| 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 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...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 6:00 AM
In his only big-screen film role, Activision Blizzard Inc. Chief Executive Bobby Kotick appeared in "Moneyball" as a penny-pinching owner of the Oakland Athletics baseball team.
"I'm asking you to be OK not spending money that I don't have," he tells...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 10:35 AM
Abercrombie & Fitch is keeping controversial Chief Executive Mike Jeffries on board for at least another year after his current contract expires in February, ignoring recent calls for the struggling teen apparel company to cut him loose.
| Dec 10, 2013
| 1:59 PM
As television viewers increasingly watch shows days and weeks after they originally air, broadcasters are trying to get paid for more of those views.
On Tuesday, CBS Corp. Chief Executive Leslie Moonves said advertisers are increasingly willing to pay...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 3:14 PM
Starbucks Corp. Chief Executive Howard Schultz is passing off day-to-day duties at the world’s largest coffee chain to his chief financial officer.
Schultz will focus on blending the company’s bricks-and-mortar, e-commerce, digital, card and...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 4:30 AM
LONDON -- The U.K.'s largest exhibition chain Cineworld Group is to merge with Cinema City Intl., a leading loop in seven countries across Central and Eastern Europe and Israel, in a deal worth around ¬£503 million ($825 million).
The deal will create...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 7:50 PM
Although state officials have provided the public scant detail about the troubled launch of Maryland's version of Obamacare, emails and documents show that the project was beset behind the scenes for months by an array of technical issues, warring...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 8:48 PM
Brad Pitt's film company, Plan B Entertainment, has signed a production deal with†New Regency and RatPac Entertainment -- an arrangement that precipitates his company's departure from Paramount Pictures at the end of the year.
The pact takes one of...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Cinemark, the nation's third-largest exhibitor, announced Tuesday that it has extended Tim Warner's contract as chief executive officer through early 2016, as well as promoted Robert Copple to president and chief operating officer.
Copple will continue...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 11:03 AM
At the very top, at least, there is some profit in the nonprofit world.
The Chronicle of Philanthropy's annual executive compensation study, released Tuesday, said 34 of the top execs of some of the nation's biggest charities and foundations made $1...