Airlines have no compelling reason to offer any breaks. Planes are full. Investors want a payout. And new planes are on order.
United Airlines says 2,500 flight attendants have accepted payments of up to $100,000 to leave, about 400 more than expected.
The USDA has approved J.R. Simplot Co.’s new genetically modified potato. But McDonald’s, one of the company’s oldest business partners, hasn’t.
Boeing will use composite material from Japan’s Toray Industries for its upcoming 777X as well as the 787 Dreamliner.
Snapchat has jumped into the growing ‘pay your friends’ app market with Snapcash.
Major U.S. indexes managed to close marginally higher, setting another high for the Standard & Poor’s 500 index.
Eggs. Vegetable oil. All the ingredients you need for a spat over product labeling.
The National Automobile Dealers Association predicts U.S. sales of new cars and trucks will hit a 10-year high in 2015.
Lombard-based Hanson Faso says acquiring the Elmhurst company will expand its retail perishable and premium food service businesses.
Zoetis got 36 percent of its $4.56 billion in 2013 sales from drugs for pets. [Bloomberg]
The Deerfield company recently laid off about 16 in-house real estate managers and outsourced the work to SRS Real Estate Partners. [Crain’s]
A Sears ad featuring comedian Mike Myers and his older brother, a longtime employee of the struggling retailer, is racking up the hits on YouTube. [MarketWatch]
The deadline for victims of crashes caused by faulty General Motors ignition switches has been extended for a month as the death toll rose to 33.
The nation’s second-biggest tobacco company is launching a cigarette that heats tobacco rather than burning it.
Actavis’ pricey offer is a new wrinkle in the monthslong takeover battle waged by Valeant Pharmaceuticals for the Botox maker.
Halliburton’s deal for rival oilfield services company Baker Hughes shows just how quickly falling prices can upend the energy industry.
U.S. manufacturing output grew modestly in October, as autoworkers churned out fewer cars and trucks.