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Record online sales give US holiday shopping season a boost

12 December, 2019 10:46 pm 10:46 pm

(Reuters) – US shoppers spent more online during this year’s holiday shopping season, a report by Mastercard Inc showed, with e-commerce sales hitting a record high. The holiday shopping season is a crucial period for retailers and can account for up to 40% of annual sales. But this year, Thanksgiving, which traditionally starts the U.S. … Read More

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Hamilton ends the F1 season in style in Abu Dhabi

12 December, 2019 9:10 am 9:10 am

ABU DHABI (Reuters) – Six-times world champion Lewis Hamilton wrapped up the Formula One season in style on Sunday by cruising unchallenged to a dominant victory in Abu Dhabi in his 250th grand prix. The 34-year-old Mercedes driver led every lap from pole position to chequered flag, banging in a fastest lap for good measure … Read More

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Federer ousts Tsitsipas in Basel semis for 50th win of the season

10 October, 2019 8:36 am 8:36 am

BASEL (Reuters) – Top seed Roger Federer dispatched Greek third seed Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4 6-4 in the semi-finals of the Swiss Indoors championships in Basel for his 50th win of the season. It was a record 16th time that Federer had won 50 ATP tour games in a season and he has yet to drop … Read More

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Bencic reaches Moscow final to secure WTA Finals spot

10 October, 2019 11:36 am 11:36 am

FLORIDA (Reuters) – Switzerland’s Belinda Bencic powered past Kristina Mladenovic 6-3 6-4 to reach the Kremlin Cup final in Moscow and secure the eighth and final spot in the season-ending WTA Finals starting later this month. The 22-year-old will make her debut in the Oct. 27-Nov. 3 tournament in Shenzhen and joins Ash Barty, Karolina … Read More

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Topsy-turvy season gives Oscars a best picture cliffhanger

02 February, 2019 12:14 am 12:14 am

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Hollywood’s awards season reaches a climax at Sunday’s Oscars with a cliffhanger over the top prize after a topsy-turvy best picture race marked by the fading of early favorites and the tantalizing question of whether Netflix can trump traditional movie studios. While Mexican director Alfonso Cuaron’s sentimental Netflix movie “Roma” and … Read More

Amazon’s holiday season sales outlook misses views; shares sink

10 October, 2018 8:40 am 8:40 am

(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) forecast holiday season sales and profit that missed Wall Street targets on Thursday, projecting revenue growth that would be the slowest in years, sending shares of the world’s largest online retailer down 8 percent in after-hours trade. Amazon’s third-quarter sales lagged estimates as well. Analysts said international results were disappointing … Read More