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Shares of Luckin Coffee, a fast-growing rival to Starbucks in China, rose 20 percent in their US stock market debut Friday. The Chinese company, which opened its first store in Beijing less than two years ago, has 2,370 locations and plans to surpass the 3,700 stores Starbucks has in China by the end of the year. But unlike Starbucks, Luckin is losing money. It brought in $125 million in revenue last year, but spent much more th an that on coffee beans, store rent and other costs. Last year, it lost $475 million. Most of Luckin’s stores are small, have few seats and are usedRead More →

 British Prime Minister Theresa May will set out a timetable for her departure in early June after the latest attempt to get her Br exit deal approved by parliament, the chairman of a powerful Conservative committee said on Thursday. Three years after Britain voted to leave the European Union, there is littl e clarity over when, how and even whether Brexit will happen, prompting some in her party to c all for a new approach to the country’s biggest policy shift in more than 40 years. May has promised to step down after her Brexit deal is approved by lawma kers. But many in herRead More →

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