Lance Armstrong is stripped of titles and banned from cycling for life by international body.
Nissan joins hybrid parade.
Virgin's four-star hotels are coming to NYC.
AIG CEO defends company's "free lunch" to New York mag.
American Idol sees ad rates fall.
Ancestry.com agrees to $1.6-billion takeover deal.
Apple creates buzz with plans for smaller iPad as school sales buoy its tablet lead.
BP sells entire Russian stake to Rosneft.
Banana Republic plans to bring back Mad Men collection.
Caterpillar posts stronger results.
Citicorp being watched for new approach by new CEO.
Disney overhauls Disney.com and establishes Disney Fairies sub-brand.
eBay and Ikea join Starbucks on the UK corporate tax hot seat.
Electrolux and Philips warn of U.S. slowdown.
FedEx anticipates record holiday volume driven by e-commerce.
Good Earth Tea launches offbeat sampling tour.
Heinz caught off-guard by counterfeit ketchup scheme.
Hertz extends offer to acquire Dollar Thrifty.
Honda boosts North American production.
Jamie Oliver creates exclusive food line for Boots.
Kraft Foods begins product pruning.
Leo Burnett announces off-Broadway production.
Macy's unveils new Marilyn Monroe brand as part of millennials push.
McDonald's plans to focus on building traffic and market share after weak results.
Microsoft makes ripples with its mobile strategy as it also orchestrates merchandising of new Windows 8 in stores, and new OS prompts head-scratching while CEO defends the product.
NBA goes "big" with pre-season campaign.
NBC enjoys being on top in network ratings race.
Prabal Gurung x Target is coming in February.
Toys R Us recruits "random" social Santas.
Twitter sees tweets help fashion brands' ad campaigns while pulling anti-Semitic tweets.
Volkswagen dealerships are hot properties.
Weather Channel parent company is renamed, signaling shift to non-TV media.