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In the News: Amazon, Disney, Mercedes-Benz and more

Posted by Dale Buss on March 20, 2012 09:02 AM

In the News

Amazon acquires Kiva Systems for warehouse automation.

Apple sold 3 million new iPads in first 3 days, while legal handling of iPad China trademark dispute questioned, while app developers favor iOS platform.

AstraZeneca abandons experimental antidepressant.

Bed, Bath & Beyond deals with radioactive scare.

Cheesecake Factory revamps menu.

Chevron faces troubled waters after spill off Brazil.

Disney writes down John Carter as flop.

GM faces labor push-back in Europe.

Gap opens first store in South Africa.

Intercontinental Hotels launches upscale Hualuxe chain in China.

Mercedes-Benz offers unprecedented discounts in China.

Microsoft eyes October for Windows 8 debut.

Nissan confirms plans to revive Datsun brand in Indonesia, India and Russia.

OWN goes into crisis mode, laying off one-fifth of staff as Oprah Winfrey tries to turn around her Discovery-backed network.

P&G ramps up out-licensing efforts.

Seattle's Best tests drive-through concept.

Sharp admits to losing its way in consumer-electronics market.

StubHub faces hurdle in U.K. venture.

Tim Tebow rumors ripple in Boston, while Denver Broncos hike ticket prices on Peyton Manning news.

Volvo focuses on U.S. and China in deal with Jeremy Lin.

Walmart boosts online presence to stem flow of customers to Amazon.

Whirlpool expands in China.

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