Back in the dark days of automotive history, fuel was cheap and plentiful and Detroit dinosaurs ruled the Earth.
Then the Prius came along, offering the first practical hybrid solution, and became the bestselling car in ...Read more
MODESTO, Calif. -- The gig: John "Farmer John" Bos, 44, is owner-operator of Dutch Hollow Farms, an agri-tourism business on 65 acres on the northern edge of Modesto, across from a Best Buy and a Home Depot. He runs a ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- "Marketing" used to be a dirty word in higher education circles.
Not anymore. Facing a declining pool of high school graduates, colleges and universities are ramping up their marketing efforts, boosting ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- Small-business owner Jen Swendseid started with passion and purpose.
Her business, Heart & Core, was inspired by a 2007 shopping trip for a sports bra for Swendseid's late mother. Bonnie Severson was larger...Read more
BALTIMORE -- A store shift manager who supervises workers struggles to pay his family's bills but doesn't qualify for overtime after a more than 40-hour workweek.
That's one example the U.S. Department of Labor is using ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration will allow U.S. air carriers to start regular scheduled commercial flights to and from Cuba as early as this fall for the first time in more than 50 years, U.S. officials said Friday....Read more
MIAMI -- As carnival revelers from Haiti to Brazil packed the streets for pre-Lenten extravaganzas this week, raising fears about the transmission of the Zika virus, A&E Networks Latin America decided to put off employee ...Read more
ATLANTA -- Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines on Friday paid out $1.5 billion in profit sharing to employees, including $541 million to its 33,000 employees in Atlanta.
It's the largest employee profit sharing payment in U.S. ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Dropping oil prices have undermined Latin America's economic boom, and that may be a good thing for U.S. diplomats.
It may seem something of a paradox that while the region has suffered from dropping demand ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Will Whole Foods shoppers want to get a tattoo to go after picking up a head of their favorite organic lettuce? The company hopes the concept would at least pique their interest.
As the Austin, Texas-based ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Visa Inc. took a significant stake in mobile-payments company Square Inc. prior to its initial public offering, according to a regulatory filing Thursday with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
The ...Read more
Consumers indulged in more retail sales than expected in January, a positive sign for retailers after a disappointing holiday season.
Last month's sales climbed 0.2 percent to $449.9 billion from December, the Commerce ...Read more
CINCINNATI -- The Kroger Co.'s Cincinnati-Dayton Division announced Friday that it will make opioid overdose reversal medicine Naloxone available without a prescription at its 84 pharmacies in Ohio and 16 pharmacies in ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- Don't bother trying to tease Theodore Karkus, the chief executive of ProPhase Labs Inc., about his Philadelphia-area company's new product, a male enhancement dietary supplement, Legendz XL.
"The first ...Read more
The redesigned Nissan Maxima is like a new shoe. It looks sharp but feels better, and the more you wear it, the better it feels.
The Maxima is footwear that is both athletic and sophisticated, functional and stylish. You ...Read more
Here's something you don't normally hear: "Hey, honey, it's snowing. Let's take the Jaguar."
Certainly, a couple years ago, it would have been imprudent. While Jaguars have prodigious grip under most circumstances, their ...Read more
Q: Our 2012 Lexus ES 350 has 35,000 miles on the odometer. At 25,000 miles, the dealership told me the tires needed to be replaced, but I declined. During the 30,000-mile service, done at a different dealership, the ...Read more
Q: My wife and I recently purchased a 2007 Honda Fit with 103,000 miles on it. Unfortunately, the car gets crappy gas mileage: 22 miles per gallon in mostly city driving, 30 on the highway in warmer weather. The car ...Read more
The more than 10 percent drop in the Standard & Poor's 500 index this year has been partially attributed to troubles China. For the past week, the market news out of China has been quiet. Not so in the week ahead.
After a...Read more
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Jarden Corp., the Boca Raton consumer products company that has agreed to merge with Newell Rubbermaid, reported preliminary 2015 net sales of about $8.6 billion, a 4 percent increase over the $8.3...Read more
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