Boeing Sold Half of 777 Production

Related Link: 

Boeing Co. has sold half of the current-generation 777 jetliners it plans to build in 2017 though remains open to adjusting its production rate ahead of introducing a revamped version early next decade, a senior executive said Thursday.

Japan's Family Mart in Talks With UNY Group

Related Link: 

Japanese convenience-store operator Family Mart Co. is in talks with UNY Group over a possible merger, in a deal that would create the second-biggest convenience store chain in Japan by sales, people familiar with the matter said.

Auto Makers Gear Up to Take On Google and Apple

Related Link: 

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.

Carrefour Battles Tough Market

Related Link: 

French retailer Carrefour said that it continued to gain ground in its efforts to kick-start growth despite difficult business conditions in Europe as it reported an increase in full-year operating profit.

Chinese Solar Firm Hanergy Rallies

Related Link: 

Chinese solar-equipment maker Hanergy Thin Film Power Group Limited shares rallied 42%, briefly making founder Li Hejun richer, at least on paper, than Li Ka-shing or Mark Zuckerberg.

U.S. Airlines Detail Claims of Subsidies to Persian Gulf Rivals

Related Link: 

The three largest U.S. airlines released details of a report they say demonstrate $40 billion in government subsidies and unfair advantages their three state-owned Persian Gulf rivals have allegedly received since 2004.

Xiaomi Expects Sales to Surge

Related Link: 

Xiaomi expects sales and smartphone shipments to each rise by more than 30% this year, its CEO said, as the Chinese smartphone maker looks to overseas markets to keep up its growth.

B-Schools Teach Networking, American Style

Related Link: 

A handful of business schools are helping international students master the art of introductory email and informal networking—with some help from Jim Carrey.

Apple to Make Larger iPad in Second Half

Related Link: 

Apple suppliers have been told to start production of a larger-screen iPad in the second half of this year as the U.S. tech giant wrestles with new designs and features for the enterprise market.

Ports Gridlock Reshapes Supply Chain

Related Link: 

The labor dispute that caused months of gridlock at West Coast ports may be over, but the disruption is expected to redraw the trade routes goods follow as they journey to U.S. factories and store shelves.

Syndicate content