Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions
(Adds DuPont, SABMiller, Kuwait Airways, Starwood and others)
Oct 27 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Tuesday:
** At least three big Chinese companies are competing to bid for Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc, the Wall Street Journal reported.
** Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc, the largest U.S. drugstore chain, is nearing a deal to buy smaller peer Rite Aid Corp for more than $10 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.
** DuPont is talking to rivals about its agriculture business, interim Chief Executive Edward Breen said on Tuesday, less than a week after Dow Chemical Co announced a review of its farm chemicals and seeds unit.