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Ford Motor Co. announced it will build its Ford F-650 and F-750 trucks at its assembly plant west of Cleveland.
Skittles candy was given a clean bill of health by Indiana officials a day after two people who ate from a package of Skittles required hospital treatment for burning throats, cramping and diarrhea.
Shares of Coupons.com, which delivers digital coupons and coupon codes to consumers, are close to doubling in their first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange.
One positive report on the economy was not enough to make investors more confident. The stock market ended mixed Friday after a day of muddled trading. Among the three main U.S. stock indexes, one edged higher, one closed little changed and the other closed lower.
Critics are raging after an energy giant offered pizza coupons to a community near a natural gas well that exploded last month, killing a worker. But the 750 or so residents of the hamlet of Bobtown? Not one has signed an online petition demanding an apology for the pizza offer.
Turkey’s prime minister has threatened drastic steps to censor the Internet, including shutting down Facebook and YouTube, where audio recordings of his alleged conversations suggesting corruption have been leaked in the past weeks, dealing him a major blow ahead of this month’s local elections.
U.S. hiring improved in February from the previous two months despite a blast of wintry weather, likely renewing hopes that growth will accelerate this year.
Costco’s fiscal second-quarter net income fell 15 percent, hurt by softer sales of some non-food items, weaker gross margins in its fresh foods business and the impact of weaker foreign currency exchange rates on its international results. Its latest performance missed Wall Street’s view.
Two advocacy groups often critical of corporate advertising tactics on Thursday urged the Girl Scouts of the USA to end its partnership with Mattel, the company that makes Barbie dolls. The Girl Scouts’ national headquarters in New York rejected the groups’ appeal.
About three dozen passengers who sailed on the ill-fated Carnival Triumph cruise ship that drifted at sea for days are hoping to collect thousands of dollars apiece as a result of lingering medical and mental problems they say were caused by their nightmarish experience.
A northern Michigan ice cream maker is recalling a flavor that’s sold at many Aldi stores in Illinois and Indiana and may contain nuts.
Walgreen Co. said Wednesday that same-store sales rose last month, boosted by stronger growth at its pharmacies and an increase in the number of flu shots it administered.
Calm returned to the stock market Wednesday after two days of volatile trading. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index traded within a range of about five points, or about a quarter of a percentage point for the whole day, before ending a fraction lower.
Target Corp. chief information officer Beth Jacob is resigning effective Wednesday as the retailer overhauls its information security and compliance division in the wake of a massive pre-Christmas data breach. Jacob had been in her current role since 2008 and oversaw teams in the U.S. and India.
American Eurocopter has changed its name to Airbus Helicopters Inc. and will begin manufacturing a new commercial helicopter in Columbus, Miss.