• Pummeled By Local Activists, Amazon Beats A Hasty Retreat From NYC
    A play on a famous New York "Daily News" headline from 1975 was the obvious choice for many a publication, website and Tweeter yesterday: "Amazon To City: Drop Dead."
  • Levi's Intends To Go Public Again As Its Ambition Transcends Jeans
    Levi Strauss & Co.plans to file initial public offering 34 years after the Hass family -- the descendants of the eponymous founder of the company in 1853 -- took it private,
  • Activision Blasts Away 8% Of Its Staff, Will Spend More On Top Games
    The layoffs -- seemingly driven by the trend toward free-to-play online games such as "Fortnite" -- come after the company reported its best financial results ever.
  • Amazon Gets Itself Into A Very Fine Mesh With Eero Acquisition
    Eero is a 5-year-old San Francisco-based startup that makes folks with smart homes look smarter by meshing WiFi devices in every cranny with relative ease.
  • Coca-Cola Launching First Trademark Flavor In More Than A Decade
    "Would you like an Orange Vanilla Coca-Cola with that?" is soon to become an option in both regular and zero-sugar versions.
  • BB&T, SunTrust Want To Combine Accounts In Deal Valued At $66B
    The consolidation will create the sixth largest bank in the U.S.
  • United Luring Well-Heeled To Fly Its First- And Business-Class Skies
    The Chicago-based airline announced yesterday that it's adding more than 1,600 business and first-class seats to its routes by reconfiguring more than 250 of its aircraft.
  • It's All About The Experience As Saks Fills First Floor With Handbags
    But "moving beauty, a category that is soaring, upstairs while devoting more space to handbags runs counter to some industry trends," says one report.
  • Smith Takes Chair At Papa John's; Board Rejects Founder's Counter Offer
    With a $200 million investment in hand, Starboard Value CEO Jeffrey Smith is becoming chairman of the board of the beleaguered Papa John's pizza chain.
  • Automakers Buckle In For An Iffy Year As January Freeze Impacts Sales
    "Talking heads are expecting this calendar year to be the first since 2014 in which total vehicle sales in America drop below 17 million units," says one report.
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