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  • Baltimore native Kevin Liles is a big hit in music and beyond

    Baltimore native Kevin Liles is a big hit in music and beyond
    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....
  • Lululemon founder sells 50% of his stake in maker of yoga wear

    Lululemon founder sells 50% of his stake in maker of yoga wear
    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...
  • Smithfield Foods Inc. reports 14 percent spike in second quarter 2014 sales

    Smithfield Foods Inc. reports 14 percent spike in second quarter 2014 sales
    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)...
  • Strong 2nd-quarter growth puts recovery back on track, economists say

    Strong 2nd-quarter growth puts recovery back on track, economists say
    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. “An inflection...
  • Chicago manufacturing 'punching below its weight,' report says

    Chicago manufacturing 'punching below its weight,' report says
    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...
  • CME to buy GFI Group for energy and FX units

    CME to buy GFI Group for energy and FX units
    CME Group Inc, the world's largest futures exchange operator, will buy derivatives broker GFI Group Inc to expand its reach in the European energy and global foreign exchange markets, CME said on Wednesday. CME, owner of the Chicago Board of Trade and...
  • Under Armour appoints former ESPN executive to board

    Under Armour appoints former ESPN executive to board
    The former president of ESPN has joined Under Armour's board of directors, the Baltimore-based sports apparel company said Tuesday. George W. Bodenheimer served as ESPN's longest tenured president from 1998 to 2012, leading the sports network to...
  • What Jeep's Future Looks Like

     
    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is having its Investor Day gathering, where the automaker actually divulges future product plans, at the company's North American headquarters in Auburn Hills, Mich. Past events have proven to be extremely accurate. The first...
  • General Mills says no more GMOs in Cheerios

    General Mills says no more GMOs in Cheerios
    General Mills announced Thursday that it will no longer use genetically modified ingredients (GMOs) in its Cheerios breakfast cereal, and says the cereal will taste the same.   The company says the cereal formula has not changed, only the way its...
  • China auto sales up 13% in April as consumer market expands inland

    China's consumer auto buying, once largely confined to more affluent coastal areas, has begun to spread to inland areas, helping boost April sales in the world's largest market by 13%, experts said. Chinese consumers bought 1.4 million cars in April,...
  • IHS to buy R.L. Polk & Co. for $1.4 billion

    IHS to buy R.L. Polk & Co. for $1.4 billion
    Business research and analytics giant IHS Inc. said Monday it has signed an agreement to acquire automotive information and marketing firm R.L. Polk & Co. for $1.4 billion. Polk is the 15th acquisition that rapidly expanding IHS, based in Colorado,...