| Apr 10, 2014
| 7:51 AM
The fight between activist investor Carl Icahn and eBay Inc. has been settled as the two sides have quietly reached a truce, Ebay said Thursday.
The two had been embroiled in a public spat over accusations by Icahn that two members of eBay's board of...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 2:15 PM
The hunt for quality fried chicken has gotten a little harder, thanks to the closure of Maryland Fried Chicken in Palmer Township earlier this year.
The fast-casual restaurant at 2469 Nazareth Road, in the 25th Street Shopping Center, was an area staple...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 10:06 AM
CVS pharmacies have more than 800 clinics nationwide. The first ones in Hampton Roads open this week in Chesapeake and Virginia Beach as part of a nationwide expansion of 150.
Look for new clinics in Hampton, Newport News and Williamsburg in May and...
| May 31, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Our shiny red generator sits in the garage with a bunch of junk piled on top.
After Hurricane Wilma left us without power for what seemed an eternity in 2005, we and many others got generators for free thanks to a Federal Emergency Management Agency...
| May 23, 2014
| 5:37 PM
Two alleged burglars were arrested Thursday after leading police on a pursuit through Los Angeles that ended shortly after a hit-and-run crash in Glendale, authorities said.
At 12:20 p.m., police got a call about a man, 29-year-old Elvis Kazaryan, who...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 2:15 PM
Twenty-eight attorneys general from 24 states, three U.S. territories and Washington, D.C. are pressuring five retailers, including Walgreen Co. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc., to follow the move by CVS Caremark Corp. and end sales of tobacco.
| Mar 25, 2014
| 7:57 AM
Walgreen Co., the nation’s largest drugstore chain, said it will close 76 unprofitable stores around the country in the second half of the fiscal year.
The Deerfield, Ill., company has 8,210 stores nationwide, or 138 more than a year ago. Of...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 3:26 PM
The creator of a pancake-catching game app says IHOP's parent company stole his idea and put a similar game on the chain's website.
Michael Levinson sued DineEquity Inc. this week, accusing the IHOP franchiser of creating its own version of his "Pancake...
| Jun 1, 2014
MinuteClinics are springing up in CVS retail stores at the rate of 150 a year across the country. The first one on the Peninsula opened in Hampton in mid-May and will be followed by additional locations in Newport News and Williamsburg within the month....
| May 26, 2014
| 1:57 PM
Memorial Day is in the rear-view mirror, but here's one more thing to remember:
American chief executives make too darn much money.
I'm not saying that you shouldn't reward a person for a job well done. But many CEOs now pull down so much more than...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 10:36 AM
Serge Azria, founder the popular women’s clothing lines Joie, Current/Elliott and Equipment, has purchased a two-building site near downtown Los Angeles that will permit him to grow his operations.
Azria bought two buildings for $7.75 million at...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 6:31 PM
Milk, bread and Obamacare.
Ahead of the March 31 enrollment deadline, the Covered California exchange said Friday that it reached a deal with pharmacy giant CVS Caremark Corp. and the Ralphs grocery chain to promote the healthcare law inside their...