(BERLIN) — Germany’s Merck KGaA has announced plans to buy AZ Electronic Materials, which supplies high-tech materials for the electronics industry, for about 1.6 billion pounds ($2.6 billion).
Pharmaceutical and high-tech materials company Merck said Thursday that it will offer 403.5 pence ($6.61) in cash per AZ share. It said AZ’s …
China Mobile’s 700 million users will be offered iPhones from Dec. 18
(KINGSTON, Jamaica) — A prominent Jamaican scientist and entrepreneur is launching a company that aims to capitalize on the growing international market for medical marijuana.
Henry Lowe is a researcher who specializes in medicinal chemistry and the chairman of an institute that develops therapeutic and cosmetic products from …
(MADRID) — An IKEA store in Spain says it has received 20,000 applications for just 400 jobs, an unprecedented rush that crashed its computer servers and illustrated the desperation the country’s 6 million unemployed people face.
Company spokesman Rodrigo Sanchez said Wednesday the online applications received since Monday were for …
(NEW YORK) — Philip Morris is buying a 20 percent stake in Megapolis Distribution BV, the holding company for its Russian cigarette distributor, for $750 million.
Megapolis focuses mostly on the distribution of tobacco and beverages. It handles about 70 percent of the cigarettes sold in Russia through distribution agreements with …
It’s safe to hit the mall. According to a firm that tracks foot traffic at shopping centers, Wednesday, December 4, is the best day of the season for holiday shoppers that want good deals—and want to avoid big crowds.
Why that may not matter in the race toward the digital wallet
Jeff Bezos has made headlines for his latest “out of the box” concept, delivery drones. But thinking big is pretty much par for the course for the Amazon founder.
Even better: the prints weren’t even made by the artist
After ending the print edition in 2012, the publication will return to newsstands
Consumers spent over $1.7 billion, according to research firm comScore