With China and the United States embroiled in an all-out trade war, companies are scrambling to find new overseas suppliers, even as they prepare to pass on the higher costs to their customers.
BALTIMORE — When AT&T recruiters compete for young talent on college campuses, they want to show how the old telephone company has become a modern media firm.
Walmart, the nation’s largest private employer, is worried that too many of its workers are having health conditions misdiagnosed, leading to unnecessary surgery and wasted health spending.
PHILADELPHIA — Comcast agreed Tuesday to sell its 33 percent stake in online streamer Hulu to the Walt Disney Co. for at least $5.8 billion — and perhaps billions more — when a deal closes in five years, a strategic win for Disney in the global battle for eyeballs and one that Comcast will h…
DETROIT — Eighteen large institutional investors in General Motors banded together Friday to tell GM they want the carmaker to take aggressive action to protect federal fuel economy standards.
President Donald Trump’s promised crackdown on the H-1B visa had a dramatic impact last year, according to recently released federal data that shows immigration officials denied nearly one out of every four requests for new visas for skilled foreign workers.
Kraft Heinz plans to restate its financial statements for 2016, 2017 and the first nine months of 2018 after discovering employee misconduct in its procurement practices, the food giant said last week in a regulatory filing.
WASHINGTON — Jobs are now growing at a faster rate in Trump country than they are in the Democratic-leaning urban and coastal areas that long had been a main driver of the U.S. economic expansion.
Lands’ End is back at Oak Brook Center mall in Oak Brook, Ill. — this time, outside the shadow of Sears.
Target does more than just sell merchandise to shoppers. Since 2016, it also has operated a separate, in-house media company that creates digital advertising for a host of major brands and businesses, not all of whom sell products at Target stores.
More states are allowing banks and credit unions to entice customers to build up their savings by offering them lottery-like prizes. But even with a chance to win money, most customers still aren’t saving.
The Tesla Model 3 remained the best-selling electric car in the United States last month by far, according to estimates from website Inside EVs.
It’s not your imagination. Your job may be killing you.
For the last year, my 3-year-old Dell PC has been automatically forced to update its version of Windows 10.
CHICAGO — Heinz has long been the undisputed king of ketchup, with Hunt’s a distant runner-up and falling farther behind.
CHICAGO — McDonald’s is weighing whether to jump on the plant-based bandwagon, as Burger King prepares to roll out meatless Whoppers nationwide.
With its latest quarterly report, Apple’s next big thing — its services business — remained a source of strength for the tech giant as it continues to deal with signs of ongoing weakness affecting iPhone sales.
DALLAS — AT&T lost more than half a million TV customers and about 83,000 subscribers to its streaming DirecTV Now service in the first three months of this year, the company reported Wednesday.
PHILADELPHIA — Two weeks ago, it looked like the last chapter in the 57-year story of the only remaining independent bookstore on the University of Pennsylvania campus was written.
CHICAGO — Garrett Popcorn Shops says it guards its recipes so closely that only three employees have access to the information, by verifying their identity via thumbprint.
Boeing won’t say when it expects its 737 Max to fly again, after two deadly crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia killed 346 people.
Successor to Best Buy’s turnaround leader will start in June
High-paying blue-collar jobs lifted incomes in West Virginia, New York and Illinois last year, even though the states lost residents, while farmers and government workers shared the pain of more stagnant income in Nebraska, Maryland and Washington, D.C.
Over Jayna Fey’s 15 years in the workforce, she’s been called too assertive, too comfortable, too “frowny,” too familiar. Accurate or not, she used to make self-deprecating jokes about these traits.
U.S. Bancorp leaders on Wednesday joined the parade of top bank executives with an upbeat outlook for the U.S. economy just as it’s on the verge of the longest expansion ever.
Governors helped the U.S. Treasury Department choose nearly 9,000 economically distressed “opportunity zones” where people can get a tax break for investing in certain businesses and properties.
To win back customers after bankruptcy, Sears wants to go back to the future.
The label on the grocery package contains the reassuring words, “sustainably sourced.” But what does that actually mean for the environment?
DETROIT — Pickups are overpriced and are sliding on quality, some consumers say.
WASHINGTON — Wells Fargo & Co.’s embattled chief executive, Tim Sloan — who has struggled to get the giant San Francisco bank past a seemingly endless series of customer abuse scandals — is retiring.
The Boeing brand is taking a beating in the aftermath of two fatal 737 Max crashes in less than five months. The aerospace giant is confronting a withering backlash from regulators, politicians and investors, as well as airline executives and consumers.
I keep getting notifications from a sweepstakes website on my iMac.
Target has announced a sweeping set of goals to reduce its carbon footprint that for the first time puts pressure on its suppliers to do the same.
Neel Kashkari, the Minneapolis Fed president who has been a vocal opponent of interest rate hikes, laid out new thinking on a key benchmark as he expressed support Friday for the central bank’s decision to hold rates in place, likely for the year.
For the first time, a higher percentage of households in the U.S. subscribe to a digital streaming service than to traditional pay television, according to the results of a new survey released last week by Deloitte.
LOS ANGELES — A fierce struggle over automation has erupted at the Port of Los Angeles, as local union officials representing some 12,000 dockworkers demand that one of the world’s largest shipping firms abandon a plan to introduce driverless electric cargo trucks.
MINNEAPOLIS — Target is embracing the blur — and it paid off in its best full-year sales growth since 2005.
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.
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.