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Business Sponsors keep close watch on NFL investigation Sponsors keep close watch on NFL investigation
Major brand sponsors are watching closely to make sure the National Football League doesn't fumble the investigation into how its executives handled evidence in the Ray Rice domestic violence case.
Business Olive Garden investor: Back off on the breadsticks Olive Garden investor: Back off on the breadsticks
In a nearly 300-page treatise on what's wrong with Olive Garden and its management, investor Starboard Value suggests the Italian restaurant chain is being reckless with its unlimited breadsticks.
Business Trustee objects to parts of proposed Revel deal
The proposed auction date for the Revel Casino Hotel is too soon and a $3 million breakup fee that would go to a Florida developer if he's outbid for the recently shuttered site is inappropriate, a U.S. Bankruptcy Court trustee said.
Business Slow Money invests in small food enterprises
Consumers who want to support local food and farms aren't limited anymore to buying locally produced veggies, meats and cheeses. They can make direct investments big or small into local food businesses through a national movement called Slow Money, which links investors with farmers and small food producers.
Business Influence Game: Chemical trade tries to shape regs Influence Game: Chemical trade tries to shape regs
The powerful chemical industry is putting its lobbying muscle behind legislation that would establish standards for chemicals used in products from household goods to cellphones and plastic water bottles - but also make it tougher for states to enact their own regulations.
Business Top banks plan move in case of Scots' independence Top banks plan move in case of Scots' independence
In a blow to the Scottish independence campaign, top financial groups including the Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds Banking Group say they will move their headquarters to England if Scots vote to break away from the United Kingdom.
Business U.S. job openings near 13-year high, hiring rises U.S. job openings near 13-year high, hiring rises
The number of U.S. job openings remained near the highest level in 13 years in July, and companies also stepped up hiring that month to the fastest pace in nearly seven years, two signs the job market is slowly healing.
Business Walgreen adds activist hedge fund founder to board Walgreen adds activist hedge fund founder to board
Walgreen has named Jana Partners founder Barry Rosenstein to its board, and the activist investor will get a say in choosing at least one additional director for the nation's largest drugstore chain.
Business Treasury to limit profitability of overseas shifts Treasury to limit profitability of overseas shifts
The Obama administration will decide "in the very near future" what actions it can take to make it less profitable for U.S. companies to shift their legal addresses to other countries, Treasury Jacob Lew said Monday.