| Jun 17, 2013
Surf apparel company Quiksilver Inc. hasn't given investors much to be stoked about in recent years.
The Huntington Beach company owns some of the biggest brands in action sports: Quiksilver, Roxy, DC and others. Yet it has lost money each of the last...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Traditional grocery stores like Food Lion, Farm Fresh and Harris Teeter are facing stiff competition in the Tidewater market, according to a new report by Food World, an industry publication.
According to the report, Food Lion holds the largest market...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 7:36 AM
You’d have a hard time finding a bigger advocate for Windows Phone 8 than Greg Sullivan, a senior product manager at Microsoft. When I caught up with him at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show at Las Vegas last week, he was an...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 5:46 AM
It was April 23, 1991, when Pratt & Whitney's future changed in an instant.
The Air Force that day announced that its new advanced tactical fighter jet would be built by Lockheed Martin and powered by Pratt's F119 engine, a decades-long production...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 8:43 AM
Toyota's Prius has toppled the Honda Civic from its two-year reign as the bestselling vehicle in California.
It was a thin margin. Toyota sold 60,688 of the hybrid last year, almost 26% of the Prius cars sold by Toyota in the U.S. last year. Honda...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 7:38 PM
Emulex Corp. in Costa Mesa designs and makes chips that help data move faster through computer servers and storage networks.
The company's Ethernet and Fibre Channel products have been built into the server and storage products of such well-known...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 9:16 AM
Almost everyone knows CEO pay is out of control. It surged 16 percent at big companies last year, according to the New York Times, and the typical CEO raked in $15.1 million.
Meanwhile, the median wage continued to drop, adjusted for inflation.
| Aug 1, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Motorola Mobility unveiled Thursday its much-anticipated Moto X smartphone, marking the Libertyville-based company’s first flagship product launch since its acquisition by Google last year.
The new device, introduced at a press event in New York,...
| Aug 6, 2013
Activist investor details changes it seeks for Office Depot
Activist investor Starboard Value filed a 100-plus page white paper with regulators Monday detailing what it thinks is wrong with Office Depot and proposed plans for "renewal and...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 7:14 AM
Shares of Millennial Media fell nearly 20 percent in early trading Wednesday on news that the Canton mobile advertising company would buy a competitor at a bargain price and that its second-quarter losses widened.
Millennial announced Tuesday it struck a...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 11:38 AM
A coffee connoisseur may look for balanced flavors, acidity and proper brewing technique in their cup of Joe, but America's palate prefers a more simpler brew: Folgers.
J.M. Smucker Co., the maker of Smucker's jam and Folgers coffee, reported...