The heirs of a pre-World War II Jewish collector who are seeking to recover art worth more than $100 million said a U.S. court ruling and a Hungarian government announcement are steps toward success in their 70-year struggle.
Facebook Inc. has nabbed another member of Apple Inc.’s original iPhone team, hiring Richard Williamson, the manager who had led Apple’s mapping efforts, according to people with knowledge of the hire.
Rebecca Van Dyck, who led Nike Inc.’s “Just Do It” campaign and helped Apple Inc. make the iPhone a best-seller, just took on a taller advertising task: reviving sluggish sales at Levi Strauss & Co.’s namesake brand.
A Dutch government panel rejected claims by the heirs of two Jewish art dealers for all but one of 189 works in the national collection, citing a lack of evidence that they owned the works and lost them due to Nazi persecution.
At Christie’s International’s first New York wine sale of the year on Jan. 25, Krug Grande Cuvee champagne will flow in the presence of Old Master paintings to inspire buyers to bid big, or so the auction house hopes.
Seattle City Light, the municipally owned electricity supplier for some 1 million people in Washington state, sold about $791.8 million of revenue bonds as tax-exempt yields fell for the first time in a week.