African-American residents are sick and tired of hearing about an economic recovery that does not apply to them, said Derek Laney, an organizer for Missourians Organizing for Reform and Empowerment.
Allstar Marketing Group, the marketing power behind As Seen On TV products like the Snuggie was fined by the FTC for intentionally misleading customers.
Apple Inc.'s AAPL, -1.66% new mobile-payment system has been hit by a wave of fraudulent transactions using credit-card data stolen in recent breaches of big retailers, including Home Depot Inc. HD, +1.00% and Target Corp.
AbbVie Inc plans to purchase Pharmacylclics Inc. for approx. US$21 billion to beef up its pipeline and make available to it one of the leading blood cancer treatment drugs, Imbruvica, and eventually broaden its scope in the oncological medicine.
McDonald's is to phase out the use of certain antibiotics to treat sick chickens on its farms amid concerns about the development of dangerous superbugs.