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  • Valeant again raises bid for Allergan

    Valeant again raises bid for Allergan
    For the second time in a week, Canadian drug maker Valeant Pharmaceuticals has raised its offer to acquire Botox maker Allergan Inc.  The revised offer issued Friday now lifts the proposed deal value to about $53 billion, up from Wednesday's bid of...
  • Effects firm Sony Pictures Imageworks leaving L.A. area for Canada

    In a further blow to Southern California's visual-effects industry, Sony Pictures Imageworks is moving its Los Angeles-area headquarters to Canada. One of Hollywood's leading visual effects companies said Friday that it will move into a new facility...
  • Valeant raises offer for Allergan for 2nd time this week

    For the second time in a week, Canadian drug maker Valeant Pharmaceuticals has raised its offer to acquire Botox maker Allergan Inc. The revised offer issued Friday lifts the proposed deal's value to about $53 billion, up from Wednesday's bid of about...
  • Five questions with Millennial Media CEO Michael Barrett

    Five questions with Millennial Media CEO Michael Barrett
    While Millennial Media pioneered mobile advertising, it now competes with online household names Google and Facebook, which dominate the $18 billion market. To Millennial CEO Michael Barrett, that's a good sign. But it's also meant a rough start to...
  • HomeMade Pizza Co. abruptly shuts down

    HomeMade Pizza Co. abruptly shuts down
    HomeMade Pizza Co. has abruptly shut down its take-and-bake pizza stores. The Chicago-based chain offered ready-to-bake pizzas made with local, fresh ingredients, pitting itself against competitors ranging from pizza restaurants to grocery stores. A...
  • Layoffs to Hit Disney's Maker Studios (EXCLUSIVE)

    Layoffs are coming to Maker Studios, the multichannel network recently acquired by Walt Disney Co. Approximately 10% of the 380 employees are expected to be pink-slipped as early as this week, according to sources inside the Los Angeles-based firm. A...
  • Ackman turns up heat on Allergan, calls for shareholder meeting

    The jockeying for control of Botox maker Allergan Inc. is getting nastier. Activist investor Bill Ackman called Monday for a special meeting at which Allergan shareholders could potentially vote out the bulk of the Irvine company's board of directors....
  • Fast growing brand Tessemae's started with family recipe

    Fast growing brand Tessemae's started with family recipe
    The idea for the business came to Greg Vetter shortly after a friend swiped a two-liter bottle of his mom's homemade lemon-garlic salad dressing from his refrigerator. Inspired by the lengths someone would go to for a dressing by "Tessemae," his mom's...
  • Shelton Factory Seeks Bankruptcy Protection

    A Shelton manufacturer of latex foam mattresses and the rubber latex supplied to other mattress and pillow manufacturers has filed for bankruptcy protection as it restructures its debt. The Chapter 11 bankruptcy will not disrupt service to its customers,...
  • Bid for Allergan turns hostile as Ackman calls for shareholder meeting

    The jockeying for control of Botox maker Allergan Inc. is getting downright hostile — and even more bizarre. Activist investor Bill Ackman called for a special meeting at which Allergan shareholders could potentially vote out the bulk of the...
  • Gas boom dulls carbon rule's effect

     Gas boom dulls carbon rule's effect
    Despite fears that the Obama administration's proposed rule to curb carbon-dioxide pollution could wreak severe damage on the economy, the true effect is likely to be much more modest. And a key reason can be linked to the nation's boom in natural gas...