Finance

08/26/2014 - 11:31am

Best Buy Co. earned $146 million in the second quarter, down from $266 million in the year-ago period, topping analysts earnings estimates even as its revenue fell short.

08/26/2014 - 11:15am

DSW reported that its second quarter profit rose 1.8%, better than expected, with sales up across all its segments.

08/26/2014 - 11:14am

Brentwood Associates, a consumer-focused private equity investment firm, has acquired Marshall Retail Group, a leading specialty retailer for high-foot-traffic marketplaces with locations in major casino-hotels and airports across the United States.

08/26/2014 - 10:02am

Burger King Worldwide agreed to buy Canadian quick-serve chain Tim Hortons for approximately $11.4 billion, creating the world’s third largest quick-serve restaurant company.

08/25/2014 - 5:12pm

Amazon.com announced Monday that it had agreed to acquire video game streaming site Twitch for $970 million in cash.

08/25/2014 - 5:10pm

Walmart announced in a post on its corporate blog that its store-brand MasterCard holders can expect to receive a new chip-enabled card in the "next few weeks."

08/25/2014 - 4:51pm

Jamba Inc., operators of Jamba Juice stores, reaffirmed its commitment to accelerate its move to an asset-light model with the announcement that the company has entered into an agreement with Capgemini, a leader provider of consulting, technology, and outsourcing services.

08/25/2014 - 11:13am

Ann Inc. is being urged to explore options, including a sale, by activist investor Engine Capital and Red Alder.

08/25/2014 - 9:55am

Burger King Worldwide is in discussions to buy Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons.