Business Beat: Ford Mustang, Red Velvet Oreo, Wal-Mart and tax refunds

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Ford exports some American muscle to China

Ford’s first shipload of around 100 Mustangs is headed to China. It’s the first time in the Mustang’s 50-year history that it will be sold overseas.

Red Velvet Oreos to hit stores in time for Valentine’s Day

Red Velvet Oreos are expected to hit store shelves Feb. 2 for as Deerfield-based Mondelez International tries to win favor among cupcake fanatics. The cookie, featuring a new flavor and color, will be around for between six and eight weeks, or while supplies last.

Wal-Mart pushes further in financial services

Wal-Mart is launching a service allowing customers to pick up their tax refunds in cash at about 3,000 stores nationwide. The world’s largest retailer says the process will take the same time as if customers were to file their returns electronically and then get direct deposit.

Buffalo Wings & Rings wants spread across the Chicago area

Changes coming at Woodfield Mall

Orbitz Worldwide exploring a sale [Bloomberg]

United close to ordering 10 Boeing jets [Bloomberg]

Staples urged to combine with Office Depot

Hospira infusion system OK’d by FDA

AT&T launches unlimited calling to Mexico

Baxter wins FDA approval for renal therapy solution

Tech stocks help market stagger to a tiny gain

Shake Shack plans to raise $80 million in IPO

Yahoo CEO poised to make fateful decision on Alibaba stake

Supreme Court refuses to hear retailers’ complaint about debit card fees

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