Grocery Retailer Albertsons To Buy Drugstore Chain Rite AidAlbertsons Companies is offering either a share of its stock and $1.83 in cash or slightly more than a share for every 10 shares of Rite Aid.
Cities Pitching Diversity In Efforts To Lure BusinessesSome cities and regions are highlighting racial diversity along with positive business climates, competitive tax rates and available land in pitches to lure tech companies and high-paying jobs to town.
Barnes & Noble Cites New Staffing Policy In LayoffsBarnes & Noble, which announced a round of layoffs this week, is pointing new staffing rules that will allow stores to increase or decrease the number of people on the clock depending on need.
Bill, Melinda Gates Turn Attention Toward Poverty In AmericaBill and Melinda Gates say they're now digging into the layers of U.S. poverty that they haven't been deeply involved with at the national level, including employment, race, housing, mental health, incarceration and substance abuse.
Ford Adds 33,000 Trucks To Do-Not-Drive List Due To Air Bag IssuesFord and U.S. safety regulators are telling the owners of 33,428 Ranger pickup trucks not to drive them because they have Takata air bag inflators "that are an immediate risk to safety."
Danica Patrick Shown As Businesswoman In New GoDaddy AdGoDaddy has a new ad that will air during the Daytona 500, showcasing the growth of Danica Patrick and the company that helped make her one of the most famous female athletes ever.
UPS, FedEx Shares Fall On Report Amazon Readying Delivery ServiceShares of FedEx and UPS slipped following a media report that Amazon.com is readying its own air delivery service.
LL Bean Dropping Its Unlimited Returns PolicyL.L. Bean's generous return policy is going to be a little less forgiving: The company is imposing a one-year limit on most returns to reduce abuse and fraud.
Amazon Offering Free Whole Foods Deliveries In DallasThe online retailing giant plans to roll out two-hour delivery at the organic grocer this year to those who pay for Amazon's $99-a-year Prime membership.
Gas Prices Across Texas Down 2 Cents Per Gallon This WeekAA Texas on Thursday reported that the average price at the pump statewide was $2.35 per gallon. Nationwide gas prices rose a penny to average $2.60 per gallon.
Home Insurance Sticker Shock: Double-Digit Premium Hikes Become CommonYou may want to look closely at your home insurance renewal notice. Insurance agents said that double-digit rate increases are becoming more common.
Twitter Turns Its First Profit Ever, But Bigger Problems RemainTwitter beat Wall Street's cautious expectations with its first quarterly profit in history, but that isn't going to solve the company's broader problems any time soon.