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  • Dollar Tree says Family Dollar stores could be re-branded

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. Dollar Tree executives said they plan to turn around struggling Family Dollar by re-branding many of its stores and trimming costs following its $8.5 billion acquisition of the company. On a conference call with investors Wednesday,...
  • Office Depot reports 6 percent lower sales

    Office Depot reports 6 percent lower sales
    Office Depot, which plans to merge with rival Staples, reported lower sales and expenses as it closed stores during its fourth quarter. The company, based in Boca Raton, reported a loss of $84 million on sales of $3.18 billion for the quarter ended Dec....
  • Comcast says Time Warner Cable merger is on track

    Comcast says Time Warner Cable merger is on track
    Comcast Chief Executive Brian Roberts said Tuesday he expects the federal government will approve his company's $45-billion bid to buy Time Warner Cable and that the deal will be complete by this summer. "We are excited about the merger," Roberts told...
  • 3M announces biggest acquisition in 8 years

    MINNEAPOLIS 3M Co. announced its largest acquisition in years Monday, saying it plans to pay $1 billion to acquire the assets of Polypore International's ultrafiltration membrane business. Polypore's Separations Media business is expected to give 3M...
  • Long Island Firm To Acquire Sterling Engineering Of Barkhamsted

    Long Island aerospace firm Air Industries Group is acquiring Sterling Engineering of Barkhamsted, which makes jet engine components for Pratt & Whitney and other manufacturers, the companies announced Monday. Sterling will continue to operate in its...
  • Sysco lawyers: Proposed US Foods merger is not bad for competition

    Federal regulators ignored many local competitors in its claim that the proposed merger of Sysco and Rosemont-based US Foods would significantly reduce competition and raise prices, lawyers for Sysco argued Friday. Sysco's lengthy attempt to buy US Foods...
  • McCormick to buy Italian spice-maker for $97 million

    McCormick to buy Italian spice-maker for $97 million
    McCormick & Co. Inc. is expanding in Europe with the acquisition of top Italian spice-maker Drogheria & Alimentari for $97 million, the Sparks-based company announced Friday. The 135-year-old, privately held D&A, which makes branded and private-label...
  • Strong sense of team keeping Andrew Berlin in the game

    Strong sense of team keeping Andrew Berlin in the game
    Editor's note: This story was originally published May 21, 2012. Andrew Berlin confirmed Friday he is purchasing a small stake in the Chicago Cubs. Berlin owns the Cubs' Class A affiliate in South Bend, Ind., a team formerly known as the Silver Hawks....
  • PPL moving Allentown nuke workers to Berwick

    PPL moving Allentown nuke workers to Berwick
    PPL Corp. plans to transfer 88 employees in Allentown to the company's Luzerne County nuclear power plant amid market speculation that PPL spinoff Talen Energy could soon expand through the acquisition of power plants. PPL spokesman George Lewis said...
  • Settlement reached in Exelon-Pepco merger in Delaware

    Exelon Corp. overcame one hurdle in its proposed merger with Pepco Holdings Inc., announcing Friday that it had reached a settlement with advocacy groups and other parties in Delaware in the merger case before state regulators there. The settlement...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    CHRISTOPHER SHANNON has joined BMI Mergers & Acquisitions, a mergers and acquisitions advisory and business brokerage firm in Reading. Shannon has 25 years of experience in corporate development, financial and strategic planning and business and...