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Hulu is aiming to sell part of the company to Time Warner.

Will Time Warner become a partner in Hulu?

Nov 13, 2015
There are reports of a possible deal that would give Time Warner a 25 percent stake in Hulu.
Posted In: hulu, Time Warner, stake

Consumer sentiment under the holiday microscope

Nov 13, 2015
Will consumers spend more this season?
Posted In: consumer sentiment, holiday shopping, holiday spending
IAC/InterActiveCorp has bid half a billion on Angie's List, a site that provides reviews of service providers like roofers, plumbers and painters.

Angie's List facing a hostile takeover and competition

Nov 12, 2015
IAC bid more than $500 million for Angie's List.
Posted In: IAC, Angie's List, Amazon
In recent years, several big national chains have created products that appeal to specific markets. Target began rolling out a line of merchandise called "Local Pride" in the summer.

When big companies act local

Nov 12, 2015
McDonald's and Target are just a few of the national chains adopting regional strategies.
Posted In: McDonald's, Target, buy local, Retail

When a bargain is less than meets the eye

Nov 12, 2015
J.C. Penney settles a class action suit in California over phony pricing on sale items.
Posted In: JC Penney, class action lawsuits, settlement
A Rolls-Royce Ghost II.

Rolls-Royce issues recall for one car

Nov 11, 2015
Not a type of car — one car.
Posted In: Rolls Royce, car recalls, automobiles
Macy's third-quarter earnings showed declining sales.

It's beginning to look a lot like markdowns

Nov 11, 2015
Warm weather and fewer tourists have left big retailers with too much inventory
Posted In: Macy's, quarterly report, sales

The pros and cons of restaurant tipping

Nov 11, 2015
Some restaurants are trying a no-tip model for wait staff.
Posted In: restaurants, tips, minimum wage

Company tests new waters for small-scale investors

Nov 10, 2015
Groundfloor lets non-accredited investors get in on small-scale real estate deals.
Posted In: real estate, investment, Securities and Exchange Commission
An United Airlines Boeing 737 parked out front of a new Boeing delivery center in Seattle, Washington.

DoJ aims to block deal between United and Delta

Nov 10, 2015
United maintains almost three quarters of the takeoff and landing slots at Newark.
Posted In: United Airlines, Delta, airports