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Tyson Foods names new CEO as coronavirus raises costs

03 Aug 2020

Tyson Foods Inc named its president, former technology executive Dean Banks, as its new chief executive on Monday as the meatpacker faces unprecedented disruptions from the COVID-19 outbreak.

Hasbro profit misses as production delays weigh on board game sales

27 Jul 2020

Hasbro Inc missed analysts' estimates for quarterly earnings and revenue on Monday, as production shutdowns due to the COVID-19 pandemic led to shortages of the company's board games. | Video

Roombas and jam: couch potatoes snap up robot vacuums, PB&J in pandemic

23 Jul 2020

Consumers sticking close to home as COVID-19 cases spike around the world are reaching for more pantry staples like mayonnaise and peanut butter and are buying Roomba robot vacuum cleaners and computers.

UPDATE 2-Hershey hopeful COVID-19 will not haunt Halloween sales

23 Jul 2020

July 23 Hershey Co said on Thursday it was optimistic about crucial Halloween candy sales this year with retailers still placing orders, despite concerns that a resurgence in COVID-19 cases would discourage kids from going trick-or-treating.

UPDATE 5-Tapestry CEO resigns amid internal investigation at Coach owner -source

21 Jul 2020

July 21 Tapestry Inc Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jide Zeitlin stepped down on Tuesday amid an investigation into his personal behavior, a source familiar with the matter said.

US STOCKS-Wall St gains as job growth accelerates, Nasdaq hits record high

02 Jul 2020

* Indexes up: Dow 0.94%, S&P 0.95%, Nasdaq 1.08% (Adds details; Updates prices)

Wall Street rises on record job growth; surging virus cases cap gains

02 Jul 2020

Wall Street rose on Thursday after a record-setting increase in monthly U.S. jobs, but surging COVID-19 cases raised fears of more lockdowns and kept gains in check.

REFILE-US STOCKS-Wall St rises on record job growth; surging virus cases cap gains

02 Jul 2020

July 2 Wall Street rose on Thursday after a record-setting increase in monthly U.S. jobs, but surging COVID-19 cases raised fears of more lockdowns and kept gains in check.

US STOCKS-S&P 500 on track for best quarter since 1998 even as virus fears grow

30 Jun 2020

* Dow down 0.11%, S&P 500 up 0.67%, Nasdaq up 1.12% (Adds comment, details; updates prices)

S&P 500, Dow track best quarter since 1998 on stimulus-led rebound hopes

30 Jun 2020

The S&P 500 and Dow Jones indexes gained on Tuesday, inching closer to ending their best quarter since 1998 as improving economic data restored faith in a stimulus-backed rebound for the U.S. economy.

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