Manjoo: Online real-estate firm Redfin sounds like it would be catnip for technology investors but mostly got blank stares from Silicon Valley venture capitalists. The problem: Redfin relies on people, not code.
Tyson is spending hundreds of millions of dollars to build its own farms in China instead of buying chickens from independent farmers, aiming to capitalize on widespread concerns over food safety.
Deutsche Post-DHL launched a test flight for drone delivery, just about a week after e-commerce giant Amazon stirred a media frenzy by saying it would use drones to bring packages to customers.
Alitalia raised enough money so that Italy's post office will invest in the airline, increasing the likelihood that it will have sufficient capital to keep flying for at least a year.
Cerberus Capital is close to bringing on a minority investor for its Freedom Group gun business. Cerberus had planned to sell the operation, which made the rifle used in the Sandy Hook shooting.
Abercrombie & Fitch Co. has entered into a new contract with Chief Executive Michael Jeffries.
Health concerns are eating into sales of diet soda. As a category, diet soda has contracted more than regular soda for three straight years, and store sales dropped 6.8% in the latest 52 weeks.
Expanded supply, brought about by innovation and investment, has helped moderate commodity prices over the past year after a decade of demand from China helped push up prices.
The new American Airlines Group has laid groundwork with its unions that could ease the process of integrating the labor forces of predecessors American Airlines and US Airways.