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Remington: Oldest US gunmaker files for bankruptcy

The oldest gun manufacturer in the US, Remington Outdoor, has filed for bankruptcy in the wake of slumping sales. The firm, founded more than 200 years ago, filed for bankruptcy protection to cut a deal with its creditors. Remington’s chief financial officer said the company’s sales dropped significantly in the …

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Former Blockbuster owner Wayne Huizenga dies at 80

Wayne Huizenga, the former owner of Blockbuster Entertainment and three Florida sports teams, has died at the age of 80. The college dropout made his fortune in waste disposal, founding Waste Management, now a publicly traded company worth more than $35bn (£24bn). Mr Huizenga later expanded into car dealerships, hotels …

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Former Blockbuster owner Wayne Huizenga dies at 80

Wayne Huizenga, the former owner of Blockbuster Entertainment and three Florida sports teams, has died at the age of 80. The college dropout made his fortune in waste disposal, founding Waste Management, now a publicly traded company worth more than $35bn (£24bn). Mr Huizenga later expanded into car dealerships, hotels …

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