Toys "R" Us Lays Off 10%-15% of Corporate Employees

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Toys “R” Us Inc. recently laid off between 10% and 15% of its corporate employees, the latest retailer to cut jobs as shopping rapidly shifts from physical stores to online ones.

Snap Tries to Jump-Start Spectacles' Sales as Novelty Fades

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As the company behind the popular messaging app Snapchat begins marketing its initial public offering this week, it will need to ensure its other product doesn’t become an afterthought.

What's Lurking in Credit Suisse's Fat Margins

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The Swiss bank’s wealth business is doing better than rivals, though investors should question its sustainability.

Kraft's Interest in Unilever Comes Right Out of 3G's Playbook

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Behind Kraft’s short-lived bid for rival packaged-food giant Unilever is a basic conundrum: The company is running out of ways to improve profitability through its own cost cuts.

Samsung Heir, Seeking to Remake Family Legacy, Instead Faces Scandal

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Lee Jae-yong took the South Korean conglomerate’s reins vowing to reshape it along Silicon Valley lines. Now a corruption probe has dragged him in, raising the biggest doubts yet about whether he has ushered his giant chaebol into a new era.

President Trump Will Be Able to Recast the Fed by Filling Vacancies

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President Donald Trump will be able to recast the Federal Reserve by filling three or more vacancies on its seven-member board of governors, and is leaning toward candidates with banking and financial world experience rather than academic economists.

Wall Street Starts to Contemplate GE After Jeff Immelt

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Jeff Immelt gives no public signs he’s ready to retire as chief executive of General Electric, but investors are increasingly preparing for the inevitable.

Unilever Pressure Rises After Kraft Heinz Withdraws Bid

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After the collapse of Kraft Heinz’s short-lived $143 billion attempt to buy Unilever, pressure is mounting on the Anglo-Dutch consumer-goods company to make bolder moves to buoy the stock price.

Smartphone Addicts Behind the Wheel Drive Car Insurance Rates Higher

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Costs associated with car crashes are outpacing premium increases for some insurance companies, and insurers say the use of smartphones to talk, text and access the internet while on the road is a new and important factor behind the wrecks.

Knead Slime? These Business Girls Can Fix You Up

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Adolescent entrepreneurs cook up glutinous goop classmates love to squeeze, fold and poke. First ingredient: Elmer’s glue.

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