| Jun 5, 2014
| 12:26 PM
Cigna Corp. said Wednesday it promoted two executives into positions of broader responsibility while also changing its operational structure to a more region-based sales and support strategy.
Historically, the company has sold different products, such as...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 2:30 PM
"Edge of Tomorrow" is struggling to generate buzz ahead of its domestic release this week, but there's good news from overseas.
The science-fiction adventure debuted to a sizzling $3.8 million in South Korea on Wednesday. Excluding sneak previews, that...
| Jun 7, 2014
Under Armour, which has wooed consumers with sweat-wicking T-shirts and other innovations, is banking on a new fabric that conforms to the foot like a second skin to help the company break into the crowded athletic shoe market.
| Jun 6, 2014
| 4:17 PM
Neeltran, a maker of custom transformers and power systems in New Milford, will receive a $750,000 loan from the state Department of Economic and Community Development for a renovation and 6,000-square-foot addition that's expected to lead to 10 new jobs....
| Jun 11, 2014
| 7:25 AM
The World Bank trimmed its global growth forecast late Tuesday, saying a confluence of events, from the Ukraine crisis to unusually cold weather in the United States, dampened economic expansion in the first half of the year.
| Aug 19, 2014
| 1:28 PM
Skokie-based SkinnyPop Popcorn LLC has partnered with private equity firm TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm to further expand the brand, Boston-based TA announced Tuesday.
Financial terms of TA’s investment in SkinnyPop...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 12:09 PM
NEW YORK CITY— Kevin Liles is riding high. On a bright August afternoon, the Baltimore-born entertainment mogul is ensconced 35 stories above midtown Manhattan, enjoying lunch at one of the city's most exclusive hotels, the Mandarin Oriental....
| Aug 7, 2014
| 5:44 PM
Lululemon Athletica founder Chip Wilson is selling 50% of his stake in the yoga wear company to a private equity firm for a hefty $845 million.
The deal will give Advent International control of nearly 14% of outstanding shares in Lululemon, the...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 5:52 PM
SMITHFIELD — Despite posting a $3.8 billion profit last quarter, Smithfield Foods Inc. officials say a deadly pig virus is prompting them to pump the breaks on new global expansion.
"Notwithstanding a bullish hog production outlook, PED (virus)...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 9:59 AM
The U.S. economy’s better-than-expected expansion in the second quarter fueled optimism that growth was back on an upward trajectory, allaying fears that the recovery might have been derailed during a sharp winter slowdown.
| Jul 30, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Metro Chicago lags behind many counterparts nationwide in the recovery of its manufacturing sector as well as the exports it fuels, a serious deficit as the city reaches for a bigger share of global economic activity.
While the 14-county tri-state...