Former BP boss Tony Hayward has returned to the top ranks of the corporate world, becoming permanent chairman of Glencore Xstrata, the FTSE 100 commodity trading and mining group.
Amazon and Twitter are joining forces to let users of the social network add items directly to their online shopping cart just by sending a tweet.
Walt Disney topped quarterly earnings and revenue expectations Tuesday, thanks to strong performance of its blockbuster animated film "Frozen."
Virgin Group founder Richard Branson also tells CNBC that it's a great time to invest in the airline industry, but for the travelers "the jury is still out" on whether that's good news.
Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific's "too sexy" uniforms for female flight attendants have made sexual harassment concerns a sky-high issue.
Bayer will acquire the consumer care business of U.S.-based Merck & Co for $14.2 billion in cash, the company said in a statement Tuesday.
Carl Icahn copped to a having a " fighting gene " when it comes to his approach to corporate governance-an observation made by Berkshire Hathaway's Warren Buffett on Monday.
Shareholder activists on Monday called for the board of McDonald’s to cut the wage of chief executive Donald Thomson, citing poor performance and the massive gap between his wages and the average fast-food worker.
Target's chairman and CEO Gregg Steinhafel abruptly departed from both roles on Monday, effective immediately, after 35 years with the retailer.
German business software giant SAP just announced a fairly significant change-up in its senior ranks.
A new lung cancer pill from AstraZeneca has been approved by US regulators, in a major boost for the British drugmaker.
The pressure on the chief executive of Volkswagen is growing after a leading investor in Germany called on Matthias Müller to step down less than two months after taking the helm at the scandal-hit carmaker.
Revenue & Customs is to close dozens of tax offices resulting in a large number of job losses as part of a plan to cut £100m in costs.