Campbell Soup Buys Snyder’s-Lance for $4.87B

Campbell Soup will spend $4.87 billion in cash for Snyder’s-Lance, gorging on a snack market that has grown increasingly competitive. The soup maker said Monday...

Disney is Becoming the ‘Walmart of Hollywood’

Walt Disney Co.’s deal with 21st Century Fox Inc. will transform Hollywood’s most successful studio into an even more powerful force, potentially pressuring rivals to consolidate,...

What Disney and Murdoch Will Look Like After the Sale

Disney is buying a large part of Fox, but Fox News Channel and other U.S. television businesses are staying with the Murdoch family. Here’s a look...

Disney Buying Large Part of 21st Century Fox in $52.4B Deal

Disney is buying a large part of the Murdoch family’s 21st Century Fox for about $52.4 billion in stock, including film and television studios...

Disney, Fox Mega Deal Reportedly Expected to be Announced on Thursday

A mega deal between Disney and Fox will be announced on Thursday, according to a new report on CNBC. The $60 billion-plus pact will see Disney acquire key entertainment and sports assets...
UPS expects to deliver 750 million packages this holiday season, up from 712 million last year. (Bill O’Leary/The Washington Post)

UPS, FedEx, Other Shippers Already Experiencing Delays With Holiday Deliveries

If it seems like your online orders are arriving later than expected, you’re not alone. An influx of online purchases — particularly during Cyber Monday,...

What to Look for in 2018 for the Financial Technology Industry

For the financial technology industry, 2017 will be defined as the year that the threat of tech giants grew stronger, artificial intelligence cemented its...

Bitcoin Futures Rise as Trading Launches on Chicago Board Options Exchange

The first-ever bitcoin future jumped after it began trading Sunday as the increasingly popular virtual currency made its debut on a major U.S. exchange. The...

Will Sexual Misconduct Scandals Make Men Wary of Women at Work?

Some women, and men, worry the same climate that’s emboldening women to speak up about sexual misconduct could backfire by making some men wary...

Memorial for Late Golden Krust CEO Lowell Hawthorne to Be Held at Brooklyn Megachurch

A memorial service for Lowell Hawthorne, the late Christian founder and CEO of the Bronx-based fast-food chain Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill, who took...

Former Volkswagen Manager Oliver Schmidt Gets 7 Years in Diesel Emissions Cheating Scandal

A federal court judge in Detroit sentenced a former Volkswagen manager Wednesday to seven years in prison and ordered him to pay $400,000 in the...

U.S. Economy Added 228,000 Jobs in November

Employers added 228,000 jobs last month in a sign the labor market is healthy despite worker shortages and two months of hurricane-related volatility. Wage growth, however, remained...

GE to Cut 12,000 Jobs in Its Power Division

General Electric Co. plans to cut 12,000 jobs in its power business as the company’s new leaders look to slash costs and stabilize the beleaguered...

Starbucks Introduces Christmas Tree Frappuccino For Five Days Only

Move over, eggnog. There's a new drinkable holiday tradition. Starbucks launched the Christmas Tree Frappuccino on Thursday. The strange concoction is the latest in the coffee chain's line of limited-edition...

Hiring Underscores US Economy’s Growing Momentum

U.S. employers added a substantial 228,000 jobs in November, a sign of the job market’s enduring strength in the economy’s ninth year of expansion,...

Nearly 2 Million Jobs Created Since President Trump’s Inauguration

According to data released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, a projected 1.9 million jobs were added to the economy from January to...

Anheuser-Busch Preorders 40 Tesla Electric Semi Trucks

Anheuser-Busch is purchasing 40 Tesla Semi trucks from CNBC. Anheuser-Busch has placed an order for 40 Tesla Semi trucks, the American division of mega-brewer AB InBev announced Thursday. The beer...

Former Congressman Harold Ford Jr. Fired by Morgan Stanley for Sexual Misconduct

Former Democratic Congressman Harold Ford Jr. has been fired for misconduct by Morgan Stanley after facing a human resources investigation into allegations of misconduct,...

Disney and 21st Century Fox Reportedly Nearing Deal

Disney and 21st Century Fox are closing in on a deal that could come as quickly as next week, according to a CNBC report citing sources...

Drugmaker Pfizer Launching Cheaper Generic White Pill Version of Viagra

The little blue pill that’s helped millions of men in the bedroom is turning white. Drugmaker Pfizer is launching its own cheaper generic version...