Top execs in the US earn an average of 204 times more than their rank-and-file employees -- and that's a conservative estimate.
Meeting and beating competitors' prices is becoming widespread. How these deals actually work isn't so clear.
Western apparel companies and their customers rely on the country's low wages and efficient operations. Will the latest tragedy make any difference?
The only truly inexpensive areas are tech, industrial and finance -- and they all remain despised.
For one reason, companies like Wal-Mart and Gap have nixed proposals for independent inspections as being too costly and binding.
Still going strong after more than 100 years in business, this grocery chain is rewarding shareholders with increased dividend payouts.
A court says companies can terminate employees for legal medical or recreational marijuana use because it remains illegal under federal law.
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