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Demand for fine art is thriving, but it is the priciest works that are attracting most interest, as a number of paintings sold for millions of dollars at the Frieze Masters art fair in London.
GM plans to become the first U.S. automaker to sell a car that can run on either regular gasoline or compressed natural gas.
Two surveys indicate consumers are scaling back or plan to due to the shutdown—a worrying trend for retailers as they head into the holiday season.
Crooks are using a small and relatively cheap piece of off-the-shelf technology to compromise computerized store cash registers.
When Sara Blakely was growing up, her father would ask her: "What have you failed at this week?" That acceptance helped feed her later success.
The company's latest S-1 filing didn't just reveal that it has chosen the NYSE over the Nasdaq—but also how the company fared in the third quarter.
Sara Blakely, the inventor of Spanx and founder of the women's undergarment company that's made her a billionaire, recounts an embarrassing BBC interview in which she used a word that has a very different meaning in England than it has in the U.S.
Advance Auto Parts Inc will buy General Parts International Inc for just over $2 billion, creating the largest North American retailer of auto parts.
"My own butt was the inspiration" for the Spanx phenomenon, self-made billionaire Sara Blakely told CNBC on Wednesday.
Young employees are more likely to add vacation days onto a trip, as well to spend more of their boss' money.
David Carey, CEO of Outrigger Hotels and Resorts says the government hasn't really impacted core business but explains why military travel has significantly reduced.
Apple beat J.C. Penney in bid to hire Burberry's CEO Angela Ahrendts, The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.
A helpful, funny customer service chat with "Capt. Mike of the good ship Netflix" has become an online hit. So how can we clone Capt. Mike?
Higher prices, citrus greening disease, and energy drinks like Red Bull or acai juice are dethroning orange juice on the breakfast table.
Thanks to a combination of aggressive lease deals and more choices for entry-level luxury, sales of Mercedes, BMW, Lexus and Cadillac are soaring.
Every time you go to a fast-food restaurant, you have a 1 in 5 chance of being served by a worker who's living in poverty.
Apple's hiring of Burberry's Angela Ahrendts might seem baffling, but Ahrendts is perfect because Apple is a luxury brand first and a technology company second.
Wal-Mart sees the economy as "tough" and "unpredictable" around the world. The government shutdown is on the minds of its customers, its CEO said.
Weeks before Black Friday, take steps to cut the cost of your gift list.
Air New Zealand offers passengers on its fleet of Airbus A320s a lesson in "Safety Old School Style," featuring Betty White.