| 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...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 9:00 PM
Apple made headlines again last week, but this time they weren't entirely about the new iPad.
The tech behemoth announced that it would start paying a quarterly dividend worth $2.65 per share beginning in July. That amounts to nearly $10 billion to be...
| Apr 1, 2011
| 10:39 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Big hair scores big bucks in speaking fees at New Jersey's state university. A Nobel prize? Not so much.
Rutgers University on Friday defended spending about $32,000 to bring reality television star Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi to...
| May 11, 2011
| 1:06 PM
This photo shows what I made with an unadvertised Jewel-Osco sale item and a sweet coupon deal today: Frugalista's Cheapo Summer Cooler. To make, pick up a 1/2 gallon of Oberweiss lemonade, on sale through May 22 for $1.50 (plus bottle deposit), and...
| May 11, 2011
| 7:12 PM
Here are the top deals at Chicago supermarket Dominick's for the week of May 12. I don't list every sale in the Wednesday flyer, only the ones that I think are a good deal or that have good coupons available. My favorite Dominick's deals this week are...
| May 18, 2011
| 11:18 AM
Here are the top deals at Chicago supermarket Dominick's for the week of May 19. I don't list every sale in the Wednesday flyer, only the ones that I think are a good deal or that have good coupons available. My favorite Dominick's deals this week are 1....
| Jun 19, 2011
Wearing a purple-and-white tie and a gray suit, Feike Sijbesma, head of Dutch multinational conglomerate Royal DSM, was whisked from meeting to meeting at the Columbia headquarters of Martek Biosciences Corp. on a recent weekday.
He had spoken to the...
| Jan 21, 2011
| 9:25 AM
GENEVA (Reuters) - Governments must work with industry to restrict advertising of foods high in salt, sugar and dangerous fats targeted at children to tackle an epidemic of obesity and other diseases, health officials said on Friday.
The call is part...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 8:44 AM
Coca-Cola Co. and Kraft Foods Inc. bowed to consumer pressure this week and cut ties with the American Legislative Exchange Council, a conservative lobbying group that has recently backed controversial voter ID and so-called “stand your ground&...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 9:03 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Junk food may soon be hard to buy at American public schools as the U.S. government readies new rules requiring healthier foods to be sold beyond the cafeteria - a move most parents support, according to a poll released on Thursday....
| Jan 3, 2012
| 2:36 PM
In today's nasty news you can use... keep this in mind the next time you reach for that can of Mountain Dew: it can turn a mouse into jelly.
It's just the latest revelation to come out in court proceedings between the soft drink's maker and a Wisconsin...