Monsanto is teaming up with a Danish biotech company to develop microscopic organisms that help plants grow and resist pests.
Discovery Communications is considering a bid for Scripps Network Interactive, the owner of cable channels such as the Food Network and HGTV.
Bechtel Corp. said it may pursue contracts tied to efforts by the U.K. government to reform the way it buys much of its defense equipment.
Big utility Entergy's plan to spin off its electricity-transmission business hit a wall on Tuesday when regulators in Mississippi scuttled the transfer of assets in their state.
H&R Block's fiscal second-quarter loss narrowed, as the tax-services provider recorded a higher income tax benefit, though revenue slid and overall expenses climbed.
China's state-owned Chinalco Mining begins operations at its Toromocho open-pit copper project in Peru
Scrawny cattle and high produce costs are making it difficult for Hardees, Burger King and Johnny Rockets to introduce the hamburger to Africa.
Lululemon's founder is stepping down as chairman, clearing the way for a new chief executive to move the maker of popular yoga gear past recent supply problems and expand overseas.
Canadian private-equity firm beat out German rental car company at the auction, agreeing to forgive up to $46 million in debt.
Jon Brod is expected to exit from the company early next year to join a startup, according to a person familiar with the matter.