Corporate Partnership

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Renault Groupe (OTC: RNLSY) announced two partnerships on Monday aimed at boosting the production of electric car batteries in France.

In a press release, the French carmaker said the new partnerships with China’s Envision AESC and French start-up Verkor will enable it to create an EV hub capable of churning out 400,000 cars annually.

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British online gambling operator 888 Holdings plc (OTC: EIHDF) plans to offer betting and casino games under the Sports Illustrated brand in the US later this year.

Under the agreement announced Wednesday, 888 will have exclusive rights to the Sports Illustrated trademark and develop the brand’s online sports betting and gaming products in the US.

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Vacation rental companies Airbnb Inc and Expedia Group’s Vrbo are teaming up to crack down on properties that repeatedly host disruptive parties.

On Friday, the companies said they are developing the “Community Integrity Program” to identify problem properties and share the information with each other.

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Sam’s Club and Service Finance Company have teamed up to launch a new service that connects the wholesale club’s members with local home improvement contractors and offers financing options for projects around the house.

Through the Sam’s Club Home Install Experts by Service Finance program, members can select a product and service and then schedule a free consultation with a Service Finance dealer to discuss financing options.