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Can Retailers Keep Pace With Shoppers?

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 08:36:59 EDT

After strong holiday season, retail executives gather at the Shoptalk conference in search of new strategies.

Second Nike Exec Leaves in Wake of Workplace Complaints

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 19:38:38 EDT

A second veteran executive is leaving Nike Inc. in the wake of internal complaints about inappropriate workplace behavior at the sneaker and sportswear giant, according to people familiar with the matter.

What a United Technologies Breakup Might Cost

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 17:47:14 EDT

United Technologies CEO Greg Hayes gave analysts on Friday details about the cost of splitting the company ahead of a planned review on the idea.

Caterpillar to Close Texas Plant, Review Illinois Factory

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 08:47:33 EDT

Caterpillar will close a parts factory in Texas and may close an engine plant near Chicago as it continues to pare back its manufacturing footprint.

World's Largest Economies Can't Agree on How to Tax Digital Companies

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 21:32:17 EDT

The U.S., Europe and other countries are split on how to tax digital businesses, threatening a rush to impose unilateral charges at a time of rising tensions between the major economies.

Eni Lifts Dividend After Years of Cuts

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 09:07:25 EDT

Italy’s state-backed oil giant Eni is raising its dividend, in a fresh sign that the international energy industry is bouncing back from a three-year downturn.

Energy's Favorite Corporate Structure Falls Out of Vogue

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 13:27:41 EDT

Federal regulators eliminated a key tax benefit for some pipeline companies, a move that could force some pipelines to lower their rates and make it even more difficult for the struggling sector to raise money for new projects.

Will Chinese Pooches Demand More Than Table Scraps? Pet-Food Firms Hope So

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 21:55:26 EDT

U.S. private-equity giant KKR is among the investors betting on packaged pet food and treats in China, where consumers with rising spending power are spoiling their dogs and cats.

Siemens Pins Hopes on Small Gas Turbines

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 13:28:50 EDT

Depressed demand for large gas turbines has hurt revenue at Siemens, but the German engineering conglomerate hopes to offset part of the industry slump by building smaller power plants.

Getting the 'Oil' Out: Norway's Statoil Rebrands

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 11:02:25 EDT

Norway’s state-backed oil company Statoil is changing its name to Equinor, a move intended to show it is serious about a strategic shift to renewable-energy production.

Nike Investigates Workplace Complaints, Says No. 2 Executive Resigns

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 10:12:09 EDT

Nike Inc. said that it had received complaints about workplace behavior and that its No. 2 executive has resigned, setting off a management shuffle at the sportswear giant.

Former Siemens Executive Pleads Guilty in Argentina Bribery Case

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 09:07:20 EDT

A former Siemens executive pleaded guilty in Manhattan federal court to his role in a conspiracy to pay $100 million in bribes to Argentine government officials in exchange for a $1 billion contract to produce national ID cards.

Toys 'R' Us Liquidation Could Leave Vendors Without Payment

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 12:32:02 EDT

Since Toys “R” Us filed for bankruptcy in September, its vendors collectively have shipped at least $450 million in products to the retailer but have yet to get paid.

Spotify Sets April 3 as First Trading Day

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 08:58:41 EDT

Spotify Technology executives outlined their vision for the music-streaming company and dug into its financials, opening to the public a presentation that typically remains behind closed doors, as the company hurtles toward an April initial public offering.

SpaceX and United Launch Alliance Split Rocket Contracts

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 17:31:05 EDT

Seeking to maintain a pair of satellite-launch providers, the Air Force split $640 million in contracts between Elon Musk’s low-cost SpaceX and a Boeing-Lockheed Martin venture with higher prices but a long military legacy.

Steve Wynn May Sell His Stake in Wynn Resorts, Potentially Setting Off Scramble

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:16:25 EDT

Steve Wynn may seek to sell his shares in Wynn Resorts after he and his former wife scrapped an agreement that had prevented them from selling their combined 21% stake, potentially setting off a scramble to control the $19 billion casino company.

Brazil's Petrobras Posts Loss Following Settlement Charges

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 15:59:36 EDT

Brazilian state-controlled oil company Petrobras said Thursday it posted a net loss in the fourth quarter and in 2017 as the state-controlled oil company continues to suffer from the side effects of a corruption scandal.

How the DOJ's Face-Off With AT&T Could Alter American Business

Sun, 18 Mar 2018 00:24:41 EDT

Next week, a federal judge will begin trying an antitrust case that has broad ramifications for media, technology and other industries, and could affect the government’s powers to deter large-scale corporate consolidation.

