With Slack, Salesforce Would Put Heat on Microsoft

Salesforce.com Inc. has thrived for years as a niche business-software vendor with a chief executive, Marc Benioff, who has positioned himself as a prominent voice…

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Sycamore Bids $540 Million for Ann Taylor, Other Ascena Brands

Sycamore Partners has agreed to pay $540 million to buy Ann Taylor, Lane Bryant and other store brands from Ascena Retail Group Inc., the brands’…

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Fed Signals New Guidance Coming on Asset-Purchase Program

Federal Reserve officials this month discussed plans to provide more information about how long they will keep purchasing Treasury and mortgage-backed securities by linking the…

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WSJ News Exclusive | Salesforce Is in Advanced Talks to Buy Slack Technologies

Salesforce.com Inc. is in advanced talks to buy Slack Technologies Inc., according to people familiar with the matter, a deal that would unite a giant…

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Penguin Random House Parent Near Deal to Buy Simon & Schuster From ViacomCBS

ViacomCBS Inc. is close to a deal to sell book publisher Simon & Schuster to German media giant Bertelsmann SE for more than $2 billion,…

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French Hotel Giant Targets U.S. With New Lifestyle Operator

European hotel giant Accor SA is betting big on lifestyle hotels, agreeing to merge its boutique properties with a U.K. company to create what it…

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Stock-Market Titans Amazon, Google and Facebook Are Also Driving Commercial Real Estate

The biggest U.S. tech companies are providing a jolt to the slumbering commercial real-estate business, emerging as major tenants and acquirers of office and other…

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WSJ News Exclusive | McCormick Nears Deal to Buy Hot-Sauce Maker Cholula

McCormick & Co. is nearing a deal to buy hot-sauce maker Cholula, according to people familiar with the matter, seeking to capitalize on demand for…

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U.S. Found Not Liable for Puerto Rico Bond Losses

The U.S. government isn’t liable for losses on $3 billion in Puerto Rico pension bonds, a federal judge said Monday, rejecting efforts to put U.S.…

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Regal Cinemas Owner Lands Financial Lifeline, Averting Bankruptcy

Regal Entertainment Group owner Cineworld Group PLC said Monday it secured a financial lifeline after creditors supplied the struggling movie-theater operator with a rescue loan…

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