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  • Sexy ads for women's libido drug? Maybe not yet Saturday, 22 Aug 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    Sprout Pharmaceuticals CEO Cindy Whitehead holds a bottle for the female sex-drive drug Addyi.

    A female libido drug Addyi has been approval. Does that mean feminine versions of those classic Viagra ads? Probably not. Here's why.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 21- When Hormel Foods Corp, maker of Spam canned meat, said it was buying Applegate Farms in May, fans of the organic and natural meat company lamented its takeover by Big Food on social media and questioned whether product quality would go down. Big food and beverage makers such as Campbell Soup Co, General Mills Inc and Coca-Cola Co, facing sluggish U.S....

  • Aug 20- Salesforce.com Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue and profit, helped by an increase in demand for its web-based sales and marketing software, and raised its revenue forecast for the full year for the third time. CNBC reported in May that Microsoft Corp and Salesforce held "significant talks" but failed to agree on a price.

  • WASHINGTON— Federal and New York regulators have sued two companies that make loans against retirees' pensions, saying they deceived consumers about the high rates of the loans. Regulators say that the companies, Pension Funding LLC and Pension Income LLC, used deceptive marketing tactics to target the pensions of seniors and military personnel.

  • Jared vs. Snoopy: Should Subway get a pitch dog? Thursday, 20 Aug 2015 | 10:51 AM ET
    Jared Fogle (L) and Snoopy (R).

    Subway took a hit losing its spokesman Jared to scandal. So, is it better to use a pitch dog like Snoopy?

  • Subway in trouble before Jared mess Wednesday, 19 Aug 2015 | 7:26 PM ET
    Subway's Simple $6 Menu

    The troubles surrounding Subway's spokesman Jared Fogle couldn't have come at a worse time, USAT reports.

  • How retailers can end price wars Wednesday, 19 Aug 2015 | 1:15 PM ET
    Sale signs at a retail store in New York.

    If retailers follow these important steps, they can end the discounting dance and gain customer loyalty, says Tom Jacobson.

  • NEW YORK— Subway benefited hugely from Jared Fogle's weight loss story. But the association of the company's name with crimes that evoke such universal disgust come at a rough juncture for Subway. Subway is facing intense competition and concerns that it's overgrown.

  • Former Subway rep Jared nears plea deal: Report Tuesday, 18 Aug 2015 | 6:16 PM ET
    Jared Fogle

    Former Subway spokesman Jared Fogle may be near a plea deal with prosecutors amid an ongoing child pornography investigation.

  • Amgen paying $71M in off-label drug marketing case Tuesday, 18 Aug 2015 | 2:11 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Biotech drugmaker Amgen will pay $71 million to settle an investigation into illegal marketing of its drugs Aranesp and Enbrel, ending an investigation by 48 states and Washington DC. Less than three years ago, Amgen agreed to pay $762 million to settle a federal government inquiry into "off-label" marketing of the drugs and plead guilty to one criminal...

  • Aug 18- Amgen Inc has reached a $71 million settlement with 48 U.S. states and the District of Columbia to resolve claims that the biotechnology company promoted its popular Enbrel and Aranesp drugs for uses not approved by the federal Food and Drug Administration. Authorities said Amgen violated state consumer protection laws by marketing both drugs for...

  • The force is strong with this Japanese airline Tuesday, 18 Aug 2015 | 12:39 PM ET
    Star Wars theme ANA airlines

    Japan's largest carrier announced 2 more Star Wars-themed planes. USA Today reports.

  • This drink bought an ad on the surface of the moon Tuesday, 18 Aug 2015 | 10:17 AM ET
    A Japanese drink company plans to put a can of Polcari Sweat on the moon.

    A Japanese sports drink will be the first product advertised on the surface of the moon. GlobalPost reports.

  • PITTSBURGH— A Florida man pleaded guilty to being part of a team that corrupted computer networks and sent millions of spam messages to people in order to help computer marketers collect email addresses and phone numbers. Naveed Ahmed, 27, of Tampa, is a systems administrator and master's degree student at the University of South Florida.

  • Trump good for Wharton? School mum on famous alum Monday, 17 Aug 2015 | 12:49 PM ET
    Donald Trump

    Donald Trump keeps dropping the name of his alma mater, but is it a good or a bad thing for the Wharton School of Finance?

  • Fall's hottest new flavors may surprise you Friday, 14 Aug 2015 | 4:05 PM ET

    With less than a month left of summer, big-name brands are busting out the pumpkin spice and apple pie ahead of schedule.

  • Taco Bell's formula Thursday, 13 Aug 2015 | 10:45 AM ET
    Taco Bell's formula

    Taco Bell's incoming CEO Brian Niccol, says Taco Bell is on a great streak in hiring and food products. Also, Niccol comments on high unemployment rates in teens.

  • Drink like a champion... with Wheaties beer Wednesday, 12 Aug 2015 | 5:07 PM ET
    HefeWheaties Beer

    Wheaties, the breakfast of champions, has partnered with a craft brewery to create a limited-edition Hefeweizen beer named HefeWheaties.

  • Google's name change could be good for its stock Tuesday, 11 Aug 2015 | 11:28 AM ET
    Alphabet soup

    Here's why Google's name change could be good for its stock price, says former JPMorgan exec Kabir Sehgal.

  • Who killed the music industry? Tuesday, 11 Aug 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    Smoking Gun

    These three culprits are guilty of taking down the music industry as we know it, says author and music producer Kabir Sehgal.