| Nov 20, 2013
"A good name is better than precious ointment."
— Ecclesiastes 7:1
For more than 40 years, the lawyers of Chicago's Shefsky & Froehlich Ltd. have worked to establish an identity, a brand, a name.
Cincinnati-based Taft Stettinius & Hollister...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 4:39 PM
Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. withdrew its $2.3 billion offer for Men's Wearhouse on Friday, but it left the door open for future merger talks.
Even as Bank dropped the bid, the largest shareholder in Men's Wearhouse called a special shareholders meeting...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 9:52 AM
If American Airlines and US Airways divest themselves from "key" airports, the U.S. Department of Justice may be willing to drop its challenge to a merger plan for the airlines.
That is the word from U.S. Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr., who said the...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 5:36 PM
American Airlines and US Airways moved another step closer to creating the world's biggest carrier but had to make concessions to help ensure the deal wouldn't lead to service cuts and higher fares.
The Justice Department said Tuesday the agency would...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 9:51 AM
The Justice Department announced Tuesday that it has reached a settlement agreement to allow the merger of American Airlines and US Airways to form the nation's largest air carrier.
The department, which sued in August to stop the merger, said that as...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 1:05 AM
SIOUX FALLS (AP) - South Dakota-based Poet LLC and its Dutch partner say a cellulosic ethanol plant being built in Iowa will open early next year.
By next summer, Poet-DSM Advanced Biofuels should have any glitches worked out at the $250 million...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 11:37 AM
"I can't tell you Aussies and Kiwis apart," I once confessed to a New Zealander.
I'm pretty sure I insulted him.
"There are huge differences, mate," the Kiwi corrected, "just as there are big differences between Americans and Canadians. If I said...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 7:41 AM
The Federal Trade Commission said Friday it has unanimously voted to close its seven-month investigation into the proposed $1.2 billion merger of office supply superstores Office Depot and OfficeMax.
The closing date for the merger is now on Nov. 5, the...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 11:06 AM
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Friday gave approval to a proposed $1.2-billion merger of Office Depot Inc. and OfficeMax, concluding that the move won't harm competition.
The Trade Commission, which in 1997 blocked the merger of Office Depot Inc....
| Oct 29, 2013
| 12:02 PM
The Chinese TV-set manufacturer that bought the naming rights to the venerable Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood is partnering with Canadian big-screen company Imax Corp. to make a premium home theater system.
TCL Multimedia Technology, part of...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 5:55 PM
The U.S. Justice Department's lawsuit to halt the proposed merger of American Airlines and US Airways may be resolved without a court battle.
The two sides have agreed to meet with a mediator at the suggestion of the judge who was set to hear the...