| Jul 15, 2014
| 6:39 AM
ATLANTIC CITY N.J. — Notices of job losses went out on Monday for roughly 1,000 employees of Atlantic City's Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino in anticipation of a Sept. 16 closure, the company said in a statement.
The pink slips came as the company...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:00 AM
It would be unfair to say that Apple has got its mojo back this summer, since I'm sure the company and many of its fans would say it never lost it. But as the tech giant prepares to release third quarter earnings Tuesday, it's certainly riding some...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:56 AM
Dollar General Corp offered to buy Family Dollar Stores Inc for $8.95 billion, trumping Dollar Tree Inc's $8.5 billion bid, to strengthen its position as the No. 1 discount retailer in a highly-competitive U.S. market.
Family Dollar's shares rose 4.5...
| Jul 10, 2014
The investment arm of Chicago's billionaire Crown family has thrown its weight behind a New York-based activist hedge fund in its calls for retailer PetSmart to sell itself, a rare public rebuke of a company the family invests in.
In a Monday letter...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:00 PM
Dollar General Corp. trumped a rival's bid for Family Dollar Stores Inc., offering $8.9 billion in cash for the discount retailer as industry leaders scramble to gain an edge in attracting customers who are still struggling financially.
The offer Monday...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 4:23 PM
An $8.5 billion merger creating North America's biggest dollar store chain could mean increased competition for mass discounters such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc. but less choice for shoppers.
In the Baltimore area and elsewhere, retail experts said, Dollar...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Mergers-and-acquisition types on Wall Street are no doubt cackling over the proposed $8.5-billion merger of Dollar Tree and Family Dollar Stores -- and why not, since it was spurred in part by corporate sharpshooter Carl Icahn?
But the grim reality...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer received $63.6 million in compensation for the fiscal year ending March 31 -- about two-thirds of that in stock options.
The studio, which made the disclosure Tuesday in its proxy statement to shareholders, said that the...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 7:13 AM
Sept 9 (Reuters) - Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc , which operates two casinos in Atlantic City, joined the list of casino operators in New Jersey that have filed for bankruptcy.
The company, which Donald Trump founded but no longer controls, operates...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Vidilia Ormolea stayed true to her favorite casino here to the bitter end, squeezing in a final visit to Trump Plaza on Sunday — despite peeling wallpaper in the hotel rooms and other signs of a years-long decline.
The friendly staff kept her...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 3:58 AM
WILMINGTON — Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc.'s first day in bankruptcy court in Wilmington Wednesday went off without a hitch.
Judge Kevin Gross approved all the standard motions needed for Trump to continue operating as it tries to work out a...