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Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:12:49 EDTAerospace parts maker Arconic Inc. on Monday delayed its much-anticipated annual meeting and tried to defuse a long-running spat with an activist investor that last week forced the company’s chief executive to step down.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 22:57:00 EDTThe Trump administration’s proposed 20% tariff on Canadian lumber imports could have the biggest impact on the U.S. home building industry, a sector that has already struggled with higher labor costs since the housing crash a decade ago.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 22:47:29 EDTThe Kentucky physician dragged off a United Airlines flight in Chicago on April 9 was initially interested in the carrier’s offer for an $800 voucher but declined, according to a Chicago Police Department report released Monday.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 17:56:46 EDTExpress Scripts Holding Co. said Monday it doesn’t expect Anthem Inc., its biggest customer, to extend a pharmacy benefits management agreement slated to expire at the end of 2019.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:54:06 EDTIvanka Trump clothing was sold at discount retailer Stein Mart under the label of a different designer, the latest controversy surrounding Ms. Trump’s brand
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:20:32 EDTJAB Holding plans to put shoemakers Jimmy Choo and Bally International on the block.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 17:08:07 EDTSeveral public pension funds and a foundation issued an open letter to Southern Co. criticizing executive compensation at the Georgia-based utility and urging shareholders to vote against two board members because of the issue.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:12:20 EDTAfter years of trailing behind Mattel, Hasbro passed its rival in quarterly revenue for the first time since 2000, highlighting the diverging fortunes of the two toy makers.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:50:56 EDTPaints giant PPG raised its offer for Dutch rival Akzo Nobel to $26.4 billion, the U.S. firm’s third takeover attempt in a two-month long, unsolicited courtship.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 10:56:56 EDTThe Franco-Swiss building-materials company said Eric Olsen will step down on July 15 despite being cleared in an internal review of any wrongdoing regarding the company’s operations in Syria in 2013 and 2014.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:13:55 EDTKlaus Kleinfeld resigned from the board of Hewlett Packard Enterprise on Sunday, his second exit from a public company’s board since he was ousted as CEO of Arconic last week.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 10:09:38 EDTGerman military spending is rising more than at any time since the Cold War. Most of the orders for new equipment and upgrades of existing kit are going to the country’s biggest arms manufacturers.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 12:02:33 EDTWith a ban on alcohol sales near highways, India’s Supreme Court has made selling liquor in India—the world’s biggest whiskey market by volume but one of its most challenging—even harder.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 12:59:24 EDTProfits are booming for cigarette companies, despite government regulation, huge legal settlements and a decline in smoking rates. The secret: A consolidated industry has been able to boost the price per pack dramatically.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 10:32:10 EDTA flight attendant for American Airlines was suspended after a video was posted on social media showing him in a heated argument with a passenger who was protesting the way the crew member had treated another customer.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 16:21:04 EDTThe concert promoter first hired to produce a Prince tribute concert sued the late pop star’s estate and former administrator and advisers for alleged fraud, the latest cloud over the deals the estate has signed since Prince’s death a year ago.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 09:41:18 EDTIn an attempt to set itself apart from the competition, AT&T Inc. is offering home television through its DirecTV and U-verse brands, and, if regulators bless its pending Time Warner Inc. takeover, discounted access to entertainment on every screen.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 00:34:41 EDTAn investor said in newly unsealed court filings that Theranos used a shell company to buy commercial-lab equipment, then pretended it was using its own technology in demonstrations for prospective partners and investors.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 07:33:49 EDTPresident Trump has rejected a bid by oil company Exxon Mobil to resume a Black Sea venture with Rosneft, a sanctioned Russian firm close to the Kremlin.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 05:45:46 EDTUnited Continental moved to further stem fallout from the incident in which police dragged off a paying passenger from one of its flights, saying its chief executive Oscar Munoz will no longer be taking on the chairman role and that it will revamp executive compensation incentives.