It’s hard to decide which is more thrilling: the harrowing revival of Athol Fugard’s powerful “Blood Knot,” staged by the 79-year-old author. Or the arrival of the Pershing Square Signature Center, a spectacular three- theater complex that “Blood Knot” inaugurates.
Priceline.com Inc. has boosted annual ad spending to more than $1 billion for the first time, extending its lead over Expedia Inc. in the hotel-booking market and stepping up a rivalry that’s benefiting Google Inc.
Priceline.com Inc. has been a prominent U.S. brand for 15 years thanks to celebrity spokesman William Shatner. Starting today, the travel company’s biggest unit is elbowing its way into American living rooms.
While the U.S. stock market has been little changed for the past month, a few stocks have raced ahead. Among them are a humble fertilizer maker and an online reservation service whose pitch man is the former captain of the starship USS Enterprise.
Priceline.com Inc. ’s five-year quest to get bigger in Europe is backfiring as the economic crisis in Greece and weakness in the euro threaten to crimp sales and reverse the rally that propelled the stock to a 10-year high.