Daily business briefing: Seattle may get 777X job over St. Louis

November 15, 2013 

Few Boeing analysts believe that St. Louis is on the short list for production of its new 777X aircraft. The St. Louis Business Journal cites a St. Louis Post-Dispatch story reporting that although the St. Louis region is Boeing's second-largest location outside Washington state, most experts are suggesting the 777X production will end up in Seattle or at a nonunion plant in the South. Read more at http://www.bizjournals.com/stlouis. ...

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Jos. A. Bank has withdrawn its $2.3 billion offer to buy Men's Wearhouse. Jos. A. Bank made an unsolicited offer of $48 per share for Men's Wearhouse Inc. in September, but Men's Wearhouse rejected the bid in October. Find out more at http://www.bnd.com/business. ...

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Analysts predict Sony's PlayStation 4 has a slight edge over Microsoft's Xbox One this holiday shopping season because the new Xbox version includes an updated Kinect motion sensor that will cost $500, which is $100 more than the PlayStation 4. Learn more at http://www.bnd.com/business. ...

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Target, Kohl's and home-shopping network QVC are some of the retailers opening technology test labs in the San Francisco area as they competr for top Silicon Valley talent. For more information, go to http://www.bnd.com/business.

-- Will Buss, BND business reporter

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