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sales tumble

A research firm says U.S. retail sales of video game hardware and software fell for the ninth straight month in August. The NPD Group said sales fell 20 percent, to $515.6 million. Software sales — the video games themselves — fell 9 percent from a year ago, to $237.7 million. Sales of hardware such as Microsoft’s Xbox 360 and Sony’s PlayStation 3 fell 39 percent, to $150.6 million.

Kraft sees 2013

profit ahead

Kraft Foods said its new North American food company will post a 2013 profit of $2.60 per share. Kraft will split into two companies on Oct. 1. It decided to spin off its global snack business under the name Mondelez International in March. The North American grocery business will continue to carry the name Kraft.

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