Whole Foods Market on Wednesday said same-store sales have accelerated, helped by stronger consumer confidence and shoppers' positive response to the upscale grocer's price cutting and its first national advertising campaign.
The much anticipated season three of Netflix's original series "House of Cards" was available to stream briefly Wednesday evening--more than two weeks early.
Amid an increasingly damaging labor dispute, 29 West Coast seaports which handle billions of dollars of goods will be mostly closed four of the next five days.
Shares of Baidu Inc. fell more than 8% in after-hours trade Wednesday after the company reported weaker-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings.
NBC has bought itself crucial time with the six-month suspension of its star anchor, enough breathing room for either rehabilitation or replacement.
Shares of TripAdvisor Inc. ran up 7% in after-hours trade Wednesday, after the travel website beat fourth-quarter sales expectations, offsetting profit that fell a bit shy.
Whole Foods Market said Wednesday that it plans to expand in Western Canada with three new locations in Greater Victoria, British Columbia as well as in Edmonton and Calgary in Alberta in its first entry into the province.
Zulily Inc. shares plunged in the extended session Wednesday after the online retailer's quarterly results and outlook fell below Wall Street estimates.
Refiner Tesoro Corp. on Wednesday said it earned $1.46 a share on earnings of $187 million in the fourth quarter, versus 4 cents a year ago and expectations of $1.45 a share, according to FactSet.
Twitter Inc. announced Wednesday that it has signed an agreement to acquire Niche, a professional network for social media creators.
A federal judge has allowed several trucking companies to press claims they were cheated by a truck-stop company owned by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and his family.
The Senate has unanimously passed legislation to permit victims of child pornography to recover greater damages from those who produce, distribute or possess pornographic images of them.
A Montana lawmaker is seeking to strengthen the state’s indecent exposure law, stopping just short of his wish to outlaw yoga pants.
President Barack Obama on Wednesday asked Congress to give him formal authority to combat ISIS terrorists in a flexible manner for three years.
Likely 2016 presidential candidate Scott Walker refused to say Wednesday whether he believes in the theory of evolution, dodging that question and several others about foreign policy after delivering a speech about global trade in London.
The Democratic-controlled Massachusetts House has approved a plan aimed at closing a state budget shortfall that Republican Gov. Charlie Baker has estimated at $768 million.
Even though Carl Icahn has made nearly $1.3 billion on his Apple Inc. stock in a little over three months, he still isn't happy.
Stocks indexes are closing essentially flat after a quiet day of trading.
SpaceX launched an observatory inspired by former Vice President Al Gore toward a solar-storm lookout point a million miles away Wednesday.