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Ford Motor Co. went on the defensive following the latest attacks from Donald Trump aimed at the auto maker’s big-dollar Mexico investments and production plans.
GoPro’s new Karma drone isn’t on sale yet, but it already has a nemesis, the Mavic Pro—a new quadcopter introduced Tuesday by SZ DJI Technology, the Chinese company that has risen to dominance in the consumer drone space.
More U.S. businesses are bolstering efforts to retain top executives of acquired concerns because unwanted exits can doom a takeover.
To constrain rising shipping costs, the online giant Amazon.com is building its own delivery operation, showing the extent of its ambition and also setting up a clash with the company’s shipping partners.
A consulting-firm study painted a bleak picture of the Swiss watch industry. The survey found that 82% of watch executives expect a negative outlook for the coming year, up from 41% in 2015 and 19% in 2014.
A yearlong battle by videogame maker Ubisoft to stay out of Vincent Bolloré’s clutches is coming to a head. At a shareholder meeting Thursday, the maker of “Assassin’s Creed” and other games will be braced for Mr. Bolloré’s Vivendi, with a 23% stake, to ask for board representation.
On China’s live-streaming platforms, hosts belt out songs and fans shower them with cash during shows that resemble mass online dates, as authorities grapple with a market that has attracted the likes of Alibaba and Tencent.
A gauge of consumer confidence rose in September to its highest level in nine years, a sign that American households are emerging from the recession’s long shadow and could continue to support U.S. economic growth.
Across the country, new laws are requiring paid sick leave for more workers, but employers are having a hard time keeping up.
A German privacy watchdog has ordered Facebook to stop collecting user data from its messenger subsidiary WhatsApp, the latest clash between European privacy authorities and the social-network company.
Many U.S. companies that revolutionized the oil and gas business with hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling are surviving the prolonged oil-price slump unbowed.
Walt Disney on Monday emerged as another potential bidder for Twitter Inc., the struggling social-media service, people familiar with the matter said.
World trade will this year grow at the slowest pace since the global financial crisis, a development that should serve as a “wake-up call” as anti-globalization sentiment builds, the World Trade Organization warned.
Donald Trump accused China of devaluing its currency in the opening minutes of the first U.S. presidential debate—adding fresh spice to an old debate: Does China gain an unfair trade advantage by manipulating the yuan?
Home price growth showed no signs of abating in July, as strong demand for homes and a shortage of inventory helped drive prices close to new highs.
Billionaire Wang Jianlin is in discussions to acquire control of Dick Clark Productions at a valuation of up to $1 billion through his Dalian Wanda Group Co., according to people with knowledge of the situation.
Federica Marchionni was forced out as chief executive of Lands’ End, capping a tumultuous 19 months on the job in which she tried to fashion broad changes at the catalog retailer that roiled employees and turned off shoppers.
U.S. employers struggling to find enough qualified industrial workers are turning to Germany for a solution to plug the U.S. skills gap: vocational training.
Audi said its head of technical development Stefan Knirsch resigned from the company’s board effective immediately after being challenged on past statements about his knowledge of cheating software.
With the arrival of Google’s new Allo service, it’s worth looking beneath the hood to see how popular messaging services care for users’ private correspondence.