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  • Hillshire Brands, Treehouse Foods plan acquisitions

    Hillshire Brands, Treehouse Foods plan acquisitions
    Hillshire Brands Co. and TreeHouse Foods Inc. each announced an acquisition on Monday, the latest signals that companies want to cater to diners interested in better-for-you and convenient foods. Both companies have been using acquisitions to grow and...
  • Marijuana legalization gives penny stock a wild ride

    The news releases began to flow in February. A Mission Viejo, Calif., penny-stock company announced it was leaving behind the world of nutritional supplements to enter "the growing billion-dollar marijuana industry." The newly rechristened CannaBusiness...
  • Mobile payment startup Square plans sale as losses widen: WSJ

    (Reuters) - Square Inc has been in talks with several rivals for a possible sale as the mobile payments startup looks to stem widening losses and dwindling cash, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The company...
  • NuVasive poised for vigorous growth

    Former professional basketball star Bill Walton's back and leg pain was once so severe that he considered suicide. Nothing worked until he underwent spinal surgery with a procedure by NuVasive Inc. of San Diego. "I had lost everything. But now I'm...
  • Nursing Home Bill Seeks Greater Financial Disclosure

    The state's nursing homes call it excessive and intrusive. The Malloy administration calls it a move toward transparency. At issue is a bill that would require nursing homes to disclose the financial status of any "related party" businesses that contract...
  • How I Made It: Bill Dombrowski, California Retailers Assn. president

    How I Made It: Bill Dombrowski, California Retailers Assn. president
    The job: Bill Dombrowski is president of the California Retailers Assn., a trade group based in Sacramento that includes most of the country's largest store chains, including 7-Eleven Inc., Safeway Inc., Macy's Inc., Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Home Depot...
  • Harry Potter helps Universal take bigger share of theme-park attendance

    Universal Orlando's second Harry Potter land is set to open by summer, and that could be bad news for Walt Disney World and SeaWorld Orlando. An analysis of theme-park attendance data shows that Universal took visitor market share from its rival...
  • Comcast in talks with Charter over divestitures: source

    (Reuters) - Comcast Corp is in talks with Charter Communications over selling or spinning off roughly 3 million subscribers worth approximately $18 billion to $20 billion as part of the divestitures related to its $45.3 billion takeover of Time Warner...
  • Two Years Since NStar Merger, Northeast Utilities Still Seeking 'One Company'

    Two Years Since NStar Merger, Northeast Utilities Still Seeking 'One Company'
    BERLIN — The process started two years ago by Thomas J. May was bound to be unsettling. May, who became chief executive of Northeast Utilities when it merged with Massachusetts utility NStar in April 2012, has spent the intervening months...
  • Shopping for companies with charitable causes?

    Shopping for companies with charitable causes?
    Just as consumers make their preferences for cereal flavors or pizzas known with dollars, they can choose to patronize companies that they believe do good in the world. And companies are competing for consumer attention with labels calling out their...
  • AMR loses bid to terminate retiree benefits

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. bankruptcy judge largely declined on Friday to rule that former American Airlines parent company AMR Corp had a unilateral right to terminate benefits for nearly 47,000 retirees. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Sean Lane in New York...