SABMiller and Molson Coors Brewing said they had closed their transaction to combine operations in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, less than a month after the deal passed scrutiny by antitrust authorities.
By Michael Collins, MPC ManagementTo achieve the efficiencies and effectiveness that everyone wants in supply chains will require cooperation between suppliers and customers -- not just cost reduction in a one-sided adversarial relationship.
Regulators said they would allow companies suspected of operating price-fixing cartels to seek settlements with antitrust officials that could win them a 10 percent discount on a fine.
Meat producer acquired 51 percent ownership of poultry processing business Godrej Foods, based in Mumbai, for an undisclosed price.
Like a plague that does not discriminate by economic class, race or age, soaring fuel prices are inflicting pain throughout the U.S., with nine in 10 expecting ballooning costs to squeeze them financially.
Chemical maker said Monday it hired HSBC Securities to explore strategic alternatives for its nylon business, including a possible sale.
Elbit Systems said it acquired seismic sensor maker Electro Optic Research and Development Company from former shareholders.
Hewlett-Packard said Monday it received U.S. antitrust approval for its planned purchase of Electronic Data Systems Corp. for $13.2 billion.
Heavy equipment maker plans to build a facility to manufacture hydraulic excavators in China, as part of an ongoing plan to invest in emerging markets.
Cereal maker on Monday said its subsidiary acquired Zhenghang Food, a Chinese maker of cookies and crackers.
Company will add surcharges to all new orders of fabricated aluminum products beginning July 1 to offset rising costs for natural gas, electricity and diesel fuel.
Company is scheduled to stop selling its Windows XP operating system to retailers and major computer makers Monday, despite protests from some PC users.
Company plans to seek city permission for an expansion that could add 140 jobs at its Anderson bottling plant.
World interest will be focused on what the more than 20 energy ministers from OPEC and elsewhere will have to say about how to quench raging market volatility.
Executives at Ford and GM were forced to make decisions that will cost thousands of jobs, change the vehicles people drive and determine whether their businesses survive.
Fireworks factories in China are being pushed close to bankruptcy as the cost of raw materials rise and ports refuse to ship the dangerous cargo abroad.
With production and sales value up roughly 10 percent last year, ancillary businesses that cater to the state's wine industry are doing their best to keep up.
Authorities searched offices of two civic groups and confiscated computers, documents and materials, and arrested a senior civic group official for instigating violent protests.
Inflation is Europe's biggest economic headache as consumers pay far more at the gas pump and food, and steer clear of major purchases.