Labor Deals Stand to Ease Way for New American Air
The new American Airlines Group has laid groundwork with its unions that could ease the process of integrating the labor forces of predecessors American Airlines and US Airways.
Diet Sodas' Glass Is Half Empty
Health concerns are eating into sales of diet soda. As a category, diet soda has contracted more than regular soda for three straight years, and store sales dropped 6.8% in the latest 52 weeks.
Hot at the Mall: Heat Maps to Track Shoppers
Santa knows if you've been sleeping, and knows when you're awake. At the mall, shopper tracking technology knows if you went in a store and left empty-handed or if there was a bottleneck at the scarf counter.
Cerberus Is Close to Bringing on Gun-Unit Investor
Cerberus Capital is close to bringing on a minority investor for its Freedom Group gun business. Cerberus had planned to sell the operation, which made the rifle used in the Sandy Hook shooting.
GM Paring Production at Troubled Units
General Motors is preparing a concerted attack on its most troubled international operations that would entail big output cuts at factories in South Korea and likely an end to production in Australia.
Covidien Buying PillCam Maker
Given Imaging, a maker of ingestible pills that take photos inside patients' bodies, agreed to be acquired by Covidien for $860 million.
No Secret to High Cost of 'Walter Mitty'
Ben Stiller's $90 Million 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," which opens Dec. 25, took great pains to film in real-life extreme conditions, for a plot that's in large part about fantasy.
Ad Spending Expected to Pick Up Pace in 2014
Some of the world's biggest advertising companies are predicting faster growth in ad spending in 2014 than occurred this year, although concerns about the U.S. and European economies weigh on some of their projections.
Hertz Antitrust Fix Goes Flat
FTC forced Hertz to sell off its Advantage Rent a Car brand to battle rising prices, but then Advantage sought bankruptcy protection.
Forget the Drones, Cue the Robots
Amazon's integration of robots acquired in the purchase of Kiva Systems last year could help pare 20% to 40% off the cost of fulfilling a typical order.
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