| Aug 12, 2013
| 5:48 PM
The Dole Food Co. agreed Monday to sell all its remaining shares to the company's chairman and chief executive, David H. Murdock, taking the Westlake Village produce giant private in a sweetened deal valued at $1.2 billion.
The 90-year-old Los Angeles...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 8:21 AM
Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world’s largest retailer, cut its outlook for the rest of the year after reporting second-quarter earnings that fell below expectations.
The disappointing performance, coupled with pessimistic forecasts from Macy’...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 5:59 PM
NEW YORK — Encouraging signs for the labor market caused alarm on Wall Street as investors sped up a broad sell-off, fueled by worries the Federal Reserve will soon scale back its stimulus.
Major U.S. indexes closed sharply lower Thursday as yet...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 9:24 AM
The housing recovery and improving economy led Home Depot Inc., the nation's largest home improvement retailer, to post better-than-expected second-quarter earnings, which jumped 17% over the same period last year.
The Atlanta-based company reported...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 6:14 PM
The housing recovery and improving economy led Home Depot Inc., the nation's largest home improvement retailer, to post better-than-expected second-quarter earnings that jumped 17% over the same period last year.
The Atlanta company reported Tuesday...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 8:20 AM
Lowe's fiscal second-quarter earnings provided even further evidence that the housing recovery is boosting the economy.
Lowe's Cos. on Wednesday reported that earnings for the quarter that ended Aug. 2 jumped 26% to $941 million, or 88 cents a share,...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 3:51 PM
Internet radio company Pandora Media Inc. reported second-quarter sales growth that topped analysts’ expectations as mobile advertising revenue surged year over year.
The Oakland company generated $157.4 million in revenue in the quarter ended July...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 10:42 AM
Nordstrom is investing in more Oxford Circus style, adding store-within-a-store boutiques featuring Brit brands Topshop and Topman to more of its upscale department stores, including the location under construction at the Americana at Brand.
| Sep 5, 2013
| 3:29 PM
Difficulties continued in the second quarter for Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc., but shareholders reacted well to steps the men's retailer took to address their concerns.
Jos. A. Bank announced Thursday that its profits slumped 38 percent in the quarter...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 1:19 PM
Sparks-based McCormick & Co. said Tuesday that it increased profits 2 percent in the three months ending in February, compared with the year-earlier period.
The spice maker, which also sells seasonings, recipe mixes and other products, produced profits...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Chemical maker W.R. Grace & Co. on Wednesday announced preliminary first-quarter net income of $52 million to $53 million, or 68 cents to 69 cents per diluted share.
Grace, based in Columbia, will report full earnings April 24 for the quarter that ended...