Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion.
For the first time, Southwest is flying outside the U.S., and its new routes to the Bahamas, Aruba and Jamaica are likely just the first expansion of many.
GE is in talks to sell its century-old household appliances business for as much as $2.5 billion, Bloomberg reports, citing anonymous sources.
Even though Rupert Murdoch's $76 billion bid for Time Warner has been rejected, it doesn't mean how you watch TV shows and movies will soon stop changing.
Twenty-First Century Fox says it offered to buy Time Warner, a move that would unite two powerful media conglomerates, but Time Warner rebuffed its offer.
Cigarette-maker Reynolds American plans to buy rival Lorillard for about $25 billion in a deal to combine two of the nation's oldest tobacco companies.
Citigroup grabbed the spotlight Monday while Wall Street continued its march higher as earnings season started to kick into high gear.
Airline passengers these days seemingly are paying more for less. But Alaska Airlines is about to give travelers a lot more space for their onboard bags.
Twitter tests a buy now button. The Dutch airline KLM encounters turbulence with a tweet. And Facebook gets heat over manipulating its news feed.
Wall Street takes a tiny breather after the Dow and S&P hit new records but more action in mergers and acquisitions helps keep things interesting.
There were a lot of twists and turns but General Electric has just cleared the way to buy most of French power equipment-maker Alstom's assets.
Software maker Oracle is Micros Systems, which provides software and hardware to the hospitality and retail industries, for about $5.3 billion.
Google's Nest Labs will buy home-monitoring camera startup Dropcam for about $555 million in cash, Nest and Dropcam confirmed friday.
Oracle is in talks with Micros Systems to buy the software maker for retailers and hotel chains for more than $5 billion, a report says.
Let's look at why Tyson Foods is paying $8.6 billion for Hillshire Brands and its familiar grocery lines like Jimmy Dean, Ball Park and Sara Lee
A supermarket billionaire is aiming to upend Whole Foods' dominance of the organic food market, and consumers will likely reap the benefits.
Worries about Iraq and Ukraine put Wall Street in a cautious mood. But upticks in industrial production and manufacturing helped offset the negativity.
Medtronic is the latest to join a list of health care companies seeking lower corporate tax rates abroad through acquisitions.
The board of Hillshire Brands has decided to hold talks with Pilgrim's Pride and Tyson Foods, as the two major meat processors engage in a bidding war.