Target’s Stock Value Has Plummeted Since Announcing Transgender Policy

Target stock value is plummeting in the wake of a consumer boycott launched when the chain announced a controversial policy accommodating transgender workers and...

Robert Leo Hulseman, Creator of the Red Solo Cup, Dies at 84

The creator of the Red Solo Cup, Robert Leo Hulseman, died at the age of 84 on Wednesday, December 21. He was surrounded by...

General Electric Naming Trian Fund Management’s Ed Garden to Board

General Electric is naming Trian’s Ed Garden to its board, potentially signaling a shift toward becoming the leaner, industrial player that the investment fund...

Some Are Asking, Was Obama a Good Jobs President?

Of the myriad ways to judge a U.S. presidency, one measure emerges as the bottom line for many Americans: jobs. Much like a baseball player’s...

U.S. Economy Adds 161,000 Jobs in October; Unemployment Rate Dips to 4.9%

America’s labor market continues to show signs of gradual strengthening, with newly released government data showing the economy added 161,000 jobs last month. Annual wage growth...

General Motors Extends Compensation Deadline to January 1 as Nearly a Million New Owners...

The administrator of the General Motors ignition switch compensation program said late Sunday the fund would extend the deadline for submitting claims until Jan....

US Employers Added 261,000 Jobs in October, Unemployment Rate Falls to 4.1%

U.S. employers added a solid 261,000 jobs in October in a bounce-back from the hurricanes that slammed the Southeast in September. The unemployment rate declined...

Algorithms are Deciding Whom to Hire Based on Your Voice

If you're trying out for a job in sales, the person who judges your pitch may not be a person — it could be...
Tom Burrell retired in 2004 and currently serves as chairman emeritus for his agency. (Photo by Donna Alberico / Margarita Corporan Photography)

Tom Burrell Becomes the First African American Inducted Into One Club Creative Hall of...

Burrell Communications Group founder Tom Burrell, who has been breaking barriers his entire career, has added yet another one to the list. The One Club...

Uber to Merge Business in Russia With Yandex

Uber is ceding control of the Russian market by agreeing to merge its ride-hailing business in the country with Yandex, the Russian search-engine leader...

Amazon Asks FAA for Permission to Test Drones that Would Deliver Products to Customers...

Amazon is asking the Federal Aviation Administration permission to use drones as part of its plan to deliver packages to customers in 30 minutes...

U.S. Economy Expands 3.7% in Second Quarter of 2015, but Forecasts for Current Quarter...

The second estimate for gross domestic product growth in the second quarter looks better than expected, but offers mixed signals about growth for the...

Rolling Stone Magazine Bought by Penske Media

Rolling Stone magazine is getting a new majority owner. Media investor Jay Penske said his firm Penske Media was buying a 51% stake in the...

Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Increases its Stake in Apple

While some other prominent investors have exited Apple, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is increasing its stake in the tech giant. The Omaha, Neb.-based investing conglomerate owned 15.23...

Walmart Raising Starting Pay, Closing 63 Sam’s Clubs

Walmart confirmed Thursday that it is closing dozens of Sam’s Club warehouse stores — a move that a union-backed group estimated could cost thousands...

Data Shows Inflation Surges in January by Most in Four Years

The prices Americans pay for goods and services surged in January by the largest amount in four years, mostly reflecting a rebound in the...

Target Reveals Credit Card Data of Up to 110 Million Customers was Stolen in...

In yet another disturbing revelation about its massive data breach, Target said Friday that 70 million to 110 million customers were victimized -- far...

Stock Market Watchers Fear Period of Harmonious Global Growth is Coming to an End

It was just three months ago that stock-market investors were being swept up by a euphoria pinned to the idea of economic expansion taking...

Home Depot Launches New “Wink” Collection — Connecting Home Appliances to Smartphones

Get ready to start building the smart home of your dreams. Home Depot and Wink announced today (July 7) a series of Wink-enabled connected...

Shea Moisture Apologizes for Failing to Represent Black Women in New Hair Ad

The black-founded hair product company Shea Moisture apologized Monday under heavy criticism on social media for a video spot featuring white women. The online commercial...