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Cyber Monday Online Sales Seen Rising at Least 18%, IBM Says

Online sales on Cyber Monday may rise at least 18 percent from a year earlier, slower growth than during the holiday weekend, as consumers start their Internet shopping earlier, according to forecasts by International Business Machines Corp.

Tsipras Pokes at Turkey on Twitter Over Russian Jet Downing

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras sparred over the downing of a Russian jet with his Turkish counterpart, Ahmet Davutoglu, in a Twitter exchange that underscored the challenge of European Union moves to relaunch talks aimed at Turkey’s EU accession.

LG Display to Spend About $9 Billion on Factory for OLEDs

Apple Inc. supplier LG Display Co. will spend more than 10 trillion won ($8.7 billion) on building a new plant and expanding production of a newer type of display that can be used to cut power use, make thinner devices and show brighter colors. Shares rose.

Naspers Said to Plan Showmax Expansion to Take on Netflix

Naspers Ltd., Africa’s biggest company by market value, is planning to expand its video-streaming competitor to Netflix Inc. into three new continents next year while Samsung Electronics Co. has agreed to include the service on its smart TVs, according to a person familiar with the matter.

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IKang Chairman Faces Competing $1.5 Billion Takeover Proposal

China’s iKang Healthcare Group Inc. received a preliminary $1.5 billion acquisition offer from an investor group that includes its main rival, setting the stage for a face-off with the company’s chairman who earlier this year made a bid to take the health-care service provider private.

Sweden's Widespace Targets U.S. to Tap Rising Mobile Ad Market

Widespace AB’s software helps Coca-Cola and Disney pinpoint the right potential customers in Europe for mobile ads and tracks success to get the companies more bang for their money. Now the Swedish startup is seeking funding to take on Google and Facebook Inc. and carve out a niche for itself in the U.S., the world’s largest ad market.

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As Heard on 'Bloomberg ‹GO›': 11/30

Nigel Travis, group chairman and chief executive officer at Dunkin' Brands, Dave Clark, senior vice president of operations and customer service at Amazon, Tobin Moore, co-founder and chief executive officer at Optoro, and Milton Berg, chief executive officer at MB Advisors, weigh-in on the news of the day on "Bloomberg ." (Source: Bloomberg)

Wayfair CEO: Online Shoppers Are up for Grabs

Niraj Shah, co-founder and chief executive officer at Wayfair, explains the importance of Cyber Monday to the company's business, how they're taking advantage of the shift to e-commerce for home goods, and responds to criticism from Kase Capital Management Managing Partner Whitney Tilson on Chinese products sold by Wayfair. He speaks on "Bloomberg ‹GO›." (Source: Bloomberg)

Retail's New Brick-by-Brick Approach to Real Estate

Gene Spiegelman of Cushman & Wakefield examines how e-commerce is impacting retail real estate, the expansion of the retail experience to attract customers and the increase of retail space by non-traditional services. He speaks on "Bloomberg ‹GO›." (Source: Bloomberg)

Amazon Expecting Biggest-Ever Cyber Monday

Dave Clark, senior vice president of operations and customer service at Amazon, discusses Amazon's expectations for Cyber Monday sales, the infrastructure the company has built, the business potential of drones, and the challenges of offering same day delivery. He speaks on "Bloomberg ‹GO›." (Source: Bloomberg)

Retailers Blur Black Friday Into Extended Shopping Event

Retailers have extended their sales offerings beyond Black Friday in a bid to capture a larger slice of consumers' dollars during the holiday shopping season. Bloomberg's Shannon Pettypiece and Carl Riccadonna examine how shoppers took to this year's Black Friday offerings. They speak on "Bloomberg ‹GO›." (Source: Bloomberg)

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