Press Herald, Maine]
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Sinclair Television Group, Inc., has closed its private offering of $400 million aggregate principal amount of 5.125% senior unsecured notes due 2027. The 5.125% Notes were priced at 100% of their par value and will bear interest at a rate of 5.125% per annum payable semi-annually on February 15 and August 15, commencing February 15, 2017.."/>
Sinclair Closes Private Offering of Senior Unsecured Notes and Completes Redemption of 6.375% Notes
Apple to pay back taxes to Ireland, saying the country gave the tech giant illegal tax benefits worth up to 13 billion euros, or $14.5 billion. The commission said Apple's tax deal with Ireland allowed the company to avoid paying taxes on almost all the profits generated by sales of Apple products across the single-market European Union. Ireland has a corporate tax rate..."/>
Apple slammed with $14.5 billion back-tax penalty in Europe [East Bay Times]
Live Nation Entertainment announced today that Rafael Lazarini has joined the company as head of business development, South America, to focus on building the company's profile and scope in this emerging region. In his new role, Lazarini will be based in Rio de Janeiro and report to John Hopmans, Live Nation's Executive Vice President of Business Development. "Rafael brings incredible connections and great local market knowledge as we look to..."/>
Live Nation Entertainment Hires Industry Veteran Rafael Lazarini As Head Of Business Development For South America
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Signet Jewelers Limited. Investors who purchased or otherwise acquired shares between January 7, 2016 and June 3, 2016 inclusive, are encouraged to contact the Firm prior to the October 24, 2016 lead plaintiff motion deadline.. If you purchased shares of Signet during the Class Period, please contact Joon M. Khang, Esquire, of Khang& Khang LLP, 18101 Von Karman Avenue, 3rd Floor, Irvine, CA 92612, by..."/>
IMPORTANT INVESTOR ALERT: Khang & Khang LLP Announces Securities Class Action Lawsuit against Signet Jewelers Limited and Encourages Investors with Losses to Contact the Firm
Walt Disney Co. saying its Disneyland Resort vacation two years ago included being bit by bed bugs while staying at the Grand Californian Resort& Spa. San Leandro residents Joseph and Danielle Jones and their children stayed at the Grand Californian when one child began complaining about "itchy, painful bites on her face," according to the civil lawsuit filed Thursday in Los Angeles Superior Court. The rest of the family also..."/>
BRIEF: Family sues Disney, saying they were bitten by bed bugs at Grand Californian hotel [The Orange County Register]

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