| Mar 24, 2014
| 7:37 PM
Tim Warner, chief executive of Cinemark Holdings Inc., admits he'd never heard of the popular science fiction series "Doctor Who."
So the Montana native was skeptical when executives at BBC Wordwide approached him about the idea of screening a simulcast...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 11:33 AM
PepsiCo Inc. announced plans Friday to invest $5 billion to expand in Mexico over the next five years, a move that will boost its production capacity and add 4,000 new jobs to the country's economy.
The beverage and snack maker said Mexico is "one of...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 12:30 AM
More big-media money is flowing to a digital-entertainment venture: German broadcasting giant ProSiebenSat.1 is buying a 20% stake in Collective Digital Studio, the YouTube multichannel network company whose titles include Video Game High School and...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Foster Farms reopened its largest poultry processing plant Wednesday after voluntarily closing the facility for 10 days to improve safety conditions.
The plant in Livingston, Calif., was cited by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 6:46 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Dominican slugger Nelson Cruz sat at his new locker a few weeks ago and surveyed the Orioles' spring training clubhouse.
In one corner, Taiwanese pitcher Wei-Yin Chen was huddled with his interpreter. On the other side of the room,...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 12:08 PM
Keurig Green Mountain Inc. has struck a series of deals that will increase the kinds of company-approved coffee and tea that K-cup loving customers can buy.
In one such deal, Seattle-based coffee giant Starbucks Corp. said Friday that it had agreed to...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 8:30 AM
AOL has commissioned its first TV-length video series, "Connected," an adaptation of an Israeli reality show that will be set in New York City.
In "Connected," five cast members record their lives using personal handheld cameras. Show was originally...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 11:08 AM
China could surpass the U.S. as early as next year as the world's biggest spender in business travel, a year sooner than business travel experts had previously forecast.
With China's gross domestic product growing at a slow but steady pace, the world'...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 9:00 AM
In the context of Russia's invasion of Ukraine and a still stagnant economy, President Barack Obama faces two important questions on energy transmission: a decision on the construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline and the question of increasing...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 12:30 PM
For the six major studios, the business of going global is anything but a foreign concept.
International potential was the bright spot at CinemaCon in Las Vegas last week for studio executives and industry leaders, confronting flat admissions and...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 10:30 AM
LONDON -- Lionsgate has inked an expanded multiyear output pact with Tele Muenchen Group covering the distribution of its Summit label films in Germany and Austria in all media, the two companies announced Thursday.
The deal was negotiated in Berlin and...