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 06:59:17 EDTYears of overbuilding and the rise of online shopping have come to a head, resulting in the planned closure of thousands of stores by chains such as Payless, RadioShack and Bebe.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 12:30:07 EDTVisa’s debit-card practices are under new scrutiny from the Ohio attorney general’s office, including the company’s rules related to the acceptance of its debit cards.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 19:03:32 EDTRheumatoid-arthritis drug Renflexis is the South Korean conglomerate’s first biologic to win approval from U.S. regulators.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:22:00 EDTA Massachusetts Superior Court justice this week dismissed a lawsuit by Procter & Gamble’s Gillette that accused four former employees of taking company information to the startup ShaveLogic Inc., while allowing a countersuit by the former workers and the startup to move forward.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:25:37 EDTSinclair Broadcast Group said it will buy 14 television stations from a smaller operator, less than 24 hours after federal regulators made changes that could help spur consolidation among television broadcasters.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 13:50:10 EDTVolkswagen was ordered to pay a $2.8 billion criminal fine for rigging diesel-powered vehicles to cheat on government emissions tests, formalizing a punishment the German auto giant agreed to earlier this year in an unprecedented plea deal with U.S. prosecutors.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 19:18:33 EDTBebe Stores Inc. has joined the parade of retailers shedding its brick-and-mortar operations as consumers shift their spending online.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 05:17:20 EDTBig airlines are sharply cutting back fares or amenities for their lowest-paying customers, while pulling out the stops for more perks for their premium fliers.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 10:11:50 EDTBipartisan political opposition is taking shape to the request by Exxon Mobil Corp. for a waiver from U.S. sanctions to allow it to drill with Russian state-oil giant PAO Rosneft in the Black Sea.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 20:52:16 EDTPresident Trump’s bid to stanch imports flowing into the U.S. steel market is fighting strong currents: Domestic prices that are among the world’s highest and a buoyant dollar that pushes down the cost of imports.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 17:51:28 EDTAs growth in the wireless industry began to slow, carriers gave away tablets and offered data plans for as little as $10 a month. That decision is coming back to haunt the carriers.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 17:13:47 EDTFederal regulators reversed an Obama-era rule that has hindered major television-station owners from buying stations or selling themselves, a move that could lead to waves of new deals.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 10:18:44 EDTThe messy affairs of late pop star Prince have become even more tangled, as two of the musician’s half-brothers suggested the bank that previously oversaw the estate’s business may have breached fiduciary commitments.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 21:54:42 EDTTesla Inc. said Thursday it is recalling 53,000 Model S sedan and Model X sport-utility vehicles over an issue with electric-parking brakes that could prevent them from being released.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:13:57 EDTDanone, the world’s biggest yogurt maker, raised its guidance for recurring earnings per share growth for 2017, days after closing its $10.4 billion acquisition of WhiteWave.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 15:28:40 EDTAbu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund Mubadala has agreed to invest in private equity on behalf of another firm for the first time in a deal worth as much as $750 million with Paris-based Ardian, say people familiar with the matter.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:08:34 EDTActivist investor Marcato Capital Management is turning up the heat in its fight with Buffalo Wild Wings, calling on the restaurant chain to replace its chief executive.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 12:24:36 EDTFederal regulators Thursday voted to relax rules on business-to-business data services, such as credit-card readers and ATMs, that have long been regarded as out of date but have proved difficult to update.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 12:13:09 EDTCSX Corp. Chief Executive Hunter Harrison promised changes big and small at the railway, from idling excess locomotives to clearing bottlenecks at major interchanges, in his first public remarks since taking the top job last month.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 18:26:41 EDTWal-Mart’s fight to defend its low-cost reputation is helping to extend the longest food-price decline in decades.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 04:22:31 EDTSwiss engineering and power-grid company’s first-quarter revenue fell slightly to $7.85 billion on year, although net income rose on the divestment of its high-voltage cable business.