Friday, June 26, 2015
Toyota and Nissan, Japan's two top automakers, on Thursday said they will recall more than three million more cars globally because of concerns over air bags involved in eight deaths worldwide.
Whole Foods supermarkets have been routinely overcharging customers by overstating the weight of prepackaged meat, dairy and baked goods, New York City's consumer chief said Wednesday.
Five years ago, General Motors revealed an all-new compact car in the U.S. that was designed to enter a market that GM ignored for decades.
Online hotel reservation site Booking.com announced Thursday it is revising its contested pricing rules that prohibit European hotels it lists from adjusting their rates on other sites.
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Dressed in red shorts and a captain's hat, Richard Branson on Tuesday announced that Virgin Cruises will sail its first ship out of PortMiami in 2020.
Shares of Largan Precision Co. (大立光), which supplies smartphone camera lenses to Apple Inc., extended their momentum Wednesday morning after the stock hit a new closing high a day earlier, dealers said. The buying largely reflected expectations that Apple will upgrade its camera equipment in the next-generation iPhone and place more orders with Largan, which specializes in high-end camera lens production, they said.
Ikea's U.S division is raising the minimum wage for the second year in a row as the Swedish ready-to-assemble furniture chain looks to improve its relations with workers and reduce worker turnover.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Martha Stewart single-handedly changed the game for home decorating and cooking in the late 1990s, becoming the "it" designer for all things domestic.
Shares of Fubon Financial Holding Co. (富邦金), one of Taiwan's leading financial holding companies, moved higher Tuesday morning after the company announced that insurance arm Fubon Life Insurance Co. (富邦人壽) will buy a stake in a Korean insurer, dealers said.
The Williams Cos. rejected a US$48 billion buyout offer from Energy Transfer Equity, but said that it may still put the natural-gas pipeline company up for sale.