Ford Aims to Outsell Toyota in Hybrid Vehicles in 2021

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 16:49:37 EDT

Ford Motor Co. Chief Executive Jim Hackett said he sees “upside” to the auto maker’s longer-term 8% target for profit margins, citing progress on cost-cutting initiatives and an overhaul of product development procedures.

Toy Makers Stare at $11 Billion Hole With Death of Toys 'R' Us

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 21:03:39 EDT

The liquidation of Toys “R” Us has sent the toy industry reeling, leaving Mattel, Hasbro and other manufacturers without a large chain devoted to selling games and dolls and forcing them to find other outlets to carry their items.

Blue Apron to Sell Meal Kits in Stores to Buttress Sagging Deliveries

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 16:54:07 EDT

Blue Apron acknowledged its subscription-only model isn’t enough in the intensifying fight to fill people’s dinner plates.

Let Me Hear You Stream: Indies Rock Overseas Music Markets

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 18:59:37 EDT

Independent record labels are experiencing a surge in international revenue as streaming services such as Spotify open up foreign markets previously accessible only to local music companies and major labels with global marketing and distribution capabilities.

Going Dutch: Unilever Picks Rotterdam Over London for Headquarters

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 14:30:50 EDT

Unilever will consolidate its dual headquarters in Rotterdam instead of London, a politically charged decision that came despite last-minute lobbying from the British government.

Canadian National Railway Struggles to Make On-Time Deliveries

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 15:43:33 EDT

Problems at the railroad are triggering widespread delays in deliveries of grain, fracking sand, crude oil and other goods.

Toys 'R' Us Files to Wind Down Its U.S. Business

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 10:44:49 EDT

Toys “R” Us filed a motion seeking bankruptcy court approval to start a wind-down of its domestic business and liquidation of inventory in all its 735 U.S. stores.

Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes Charged With Fraud

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 12:09:38 EDT

The Securities and Exchange Commission said that it has charged Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes with fraud and forced the company’s founder to give up control of the company.

Disney Sets Stage for Succession Race With Operational Overhaul

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 21:39:50 EDT

Walt Disney is reorganizing its operations in a move that positions two top executives, Kevin Mayer and Robert Chapek, as potential successors to CEO Robert Iger.

United Plans New Animal Tags After Dog Death

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 22:09:46 EDT

The death of a dog on a United Continental Holdings flight this week is fanning a broader debate over the transport of animals in plane cabins.

Sears's Sales Tumble as Financial Pressure Mounts

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 08:27:19 EDT

Sears Holdings Corp. announced $540 million in new loan agreements and reported another dismal quarter in which sales fell by nearly a third as the retailer continued to close stores.

Toys 'R' Us Tells Workers It Will Likely Close All U.S. Stores

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 10:59:11 EDT

Toys ‘R’ Us told employees the struggling big-box retailer will sell or close all its U.S. stores, a collapse that threatens up to 33,000 American jobs in the coming months.

Glencore's Cobalt Sale Helps China's Drive to Build Electric Vehicles

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 21:06:01 EDT

Glencore PLC has agreed to sell a large chunk of its cobalt production to a Chinese company, marking another victory for China in a race to lock up supplies of an important metal used in batteries for electric vehicles.

Icahn Taps Tech Executive to Prepare for Proxy Fight With Xerox

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 14:55:37 EDT

Activist investor Carl Icahn has enlisted the help of former tech executive John Visentin to help prepare for a proxy fight with Xerox and to explore strategic alternatives for the printer and copier maker.

U.S. Probes Mexico's Cemex Over Payments Tied to Colombia Project

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 13:22:59 EDT

The Justice Department is investigating Mexico’s Cemex over payments made by the company related to a cement plant it is building in Colombia to determine whether they violated federal bribery laws.

Zara Sharpens Focus on Digital

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 11:56:03 EDT

Zara parent company Inditex is easing the expansion of its brick-and-mortar stores and doubling down on its online growth in a bid by the world’s largest fashion retailer by sales to maintain its momentum.

Workplace Diversity Efforts Face Legal Challenges From White Men

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 16:23:58 EDT

White men are filing legal complaints against companies’ workplace-diversity efforts, in a backlash against recruiting and training programs designed for women and people of color.

Railroad Irks Workers by Using Drones as Supervisors

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 13:01:16 EDT

Union Pacific temporarily grounded drones it was flying over rail yards to look for safety violations, after the railroad workers’ union urged workers to flood a company safety hotline with complaints.

Lawmakers, Farm Groups Outline Fix for Tax Conundrum

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 17:02:02 EDT

Lawmakers and agricultural companies have found on a fix for the ‘grain glitch’ in the new U.S. tax law that stirred controversy in the Farm Belt.

