Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson speaks Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at the company's annual shareholders meeting in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Starbucks to Redesign Stores, Test Recyclable and Compostable Cups

Starbucks says it plans to test both recyclable and compostable cups over the next year. Customers in New York, San Francisco, Seattle, London and Vancouver,...
J.P. Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon

JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon Says the U.S. Economy is Split and the Poor...

J.P. Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon said that the U.S. economy has essentially been split into those benefiting from thriving corporations and those who...
De Blasio was an integral backer of the project which promised to bring at least 25,000 jobs to the city in exchange for roughly $3 billion in as-of-right state and city subsidies. | Hans Pennink/ AP Photo

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Suggests Jeff Bezos’ Affair May Have Helped Force Amazon...

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio suggested Friday that Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ high-profile affair was a factor in the e-tailer’s decision last...
Shake Shack is trying a four-day workweek in some of its Vegas restaurants.

Shake Shack and Other Companies Are Trying a Four-day Workweek in Effort to Attract...

Shake Shack workers are getting a taste of the four-day workweek. Danny Meyer’s gourmet burger and milkshake chain is the latest company experimenting with a shortened...
A Boeing 737 MAX 8 airliners taxis after landing at Boeing Field to complete its first flight on January 29, 2016 in Seattle, Washington. The 737 MAX is the newest generation of Boeing's most popular airliner featuring more fuel efficient engines and redesigned wings. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Boeing Stock Falls Sharply After Ethiopian Airlines Crash; Crisis Mounts Over 737 MAX, With...

The tragic Ethiopian Airlines crash on Sunday is raising doubts on Wall Street about Boeing. Boeing's (BA) stock declined 9% on Monday morning in the...
In this Thursday, March 7, 2019, photo visitors to the Pittsburgh veterans job fair meet with recruiters at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh. On Friday, March 8, the U.S. government issues the February jobs report, which will reveal the latest unemployment rate and number of jobs U.S. employers added. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Hiring Sees Major Slowdown as U.S. Adds Just 20,000 Jobs in February

Hiring tumbled in February, with U.S. employers adding just 20,000 jobs, the smallest monthly gain in nearly a year and a half. The slowdown...
FILE - This Aug. 19, 2014 photo shows the Family Dollar store in Ridgeland, Miss. Dollar Tree is closing up to 390 Family Dollar stores this year and rebranding about 200 others under the Dollar Tree name. The company closed 84 Family Dollar stores in the fourth quarter, 37 more than originally planned. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)

Uh-Oh: Up to 390 Family Dollar Stores to be Shut Down

Dollar Tree Inc. is closing up to 390 Family Dollar stores this year and rebranding about 200 others under the Dollar Tree name. The company...
Whole Foods employees saw their wages increase when parent company Amazon enacted a $15 minimum wage, but hours have slipped. (Photograph: Rogelio V. Solis/AP)

Whole Foods Cuts Workers’ Hours After Amazon Introduces New $15/hour Minimum Wage

In response to public pressure and increasing scrutiny over the pay of its warehouse workers, Amazon enacted a $15 minimum wage for all its...

Brad Waggoner Named Acting President and CEO of LifeWay Christian Resources

LifeWay Christian Resources Executive Vice President Brad Waggoner has been named acting president and CEO of the Southern Baptist entity until a new president...

General Motors to End Production at Ohio Plant on Wednesday

General Motors Co said on Monday it expects to end production of the Chevrolet Cruze at its Lordstown, Ohio assembly plant on Wednesday, the...

Tesla’s Decision to Close Stores May Pull the Rug Out of Solar Energy

Tesla Inc’s sudden decision to shutter the bulk of its stores around the world raises a red flag over the future of its solar...

Amazon Plans to Open Dozens of Grocery Stores Across U.S.

Amazon.com Inc plans to open dozens of grocery stores across the United States as it looks to expand in the food business, the Wall...
FILE PHOTO: Words 'Made in China' are pictured on a box of products imported from China at a wholesale shop in Paris, France. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau/File Photo

U.S. Companies Adapt to Trump’s ‘Endless’ China Tariffs

U.S. manufacturers are accelerating their shift out of China, coming to terms with a new reality: the Trump administration’s tariffs will not go away...
FILE PHOTO: A Tesla Model 3 car is displayed at the Canadian International AutoShow in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, February 15, 2019. REUTERS/Chris Helgren/File Photo

Tesla Enters Uncharted Territory After Move to Dismantle Store Network

Tesla Inc’s move to dismantle its network of high-end showrooms as part of a plan to launch the long-awaited cheaper version of its Model...
FILE - This May 29, 2018 file photo shows honoree HBO CEO Richard Plepler attending the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts American Songbook Gala at Alice Tully Hall on in New York. HBO's longtime chief executive is leaving the cable channel, less than a year after AT&T acquired HBO's parent company. In a memo to HBO staffers Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, Plepler said it was the right time for him to leave. The memo was obtained by The Associated Press. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

HBO CEO Richard Plepler Leaves Company in Wake of AT&T Acquisition

HBO’s chief executive said he is exiting the cable channel, a decision that comes less than a year after AT&T acquired HBO’s parent company. “Hard...

Tesla to Close Many Stores as It Sells New Version of Model 3 Sedan

Tesla Inc said on Thursday it would not be profitable in the first quarter, as it offered for the first time a $35,000 version...

Disney Agrees to Sell Fox Sports in Brazil to Win Approval of 21st Century...

Walt Disney Co accepted a demand by Brazil’s antitrust regulator CADE that it sell local rights for the Fox Sports channel to win approval...

Report Says Amazon, Comcast, and EA Have Submitted Initial Bids for Nexon Holding Firm

Amazon.com Inc, Comcast Corp, and Electronic Arts Inc submitted initial bids for the holding firm of South Korea’s biggest gaming firm Nexon, Maeil Business...

Sources Say Allianz, Generali, and Liberty Mutual Are Lining Up Bids for BBVA Insurance...

European insurers Allianz and Generali are vying with U.S. rival Liberty Mutual to invest in the bancassurance business of Spanish lender BBVA, four sources...

Sources Says EBay Is Offering Concessions to Avert Fight With Elliott Management Corp

EBay Inc has informed Elliott Management Corp it is willing to explore shedding some of its key assets and give the hedge fund board...