Unilever to Buy Korean Skin-Care Firm for $2.7 Billion
Unilever has agreed to buy Carver Korea, a Seoul-based maker of toners and moisturizers, for $2.7 billion, the latest in a string of skin-care...
'Catch Me if You Can' Scam Artist Has a Warning for Today's Consumers
Frank Abagnale Jr., whose exploits inspired the Leonardo DiCaprio movie, says digital technology and social media only make things easier for...
Brexit Uncertainty Has Firms Delaying U.K. Investment Decisions
Questions about split from the EU lead some companies to change or hold off on projects.
GE Agrees to Sell Industrial Unit to ABB for $2.6 Billion
General Electric agreed to sell its industrial-solutions business to Switzerland’s ABB., a sign that GE’s new chief is moving ahead with efforts to...
Activist Funds Seek Ouster of Tuesday Morning CEO
Two investment funds are calling for new leadership at discounted housewares retailer Tuesday Morning Corp., the latest in a series of activist...
'Kingsman' Sequel Rules Box Office; New Lego Movie Fails to Click
Two of Hollywood’s latest attempts at creating lucrative, sequel-spawning franchises hit theaters this weekend to mixed results.
Leveraged Loans on Pace to Top Pre-Financial Crisis Levels
Lending to the most indebted companies in the U.S. and Europe is up, and investors worry what could happen if the global economic expansion fades.
Uber Tries Compromise With London Regulators
Uber Technologies is examining concessions it could make to London to get its operating license back, while also preparing a legal appeal and...
Who Needs Gloomy Nursery Rhymes? New Versions Mend Humpty, Empower Miss Muffet
Updated nursery rhymes with positive messages spawn ChuChu TV’s media empire of viral videos.
Real Wages Keep Powering Ahead, but Can the Trend Last?
You probably can’t tell from looking at your paycheck, but hourly wages in the U.S. are nearing historical highs. That is, if you take very low...
Should U.S. Companies Be Required to Report Breaches?
Companies like Equifax don’t like you knowing they’ve been hacked—but it would be better for consumers and businesses if they were quicker to...
White Castle Brings Its Sliders to China
The mini-burger chain is betting on China’s curiosity for Western food, rising beef consumption and a trend toward smaller portions to succeed there.