The Quebec government, through its investment arm, could buy shares in Rona Inc. and head up a united front of shareholders who want to play a role in countering the unsolicited $1.8-billion takeover bid from U.S.
Joe Fresh is heading south in a big way, as Loblaw Companies Ltd.'s discount apparel brand heads for a debut in about 700 JCPenney outlets across the United States next year, the company announced Wednesday. The U.S. ... “Our 'very' preliminary EPS ...
Microsoft Corp. unveiled a revamped, Facebook-friendly version of its free, online e-mail service Tuesday in an attempt to reverse market share losses to Google Inc.'s fast-growing Gmail. The world's largest software company is renaming its Hotmail ...
The exempt market has grown enormously, with $86.5-billion raised in Ontario alone in 2011, up from $78.6-billion the year before, with observers blaming the tightening of the credit markets for pushing small companies to seek other sources of funding.
WASHINGTON—Amid a high-decibel fight over the nation's budget, there is one emerging area of agreement: Both parties appear willing to quietly let a major tax cut expire—a payroll tax break enjoyed by about 122 million people.
Shopping: A diverse selection of shops line both Forest and Castleton avenues, including Mandolin Brothers, a specialty guitar shop, and Pastosa Ravioli, a popular food store specializing in Italian items.
A spokeswoman for Barnes & Noble Inc., BKS -10.99 % the country's largest bookstore chain, said Monday afternoon that the retailer is in the process of halting sales of the physical and digital editions.
Forget the Fear Index. Investors looking for an indicator of stock market stress should turn their eyes to the bond market. The CBOE Volatility Index , or VIX, has long been a widely followed barometer of anxiety among equity traders.