MATTHEWS, N.C. -- Family Dollar has rejected a takeover bid from dollar-store competitor Dollar General, saying it would be too hard for the deal to pass antitrust regulators. Family Dollar's board said it supports its existing deal to be acquired by Dollar Tree.
SHELBYVILLE, Ky. -- Global liquor giant Diageo PLC will raise its stakes in the growing bourbon sector by making its Bulleit whiskeys at a new Kentucky distillery, where the company's ambitious plans for the brand had a top executive talking about a potential expansion even before initial construction begins.
WASHINGTON -- A fourth straight monthly increase in sales of existing homes provided the latest evidence Thursday that the U.S. housing market is rebounding from a weak start to the year.
NEW YORK -- Home Depot says Craig Menear, the president of its U.S. retail operations, will become president and CEO of the company Nov. 1.
NEW YORK -- Another round of buying on the stock market is sending the Standard & Poor's 500 index to its latest record high.
NEW YORK -- The stock market rose for a third straight day Wednesday despite a report from the Federal Reserve that showed a growing chorus of central bank officials willing to raise interest rates sooner rather than later.
Sara Deel and Sara Sturgen bonded over Marshall University related apparel and accessories while working at the university's bookstore -- a bond that has now forged a new downtown business.
CHARLESTON -- The West Virginia Chamber of Commerce is expecting record attendance for its annual three-day meeting next week.
NEW YORK -- Target Corp. slashed its annual profit outlook for the second time in three months as the retailer reels from a massive customer-data breach, a botched Canadian expansion and sluggish U.S. sales.
NEW YORK -- McDonald's plans to start selling its packaged coffee at supermarkets nationally by early next year, a move intended to help raise the profile of the coffee sold at its U.S. restaurants.