VW Brand Chief Welcomes Debate on Auto Tariffs

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 14:14:02 EDT

The chief executive of Volkswagen’s namesake VW brand said the U.S. was justified in questioning the wide discrepancy between import duties imposed by the U.S. and the European Union on auto imports.

Walmart to Offer Home Delivery of Groceries in 100 Cities

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 10:10:02 EDT

Walmart will offer home delivery of groceries in 100 cities by the end of the year and launch same-day delivery in New York City, adopting a costly model it previously resisted as Amazon, Kroger and Target invest in similar services.

A New Black Mark for United as Dog Dies in Overhead Bin

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 10:16:48 EDT

United Continental Holdings again angered some flyers on Tuesday after a passenger’s dog died in an overhead luggage bin.

Mediterranean Gas Bounty Suddenly Seems Within Big Oil's Reach

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 04:11:46 EDT

Big oil companies are moving into Mediterranean waters off Israel, Lebanon and Egypt after years of U.S. diplomacy helped ease a political logjam around giant Middle Eastern natural-gas discoveries.

Amazon Recalls Portable Battery Chargers

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 17:04:47 EDT

Amazon is voluntarily recalling about 260,000 of its AmazonBasics portable battery chargers due to potential fire and chemical burn risks, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

DSW Abandons E-commerce Start-Up Ebuys

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 14:55:54 EDT

Shoe retailer DSW Inc. is shuttering its Ebuys business, calling it quits on an e-commerce company it bought for $62.5 million just two years ago.

Gun Maker Remington Plans to File for Bankruptcy Protection

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 17:10:51 EDT

Remington, a gun manufacturer that private-equity owner Cerberus spent more than a decade building into an industry giant, is now on the brink of bankruptcy as it copes with a heavy debt load and volatile gun sales.

How Your Returns Are Used Against You at Best Buy, Other Retailers

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 18:48:33 EDT

Best Buy is one of several chains using a third-party service to score customers’ shopping behavior and impose limits on the amount of merchandise they can return.

What Goes Around Comes Around: Energy Prices Dig Into Miners' Profits

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 03:33:21 EDT

The world’s biggest miners, which reined in costs during lean times, are flush with profits from a recent commodity-market rebound. But now, with rising expenses for fuel, raw materials and wages, there will be pressure to find fresh cuts to protect margins.

GE's Top Executives Miss Out on Cash Bonuses for the First Time

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 10:10:58 EDT

General Electric discloses its board withheld 2017 bonuses and canceled some 2015 equity awards that executives would have partly received.

Wynn Resorts Drops Litigation Against Former Largest Shareholder Kazuo Okada

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 10:20:28 EDT

Wynn Resorts dropped litigation against its former largest shareholder, Japanese pachinko mogul Kazuo Okada, according to a court order signed by the judge in the case and viewed by the Journal.

Why Tariffs Mean Your Next Car Might Cost $300 More

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 17:42:32 EDT

Analysts estimate the steel and aluminum levies will add about $300 to the price of new vehicles bought in U.S. showrooms.

Johnson Controls to Complete Strategic Review of Vehicle-Battery Business

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 13:27:32 EDT

Johnson Controls could sell or spin off its battery business as part of the industrial company’s plan to strengthen its core building technology offerings.

Is Time Running Out for the Swiss Watch Industry?

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 10:30:14 EDT

With sales flagging, Switzerland’s watchmakers need to raise the interest of a generation that has no need for traditional timepieces. An unlikely 68-year-old executive is leading the way.

Nucor to Build New Florida Steel Mill as Domestic Producers Study Tariff Impact

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 22:35:28 EDT

Nucor will build a $240 million rebar mill in Florida, the latest investment from the steel maker in a bid to capitalize on a rising market for the metal.

Clorox to Buy Dietary-Supplement Maker Nutranext for $700 Million

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 09:56:37 EDT

Clorox plans to purchase a dietary-supplement maker for about $700 million, as the owner of Pine-Sol cleaner and Hidden Valley dressing continues to diversify its business.

Sempra Says CEO Will Retire, Board Will Expand by One

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 10:44:28 EDT

Sempra Energy said Monday that its president and chief executive is retiring in May and that it is expanding its board to 14 directors from 13.

Dow Chemical CEO to Depart

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 14:13:32 EDT

Longtime Dow Chemical leader Andrew Liveris plans to step down next month, ending a nearly 14-year tenure that culminated with the chemical giant’s combination last year with rival DuPont.

'Wrinkle in Time' Outpaced at Box Office by Month-Old 'Black Panther'

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 03:26:45 EDT

Disney’s “A Wrinkle in Time” opened to a so-so $33.3 million in the U.S. and Canada, putting it behind the company’s own “Black Panther,” which was No. 1 at the box office for the fourth weekend in a row.