City Living Lures Tech Firms

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Google is one of many fast-growing employers eschewing suburban campuses for clusters in cities, partly in a push to foster collaboration among employees.

RadioShack's Problem: So Many Stores

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RadioShack has shut more stores in the past two months than the rest of the year, though it’s hard to tell the difference. The chain still has a heavy surplus of stores in many local markets.

A Decimated U.S. Industry Pulls Up Its Socks

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Sock manufacturing is making a modest comeback in the U.S., helped by more efficient machines, tepid wage growth and retailers’ desire to give more shelf space to U.S.-made products.

HeidelbergCement to Sell Assets

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Germany’s HeidelbergCement has agreed to sell operations in North America and the U.K. for $1.4 billion to a U.S. affiliate of Lone Star Funds.

Drug Prices, M&A Top the Agenda for '15

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Pharmalot: A new year always brings new challenges, and the pharmaceutical industry certainly has its share, says columnist Ed Silverman.

Cross-Border Mergers Face Growing Scrutiny

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Many deals are running into a growing corps of global deal cops, each wanting a say over transactions that touch their industries, economies or interests.

Uber CEO Indicted in Seoul

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South Korean prosecutors have indicted Uber Technologies Inc. Chief Executive Officer Travis Kalanick and his Korean partners for violating a public-transport law.

Inventories Rise at China Auto Dealers

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Chinese car dealers are sitting on their highest inventories of unsold cars in almost 2 ½ years, in the latest sign of slowing growth in the world’s largest auto market.

Takata President Steps Down Over Recalls

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Takata said President Stefan Stocker is stepping down after expansive recalls of the Japanese company’s air bags. The chairman and chief executive will take over as president.

Your Driving Deductions for 2015

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If you use your car for work, you may be eligible for a tax break that will be slightly more generous in the new year. You may also qualify for a deduction if you use your vehicle to help a charity, or for medical or moving purposes.

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