EL SEGUNDO, CALIF.�Toy maker Mattel says weak sales of Barbie and markdowns to clear out excess inventory left over from a sluggish holiday season led to an unexpected first-quarter loss.
Augusta Resource Corporation (TSX:AZC) says that proxy advisory firm Glass, Lewis & Co. is recommending that shareholders vote on the continuation of its shareholders rights plan in the face of a hostile takeover by HudBay Minerals Inc. (TSX:HBM).
A Lululemon Athletica logo is seen outside one of the company's stores in New York, in this December 16, 2013 file photo. (REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/Files).
New home and high-rise condo sales have rebounded from last year's dramatic slump and exceeded 10-year averages for sales in the first quarter of the year, says research firm RealNet Canada.
A partial closure of northbound Allen Rd. for nearly two years could shave three or four months of pain off some Eglinton Ave. commutes by allowing Metrolinx to finish some of its work on the $5.3-billion Crosstown LRT a little faster.