Miami now looks to spring break, with the passing of the 13th annual Food Network South Beach Wine and Food Festival, where attendees ate like you hope the kids won't drink, and where "many of the greatest chefs in the world meet like Mafia dons," said a lanky, sunburned Anthony Bourdain, hosting a dinner.
Charter Communications Inc. made its boldest move yet to buy Time Warner Cable Inc., nominating a full slate of board members as it seeks to usher the second- largest U.S. cable company to the bargaining table.
Google Inc. and Cisco Systems Inc., two of Silicon Valley’s largest companies, entered a long-term deal to license each other’s intellectual property, saying they want to curb the patent lawsuits that have plagued the industry.
Having your closest married friends over for a pot-luck Super Bowl party? In all likelihood, work or kids swallowed up all their free time in January, they've already eaten pot luck three nights in a row and they've just recovered from the holidays' in-law-fest. Now they should feast on canned bean dip and an industrial drum of KFC chicken mementos while you boil up pasta for half a dozen kids?
Macy’s Inc. and Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc. settled litigation over whether Martha Stewart breached a contract by selling certain goods at J.C. Penney Co. The terms of the settlement weren’t disclosed.
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc.’s new chief executive officer Daniel Dienst has a track record of dealmaking, stoking speculation he may follow the same recipe with the magazines and home-decor company.
On an unexpectedly rainy October day in Los Angeles, Stewart Resnick looks out the window of a third-floor conference room and shrugs. It's midway through California's biggest-ever pistachio harvest and the rain is yet another reminder, should anyone need it, of how important water is to his business. He helps himself to a half a vegetable wrap and a bottle of Fiji Water—one of the four big consumer brands Resnick owns—and takes his place at the head of the table, where senior executives of his private company, Roll International, have gathered to discuss how to sell 300 million pounds of pistachios.
Macy’s Inc., the second-biggest U.S. department store chain, made a final bid to block Martha Stewart’s company from selling bedding, cookware and other merchandise at J.C. Penney Co. in a case that may change the way retailers approach licensing deals.