Daily business briefing: Sbarro closing locations, but not here

February 20, 2014 

Sbarro Inc. will close 155 locations, including four in St. Louis. The St. Louis Business Journal reports the New York-based chain will keep the location at St. Clair Square open. Find out more at http://www.bnd.com/2014/02/19/3068122/sbarro-says-it-will-close-155.html.


...Walmart Stores Inc. has reported fourth-quarter profit dropped 21 percent. It was the retailer's fourth consecutive quarter of declines in revenue at stores open at least a year. Read more at http://www.bnd.com/business. ...


Boeing and the machinists' union in St. Louis have reached a tentative agreement. The St. Louis Business Journal reports the new deal is a 7.5-year contract extension and could help lower the costs of making the F/A-18 Super Hornet in St. Louis. Learn more at http://www.bizjournals.com/stlouis. ...


A judge's decision Wednesday overturns a Nebraska law that allowed the Keystone XL pipeline's construction now guarantees an ongoing legal fight. For more information, go to http://www.bnd.com/business.

-- Will Buss, BND business writer

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