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Five of region's biggest companies holding millions of dollars in tax-friendly countries Five of Pittsburgh's largest companies have subsidiaries in countries considered tax havens, meaning they're not subject to the hefty U.S. toll that can go as high as 35 percent. It's not unusual: About three-fourths of Fortune 500 companies operated one | Oct 7, 2015 6:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
P&G's colorful ad featuring a 'Mad Men' star gets banned A Procter & Gamble commercial for its Clairol Nice n Easy brand of hair dye products turned heads for the wrong reason. An advertising watchdog group determined the spot featuring actress Christina Hendricks, one of the stars of the TV show Mad Men, could | Oct 7, 2015 6:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Column: Tennessee knows how to benefit from the global economy In todays 21 st century economy, states that focus on the realities of global business dynamics will be the ones that are most successful in bringing home jobs for its residents. Tennessee is a great example of where this strategy has paid off. Its econom | Oct 7, 2015 3:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Taylor Devices cracks $1 million in profits Taylor Devices saw profits bound upward in the first quarter, to $1 million compared to $392,306 the year before. The companys sales increased from $6.6 million to $9.5 million during that timeframe. North Tonawanda-based Taylor (NASDAQ: TAYD) is moving f | Oct 7, 2015 3:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
LED lighting manufacturer expands warehouse space in Albany G&G LED Lighting has expanded operations in Albany with a new headquarters and manufacturing space. The company, founded in 2010, makes LED lights designed specifically for harsh, wet environments. The LEDs are used in car washes, with the potential to fo | Oct 7, 2015 3:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Acuity Brands fiscal 2015 brings big jump in profit Acuity Brands Inc. (NYSE: AYI) reported a big jump in profit in fiscal 2015, boosted by post-Great Recession new construction and renovation and retrofit activities. The Atlanta-based indoor and outdoor lighting company reported annual sales jumped 13 per | Oct 7, 2015 2:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
RTI deal lands Alcoa $1.1B Lockheed Martin contract Alcoa Inc.'s recent acquisition of Pittsburgh-based RTI International Metals Inc. has landed the aluminum maker a big payday. On Wednesday, Alcoa (NSYE: AA) announced it has signed a contract valued at $1.1 billion to supply titanium for Lockheed Martin C | Oct 7, 2015 2:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
A-B InBev ups bid with third offer; SABMiller rejects it Anheuser-Busch InBev announced early Wednesday that it has increased its bid for rival brewer SABMiller with an offer valued at about $104 billion. SABMiller said quickly after that its board, excluding the directors nominated by Altria Group Inc., had un | Oct 7, 2015 2:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement likely to benefit Triangle, rest of the state in question This weeks announcement that the U.S., Japan and 10 other Pacific Rim nations had reached a deal on the Trans-Pacific Partnership prompted many in North Carolina to wonder what the agreement could mean for businesses here. According to Rachel Brewster, co | Oct 7, 2015 1:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Blue-collar employment takes another tumble in Texas in September Private-sector employers in Texas added 14,300 jobs during the month of September, according to the latest ADP Regional Employment Report. Produced by Roseland, New Jersey-based ADP (NASDAQ: ADP) in collaboration with Moodys Analytics Inc., the report fou | Oct 7, 2015 1:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend