New vehicles are piling up on U.S. car dealer lots, creating concern just as sales are expected to sputter.
GLENVIEW, Ill. — Robin Ross, director of culinary at Kraft Heinz, doesn’t need data to know how much consumer tastes have changed since processed food reigned supreme.
Last year proved to be a comeback for long beleaguered SeaWorld Entertainment, which saw its first annual gain in attendance since 2015, the company reported Thursday.
The number of Americans who shop online for mattresses — one of the most personal and expensive possessions in a home — continues to grow and reshape the business of selling them.
The world’s wealthiest man, Jeff Bezos, gave away the most money in the United States for the first time last year.
Google has admitted that Nest Guard, the keypad and motion sensor device that’s part of the Nest Secure system, has a built-in microphone whose existence the company failed to disclose in any of the product’s literature.
Al Overland is not saying you should refer to almond milk as nut juice. He’s also not saying you shouldn’t.
Looking like a delegation of toasters from space, a generation of electrically powered, self-driving mail trucks will roll out of a suburban Detroit industrial park later this year. Their mission: revolutionize mail and package delivery.
CHICAGO — The shades were drawn last month when a glittering array of architects presented their plans for the massive O’Hare International Airport expansion in a high-ceilinged downtown lecture hall. Other glass walls that would have let people peek in were papered over.
I’ve been running Microsoft Office 365 on a desktop computer and two laptops. But after a few months, the program suddenly stopped saving images that I’d previously added to Word documents. When I called up the documents, the photos were gone.
A Chicago pharmaceutical company that grabbed national attention for raising the price of its skin medications has filed for bankruptcy.
KENNETT SQUARE, Pa. — That “locally grown” produce for sale in your neighborhood grocery store?
Walgreens has agreed to pay $60 million to settle allegations that it “knowingly overcharged government health care plans such as Medicaid for prescription drugs,” said Stein Mitchell Beato & Missner, the Washington-based law firm that launched the whistleblower lawsuit against the pharm…
The nation’s biggest airlines have launched a battle to outdo each other with free onboard entertainment, and it looks as if the winners are music- and TV-loving passengers.
Shortly after noon Wednesday, Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk tweeted about entropy and heat death of the universe. But that’s a long way off. For now, troubled Tesla is alive and kicking.
CHICAGO — Car insurance startup Clearcover has raised $43 million to expand its business in Illinois and other states, betting that its online platform is more efficient and its policies cheaper than the insurance behemoths.
UPS plans to begin using Latch smart access devices in 10 new cities later this year, expanding the technology that allows drivers to enter apartment buildings to make deliveries.
LAS VEGAS — If the scores of personal health care devices at the recent Consumer Electronics Show are any indication, it’s clear that the Apple Watch has kicked off a rush by high-tech companies to capitalize on people’s worries about their health.
MINNEAPOLIS — UnitedHealth Group beat analyst expectations for fourth quarter profit, as its fast-growing Optum division for health care services hit the $100 billion mark for annual revenue, the company reported last week.
WASHINGTON — Two of the nation’s largest banks reported mixed earnings results last week for the end of 2018, a potential caution sign on the state of the economy heading into this year.
LOS ANGELES — Hulu subscribers leaped 48 percent to more than 25 million last year as viewers tuned in to popular shows such as “The Handmaid’s Tale,” the streaming service announced last week.
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.