Tyson Foods Inc. on Thursday completed its $8.5 billion takeover of Chicago-based Hillshire Brands Co. The combined company will have annual sales of more than $40 billion and own such brands as Tyson, Jimmy Dean, Ball Park and Hillshire Farm.
Discover tied perennial leader American Express in the latest credit card customer-satisfaction study.
Groupon Inc. sales representatives cannot sue the ecommerce company for overtime pay as a single group, a federal judge in Chicago says.
After a bleak start to the year, the U.S. economy rebounded vigorously in the April-June quarter, growing at a brisk annual rate of 4.2 percent, slightly faster than first estimated. The upward revision supported expectations that the second half of 2014 will prove far stronger than the first half.
Baxter International Inc. is denying a media report that the Deerfield-based health care products company is planning a headquarters move to the Boston area after it completes the spinoff of its biopharmaceuticals business next year.