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The Inditex Group (IDEXF.PK) reported that its first-half net income decreased to 928 million euros from 951 million euros. EBIT was 1.19 billion euros, compared to 1.22 billion euros. Net sales rose 6% to 8.08 billion euros from 7.65 billion euros, prior year. The Inditex Group's stores and online...

Telecom giant AT&T (T) Wednesday announced that it will begin taking pre-orders for South Korean conglomerate Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.'s (SSNLF) Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 and Galaxy Tab S 8.4 of at www.att.com or at AT&T retail stores on September 17. Shipping for pre-orders will begin around...

Transportation and logistics provider TransForce Inc. (TFI.TO) and Contrans Group Inc. (CSS.TO) said 2420785 Ontario Inc., TransForce's indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary, is extending the expiry date of its all-cash offer for all of the Class A Subordinate Voting Shares and Class B Multiple Voting Shares...

Beijing Shishang Renjia Networks Technology Co. Ltd. or Daojia, an online food ordering and delivery service provider in China, successfully completed its series D round of financing, raising $50 million. JD.com (JD), a leading B2C e-commerce company in China, and Macquarie Capital co-led the investment. Hao...

Defense contractor Lockheed Martin (LMT) said the U.S. Government's CLIO satellite, which was designed and built by the company, was successfully launched on Tuesday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Lift-off occurred at 6:10 p.m. MDT aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V launch vehicle. Initial...

Medical devices maker Boston Scientific Corp. (BSX) Wednesday said it has received CE Mark for the Vercise Deep Brain Stimulation or DBS System for the treatment of tremor, including the most common form of this movement disorder known as essential tremor or ET. Tremor is characterized by involuntary...

Alcoa (AA) announced the pricing of public offering of 25 million of depositary shares at $50 per Share. The offering is expected to close on September 22, 2014. In addition, the company granted underwriters an option to buy additional 3.75 million Depositary Shares to cover over-allotments, if any Each...

Callidus Software Inc. (CALD), doing business as CallidusCloud, said Tuesday that it has acquired Clicktools, a cloud enterprise B2B survey provider, for about $14 million net of cash and accounts receivable assumed on the balance sheet. Clicktools is the creator of a SaaS-based enterprise survey...

Blueknight Energy Partners L.P. (BKEP) Tuesday priced an underwritten public offering of 8.5 million common units representing limited partner interests of the Partnership at a public offering price of $7.61 per common unit. The Partnership has also granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase...

Endo International plc (ENDP, ENL.TO) said Tuesday that it has delivered a proposal to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AUXL) for a per share consideration of $28.10 in a cash and stock deal valued at $2.2 billion. Endo's proposal represents a premium of 31%...

Insulet Corp (PODD), a maker of insulin infusion systems, Tuesday named Patrick Sullivan as its president, chief executive officer and director, effective immediately. Sullivan succeeds Duane DeSisto, who is retiring after 13 years at the company. DeSisto will be available to the company as a consultant...

Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp. (SBY) said Tuesday that its Board of Directors has appointed Irvin Kessler as Chairman of the Board, effective upon the contingent resignation of Brian Taylor, the current Chairman of the company's Board of Directors. Kessler has served as Vice-Chairman of the Board...

Buckeye Partners L.P. (BPL) said Tuesday it has completed its $860 million purchase of an 80 percent interest in Buckeye Texas Partners LLC. Buckeye Texas Partners LLC and its subsidiaries, which are owned jointly with Trafigura AG, will own and operate a vertically integrated system of midstream...

Cloud service provider Rackspace (RAX) Tuesday named Taylor Rhodes as its chief executive officer and a member of the board, effective immediately. Rackspace co-founder, Graham Weston, who has served as CEO and chairman since February, now is non-executive chairman of the board. Rhodes is a Rackspace...

Apogee Enterprises, Inc. (APOG) reported net income for the second quarter of $16.8 million or $0.57 per share, compared to $6.1 million or $0.21 per share for the year-ago quarter. Excluding a $0.22 per share tax credit, adjusted earnings per share for the latest quarter were $0.35. Net sales...