| Feb 25, 2014
| 3:38 AM
Office Depot's new chief executive Roland Smith said Tuesday that he expects annual cost savings from the company's merger with rival OfficeMax to be more than $600 million by the end of 2016.
Previous executives had estimated between $400 million and...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 2:00 AM
A new name recently joined the Baltimore skyline: R2integrated.
The digital marketing firm's name replaces a sign that once belonged to the now-defunct Baltimore Examiner.
The orange sign on the side of the 400 E. Pratt Street building is just one...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 10:08 AM
How will Chicago area consumers be affect by the Comcast/Time Warner deal?
The companies are claiming that U.S. consumers will benefit from “technological innovations,” eventually, including better video and faster broadband speeds. ...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 1:01 PM
Netflix has emerged as one of the biggest foes of Comcast's proposed merger with Time Warner Cable.
Despite a recent agreement in which the digital programmer agreed to pay the cable and broadband giant for a direct connection to its 20 million high-...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 11:26 AM
Tribune Co. on Friday completed its acquisition of the independent Local TV Holdings group, transforming the Chicago company into one of the largest broadcasters in the nation with 39 television stations.
The move, announced by Tribune Chief Executive...
| Dec 30, 2013
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., which started as a one-man consulting shop in 1947, has grown into one of the largest and most respected U.S. engineering firms.
The Pasadena construction consulting company handles engineering, architecture and...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 11:56 AM
Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe is making calls in an effort to restore flight service from New York to the Peninsula, he said Thursday afternoon.
The new governor said it's a priority for businesses, so it's a priority for him. He didn't want to talk...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 12:18 PM
Consumers know Jos. A. Bank Clothiers for deals such as buy-one-get-two men's suits, but to residents of Hampstead, it's the good corporate citizen that spared the town as Black & Decker withered.
Now the northern Carroll County town faces the prospect...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 4:23 PM
A New York hedge fund's push to force Hampstead-based Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. to negotiate with suitor Men's Wearhouse could make it more difficult for Bank to fight off the rival chain's $1.61 billion hostile takeover attempt.
Eminence Capital LLC,...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Near the intersection of Pico Boulevard and La Brea Avenue is a hodgepodge of Los Angeles culture, shared by Lucy's Mexican drive-in restaurant, Roscoe's House of Chicken and Waffles and an Asian nail salon.
It's now also home to a media upstart with...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 6:30 PM
While festgoers are enjoying unusually warm weather in Park City, the temperature on the acquisition front at this year's Sundance Film Festival has been cool so far, with fewer deals taking longer to materialize and with smaller pricetags.