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Business Strategy Contracts

  • Mes Aynak, Afghanistan

    Metallurgical Group Corp. is in the process of building an open-pit copper mine that will destroy a 5,000-year-old Afghanistan city.

  • Tempur Sealy's shares were down 28.5 percent at $45.20 in late afternoon trading, easing slightly after hitting a more-than-three-year low of $42.54. However, Mattress Firm is not only Tempur Sealy's largest, but also its most profitable customer, and the stock is tanking because estimates for future periods must be lowered, ROE Equity Research analyst Laura...

  • Tempur Sealy stock slides after cutting ties with Mattress Firm

    Mattress maker Tempur Sealy International says it terminated its contracts with mattress retailer Mattress Firm Holdings.

  • Jan 30- Mattress maker Tempur Sealy International Inc said it terminated its contracts with U.S. mattress retailer Mattress Firm Holdings Corp, after disagreements over changes, which asked for "significant economic concessions." Shares are tanking because Mattress Firm is Tempur Sealy's largest and most profitable customer, so estimates for future...

  • Jan 30- Mattress maker Tempur Sealy International Inc said it terminated its contracts with U.S. mattress retailer Mattress Firm Holdings Corp, after disagreements over changes, which asked for "significant economic concessions." Shares are tanking because Mattress Firm is Tempur Sealy's largest and most profitable customer, so estimates for future...

  • The White House sent a letter to the EPA's Office of Administration and Resources Management ordering the freeze on Monday, an EPA staffer told Reuters. The EPA awards billions of dollars worth of grants and contracts every year to support programs around environmental testing, cleanups and research. Myron Ebell, who headed Trump's EPA transition team until...

  • CARACAS, Jan 20- Venezuelan consumer prices rose 800 percent in 2016 while the economy shrank 18.6 percent, according to preliminary central bank figures seen by Reuters, the sharpest economic contraction in 13 years and the worst inflation reading on record. An extended slump in oil prices has turned the OPEC nation's once-prosperous economy into a mirror of...

  • Lockheed Martin and Pentagon may seal $9B F-35 deal

    The aerospace company is closer to inking a $9 billion contract with the U.S. Department of Defense.

  • JAKARTA, Jan 19- Indonesia has adopted a new scheme for future oil and gas production sharing deals so that contractors shoulder the cost of exploration and production, rather than being reimbursed by the government. The shift, designed to ease the burden on Jakarta's budget, will only apply to new contracts and will not disrupt existing agreements using the...

  • JAKARTA, Jan 19- Indonesia has adopted a new scheme for future oil and gas production sharing deals so that contractors shoulder the cost of exploration and production, rather than being reimbursed by the government. The shift, designed to ease the burden on Jakarta's budget, will only apply to new contracts and will not disrupt existing agreements using the...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 11- Dan and Kelly Neubeck do not know what sunk the deal to buy their dream house in Chicago last fall. The process was rolling along after they signed the contract for a full-price offer, but somehow their love was unrequited. "It is difficult to not quickly become attached to a home that you really want," said Dan Neubeck, 37, who works for the city of Chicago.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 11- Dan and Kelly Neubeck do not know what sunk the deal to buy their dream house in Chicago last fall. The process was rolling along after they signed the contract for a full-price offer, but somehow their love was unrequited. "It is difficult to not quickly become attached to a home that you really want," said Dan Neubeck, 37, who works for the city of Chicago.

  • Jan 10- Operations at Canadian miner Yamana Gold Inc's El Peñón mine in northern Chile were suspended "late last week" after underground workers rejected the company's final offer and one of two unions went on strike, a company spokesman said on Tuesday. The Toronto- based company also said it had reached collective bargaining agreements with workers at its...

  • *Iran has already struck deal with Boeing. PARIS, Dec 22- Europe's Airbus signed a firm contract on Thursday to sell 100 jets to IranAir, completing a return by Western plane giants and paving the way for deliveries to start next month, a year after sanctions against Iran were lifted. The deal took weeks of shuttling between Airbus headquarters in Toulouse, France,...

  • *Companies eye Iran deals after lifting of sanctions. *Iran has already struck deal with Boeing. PARIS, Dec 22- Airbus signed a firm contract on Thursday for the sale of 100 aircraft to Iran Air, as Tehran and Western companies race to re-open trade almost a year after sanctions against Iran were lifted.

  • Dec 21- Hotels in Las Vegas and Washington owned by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump reached agreements with their workers' unions that will end a series of cases alleging the hotels violated federal labor law, the Trump Organization and unions said on Wednesday. More than 500 food and beverage and housekeeping employees at the Trump International Hotel Las...

  • A police officer wears a body camera.

    Taser will be providing 1,556 of its Axon Body 2 cameras, two for each member of the force, to the Louisiana State Police this quarter.

  • Dec 21- Hotels in Las Vegas and Washington owned by U.S. National Labor Relations Board against the Las Vegas hotel, union spokeswoman Bethany Khan said. Eric Danziger, the chief executive of Trump Hotels, called Unite Here Local 25, the union representing workers at the hotel, which is down Pennsylvania Avenue from the White House, an "important partner" in a...

  • Amazon deals with hoverboard issue

    A New York businessman claims the online retail giant kept his merchandise without paying him a penny.

  • Deloitte's secret history of espionage practice

    A former partner of the consulting firm says workers gather information from rivals to steal pricing models and other strategies.