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Thai Union Nets a Prize Catch

2 hours 3 min ago
Thai Union Frozen Products, the world’s largest seafood company by sales and owner of Chicken of the Sea, has agreed to purchase Bumble Bee Seafoods from Lion Capital for $1.51 billion.

Binder & Binder Files for Chapter 11

2 hours 45 min ago
Binder & Binder, one of the nation’s largest Social Security disability firms, filed for bankruptcy protection amid shrinking demand for its services as government scrutiny of disability claims tightens.

Samsung Says 'Cya' to Messaging App

2 hours 50 min ago
Samsung said it would discontinue ChatON, a mobile-messaging chat service that it had promoted heavily in recent years.

Arizona State Completes Deal for Troubled Business School

2 hours 51 min ago
Arizona State University has completed its deal to take over the Thunderbird School of Global Management, the last chapter in what has been a yearslong saga for the troubled Glendale, Ariz., business school.

Tokyo's Haneda Airport Takes Off

3 hours 20 min ago
Haneda is challenging cross-town Narita International Airport as Japan’s primary international gateway, and global airlines are scrambling to add flights to meet the growing demand.

U.S. Struggles for Response to Sony Hack

3 hours 41 min ago
The White House is walking a fine line in its search for a response to North Korea’s apparent hack of Sony Pictures, a breach that doesn’t align with the scenarios laid out in the government’s contingency plans for cyberattacks.

Canadian Companies Operating in Cuba Prepare for Change

4 hours 25 sec ago
After operating for decades in a Cuba with no American presence, Canadian firms are eyeing the potential normalization of U.S.-Cuban relations with caution.

Toledo Rallies to Remain Jeep's Home

6 hours 25 min ago
Without being asked, Toledo, Ohio, is putting together incentives to help it remain the home of the Jeep Wrangler, a vehicle with deep economic and emotional ties to the area, in a sign of how cities aggressively offer aid to corporations.

Forget the Mall: Buy Direct From China

6 hours 29 min ago
The Game: Amazon and Wal-Mart have long been America’s main conduits for cheap, mass-produced goods from China’s factory floors. But who needs stores anymore? You can buy direct, writes Dennis Berman.

Deezer Names New CEO

6 hours 44 min ago
Deezer, the French music streaming service, has appointed a new boss as it prepares for a full-scale launch in the already crowded U.S. market.

Cuba-U.S. Thaw Could Heat Up Cigar, Rum Sales Fights

7 hours 15 min ago
If the Obama administration’s move to normalize ties with Cuba does lead to an end to the U.S. embargo, it could reignite battles over the U.S. rights to sell two of the island’s most prized exports: cigars and rum.

France's Atos to Buy Xerox IT Outsourcing Unit

7 hours 18 min ago
Computer-services company Atos SA will buy Xerox’s information technology outsourcing business for $1.05 billion in cash, a deal that would bolster the French company’s position in the U.S.

Unilever Drops Mayonnaise Suit

7 hours 27 min ago
Unilever PLC on Thursday said it is withdrawing a high-profile lawsuit it filed against a California food startup over the marketing of mayonnaise.

American Apparel Approached About Possible Takeover

7 hours 28 min ago
American Apparel has been approached by Irving Place Capital about a possible takeover, according to people familiar with the matter.

Electric Utilities Brace for New EPA Rules

7 hours 28 min ago
The Environmental Protection Agency’s regulations, due Friday, are aimed at the storage of millions of tons of waste ash produced by coal-fired power plants around the country.

DuPont Names Performance Chemicals Spinoff

9 hours 19 min ago
DuPont said it plans to name the new public company created by the spinoff of its company’s performance chemicals business the Chemours Co.

RadioShack Marketing Chief Leaves Company

9 hours 25 min ago
RadioShack said its head of marketing is leaving the company, the second top level executive departure in the middle of its all-important holiday sales drive, as the electronics chain tries to stave off bankruptcy.

MSG to Consider Further Breakup

9 hours 47 min ago
Madison Square Garden, which said in October that it would explore separating its entertainment businesses from its media and sports operations, added Thursday that it would consider breaking up further.

Brazil Panel Ends Petrobras Inquiry

9 hours 51 min ago
An eight-month inquiry into alleged malfeasance at Brazilian state-oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA by a special committee in Brazil’s Congress ended Thursday with recommendations that prosecutors indict 52 individuals.

Drahi Sets Sights on French Weekly

9 hours 52 min ago
Franco-Israeli businessman Patrick Drahi is lining up to bid for French weekly magazine L’Express, according to people familiar with the matter, signaling his rising interest in the media business.


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