Nook, the popular tablet from Barnes & Noble (NYSE:BKS), makes its first foray in the international markets this autumn when it launches in the U.K. British customers will also be able to buy Nook digital products and content.
The DOJ queries Anheuser-Busch InBev (NYSE:BUD) for more information on its proposed $20.1 billion acquisition of Mexico’s largest brewer, Grupo Modelo, that will hand it the Corona Extra, Modelo Especial, and Victoria beer brands by Q1 of 2013. BUD says the DOJ request is a routine matter that is unlikely to affect the transaction.
Hollywood Media (NASDAQ:HOLL) reports a 66 percent y-on-y fall in revenues to $156,000 during its second quarter while EPS of $0.11 misses by $0.03.
Chinese CRO (Contract Research Organization) ShangPharma (NYSE:SHP) reports Q2 revenue of $31.8 million which is up 15.7 percent y-on-y, but misses estimates by $1 million. EPS is $0.11 and misses by $0.09.
According to The Telegraph, Anthony Jenkins, head of Barclays’ (NYSE:BCS) retail operation, is the candidate most likely to become the bank’s new CEO.