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  • Supreme Court restricts state license schemes that limit competition

    Supreme Court restricts state license schemes that limit competition
    The Supreme Court on Tuesday cut back on the power of state licensing boards to restrict competitors from offering low-cost services, a victory for consumers that could prove significant in industries as disparate as taxicabs, funerals and cosmetology....
  • Sysco lawyers: Proposed US Foods merger is not bad for competition

    Federal regulators ignored many local competitors in its claim that the proposed merger of Sysco and Rosemont-based US Foods would significantly reduce competition and raise prices, lawyers for Sysco argued Friday. Sysco's lengthy attempt to buy US Foods...
  • Chicago Cubs can keep building Wrigley signs, judge says

    Chicago Cubs can keep building Wrigley signs, judge says
    A federal judge Thursday ruled the Chicago Cubs can move ahead with installation of outfield advertising signs and video boards that could block views into Wrigley Field from nearby rooftop businesses, rejecting the businesses' request to halt...
  • FTC challenges Sysco's plans to buy US Foods

    FTC challenges Sysco's plans to buy US Foods
    Sysco's lengthy attempt to buy US Foods was dealt a blow Thursday, as the Federal Trade Commission and 11 attorneys general sought to block the deal. The FTC said it filed an administrative complaint, charging that the potential takeover would violate...
  • Expedia to buy Orbitz for $1.3 billion in latest online travel deal

    Expedia to buy Orbitz for $1.3 billion in latest online travel deal
    In a deal that would unite two of the biggest online travel agencies, Expedia announced Thursday that it is buying competitor Orbitz for about $1.3 billion in cash. A union would bring further consolidation to the online travel-booking industry. In...
  • With purchase of EnvisionRx, Rite Aid gets in on the drug intermediary racket

     With purchase of EnvisionRx, Rite Aid gets in on the drug intermediary racket
    John Standley, chief executive of the Rite Aid pharmacy chain, was effusive this week in describing how consumers will benefit from his company spending $2 billion to buy EnvisionRx, a firm most people likely never heard of. The deal, he said, will...
  • Merger announcement clouds Office Depot's future in Boca Raton

    Merger announcement clouds Office Depot's future in Boca Raton
    Once again, Office Depot's future in Boca Raton faces uncertainty. Little more than a year after the Fortune 500 company merged with OfficeMax and said it would keep its corporate headquarters in the city, Office Depot agreed Wednesday to be acquired...
  • Robert B. Reich: Back to the 19th century

    My recent column about the growth of on-demand jobs like Uber making life less predictable and secure for workers unleashed a small barrage of criticism from people who contend that workers get what they're worth in the market. A Forbes Magazine...
  • Potential merger raises antitrust questions

    Potential merger raises antitrust questions
    Some 1,700 Office Depot headquarters employees in Boca Raton are likely to keep a careful watch on news from Washington, D.C., in the coming months. They know their futures could be shaped by whether the Federal Trade Commission allows their company...
  • Dollar Tree could sell 300 stores to address antitrust concerns

    Dollar Tree told U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it thinks it can sell 300 stores when it takes over Family Dollar, according to a Virginian-Pilot report. Last month, Family Dollar shareholders overwhelmingly approved Dollar Tree's offer to...
  • What China's premier should say at Davos

     What China's premier should say at Davos
    When global leaders toast the start of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, this week, one unusually prominent guest should be ready for sharp criticism — Premier Li Keqiang of China, the country's highest-ranking attendee since 2009....