Family Dollar rejected a takeover bid from dollar-store competitor Dollar General, saying it would be too hard for the deal to get approval from antitrust regulators.
The economy is heating up this summer, and investors are responding. U.S. stocks soared Thursday after the release of a slew of promising economic reports ranging from jobs to housing to manufacturing.
BEIJING--Factory activity in China weakened in August to a three-month low according to a closely watched manufacturing index, undercutting momentum as the world's second-largest economy struggles to find its feet.
Nestle USA pledged on Thursday to improve the welfare of the farm animals in its supply chain by implementing stricter standards on its 7,300 suppliers.
If you used a credit card to pay for services or products at The UPS Store this year, your private information may have been hacked.