CHICAGO U.S. shoppers seeking to avoid the holiday crowds at bricks-and-mortar stores and snare deals on Cyber Monday came face-to-face with traffic jams and product sellouts, with some customers of Target Corp forced to wait in a virtual line.
ANHEUSER-BUSCH INBEVis to put Peroni and Grolsch up for sale as it tries to squeeze a �177bn merger with SAB Miller past EU regulators.
Taxi users will be able to share journeys with strangers to cut the cost of fares under plans outlined yesterday by Uber. The UberPool service will allow up to three passengers to share a car while reducing standard fares by 25 per cent.
BEIJING—An official gauge of China's manufacturing activity fell to its lowest level in more than three years, fueling fears that the world's second-largest economy may be cooling further despite a raft of government stimulus measures.
Hong Kong stocks were poised to open higher on Tuesday, as investors looked ahead to the release of the Chinese Purchasing Managers' Index surveys for November due out later in the morning.