Growth in online shopping is boosting profit at FedEx, and the company plans to hire more than 50,000 extra workers to handle what is shaping up as another record year for holiday-season package deliveries.
Family Dollar has told shareholders to reject an unsolicited, $9.1 billion takeover bid from its rival, Dollar General.
The death toll tied to faulty ignition switches in General Motors small cars has risen to 19, according to a compensation expert hired by the company.
Starkville is getting a restaurant for people who want to eat healthy, locally-grown food.
In the world of currencies, the dollar is starting to look like a safe home in a tough neighborhood.
Dollar General is going hostile with its $9.1 billion bid for Family Dollar after its rival repeatedly rejected previous offers.
Apple unveiled its long-anticipated smartwatch Tuesday, introducing a device that transplants the features of an iPhone onto a smaller screen that's never more than an arm's length away.
Apple is poised to reveal its next big thing today in a crucial attempt to prove its technological tastemakers still have the power to mesmerize the masses.
The Hyatt Place in Columbus will open by mid-November. Sunny Sethi, the hotel's developer, said furniture is being installed this week inside the 70,000 square foot structure, which stands four stories tall just off Highway 45 North, south of Belk.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has agreed to buy up to $13 million in canned pink salmon to ease a glut that has weighed down prices for Alaska fishermen.
Rouse Properties, a New York-based real estate investment trust, is taking over as the managing owner of The Mall at Barnes Crossing in Tupelo.
An attorney for one of Detroit's creditors told a judge overseeing the city's historic bankruptcy Wednesday that Detroit could afford to pay 75 cents on the dollar to settle its debt if it sold some masterpieces from the art museum.
Compare unemployment rates, and America's job market looks much stronger than Europe's. The U.S. rate for August, being released Friday, is expected to be a near-normal 6.1 percent. In the 18 countries that use the euro currency, by contrast, it's a collective 11.5 percent.
U.S. manufacturing grew in August at the strongest pace in more than three years as factories cranked out more goods and new orders rose.
A year ago, Rob Swindol opened The Elbow Room, a well-known downtown Columbus bar dating back to the 1950s that had been closed a while.
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