The move will let U.S. retailers tap into the estimated 500 million Chinese online shoppers who spent $298 billion online in 2013.
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The increase followed an up-and-down pattern during the previous two months, and brought activity to its highest level so far during 2014.
The company told investors to expect a strong fourth quarter thanks to shipments of equipment and better profit margins for its industrial divisions.
The proposed rules would lead to a rise in prices as they would require much of today's electricity production to be replaced with costly generation and expensive programs to decrease energy use.
Gains in three subsectors, in particular the machinery, equipment and supplies subsector, more than offset declines elsewhere.
The company forecasts slightly higher demand in the final months of 2014 after posting a bigger-than-expected rise in earnings.
A quarterly survey by the National Association for Business Economics found that only 24 percent of companies increased wages and salaries in the July-September quarter, despite steady job gains.
For the first time, OSHA plans to make electronically submitted injury and illness records publically available on the Internet through a new searchable database.
Growth in the U.S. bolstered the Swedish appliance maker, which acquired the appliance business of General Electric last month.
The gain was considerably larger than the 0.3 and 0.4 percent rises in July.
Due to the positive gains for the quarter, Honeywell raised the lower end of its year-end projected sales between 3 and 4 percent.
The company reported an 11 percent year-over-year increase in net income for the quarter.
The sluggish recovery and meager wage growth has left more Americans renting instead of owning homes.
The company's fiscal year-end financial data included a 10 percent year-over-year increase in net income from 2013.
The adjustments will address higher production and distribution costs.
The low number is the latest signal that companies are cutting fewer workers and hiring could remain healthy.
The addition of the specialist distribution business will further Bunzl's growth that stems from acquisitions.
The company says strong volume growth and positive operating leverage in the U.S. business were the primary drivers of its results.
Total industrial production surged 1 percent last month, as output from mines and utilities both increased.
The Kenosha, Wis.-based tool manufacturer had solid organic sales gains across all operating segments.