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Highlights: August 29 - September 2, 2016

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Staff Writer | September 5, 2016
The summary of the last week's key headlines and the most interesting stories.
Highlights of the week
USG Corporation to sell L&W supply unit in $670 million deal

L&W Supply CorporationABC Supply will acquire USG Corporation’s building product distribution business, L&W Supply Corporation, for total cash consideration of $670 million....

Sony Pictures Networks to buy Zee Entertainment Enterprises

Sony Pictures NetworksIndia's Zee Entertainment Enterprises will sell its sports broadcasting business to Sony Pictures Networks for $385 million....

Businesses spent $341 billion on R&D in U.S.

Research and developmentBusinesses spent $341 billion on research and development (R&D) performed in the United States in 2014, a 5.6 percent increase over the previous year, according to the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES)....

Genesys to acquire Interactive Intelligence in $1.4 billion deal

GenesysCustomer experience company Genesys will acquire Interactive Intelligence in a transaction valued at approximately $1.4 billion....

China's V-Grass to buy Korean youth fashion brand Teenie Weenie for $900m

Teenie WeenieSouth Korea apparel and retail firm E-Land Group is selling a youth clothing brand to China's V-Grass Fashion for nearly $900 million....

Amcor to acquire U.S. plastics business for $280 million

AmcorAustralian packaging company Amcor said it will buy a plastic container manufacturing business from U.S.-based Sonoco Products for $280 million.... â–