SHANGHAI — On April 6, Ivanka Trump’s company won provisional approval from the Chinese government for three new trademarks, giving it monopoly rights to sell Ivanka brand jewelry, bags and spa services in the world’s second-largest economy.
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DENVER — A ski resort company that stretches from Quebec to Colorado was purchased Monday by the Aspen Skiing Co., setting up seismic changes in a sector with few multistate ski operators.
Aspen Skiing Co. is partnering with Denver-based KSL Capital Partners to acquire Intrawest Resorts Holdings for about $1.5 billion, including debt, Aspen Skiing said in a statement.
Anyone eager to buy a home this spring probably has reasons to feel good. Job growth has been solid. Average pay is rising. And mortgage rates, even after edging up of late, are still near historic lows.
And then there’s the bad news: Just try to find a house.
DENVER—A man trying to eat a half-pound glazed doughnut in 80 seconds as part of a Denver doughnut shop's eating challenge choked to death, one of two people who died in such contests this past weekend.
Travis Malouff, 42, died early Sunday of asphyxia due to obstruction of the airway, a coroner said.
NEW YORK — Pepsi on Wednesday pulled an ad after it was widely mocked and criticized for appearing to trivialize protests for social justice causes.
“Pepsi was trying to project a global message of unity, peace and understanding,” the company said. “Clearly we missed the mark, and we apologize.”
It said it was “removing the content and halting any further rollout.”
TORONTO — Like many Canadians, Justin Schaefer gets stressed every year as the tax deadline approaches.
And he has good reason to be.
That’s because the last time the 32-year-old reported his income to the Canada Revenue Agency was for the 2011 tax year, and now he’s on the hook for $28,000 in back taxes and penalties.
He’s not alone.
EVANSVILLE, Ind.—A 94-year-old Indiana woman is celebrating 44 years of working at McDonald's.
Friends and co-workers threw a party for Loraine Maurer, of Evansville, last week.
Maurer started working at McDonald's in 1973 and has been a fixture behind the counter at several locations in the area ever since.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.—SpaceX successfully launched its first recycled rocket yesterday—the biggest leap yet in its bid to drive down costs and speed up flights.
The Falcon 9 blasted off from Florida's Kennedy Space Center, hoisting a broadcasting satellite into the clear early-evening sky on the historic rocket re-flight.
WATERLOO, Ont. — BlackBerry (TSX:BB) CEO John Chen says the company’s latest financial quarter results met or exceeded expectations on key measurements even though it posted another loss and lower revenue for the quarter and financial year ended Feb. 28.
WASHINGTON — Congress has sent President Donald Trump legislation that would kill an online privacy regulation, a move that could eventually allow internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to sell the browsing habits of their customers.