Reynolds American Gains on Juul by Marketing Vaping as Cool Again
A big vaping company is running colorful TV commercials with rap music and Instagram ads inviting people to "Join the Party." It is hiring artists to design skins for its vaporizers. It's not Juul.
McDonald's Former CEO Fights Severance Clawback
Steve Easterbrook says McDonald's had information about relationships and stock award to an employee.
Chevron Pursues Exploration Deal in Iraq
The U.S. oil major could unveil a pact with Baghdad on the sidelines of a White House visit this week, in what would be a boost to Iraq's oil industry.
Casinos, Investors Bet on Gamblers Playing From Home
Casino operators and investors are betting that online gambling is ready to take off in the U.S. amid the pandemic.
Diageo to Buy Ryan Reynolds's Gin Brand
The world's largest liquor maker is buying Davos Brands, a New York-based distributor and producer of Aviation American Gin and other liquors, for as much as $610 million.
U.S. Tightens Curbs on Huawei's Access to Chips
The Commerce Department issued new rules restricting Huawei Technologies Co.'s access to foreign-made chips, further tightening U.S. curbs on the Chinese telecom giant's ability to obtain crucial components.
Sanofi to Buy U.S. Developer of Multiple Sclerosis Treatment
The French company has agreed to buy Principia Biopharma in a deal that values the developer of a promising multiple sclerosis treatment at $3.68 billion, the health-care giant's latest move to focus more on specialty therapies over mass-market medicines.
Covid-19 Vaccine Candidate From Novavax Starts Midstage Trial
The Phase 2 study will test the safety and efficacy of the coronavirus vaccine in South Africa, with 2,665 healthy adults and another 240 who are HIV positive.
Artificial Intelligence Helps Canadian Tire Navigate Pandemic
Canadian Tire Corp., which operates retail stores and gas stations across Canada, is using artificial intelligence to help manage its way through the economic disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Stop & Shop Owner Doubles Down on E-Commerce Amid Pandemic
Ahold Delhaize, the owner of Food Lion, Giant Food and Stop & Shop, is allocating more funds to its e-commerce operations as the coronavirus pandemic prompts more people to buy groceries online.