Business

Bill Griffeth reports on the abrupt departure of General Electric CEO John Flannery.

Carlos Rafael made millions as the owner of one of the largest commercial fishing businesses on the East Coast, but his big mouth helped get him hooked in an undercover IRS sting with agents posing as Russian mobsters.

Robert Frank reports on Marc Benioff and his wife buying Time Magazine for $190 million dollars.

Elon Musk is clearing up questions around taking Tesla private, saying his claim last week that the necessary funding had been secured was based on repeated and ongoing conversations with the Saudis. “Going back almost two years, the Saudi Arabian sovereign wealth fund has approached me multiple times about taking Tesla private,” Musk said in …

To date, the Department of Commerce has approved 220 requests for exclusions of steel and aluminum and denied 175. The remaining tens of thousands are waiting to be processed.

Johnson & Johnson lead attorney Bart Williams says talc-based products have been proven safe by the “best scientists in America.”

Scott Cohn reports on the measures Wisconsin is taking to attract more workers.

Toys R Us will shutter its doors in the U.S. Friday, leaving in its wake a great deal of sadness, pockets of anger and some slim hope. The retailer filed for bankruptcy this past September with $4.9 billion in debt, a vestige from its $6.6 billion acquisition by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, Bain Capital Partners and …

Shares of Harley-Davidson plunged Monday after the iconic American motorcycle manufacturer said it will begin shifting some production overseas to offset the impact of retaliatory EU tariffs on certain U.S. goods. The statement is one of the first by a major U.S. company that implies the recently announced tit-for-tat tariffs will force it overseas, and counters the …

Apeel uses plant-based materials like the peels of fruits and vegetables to create an invisible, natural coating to preserve produce.

Leslie Picker reports on companies turning to private investigators to identify predators in their ranks.

From Miami Beach to Los Angeles, local laws vary widely, but complaints about quality-of-life issues caused by illegal short-term rentals listed on vacation rental websites are similar.

Leslie Picker reports on the proxy fight at Destination Maternity to get more women on the company’s board of directors.

How Robert Wang kicked off a kitchen-gadget craze with Instant Pot, a Black Friday favorite.

Southern cities have the highest odds of winning Amazon’s new headquarters, data from America’s Top States for Business shows.