Kroger Co issued an upbeat holiday forecast and better-than-expected quarterly results, helped by aggressive discounts that lured more shoppers to its supermarkets, and shares soared as much as 13.6 percent. | Video
Virtualization software maker VMware Inc reported better-than-expected revenue and profit, as more customers licensed its products to help ease their move to the cloud.
Ride-hailing company Lyft's losses narrowed in the first half of the year as revenue more than tripled to $483 million, technology news website the Information reported on Thursday.
Sears Holdings Corp cut its third quarter loss by almost $200 million compared to a year ago, the company said on Thursday, benefiting from lower operating costs as it shut scores of Kmart and Sears outlets. | Video
WOLFSBURG, Germany The Volkswagen car brand expects deliveries to hit a record this year and raised its midterm profitability forecast on Thursday, citing cost cuts and expanding ranges of higher-margin models.
TORONTO Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce reported fourth-quarter earnings which were ahead of market expectations, helped by strong growth in its Canadian commercial banking and wealth management business.