Sears to Shut More Kmart Stores

Sears to Shut More Kmart Stores

Sears Holdings, the department store retailer that’s seen its stock plunge 39% over the past year before Thursday, is shutting 28 more Kmart locations by the end of the year as part of its restructuring program. Already in fiscal 2017, Sears has closed 180 stores and another 150 sites are slated to be shut by the end of the third quarter. The closures, which had been previously announced, curbed sales […]

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Amgen To Present Repatha Data at Cardiology Conference

Amgen To Present Repatha Data at Cardiology Conference

Amgen will present new data from its Repatha clinical trial program at the European Society of Cardiology Congress in Barcelona, Spain, Aug. 26-30. New data will include additional efficacy and safety analyses from the Repatha cardiovascular outcomes trial and the Repatha coronary intravascular ultrasound imaging trial. “We look forward to sharing the breadth of data demonstrating Repatha’s ability to lower LDL cholesterol and reduce cardiovascular events, including the effect of […]

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TapImmune Shares Higher

TapImmune Shares Higher

TapImmune shares were higher 9% on Tuesday after the company said that in coordination with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, it has amended the patient inclusion criteria for its phase 2 clinical trial of T-cell therapeutic peptide vaccine TPIV200 to focus on women with stage III and IV ovarian cancer who are in remission following their first round of successful platinum-based chemotherapy. The company said it has enrolled the […]

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Dominion Resources Buys Two Solar Generating Facilities

Dominion Resources Buys Two Solar Generating Facilities

Dominion Resources said Thursday it has acquired two 5-megawatt solar generating facilities and plans to purchase two other solar farms totaling approximately 10 megawatts later in Q3 from subsidiaries of Chapel Hill, North Carolina-based Strata Solar. “With these acquisitions, Dominion Energy is well on its way to bringing into service more than 700 megawatts of solar energy in North Carolina and Virginia by the end of 2018,” said Keith Windle, […]

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Pacira Drug Meets Endpoints

Pacira Drug Meets Endpoints

Pacira Pharmaceuticals said a phase 4 study of its EXPAREL plus bupivacaine demonstrated a decrease in opioid consumption and significantly better pain control versus bupivacaine alone in patients with total knee arthroplasty. The company said 10% of patients in the EXPAREL arm required no opioids for pain control. The study met its co-primary efficacy endpoints, the company said, achieving statistical significance on reduction in opioid use (78%) and reduction in […]

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RPM International Fiscal Q4 Results Miss Estimates

RPM International Fiscal Q4 Results Miss Estimates

RPM International, a coatings, sealants, and building materials company, reported fiscal Q4 adjusted earnings of $1.02 per share, down from $1.13 in the same period a year ago and missing estimate of $1.17 from analysts polled by CapIQ. For the quarter ended May 31 total revenues of $1.49 billion were up from $1.43 billion in the same period a year ago and fell short of the Street projection of $1.50 […]

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Mastercard Partners With iguama.com

Mastercard Partners With iguama.com

Mastercard has entered into a promotional partnership with iguama.com to simplify cross-border e-commerce in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala and Panama. Based in Miami, Florida, iguama.com helps Latin Americans purchase products online by calculating the total price including taxes and delivery, accepting local credit and debit cards securely, and guaranteeing delivery of purchases. Starting July 15, Mastercard cardholders who made their purchases online through iguama.com, received $20 dollars off their […]

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