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Even some sponge makers think their product has an image problem. But marketing and science are coming together to try to overcome this homely tool's shortcomings. Yet, the U.S. sponge market is growing slowly.
John Malone is on the hunt for another trophy property to add to his global cable and telecommunications empire. Ziggo said it is in talks with Liberty Global about a potential takeover.
A judge ruled Anadarko could be liable for at least $5 billion in a lawsuit over environmental and legal liabilities related to its 2006 acquisition of Kerr-McGee.
Boeing's talks with its largest union on a contract designed to secure manufacturing of its planned 777X jet in Washington state have collapsed after union leaders rejected the company's latest proposal.
Ford's board has its monthly meeting today as CEO's potential move to Microsoft draws attention.
To cut out IMAX, the top premium theater chain, rival movie groups invest in oversize screens, enhanced sound, luxury seats.
Cisco Systems on Thursday issued a slightly lower revenue outlook for next year, noting that it needs to "further improve its business model" to reach its current goals.
Coca-Cola announced a shakeup of its Americas business, saying president Steve Cahillane was leaving the soda giant.
Airplanes are unlikely to be filled with passengers talking on cellphones anytime soon, after the Obama administration signaled it would keep a ban on calls in place.
DirecTV is exploring the idea of an online video service that would appeal to "price-sensitive" young people or other customers who have dropped their pay-TV service.
Google's hopes of settling its high-profile antitrust case in the EU suffered a setback Thursday as rivals and consumer groups publicly blasted its latest proposal for resolving the EU's competition concerns.
Many foreign companies in China now face fierce competition from domestic companies, leading some to ramp up perks.
Farmers and meat-industry officials said they embrace the Food and Drug Administration's effort to limit the use of antibiotics in livestock even as they don't see it changing much.
Western companies are shedding jobs in China after years of rapid expansion as the country's economic growth slows.
Facebook's Instagram app is launching a photo- and video-messaging service, soon after popular mobile app Snapchat spurned a $3 billion offer from the social network.
Lululemon lowered its outlook after saying hits to its reputation and continuing quality problems hurt sales of its yoga gear in November.
Jones Group is close to a deal to sell itself to private-equity firm Sycamore Partners in a roughly $1.2 billion offer for the footwear and apparel maker.
Volkswagen replaced the head of its U.S. operation after several months of slumping sales for the auto maker's mass market VW brand.
Hilton Worldwide's CEO says the hotel company expects to introduce a new brand in 2014 aimed at affluent, young travelers by emphasizing style and design.