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FedEx reports weak quarter, disappointing outlook

...from 72 to 75. That could allow Chairman and CEO Fred Smith to stay on the job longer - he will turn 71 in August.FedEx Corp. reported a loss of $895 million, or $3.16 per share, in the quarter ended May 31, as results were dragged down...

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FedEx raises optimism with earnings forecast NEW YORK --- FedEx Corp., the world's second largest package delivery company, offered a signal Friday that the global economy is improving, as it...

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FedEx reports 41 percent earnings gain

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- FedEx Corp. reported a 41 percent increase in third-quarter profits, due mostly to growth in international priority shipments and savings...

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FedEx readies campaign against UPS over labor bill

NEW YORK - FedEx Corp. is set to launch a multimillion dollar marketing campaign on Tuesday against chief rival UPS Inc., arguing the world's largest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/06/09/bus_526930.shtml
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FedEx earnings rise, but shares drop MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Second-quarter earnings at FedEx Corp. rose 26 percent, though shares in the package delivery company slipped Wednesday after it said third-quarter results will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/20/bus_327571.shtml
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FedEx lowers fiscal 2016 profit forecast after posting mixed results for 1st quarter

...holidays, an increase of at least 5,000 over last year's plan. Its shares fell almost 4 percent in afternoon trading.FedEx Corp. said that it expects to earn between $10.40 and $10.90 for the fiscal year that ends next May, down 20 cents...

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Wal-Mart says it will hire 60,000 holiday season workers

...in business that comes with the busy shopping period. Retailers Kohl's Corp. and Toys R Us and shipping companies FedEx Corp. and United Parcel Service Inc. all announced their plans in the last few days.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-17/wal-mart-says-it-will-hire
Retailers and shippers gear up for holiday hiring

...season. The Wayne, New Jersey, company has more than 860 stores in the U.S., including Babies R Us.SHIPPERS- FedEx Corp.: The company expects to hire more than 55,000 people to help ship and deliver packages. That's above the 50...

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FedEx agrees to take over Dutch rival TNT Express

...per TNT share. That represents a premium of 33 percent over the shares' April 2 closing price, the companies said.FedEx Corp. chairman and CEO Fred Smith said on a call with analysts that his company had built an air-express business in Europe...

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FedEx to add 50,000 seasonal jobs

...holiday workers hired last year.The hiring plan from FedEx Corp. came a day after rival UPS said it would hire up to...some packages didn't arrive until after Christmas.FedEx Corp. announced Wednesday that it earned $606 million in...

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