Thursday, November 19, 2015
Troubled South Korean retail giant Lotte, already struggling with a prolonged founder-family feud, has seen its business woes deepen with the loss of the state license for one of its biggest duty-free shops ahead of a key IPO.
U.S. Internet giant Alphabet on Tuesday revamped Google+ online social network focused on people's interests, and tuned for smartphones or tablets.
French industrial gas producer Air Liquide will buy U.S. counterpart Airgas in deal valued at about US$10.3 billion.
Judges for the agency in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania that regulates buses and taxis recommended on Tuesday a record US$50 million fine against ride-sharing company Uber for operating in the state without approval.
A Norwegian low-cost airline has been dubbed a champion of fuel efficiency in a new study released Tuesday, in marked contrast to British Airways and Lufthansa which have been labeled as among the worst.
Shares of nutritional supplement companies tumbled Tuesday as the U.S. Justice Department announced civil and criminal charges against a number of smaller, unlisted producers.
Google coddles its employees with free food, massages and other lavish perks, yet some of its best engineers still grouse about their jobs and bosses as they struggle to get assignments done.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Taiwan's Gogoro Inc., the so-called "Tesla of scooters," said Tuesday it will expand its footprint to Europe in 2016 following its initial commercial rollout in Taipei this past summer.
U.S.-based Marriott International announced Monday that it will acquire Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide in a US$12.2 billion deal that will create the world's largest hotel company.
European car market growth slowed in October, the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) said Tuesday, as the Volkswagen emissions scandal took its toll on auto sales.