A major lawsuit filed against McDonald’s in Brazil is seeking to stop the fast food chain from opening any further stores in the country until it amends its working practices.
BHP Billiton plans to make further big cuts in spending, blaming a sharp fall in profits on the plummeting price of oil and other commodities.
The federal court has dismissed a case against Pfizer Australia which claimed the pharmaceutical giant misused its market power and engaged in anti-competitive conduct in the way it supplied one of its blockbuster drugs to pharmacists.
The North Sea oil and gas industry is facing a severe challenge to its future viability after suffering a dire year which involved the worst losses in decades, a new report has revealed.
Benetton has agreed to contribute to a compensation fund for victims of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh nearly two years after the disaster in which 1,100 people died.
Wal-Mart will give a half-million employees pay raises, the discount retail giant said Thursday as it announced a mixed quarterly earnings report.
Belfast International airport is to double its claim for damages against Aer Lingus to £40m over the airline’s move to a rival airport.
Allan Leighton, the former Asda executive who is lined up to be the Co-op’s new chairman, has accepted a 34.3m Danish kroner (£3.4m) payoff from Pandora, the jewellery brand, where he steps down as chief executive next month.
Princeton University received nearly $300 million in rare books and manuscripts from William H. Scheide, the largest donation in the school's history.
Wood Group, the energy services firm, will cut jobs this year after becoming the latest company to slash spending following the sharp fall in the price of oil.
Keith Hellawell has vowed to continue as chairman of Sports Direct in a snub to shareholders and campaigners calling for his head after the retailer’s relegation from the FTSE 100.
The chairman of Rolls-Royce has insisted the engineering group will not be broken up despite appointing the chief operating officer of ValueAct, the activist US investor, to its board.
Glencore, the FTSE 100 mining and trading company, has reported a 70% fall in annual profits as the commodities slump took its toll on the mining sector.