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  • SkyMall's bankruptcy had less to do with its absurd catalog than you think

    SkyMall's bankruptcy had less to do with its absurd catalog than you think
    On the surface, the bankruptcy of SkyMall seems to be easily explained and none too surprising. The publisher of those seat-back catalogs brimming with useless crapola thumbed through by millions of air passengers, SkyMall ostensibly became the victim...
  • Biz News: Irvine Pavilions to become Haggen store

    The Pavilions supermarket at 3901 Portola Parkway in Irvine will become a Haggen Food & Pharmacy in 2015 as part of Haggen's planned acquisition of 146 stores, including the Albertsons at 3049 E. Coast Hwy. in Corona del Mar. Haggen, a grocery chain...
  • Tootsie Roll chief, committed to keeping company independent, dies at 95

    Tootsie Roll chief, committed to keeping company independent, dies at 95
    Melvin J. Gordon, who ran Chicago-based candy-maker Tootsie Roll Industries for more than 50 years, held the distinction of being the oldest CEO of any business listed on the two major stock exchanges. Mr. Gordon, 95, died Tuesday in Boston after a...
  • Mednax buys anesthesiology practice in Tennessee

    Mednax buys anesthesiology practice in Tennessee
    Mednax,a specialty physician management group based in Sunrise, has acquired an anesthesiology practice in Tennessee, the company said Monday. The acquisition of Metropolitan Anesthesia Alliance in Memphis, Tenn., becomes Mednax's fourth...
  • TowneBank Richmond opens for business Monday

    TowneBank Richmond opens for business Monday
    Eight former Franklin Federal Savings Bank branches opened Monday as TowneBank Richmond after the Suffolk-based TowneBank closed on a $253 million deal to acquire Franklin Financial Corp. on Jan. 2. Staff worked "around the clock" over the weekend since...
  • Howard Bancorp's 2014 earnings rise five-fold after acquisition of failed bank

    Howard Bancorp's 2014 earnings rise five-fold after acquisition of failed bank
    The parent company of Ellicott City-based Howard Bank reported strong growth and a more than five-fold increase in its earnings in 2014, driven largely by its acquisition of a failed Rising Sun bank. For the year, Howard Bancorp reported earnings of $10....
  • Comcast's customer service incidents jeopardizing $45 billion deal

    Comcast's customer service incidents jeopardizing $45 billion deal
    Last week's "Super Bitch" billing incident, the latest in a string of customer service horror stories for Comcast, could cost the cable giant a lot more than one unhappy subscriber. The company's proposed $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable, which...
  • Rite Aid buys pharmacy benefit manager EnvisionRx for $2 billion

    Rite Aid buys pharmacy benefit manager EnvisionRx for $2 billion
    Rite Aid's $2-billion acquisition of a pharmacy benefits manager steers the drugstore chain toward a potentially lucrative focus for healthcare companies: finding ways to tame customer costs. The nation's third-largest drugstore chain is buying...
  • Class action mailings latest twist in hospital's antitrust troubles

    Thousands of patients served at Evanston, Highland Park and Glenbrook hospitals over the past 14 years were informed by mail this week that they may qualify as members of a class action lawsuit over hospital pricing practices. The lawsuit arises from...
  • Shareholders expected to bless Walgreen-Boots deal

    Shareholders expected to bless Walgreen-Boots deal
    Walgreen plans to tie a bow around the acquisition of European counterpart Alliance Boots by the end of the year, announcing the results of a shareholder vote Monday at a meeting in New York. Walgreen bought a 45 percent stake in the Switzerland-based...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Albertsons to become Haggen Food & Pharmacy

    Corona del Mar Today: Albertsons to become Haggen Food & Pharmacy
    Corona del Mar's Albertsons will be part of a 146-store acquisition by Haggen Food & Pharmacy in 2015, according to a company news release. The Pacific Northwest grocery chain, which was founded in 1933 in Bellingham, Wash., currently has 18 stores...