| 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.
| Nov 7, 2013
| 3:28 PM
Men's Wearhouse disclosed Thursday that its largest shareholder has demanded the company negotiate with Jos. A. Bank Clothiers over the Hampstead-based retailer's acquisition offer.
New York hedge fund Eminence Capital, which owns 9.8 percent of Men's...
| 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...
| Dec 16, 2013
You've probably never heard of Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co.
And that's a little bit frustrating to David Hannah, who has guided the Los Angeles company to staggering growth since he was named its chief executive 14 years ago.
"It seems in Southern...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 1:39 PM
Gannett Co.'s $2.2-billion acquisition of Belo TV stations can move forward -- but the Department of Justice is demanding the sale of KMOV-TV Channel 4 in St. Louis as a condition for the agency's approval of the deal.
The proposed deal would give the...
| 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...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 7:12 AM
Time Warner Cable might have its own cord cut.
Two big cable operators — Comcast Corp. and Charter Communications — are interested in acquiring Time Warner Cable, the nation's second-largest cable operator, which boasts more than 1 million...
| 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...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Just as its offer to buy its rival was rejected, Jos A. Bank Clothiers Inc. spurned a $1.2 billion turn-table acquisition bid by Men's Wearhouse Inc. on Monday, but most observers still believe a merger is inevitable.
Responding to Men's Wearhouse's...
| 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...