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Bidding war speculation gives UK’s Morrisons shares a boost

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LONDON — Shares in British supermarket chain Morrisons spiked by 11% on Monday as investors priced in the possibility of a bidding war for...

Maui mayor asks airlines for fewer tourists amid travel boom

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HONOLULU — For nearly a year, Maui residents had their tropical oasis virtually to themselves. ...

Fortress-led group to buy UK’s Morrisons for $8.7 billion

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LONDON — Morrisons, the U.K.’s fourth-largest supermarket chain, has accepted a 6.3 billion-pound ($8.7 billion) takeover bid from a group of buyers led by...

Diners’ discarded shells help establish new oyster colonies

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PORT REPUBLIC, N.J. — Call it the seafood circle of life: Shells discarded by diners are being collected, cleaned and dumped into waterways around...

Las Vegas is bouncing back, but the virus is on the rise too

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LAS VEGAS — Fifteen months after the pandemic transformed Las Vegas from flamboyant spectacle to ghost town, Sin City is back. ...

Ransomware attack before holiday leaves companies scrambling

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Businesses scrambled Saturday to contain a ransomware attack that has paralyzed their computer networks, a situation complicated in the U.S. by offices lightly staffed...

New auto sales, prices rise as chip shortage cuts US supply

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U.S. consumers continued to spend wildly on new automobiles in the second quarter, pushing sales up 50.2% over last year despite tight dealer inventories...

France probes claims that retailers used forced Uyghur labor

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PARIS — French prosecutors have opened an investigation into alleged involvement in crimes against humanity based on claims that global retailers, including Uniqlo and...

Walgreens tops fiscal 3Q forecasts as recovery continues

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Walgreens earnings surged past Wall Street expectations for the fiscal third quarter, as the drugstore chain continued to rebuild sales hurt by the COVID-19...

Gap to close all UK, Ireland stores; shifts business online

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LONDON — In another blow to Britain's retail sector, American clothing company Gap said that it will close all of its stores in the...