| Apr 11, 2014
| 2:00 PM
McDonald's Corp. President and Chief Executive Don Thompson’s total compensation in 2013 fell by more than $4 million, to nearly $9.5 million, in a challenging year for the Oak Brook-based burger giant.
Thompson had a base salary of $1.225...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 10:48 AM
Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando have already raised ticket prices this year, but SeaWorld Orlando might wait a couple of months before matching them.
During a conference call last week to discuss SeaWorld Entertainment Inc.'s fourth-quarter...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 3:43 PM
A federal indictment filed today expanded the scope of an alleged insurance fraud scheme at Sacred Heart Hospital and included charges against two new defendants as well as a doctor who had previously been dismissed from the case.
| Mar 20, 2014
| 1:40 PM
McDonald's Corp. on Thursday said Chief Operating Officer Tim Fenton will retire later this year and will not be replaced, as the world’s largest restaurant company chose instead to give additional responsibilities to two senior executives.
| Mar 20, 2014
| 4:30 PM
A 300-plus page proxy filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission offers intriguing detail on the fast-moving negotiations that led to Comcast's $45.2 billion merger pact with Time Warner Cable.
Thursday's filing underscores the windfall that is...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 11:20 AM
Northeast Utilities Chief Executive Officer Thomas J. May made 28 percent less last year than he did in 2012, according to regulatory filings made Friday.
May, who also is chairman of the company's board of directors, took home $11.83 million in 2013,...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 11:53 AM
The president and chief executive of People's United Financial Inc. received a compensation package of $3.6 million in 2013, a 20 percent increase from 2012, according to a shareholder filing Friday.
In addition, Jack Barnes, who has led the parent of...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 3:29 PM
The chief executive of Waterbury-based Webster Financial Corp. earned a pay package of $2.4 million in 2013 but saw a sharp decline in a cash bonus tied to the bank's financial performance, a shareholder proxy filed Friday shows.
Chairman and Chief...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 4:25 PM
It's one of Hollywood's longest-running guessing games: Who will succeed Walt Disney Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Robert Iger? And it just got a little more interesting.
Anne Sweeney's announcement this week that she will step down as head of...
| Jun 16, 2014
After focusing its growth on North America for its first half-century, Crate and Barrel is aggressively expanding abroad, looking for new opportunities in Asia, Latin America and Europe.
CEO Sascha Bopp has moved the brand into eight new countries, with...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 10:11 PM
At least six Illinois hospitals are at risk of having their Medicare payments docked this fall, the government's toughest effort yet to crack down on unnecessary infections and other patient injuries, federal records show.
Included on that list is...