Burger King confirmed on Tuesday that it is to buy the Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain Tim Hortons for about $11bn, in a deal that re-ignited the controversy over American companies moving their headquarters abroad to secure lower tax rates.
The battle between Amazon and the French publisher Hachette is not just a spat about the price of books.
All companies with more than 250 employees should be forced to publish the salaries of their highest earners and told to consult their employees on executive pay, Vince Cable, the Liberal Democrat business secretary, will say on Sunday.
Britain's deepest postwar recession has led to record numbers of self-employed people, who are earning lower wages and working longer hours than other workers, a study suggests.
Macy’s agreed to pay $650,000 on Wednesday to settle charges of racial profiling at its flagship Manhattan department store.
Atlantic City's Revel casino, which announced earlier this month that it will soon shutter, lost more than $20,000 in cash when the money fell off the roof of an armored truck, according to a report from Press of Atlantic City.
One of the financial world's largest ever mergers was effectively unwound on Tuesday as BHP Billiton said it was demerging key assets from its $190bn (£114bn) mining conglomerate – triggering another huge payday for the banks.
Women bosses are still earning only three-quarters as much as their male colleagues, meaning they would have to work until they were nearly 80 to catch up with men's lifetime earnings, according to new figures .
From "talking" cars to self-driving cars, what it means to build, own or simply drive a car will fundamentally change in the next 25 years, says Ford Chairman Bill Ford.
One metals and mining analyst is not just slashing earnings estimates and price targets, but also warning about the potential for bankruptcies.
Isis Pharmaceuticals on Friday announced that it will change its name to Ionis Pharmaceuticals.
Nomura has appointed Jim Leng as Non-Executive Chairman of Nomura Europe Holdings.