MINNEAPOLIS — Cargill saw its net earnings drop 20 percent in its latest quarter on trade uncertainty, stock market volatility, lower hog volumes in China and challenges in the U.S. dairy and poultry industries.
DETROIT — General Motors enters 2019 as the top carmaker in Mexico.
DETROIT — Customers have until the end of March to buy a Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicle and some other EV models to receive a full tax credit.
MINNEAPOLIS — Companies and building owners throughout the Twin Cities have invested millions this year to redesign and renovate their offices to better suit their organizations and appeal to workers.
Elon Musk revels in bad boy behavior on Twitter, with fart jokes, accusations of pedophilia, insults directed at the Securities and Exchange Commission, and much more.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Sometimes a jury giveth and the judge taketh away.
ATLANTA — As airports across the country grow they are increasingly looking toward a new engine to drive the growth: private investment.
WASHINGTON — Halfway through Donald Trump’s first term, it’s getting easier to piece together an account of how his policies are supposed to drive economic growth.
During the holiday season, United Airlines gives its flight attendants some leeway on how to accessorize their uniforms.
PHILADELPHIA — If you’re an employer in Philadelphia, then you better be careful when you interview a prospective employee.
SEATTLE — Perhaps you’re digging out your Christmas lights to perform the annual ritual of plugging them in and counting the dead.
WASHINGTON — One day the Dow Jones industrial average drops 500 points, then it shoots up 600 points and a few days later it plummets 800 points — 799 to be exact Tuesday.
I’ve downloaded about 10 gigabytes of arcade game software updates to my used PC, a Dell Latitude E6400.
The yearslong opioid epidemic is having a negative impact on employers and few employees have the knowledge or resources to handle addiction, according to a new survey by The Hartford Financial Services Group.
More than two years after Wells Fargo said it had created perhaps millions of unauthorized customer accounts, the scandal ignited by that admission has more than persisted — it’s spread, raising questions about how long Chief Executive Tim Sloan can keep his place atop the troubled lender.
DETROIT — Turns out no one keeps a secret as well as General Motors’ leadership.
For a decade, veteran TV executive Fred Seibert’s studio pitched the idea for an edgy animated story inspired by a 1989 Japanese video game. Called “Castlevania,” it featured scenes of demonic monsters attacking towns and devouring human flesh.
Selling fancy grocery bags was supposed to be a side project. Now, with orders streaming in from hundreds of stores, Jen and Farzan Dehmoubed are set to make millions selling a reusable bag to shoppers.
Major retailers are arming to do battle with internet mega-merchants during this crucial holiday shopping season using a key new strategy: Be less annoying.
Challenging the popular but pricey EpiPen, San Diego’s Adamis Pharmaceuticals is readying its own emergency allergy medication for sale.
Food-safety investigators are working to pinpoint the source of drug-resistant salmonella found in raw turkey meat as a nationwide outbreak expands just before the largest turkey consumption day of the year.
Chaos in the restaurant business has been averted.
MINNEAPOLIS — It’s shaping up to be a rock ‘em sock ‘em holiday in the nation’s toy aisles.
General Motors is a technology company that makes cars, and the skills its employees had yesterday are continuously becoming outdated.
During more than 25 years as a factory worker, David Young has seen a parade of robots take over tasks he and his colleagues used to do by hand.
American Airlines is taking some heat after an internal memo leaked telling employees that their first priority during delays or cancellations should be to get elite passengers to their destinations, even if it means using a competing airline, but economy passengers shouldn’t get that option.
Microsoft is teaming up with prominent Indian athlete Anil Kumble to debut a cricket bat that can track batting analytics in real-time, and send them straight to fans.
WASHINGTON — Negotiators from the U.S. focused much of their effort in reworking the North American Free Trade Agreement on provisions affecting auto manufacturing, touting the final deal with Canada and Mexico as a boon to domestic carmakers and their employees.
Apple Inc., with a trillion-dollar market capitalization, is turning to a federal appeals court in its years-long patent fight with Andrea Electronics Corp., one of Long Island’s smallest public companies.
Out with the dead, in with the women and kids.
When it comes to who or what is using up all that internet bandwidth out there, Netflix is the biggest of the big.
SAN FRANCISCO — Google, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this week, on Monday looked to the future as it unveiled three big shifts in search that appear to take aim at some of its biggest competitors.
Produce companies that want to sell lettuce and salads at Walmart and Sam’s Clubs will have to learn the skills of cryptocurrency traders, the giant retailer announced last week.
Alex Vetter, who has been an executive with Cars.com since it launched 20 years ago as an online alternative to used-car classifieds, is steering the Chicago company in a different direction as CEO: Tinder for new-car buyers.
SAN DIEGO — When Amazon arrived like Godzilla to the retail world, stomping out brick-and-mortar shops with speedy e-commerce delivery, small businesses suffered the brunt of the damage.
WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court ruled last week that Uber can force its drivers into individual arbitration over pay and benefit disputes, voiding an effort by thousands of drivers to join in a class-action suit against the ride-hailing company.
SEATTLE — Amazon Go grew from a single convenience store to four over eight months. A report Wednesday suggested that the retail giant is considering a much faster pace of expansion.
Crystal McBride didn’t mind wearing a crop top and shorts to work.
If millennials are killing brick-and-mortar stores, then their successors might save it, according to new surveys that say some young shoppers actually like to shop in person.
Retailers won’t just be battling each other for customers this holiday season — they’re also gearing up to fight over the temporary workers who will make the sales.
Could India eventually be the crown jewel in Netflix’s streaming empire?
SEATTLE — Mike Kelley was drawn to movies at a young age, often riding his bike from his childhood home in Yarrow Point, Wash., to the John Danz Theatre in Bellevue.
LOS ANGELES — It’s bad for business when regulators target one of your fastest-growing products — unless they also go after a competitor working to put you out of business.
LOS ANGELES — AT&T is developing a new streaming video service that will use the Warner Bros. catalog of TV shows and movies.
SAN DIEGO — With a master’s degree in computer science and 30 years of experience working for technology companies, Tom Middleton had little doubt he would soon find new employment after losing his job a decade ago as a software engineering manager at Kyocera in San Diego.
Nike’s decision to feature Colin Kaepernick in its latest “Just Do It” advertising campaign predictably blew up the internet.
SEATTLE — Amazon is defending its treatment of the hundreds of thousands of workers at its warehouses, calling statements by Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders “inaccurate and misleading.”
Ford Motor’s rating outlook was downgraded from stable to negative, which does not harm the company’s credit now but alerts Wall Street that the situation is dynamic.
The food-industry spotlight was on Campbell Soup Co. last week as the company unveiled a top-to-bottom business review launched in May after chief executive Denise Morrison abruptly retired.