| 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 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.
| Jun 16, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Car-sharing company Zipcar has expanded quickly in its four years in Baltimore, scaling up from an initial fleet of 27 cars to more than 200 vehicles.
The Boston-based company announced Monday the opening of a new office in Harbor East, next to a new...
| May 26, 2014
| 12:30 PM
UPDATED: With the dust settled, Fox is estimating "X-Men: Days of Future Past" to have grossed $111 million domestically over the long Memorial Day weekend. The studio, meanwhile, revised the pic's Friday-Sunday projection, up slightly to $91.4 million....
| May 7, 2014
| 8:19 AM
Some of America's--and Italy's--most iconic car brands are getting a makeover.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, the world's seventh largest automaker, unveiled its ambitious five-year plan to investors and media on May 6, 2014. American heritage brands Jeep,...
| May 12, 2014
| 2:30 PM
In a pre-Cannes move, Charlize Theron is in talks to star in independent movie "American Express," to be directed by actor-stuntman-helmer Nash Edgerton.
Theron is producing with Annapurna Pictures through her Denver & Delilah company. The logline is...
| May 15, 2014
| 9:41 AM
When Ginni Rometty addresses restless shareholders today at IBM’s annual investor day, it will be with the practised air of someone used to handling the regular upheavals of the industry.
“This company reinvents itself every decade. It&...
| May 13, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Aiming to expand international operations, Pantelion Films has named Lionsgate sales executive Anne-Marie Ross as president of its new international division.
Ross will report to Pantelion Films CEO Paul Presburger.
Pantelion -- a joint venture...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 11:48 AM
Under Armour plans to open its first Chicago retail store on the Magnificent Mile next March, and it will be the athletic-wear retailer’s largest “brand house” to date, the company announced Tuesday.
Under Armour has leased 30,000...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 10:46 AM
Online travel company Priceline Group Inc. is getting into the restaurant reservation business.
Priceline said Friday it will pay $2.6 billion in cash to buy OpenTable, a San Francisco company that allows diners to make restaurant reservations over...
| May 6, 2014
| 5:50 AM
Fort Lauderdale’s FAT Village, the Lake Worth Community Redevelopment Agency and a Broward County poetry “Super Bowl” by the Jason Taylor Foundation are among the finalists announced Tuesday morning for a Knight Arts Challenge grant in...