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Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) announced Wednesday the launch of Amazon PayCode in the U.S. as another payment option for its online customers. Customers can choose Amazon PayCode at checkout and then pay for their purchase in cash at one of 15,000 Western Union locations, with the items being shipped once...

Herbalife Nutrition (HLF), a global nutrition company, has partnered with China's Tencent to upgrade the company's technological capabilities and boost business growth. The three-year plan will deliver a personalized online store for service providers and sales representatives on a social customer relationship...

American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings Inc. (AXL) said Wednesday that it agreed to sell its U.S. iron casting operations to funds managed by Gamut Capital Management for an aggregate purchase price of $245 million. The sale price will consist of $185 million in cash and a $60 million deferred payment...

Beazer Homes USA, Inc. (BZH), one of the country's largest homebuilders, reported that its sales for the first two months of the company's fourth-quarter were up 12.5 percent year-over-year. The company said the increase in sales was primarily related to a higher pace, as sales per community per month...

Entegris, Inc. (ENTG) has acquired Hangzhou Anow Microfiltration Co. Ltd. for approximately $73 million in cash. All customary closing conditions related to the deal have been satisfied. Entegris is a provider of specialty chemicals and advanced materials solutions for the microelectronics industry...

General Mills (GIS) said its profit and earnings growth were ahead of its expectations for the first-quarter. Net sales decreased 2 percent, while organic net sales were down 1 percent, for the quarter. The decline in organic net sales was due to lower organic volume, partially offset by positive organic...

The Kroger Co. (KR) said Apeel Sciences' avocados will be available in more than 1,100 Kroger stores in the U.S. The expansion of partnership follows a pilot of Apeel avocados Kroger launched in 109 Midwest stores. Kroger will also release two new produce categories, Apeel asparagus and Apeel limes,...

Shares of Wirecard AG (WRCDF.PK) were gaining around 3 percent in the morning trading in Germany after the provider of electronic payment and risk management applications announced that it has formalized strategic cooperation agreement with SoftBank Group Corp. In a statement, Wirecard said it has...

Cement giant LafargeHolcim (HCMLY.PK, HCMLF.PK) announced Wednesday that it will invest 160 million Swiss francs into advanced equipment as well as technologies to increase the use of low-carbon fuels and recycled materials in the company's processes and products. The company said it aims to further...

WeWork made a small round of job cuts in a New York City unit that manages on-demand office rentals, after announcing plans to delay an initial public offering, Bloomberg reported citing three people familiar with the matter. The dismissals affected fewer than 10 employees in the WeWork Now division,...

Steel Dynamics Inc. (STLD) said that it expects earnings per share for the third quarter 2019 to be in the range of $0.66 to $0.70 per share, compared to the prior year third quarter earnings of $1.69 per share. The prior year earnings included charges related to fair value purchase accounting adjustments...

Envista Holdings Corp., a subsidiary of Danaher Corp. (DHR), said that it has priced its initial public offering of 26.77 million shares at $22.00 per share. The shares are expected to begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "NVST." It is expected that the gross proceeds...

Duke Energy (DUK) said it aims to achieve net-zero carbon emissions from electric generation by 2050. The company also accelerates its near-term goal by cutting its carbon dioxide emissions by half or more from 2005 levels by 2030. "The company's 2017 goal to reduce carbon emissions 40% by 2030 was...

Destination Maternity Corp. (DEST), a maternity apparel retailer, reported that its second-quarter sales were down 11.9 percent year-over-year. The company's Board has engaged Greenhill & Co to commence a comprehensive review of strategic alternatives. As a result, the company is withdrawing its adjusted...

Sienna Biopharmaceuticals Inc. (SNNA) said Tuesday that it has elected to file a voluntary petition to allow restructuring under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code. "The protections afforded by Chapter 11 provide for an orderly restructuring process as well as additional time to pursue financial and...

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