| Oct 17, 2011
| 6:48 PM
Lowe's, the national home improvement chain, has pulled out as an anchor of the proposed 25th Street Station, a retail and housing development in Remington that won Baltimore City approval nearly a year ago but has been stalled by court challenges.
| Dec 11, 2011
| 1:22 PM
PepsiCo has signed a deal that allows employees and dependents across the nation to get certain surgeries at Johns Hopkins Hospital — a cutting-edge arrangement that could grow in popularity as companies look to provide better health care and...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 1:55 PM
(Reuters) - The success of General Electric Co's impending initial public offering for its private-label credit card unit could ride on investors' willingness to bet that a lukewarm consumer-led U.S. economic recovery heats up.
GE began its investor road...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 5:58 PM
Hobby Lobby, a retail chain that sells crafts and home décor, is slated to open in Burbank this summer in the former Orchard Supply Hardware building.
The Oklahoma City-based company, which currently has 20 stores in California, will open in the 72,000-...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 6:38 PM
WASHINGTON — Lowe's Cos., the home-improvement retail giant, has agreed to pay a $500,000 civil penalty and roll out a new record-keeping policy for contractors that could encounter lead paint.
The settlement, announced Thursday, ended a federal...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 5:43 PM
Texas billionaire T. Boone Pickens thinks his long bet on natural gas is finally paying off.
The legendary oilman has long declared it his mission to wean America off its addiction to foreign oil. He co-founded an Orange County company that builds...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 11:40 AM
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Lowe's stores in Carlisle, Hanover and Palmyra for a total of 11 safety and health violations, 10 of those repeat, including exposing workers to chemical and electrical...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 7:50 PM
Scotts Miracle-Gro is reportedly exploring how to enter the medical marijuana market.
Scotts Chief Executive Jim Hagedorn told The Wall Street Journal that the company is considering the move to help boost sales at the lawn and garden company perhaps...
| Feb 15, 2011
| 10:48 AM
NEW YORK, NY -- Home improvement retailer Home Depot said it is hiring about 60,000 seasonal workers for a series of spring sales, a level that a spokeswoman said was comparable to last year's.
Home Depot in December forecast a sales increase of...
| Jun 17, 2004
Sales at Sears, Roebuck and Co.'s newest store format are 30 percent higher than expected, and even usual trouble spots such as clothing and home-and-bath departments are doing well, the retailer's top executive said Wednesday.
Chief Executive Officer...
| Jun 24, 2004
Worried that home-improvement chains are stealing market share, Sears, Roebuck and Co. will expand the number of its appliance and electronics outlet stores over the next two years by nearly 70 percent.
Calling it a quick and inexpensive way to plug...
| Nov 5, 2004
Ending a six-month slump, Sears, Roebuck and Co. bounced back in October to handily beat Wall Street's estimates and boost its stock price by 5 percent.
While Sears pleasantly surprised analysts Thursday, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell short of expectations...