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J.C. Penney Plans to Add 35,000 Seasonal Workers
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J.C. Penney Plans to Add 35,000 Seasonal Workers

Plano-based J.C. Penney is gearing up for the holiday shopping season. Read »

4 hours ago
Siemens to Acquire Dresser-Rand for $7.6 Billion

Siemens to Acquire Dresser-Rand for $7.6 Billion

German electronics and engineering company Siemens AG has reached a deal to acquire oilfield equipment... Read »

Sep 22, 2014
Texas Posts Big Job Gains, Unemployment Up in 24 States

Texas Posts Big Job Gains, Unemployment Up in 24 States

Unemployment rates rose in nearly half of U.S. states in August, even as employers in two-thirds of the states added... Read »

Sep 19, 2014
World's Biggest-Ever IPO: Alibaba Priced at $68 a Share

World's Biggest-Ever IPO: Alibaba Priced at $68 a Share

Alibaba has priced its initial public offering at $68 per share, near the upper end of its expected range, ahead of... Read »

Sep 18, 2014
Pier 1 Misses 2Q Forecast

Pier 1 Misses 2Q Forecast

Pier 1 Imports Inc. has reported net income of $9.2 million in its fiscal second quarter. Read »

Sep 18, 2014
Delta Adding Nonstops Between Texas, Los Angeles

Delta Adding Nonstops Between Texas, Los Angeles

Delta will fly nonstop between Los Angeles and three Texas cities, Austin, San Antonio and Dallas-Fort Worth. Read »

Sep 16, 2014
American Airlines Agents Approve Union

American Airlines Agents Approve Union

Customer-service agents at American Airlines are voting overwhelmingly to join a union and reverse a "no"... Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Dallas-Based Neiman Marcus Buying mytheresa.com

Dallas-Based Neiman Marcus Buying mytheresa.com

The Neiman Marcus Group has reached a deal to buy upscale German retailer mytheresa.com. Read »

Sep 16, 2014
iPhone 6 Pre-Orders Set 1st-Day Record for Apple

iPhone 6 Pre-Orders Set 1st-Day Record for Apple

Apple had more than 4 million advance orders of its new, larger iPhones in the first 24 hours, exceeding its initial... Read »

Sep 15, 2014
Southwest Seeks to Add Flights to Costa Rica

Southwest Seeks to Add Flights to Costa Rica

Southwest said Friday that it has asked the U.S. government for permission to fly between Baltimore and San... Read »

Sep 12, 2014
RadioShack Warns of Bankruptcy

RadioShack Warns of Bankruptcy

RadioShack says it may need more capital to help complete its turnaround efforts. Watch »

Sep 11, 2014
RadioShack Warns of Bankruptcy, Needs Capital

RadioShack Warns of Bankruptcy, Needs Capital

RadioShack says it may need more capital to help complete its turnaround efforts. Watch »

Sep 11, 2014
What to Buy at Wal-Mart

What to Buy at Wal-Mart

Think shopping at Wal-Mart is a bright idea? Consumer Reports’ tests show it could be, if you’re in the market... Watch »

Sep 16, 2014
Home Depot Confirms Credit Card Data Breach

Home Depot Confirms Credit Card Data Breach

It's official: Home Depot has suffered a credit card data breach, the home improvement superstore confirmed Monday... Read »

Sep 8, 2014
Southwest Airlines Unveils New Paint Job

Southwest Airlines Unveils New Paint Job

Southwest Airlines will put a new paint job on its planes, adding a splash of bright color as it enters middle... Watch »

Sep 8, 2014
Chick-fil-A Founder Truett Cathy Dies at 93

Chick-fil-A Founder Truett Cathy Dies at 93

S. Truett Cathy, who started a postwar diner in Atlanta that grew into the Chick-fil-A restaurant chain, died at the... Read »

Sep 8, 2014
Mattress Firm Tops Estimates, Buys Sleep Train

Mattress Firm Tops Estimates, Buys Sleep Train

Mattress Firm's fiscal second-quarter profit rose slightly as sales improved. Read »

Sep 4, 2014
Phoenix to Lose US Airways Center Name

Phoenix to Lose US Airways Center Name

The arena that is home to the Phoenix Suns is losing its US Airways Center name. Read »

Sep 3, 2014
Tesla Passes on Texas for Site of $5B Battery Plant

Tesla Passes on Texas for Site of $5B Battery Plant

Tesla Motors has selected Nevada for a massive, $5 billion factory that it will build to pump out batteries for... Read »

Sep 3, 2014
CVS Renames Itself, Goes Tobacco Free Early

CVS Renames Itself, Goes Tobacco Free Early

CVS, the nation's second-largest drugstore chain, will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly... Read »

Sep 9, 2014
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