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Friday, Oct 21, 2016 at 03:51 AM PDT

BAT Offers to Buy Reynolds in $47 Billion Deal

BAT Offers to Buy Reynolds in $47 Billion Deal

British American Tobacco has offered to buy Reynolds American Inc. in a $47 billion cash-and-stock deal. The London-based company offered Friday to buy the 57.8 percent of Reynolds it doesn't already own for...

Friday, Oct 21, 2016 at 04:11 AM PDT

Snoopy, Peanuts Gang, Cut Loose By MetLife

Snoopy, Peanuts Gang, Cut Loose By MetLife

Insurance giant MetLife Inc. said Thursday it is launching a new global branding effort, marking the end of a long relationship with Charlie Brown's beagle and the Peanuts crew.

Monday, Oct 17, 2016 at 02:38 PM PDT

Fewer People Are Visiting Trump-Branded Properties: Analysts

Fewer People Are Visiting Trump-Branded Properties: Analysts

The number of visitors to Donald Trump-branded properties dropped in September by more than 16 percent compared to the same month last year, CNBC reports. That drop follows a 7.1 percent year-over-year...

Friday, Oct 14, 2016 at 06:15 PM PDT

Post-Scandal, Wells Fargo Faces Long and 'Lumpy' Recovery

Post-Scandal, Wells Fargo Faces Long and 'Lumpy' Recovery

It's going to get worse for Wells Fargo before it gets better. In the wake of the biggest scandal in the bank's 164-year history, distrustful customers are not opening as many checking accounts or applying...

Friday, Oct 14, 2016 at 03:58 AM PDT

Feds Say Air Bag Parts Maker is Stonewalling Crash Probe

Feds Say Air Bag Parts Maker is Stonewalling Crash Probe

The federal government has accused a small air bag parts maker of stonewalling an investigation into a fatal car crash and threatened a large fine over the lack of cooperation. The National Highway Traffic...

Monday, Oct 10, 2016 at 03:33 PM PDT

Samsung Temporarily Suspends Production of Galaxy Note 7

Samsung Temporarily Suspends Production of Galaxy Note 7

Samsung has temporarily halted production of Galaxy Note 7 after replacement devices catch fire, the Associated Press reports. Samsung announced a global recall of the phone in mid-September after incidents in...

Wednesday, Oct 5, 2016 at 03:15 PM PDT

Tony Robbins Hypes Up Dreamforce Crowds in San Francisco

Tony Robbins Hypes Up Dreamforce Crowds in San Francisco

There was no fire walk or Oprah Moment, but Tony Robbins did unleash his trademark high-energy self-help wisdom upon thousands on the opening night of cloud-computing company Salesforce's Dreamforce conference...

Thursday, Sep 29, 2016 at 02:29 PM PDT

Sandwich Chain Cosi Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Sandwich Chain Cosi Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Cosi, the restaurant chain known for its flatbread sandwiches, said it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Wednesday and is seeking to sell itself to its lenders. The company has closed 29 stores, but...

Thursday, Sep 29, 2016 at 01:25 PM PDT

Airlines Reading, Responding to Social Media Rants

Airlines Reading, Responding to Social Media Rants

A new study says airlines are reading posts made by customers complaining over delayed or canceled flights and poor service, and are responding to those messages. Dallas-based Southwest Airlines has a team...

Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016 at 05:52 PM PDT

Wells Fargo CEO to Forfeit $41M Amid Review

Wells Fargo CEO to Forfeit $41M Amid Review

Secretary of Labor Tom Perez on Tuesday said he would initiate a "top-to-bottom" review of labor practices at disgraced bank Wells Fargo, NBC News reported. Perez was responding to a letter from eight...

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