A U.S. private equity firm and the family of late reggae star Bob Marley hope to build what it calls the “world’s first global cannabis brand.”
Airbus’ newest plane, which has a carbon-fiber composite fuselage, is a direct competitor to Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner. [Reuters]
Lowe’s could overtake Sears as the leading appliance seller in 2016 as the struggling retailer closes more stores, a Credit Suisse analyst writes. [Bloomberg]
Skiplagged.com helps consumers book a flight with one or more stops and then deplane before the flight reaches its final destination. [Businessweek}
Ford is recalling about 65,000 Fusion midsize cars in North America because the ignition keys can be removed if the transmission is not in park.
Groupon has acquired Swarm Mobile, a startup that helps businesses connect with and track their customers while in stores. [TechCrunch]
U.S. stock indexes closed at record highs on a positive outlook from homebuilders and better news from Japan and Germany.
Specialty Commodities provides healthy ingredients such as fruits, nuts, seeds and grains to makers of snacks, ice cream and pet foods.
The mobile app lets users create and interact with communities on the site, whether they’re based on hobbies, geography or culture.
Internet grocer Peapod has agreed to make its website more accessible to disabled customers under a settlement agreement with the Justice Department.
Uber’s CEO has taken to Twitter to condemn a company executive who suggested hiring a team of opposition researchers to investigate journalists.
The beauty products maker hopes to regain its lofty spot in the pecking order of cosmetic brands with its “Love is On” marketing campaign.
Nokia plans to bring its brand back to consumers with a new tablet just months after selling its ailing handsets unit to Microsoft.
There won’t be many and they won’t be cheap. Toyota hopes to sell 400 in Japan and 300 in the rest of the world in the first year.
The nation’s biggest home-improvement retailer third-quarter profit rose 14 percent as comparable-store sales climbed in the U.S.