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Staples to Shut 140 Stores This Year as Sales Decline

bloomberg.com — Staples Inc. (SPLS) plans to shut about 140 stores in North America this year as the office-supply retailer responds to online competition that has hurt sales. Staples shut 80 outlets in the region in the first half, the Framingham, Massachusetts-based company said in a statement today.

Chinese Millionaire Roils Brokers Over Shrinking Mansion

bloomberg.com — Millionaire Hiroshi Horiike spent two years searching California for a dream home, one grander than any he could find in his native China. After visiting more than 80 properties in the Los Angeles area with an agent from Coldwell Banker, Horiike paid $12.25 million in cash for a four-bedroom, six-bath Tuscan-style mansion with a swimming pool, spa and guest house on 5.1 acres (2.1 hectares) overlooking the Pacific Ocean.
Aug 20, 2014

Chinese Millionaire Roils Brokers Over Shrinking Mansion bloom.bg/YxuGMO via @BloombergNews

Aug 20, 2014

A Chinese millionaire's Malibu mansion dispute threatens to upend California's real estate industry bloom.bg/YxuGMO

Aug 20, 2014

Chinese Billionaires Scour California For Dream Homes. But they're just not big enough. klou.tt/b8557ycgnpw7

Aug 20, 2014

Chinese millionaire Horilke's new #Malibu mansion is 9500sf not 15000 like he was told,. So he's suing. #realestate bloom.bg/YxuGMO

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U.K. Regulator ‘Comfortable’ With Fund Managers Earning Millions

bloomberg.com — Fund managers are entitled to be paid millions of pounds if they're delivering high returns for investors, the U.K. markets regulator said, the first sign it won't seek to impose wage caps on the industry.
Aug 20, 2014

RT @BloombergNews: Fund managers are entitled to be paid millions if they’re delivering high returns, the U.K. markets regulator said bloom.bg/VEt1TA

Aug 20, 2014

RT @RJPartington: U.K. Regulator ‘Comfortable’ With Fund Managers Earning Millions bloom.bg/VEt1TA via @BloombergNews (By @bysarahjones)

Aug 20, 2014

U.K. Regulator ‘Comfortable’ With Fund Managers Earning Millions bloom.bg/VEt1TA via @BloombergNews (By @bysarahjones)

Aug 20, 2014

Cool scoop: U.K. Regulator @TheFCA ‘Comfortable’ With Fund Managers Earning Millions bloom.bg/VEt1TA via @BloombergNews @BySarahJones

Aug 20, 2014

U.K. Regulator ‘Comfortable’ With Fund Managers Earning Millions: bloom.bg/1tkH0KI

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