Online retailer Amazon will open its first traditional store in Manhattan ahead of the holiday shopping season.
E-commerce site eBay is kicking off a global branding ahead of the holiday shopping season.
Dow average closes 334 points lower, worst drop of the year, led by a slump in energy stocks.
Dairy Queen says hackers may have gained access to customer names, credit and debit card numbers and expiration dates.
Symantec says separating its businesses will create greater growth opportunities and more value for its shareholders.
Flights on the nation’s largest airlines arrived on time 77.7 percent of the time in August. That is down from 78.8 percent in the same month last year, although it is better than July.
The University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business tops The Economist’s ranking of full-time MBA programs for the fourth time in five years. [The Economist]
Saint Louis Brewery is expanding distribution of its Schlafly’s brand to the Chicago area. [St. Louis Business Journal]
Southwest Airlines lost nearly $7 million in its first eight months of offering flights from Wichita to Dallas and Chicago.
First-class meals will return to some American Airlines flights that lost them just last month. [Bloomberg]
Boeing Co.’s decision to shift production away from plants in Washington state have leaders there fuming after they granted billions of dollars in incentives last year. [Washington Post]
Stone Brewing Co., one of the nation’s top 10 craft breweries, is tapping Virginia for its East Coast operations, an official says.
Activist investor Carl Icahn is taking another swing at getting Apple to buy back more of its stock and improve the relative value of the shares.
Slightly fewer Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, pushing the average number of applications in the past month to an eight-year low.
PepsiCo and Coca-Cola say a new tax in Mexico on junk food and sugary drinks is hurting sales.
About 300 workers have gone on strike at a Schneider Electric factory in northern Indiana after rejecting a proposed contract.
Kindred Healthcare Inc. is buying home health and hospice care provider Gentiva Health Services Inc. in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $719.6 million, sealing a deal after previous rejections by Gentiva.