| May 10, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Cinesite, a leading visual effects company in Britain, has been sold by Eastman Kodak to private equity firm Endless LLP....
| Mar 21, 2012
| 1:41 PM
What is Starbucks Corp. anyway? A chain of cafes or maybe a juicery, a coffee-machine maker or an alcohol-serving bar?
Adding to the identity crisis, the Seatte giant told shareholders Wednesday it would add energy-drink producer to that list.
| Apr 4, 2012
| 9:32 AM
The King wants his crown back: Fast-food chain Burger King is continuing its reinvention by planning to go public – again.
Within the next three months, the hamburger giant said it will re-list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange. The last...
| Dec 29, 2011
Despite the tanking of the housing market, posh new realty offices have continued to open their doors, particularly in upper-priced Los Angeles-area communities where agents need only a few sales a year to make a living.
"The high-end market is less...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 11:39 AM
"If you want a Ferrari sedan, go buy a Maserati."
So said Ferrari CEO Amedeo Felisa this summer to dispel rumors that Ferrari would ever build anything with four doors.
The closest you'll get to a sedan with a prancing horse on the hood? Maserati's...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 12:10 PM
Even McDonald's Corp, the world's largest restaurant chain, isn’t immune to European instability and the slowing Chinese economy.
Citing the "increasingly challenging global economic environment,” the burger behemoth said its same-store sales...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 5:12 PM
Vevo, the rapidly growing music video company, is close to retaining investment banking firm Allen & Co. to help it raise upward of $100 million to fund its global expansion, according to an executive with knowledge of the plans.
The transaction would...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 8:20 AM
The international economy will grow even more slowly than previously expected as flagging momentum in the U.S., a fiscal crisis in Europe and tumbling demand in China and India keep the recovery lethargic, according to the International Monetary Fund....
| Feb 10, 2012
| 12:01 AM
Chinese imports and exports fell in January, the first declines in two years and a potential reflection of worsening economic conditions at home and abroad.
Official trade data released Friday showed imports falling 15.3% from a year earlier and...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 12:35 PM
Ferrari used the Pebble Beach weekend, and the deep pockets it attracts, to unveil to North America its all-new F12berlinetta. And in so doing, tipped its hand for the future of the company's products.
Ferrari CEO Amedeo Felisa was on hand to display the...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 12:04 PM
Samsung in the first quarter became the world’s largest cellphone brand for the first time, overtaking longtime market leader Nokia.
In the smartphone segment, Samsung remained in second place behind Apple, according to market research firm IHS...