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Business After shipwreck, concerns Costa wants to cut Italy ties After shipwreck, concerns Costa wants to cut Italy ties
Italian cruise company Costa Crociere is facing a public relations battle over its future in Italy amid concerns the company wants to distance itself from the country after the deadly 2012 shipwreck of the Costa Concordia.
Business US appeals to Japanese business to help push for trade pact US appeals to Japanese business to help push for trade pact
Japan and the U.S. are moving closer to reaching agreement on market opening measures needed to conclude a Pacific Rim trade pact, a top U.S. envoy said Friday, urging Japanese business leaders to help bridge the last, difficult disagreements.
Business Rite Aid spends $2 billion on push into pharmacy benefit management Rite Aid spends $2 billion on push into pharmacy benefit management
Drugstore chain Rite Aid will use a $2 billion purchase of EnvisionRx to stretch its reach into managing pharmacy benefits in a deal that also builds its stake in two hot growth areas, specialty pharmaceuticals and Medicare prescription drug coverage.
Business IRS apologizes for seizing bank accounts of small businesses IRS apologizes for seizing bank accounts of small businesses
Pressured by Congress, the IRS has apologized for seizing banks accounts from otherwise law-abiding business owners simply because those owners structured bank transactions to avoid federal reporting requirements.