Office supply retailers Office Max and Office Depot are near a merger that could be announced this week, according to people familiar with the matter.
Scientists once revealed that sitting all day leads to a cascade of harmful metabolic effects. Now there's new evidence that not only is it making you fatter, but it might also be making you dumber.
Using data provided by the financial information firm Sageworks, CNBC.com shows which industries took the worst beating in 2009 and 2010.
Hotels have found a new business opportunity in today's mobile, technology-driven world: selling small, tech-equipped meeting rooms for private business gatherings.
In another sign the American economy is on the comeback trail, a new survey from KPMG shows optimism is improving among U.S. manufacturing and service industry executives. Executives in both key sectors say the worst is behind us.