American Eagle Revenue Rises Amid Fewer Promotions

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American Eagle posted upbeat first-quarter guidance on Wednesday, as fewer promotions and “improved merchandise” led to better-than-expected revenue in its latest quarter.

Auto Makers Gear Up to Take On Google and Apple

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The old-school auto makers are gearing up to take on the threat posed by emerging competitors Google and Apple in a technological and financial gunfight.

The Next Marketing Frontier: Your Medical Records

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Practice Fusion is pioneering a new type of data-driven health care. Its software alerts doctors when a medical record indicates that a patient needs a particular treatment. Some of those alerts are sponsored by drug companies.

Brown-Forman Profit Rises 5.1%

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Brown-Forman Corp. said its earnings rose 5.1% during the holiday quarter with a boost from its Jack Daniel’s trademark brand and premium offerings.

U.K. to Sell Eurostar Stake for $1.16 Billion

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The U.K. government said it is selling its 40% interest in cross-channel train operator Eurostar International for £757.1 million ($1.16 billion).

Bristol-Myers, Bavarian Nordic Ink Prostate-Cancer Deal

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Bristol-Myers Squibb said it has joined with Bavarian Nordic to exclusively license and commercialize the Danish company’s experimental prostate-cancer treatment.

Crackdown Deals Macau a Rough Hand

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Macau gambling revenue remained in a free fall in February, sinking 49% from a year earlier amid China’s crackdown on corruption.

GE CEO Jeff Immelt's Crude Problem

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GE’s CEO already had problems convincing investors he was moving fast enough to remake the conglomerate into a simpler industrial machine, and now there’s this oil business.

NBCU Plans to Launch Comedy Video Service

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Comcast’s NBCUniversal is aiming to launch a comedy-focused subscription Web video service later this year, as interest grows in reaching young online viewers who don’t watch traditional TV.

Investors Balk at Deals for Specialty Retailers

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The recent collapse of private-equity buyouts of Chico’s and Express Inc. signal that investors and lenders are growing increasingly wary of specialty retailers.

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