CARACAS, Venezuela -- General Motors has shut down operations in Venezuela after it says authorities illegally seized its plant there, fueling growing concerns about the ability of international companies to do business ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- As food trucks started rolling onto American streets a decade or so ago, states set health standards for them but left specific rules for mobile food vendors to cities and counties.
Now, faced with a ...Read more
NORTHLAKE, Texas -- The first thing you see when you enter the new Farmer Brothers headquarters is the coffee bar.
An inviting leather couch and cozy counter space sit near a line of brewing machines, allowing employees ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The White House push is on to clamp down on U.S. tech companies hiring foreign workers -- but what happens to all those small businesses that need just the opposite, the unskilled labor that keeps carnival ...Read more
Could the new Trump administration save the vaping industry from its fears of being regulated into oblivion by the Food and Drug Administration? Gregory Conley, a top vaping spokesman, says it might happen.
Conley, ...Read more
Without missing a beat, blustery conservative commentator Bill O'Reilly returned to the microphone Monday night -- just as his former shop, Fox News Channel, was introducing its O'Reilly-free schedule.
O'Reilly's first ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- In a sign of rising labor tensions in Hollywood, members of the Writers Guild of America voted overwhelmingly Monday to authorize a strike just a week before the union's contract is set to expire May 1.
CHICAGO -- Mondelez International, the maker of snacks like Oreo cookies, Sour Patch Kids candy and Triscuit crackers, has lost another high-ranking executive.
Dana Anderson, the company's chief marketing officer, has ...Read more
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Top corporate bosses who failed to change a flawed system before it went out of control. Mid-level executives who pushed workers too far. Bank regulators who for years were blind to warning signs.
Over the past few months...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- TrueCar Inc. is looking to raise funds with a proposed public offering of common stock.
The vehicle pricing and information website, headquartered outside Los Angeles, said Monday it expects to offer 1 ...Read more
AUSTIN, Texas -- Supermarket chain Albertsons is exploring a possible takeover of Whole Foods Market, the Financial Times reported Monday, citing unnamed sources.
Albertsons, which operates about 2,200 stores, is ...Read more
SAN FRANCISCO -- Tesla will nearly double its Supercharger electric car charging network this year to 10,000 public charging units globally, up from 5,400, the company said Monday.
The company plans to begin producing the...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. on Monday fired back at the activist investor trying to take control of the company, saying he has "no credible plan" to run it in urging shareholders to stay with current leaders.
PITTSBURGH -- PPG has again upped its bid for Dutch coatings maker AkzoNobel saying its new offer of $28.8 billion is "one last invitation" for the companies to negotiate a merger that would create the largest paint ...Read more
SEATTLE -- Microsoft is adding links between its business-focused software and LinkedIn, the biggest move yet to make use of the company's largest-ever acquisition.
LinkedIn now boasts more than 500 million registered ...Read more
DETROIT -- General Motors can no longer avoid lawsuits from potential victims of ignition-switch defects that came before its bankruptcy because the U.S. Supreme Court has rejected the automaker's appeal of a lower court ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- A week after its record-setting global debut, Universal's "The Fate of the Furious" is still ruling the box office to the chagrin of a host of newcomers.
"Fate" brought in an estimated $38.7 million in the ...Read more
The White House will offer "specific governing principles" for its tax plan this week along with indications of what new rates would be, but a complete proposal probably won't be ready until June, President Donald Trump's ...Read more
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WASHINGTON –– The International Monetary Fund's steering committee adopted the position on trade taken by the Group of 20 last month in an effort to accommodate Donald Trump's administration, which is considering how ...Read more