PRESS DIGEST- Wall Street Journal - Jan 18
Jan 18 The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
(Corrects second paragraph to reflect same-store sales growth of 1.9 percent, not 1.8 percent)
SAO PAULO Oct 11 GPA SA, Brazil's biggest diversified retailer, on Tuesday reported net revenue of 15.094 billion reais in the third quarter, up 4.4 percent from the same period of last year.
Net revenue at stores open for more than a year, a gauge of recurring sales activity for retailing companies, rose 1.9 percent, the company said in a statement. GPA is controlled by France's Casino Guichard Perrachon & Cie. (Writing by Silvio Cascione; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)
WELLINGTON, Jan 18 New Zealand cherry producers are flying helicopters low over their orchards to dry off raindrops and protect thousands of tonnes of their product headed to Asia to feed rapidly growing demand from Chinese New Year revellers.
* VW aims to first resolve concerns of existing Audi dealers (Clarifies earlier remarks, adds Audi and VW comments, background)