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  • Spirit answers questions about layoffs

    Spirit spokesman Ken Evans released these answers about the 360 layoffs Thursday.  Below is the verbatim questions and answers. Q. When is the workforce reduction happening? A. Employees are being notified July 25.   Q. How many employees are being...
  • Folgers No. 1 cup of Joe in America; coffee snobs may cringe

    Folgers No. 1 cup of Joe in America; coffee snobs may cringe
    A coffee connoisseur may look for balanced flavors, acidity and proper brewing technique in their cup of Joe, but America's palate prefers a more simpler brew: Folgers. J.M. Smucker Co., the maker of Smucker's jam and Folgers coffee, reported...
  • Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's top 9 flops, from Tablet PC to Xbox One

    Microsoft's tumultuous fall on the stock market during the last 13 years has largely been fueled by missteps in the consumer products market. Though Bill Gates had significant control until 2006, soon-departing Chief Executive Steve Ballmer ultimately...
  • Many highly paid CEOs end up as failures, report says

    Nearly 40% of the nation’s best-paid CEOs over the past two decades were either fired, forced to take government bailouts or in charge of companies that paid huge amounts in fraud-related claims. That’s the conclusion of a report Wednesday...
  • $38,000 Full-Size Sedan Challenge: Overview

     
    If the new-car market is a Big Mac, full-size sedans would amount to only the sesame seeds. They're a sliver of the auto market, accounting for just 3.5% of new-car sales in the first seven months of 2013. Still, automakers......
  • China: Hollywood Studios Still Face Headaches

    With more and more foreign films now being allowed into China, and potential revenues that can be earned having risen to 25% (from as little as 13%), one might think that doing business in China is getting easier for Hollywood. But that's simply not...
  • Prices of latest iPhones putting off smartphone shoppers in China

    BEIJING — If Nicole Zhou reflects how the Chinese feel about Apple Inc.'s latest iPhones, the technology giant may have a huge struggle on its hands winning consumers over in the world's biggest smartphone market. One day after the Cupertino,...
  • Behind NBCU's Dramatic Week: Steve Burke's Drive For Cash

    In the last scenes of the classic film "The Godfather," a young Michael Corleone settles all family business by pushing out ineffective operators and eliminating stumbling blocks to future growth. Oh, yeah, he has some people killed, too. If you do away...
  • Should this airline merger be allowed to fly?

    Should this airline merger be allowed to fly?
    The proposed merger between American Airlines and US Airways may not be a done deal, even if almost everyone is behaving as if it were. Although the combination, which would create the world's largest airline, has pushed back from the gate, it's still...
  • Healthcare reform heats up drugstore battle

    Healthcare reform heats up drugstore battle
    Obamacare is driving a transformation in the way pharmacies do business, so get ready. The healthcare reform law will expand access to medical services for millions of people. That's going to place added pressure on primary healthcare providers and...
  • China Box Office Passes RMB 10 billion Milestone

    BEIJING -- China's B.O. continues to surge, with 6-month revenues rising by 27% to breach the RMB 10-billion barrier for the first time ever in the first half of the year. Local pics grabbed a muscular 63% market share. With roughly 10 screens being...
  • Apple's iPhone, helped by T-Mobile, boosts U.S. market share

    Apple's iPhone, helped by T-Mobile, boosts U.S. market share
    T-Mobile helped increase the iPhone's share of the smartphone market in the latest three-month period, according to a survey released Monday. Apple's U.S. smartphone market share increased 3.5 percentage points in the three months that ended in May from...