| Aug 15, 2013
| 5:39 PM
Veteran actor Ken Howard has won another term as president of SAG-AFTRA, Hollywood's largest entertainment union.
Howard easily defeated his challenger, "NYPD Blue" actor Esai Morales, to determine who will lead the performers union over the next two...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 1:49 PM
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters has dropped its bid to recruit about 12,000 aircraft mechanics and other personnel at American Airlines, marking the end to what had become a bitter fight between unions. Their battle to wrest control from the...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 4:09 PM
Verizon Communications Inc. may be close to striking one of the largest deals in history to take full control of the country's leading wireless carrier.
On Thursday, Vodafone Group confirmed that it was in advanced discussions with Verizon to sell its...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 6:09 PM
Penn National Gaming Inc. took another step Thursday toward being able to bid for a casino license in Prince George's County after Maryland gaming officials approved a corporate restructuring for the owner of Hollywood Casino Perryville.
| Sep 25, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Christie's is officially joining the stampede of fine-art companies seeking big money in China. The venerated British auction house will hold its first art sale in mainland China on Thursday, signaling its intention to become a major player among the...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Office Depot is on track to deliver $400 million to $600 million in savings from merging with rival OfficeMax, the Boca Raton-based company said Tuesday during an earnings conference call with analysts.
But the company wouldn't comment on expected...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 10:29 AM
The planned merger of Omnicom Group Inc. in New York and Publicis Groupe in Paris into the world's biggest advertising firm gives the combined company lots of clout.
The deal was designed to give the new company more leverage when negotiating...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 1:09 PM
Charlize Theron’s production company is getting further into the reality TV game.
Denver & Delilah, which produced Theron films including “Monster” and “Young Adult,” has teamed with reality mainstay Bunim/Murray...
| Oct 12, 2013
Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. faces a difficult fight in its $2.3 billion quest to acquire rival Men's Wearhouse, experts say.
And that's not only because Houston-based Men's Wearhouse said it doesn't want to sell out to Jos. A. Bank.
| Oct 15, 2013
| 6:05 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Tuesday that he plans to halt the merger of two major agencies that the city was looking to consolidate in an effort to streamline approval of real estate projects.
At a meeting with The Times editorial board,...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 2:12 PM
Boca Raton-based Office Depot had a busy year in 2013, with most of the year spent completing its $1.2 billion merger with OfficeMax. For South Florida employees, the company's December 10 decision to base the headquarters in Boca Raton was a major...