CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports Procter and Gamble sold its pet care business to Mars for $2.9 billion.
An effort by food and beverage companies to remove calories from the products they sell in the U.S. has far exceeded its five-year goal.
Family-run firms are shaking up the consumer deals market, squeezing out private-equity firms and forcing them to change strategy.
More than 200 companies have signed on to a supporting brief calling for the Supreme Court to overturn part of the Defense of Marriage Act. The NYT reports.