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Faith-Based ‘I Can Only Imagine’ Soars With $17.1 Million Launch

Roadside Attractions-Lionsgate’s faith-based “I Can Only Imagine” has crushed early box office forecasts with a surprisingly strong $ 17.1 million at 1,629 locations in North America. Recent estimates for “I Can Only Imagine” had been in the $ 2 million-$ 8 million range. It rang up the top per-site average by far among this weekend’s wide release movies with $ 10,476, ...

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Fossil Soars as Wearables, E-Commerce Fuels Sales

RICHARDSON, United States — Fossil Group Inc. climbed as much as 60 percent in late trading after new wearable technology and e-commerce demand helped fuel a surprise sales gain in the holiday quarter. Comparable sales — a key measure — climbed 2 percent in the fourth quarter, Fossil said on Tuesday. Analysts had projected a 6 percent decline, according to Consensus Metrix. ...

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Box Office: ‘Justice League’ Soars to $13 Million on Thursday Night

Warner Bros.-DC’s “Justice League” has opened with a solid, but not spectacular $ 13 million at around 3,700 North American locations on Thursday night. The number for “Justice League” is the sixth-biggest Thursday preview of 2017, following “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, “Beauty and the Beast,” “Spiderman: Homecoming,” “Thor: Ragnarok” and “It” — which also scored $ 13 mil… ...

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China's Deliverymen Face Robot Revolution as Parcel Demand Soars

BEIJING, China —At Beijing’s sprawling Renmin University of China, two shiny new couriers dart through throngs of students to deliver parcels throughout the day. But they’re not typical Chinese deliverymen. Bright red, grey and black, they are the robot postmen of the future, and are controlled from a command centre 40 kilometers (25 miles) away by e-commerce giant JD.com. The robots are ...

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