| Jun 28, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Ford Motor Co. and H.J. Heinz Co. are trying to turn tomato skins into floor mats.
The car company is also working with soybean farmers, who are helping its engineers turn soy oil into seat cushions, and with the U.S. Department of the Treasury, which...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 5:47 PM
Lululemon Athletica Inc. shares plunged to their lowest level in more than three years after the apparel maker reported lackluster quarterly results and cut its financial forecast amid a public feud between founder Chip Wilson and the company's board....
| Aug 15, 2014
| 1:34 PM
Apple Inc has worked with supplier Quanta over the past year to improve working conditions after a 2013 audit, published on Friday, uncovered a profusion of violations, including excessive overtime and health hazards.
The report provides a snapshot of...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 9:00 PM
Trendy footwear maker Skechers USA Inc., trying to overcome the controversy from its toner shoes, is increasing its modest gains from last year and so far outrunning Wall Street's expectations this year.
The Manhattan Beach company has posted profits in...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, led a big rise in philanthropy among the wealthy in 2013 as the number of gifts of at least $1 million climbed 57%, according to a report by the Chronicle of Philanthropy.
| Nov 9, 2013
| 9:21 PM
Surf clothing designer
Lian Murray, 54, an innovator in surfwear design who helped build the Hurley brand to prominence in the field, died Nov. 3 at Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach, several days after suffering an acute asthma attack,...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 11:54 AM
Under Armour and Nike Inc. have agreed to settle a trademark infringement lawsuit in which the Baltimore-based sports apparel brand accused its rival of illegally using versions of the "I Will" slogan.
"The litigation has been resolved on a confidential...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 1:45 PM
Landon Donovan is the face of American soccer. An all-time leader in scoring and assists for the U.S. National Soccer team, the 29-year-old also is a star player for the Los Angeles Galaxy. Donovan, based in Southern California, is a four-time winner of...
| Mar 26, 2011
| 3:14 PM
Florida Christmas cards depict scenes such as Santa surfing or kicking back on the beach with a beer, while Sunshine State snow globes contain a hat, a carrot and other remnants of melted snowmen. So during this holiday season, while our friends in the...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 5:21 PM
Rob Brandenberg had four basketball scholarship offers from schools in his native Ohio, plus emerging power Butler.
He chose VCU instead.
When Anthony Grant resigned as Rams coach two years ago, Joey Rodriguez considered transferring to Division II...
| Apr 20, 2011
| 12:26 PM
After leading Denbigh's girls basketball team a 7-15 record, a nice turnaround from the previous season, Chris Harper has resigned as head coach. Harper said he has joined Carolyn Hunter's staff at Christopher Newport, his alma mater.