Apple Inc. AAPL -0.39 % a few months ago approached Time Warner about pursuing a combination, and though the discussions didn't progress beyond a preliminary stage, Apple is now monitoring the situation, people familiar with the matter said Friday.
British American Tobacco - owner of storied cigarette brands such as Lucky Strike and Pall Mall - wants to buy U.S. tobacco giant Reynolds American in a deal that could create the world's largest publicly traded tobacco company.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Jim Beam ended a nearly weeklong strike at two bourbon distilleries in Kentucky on Friday, toasting a labor settlement that answers the workers' key demand with a commitment to hire more full-time staff.
The Wall Street Journal is seeking a "substantial number" of buyouts in an effort to "limit" layoffs, the newspaper's editor-in-chief Gerard Baker said Friday.
Sales of the McNuggets increased 10 percent after the chain announced in August that it removed artificial preservatives from the popular item, and removed antibiotics from its chicken, company executives said Friday.