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Adidas offers to help eliminate Native American mascots

Adidas is offering to help high schools nationwide drop Native American mascots.

Disney 4Q results allay concerns about cord-cutting

Disney is allaying concerns about cord-cutting after reporting better-than-expected revenue in the cable-network division that houses ESPN.

US regulators: Still heavy risk in big bank loans

Federal regulators say they’re still seeing a heavy dose of risk in large loans made by banks and other financial institutions, despite the recovering U.S. economy.

Adidas offering to help high schools drop Native mascots

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Adidas is offering to help high schools nationwide drop Native American mascots.

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A measure of success for business

Employee evaluations less about performance reviews, more about goal-setting and year-long management

Employee evaluations remain an important tool for businesses, regardless of how often they're conducted. Their effectiveness has more to do with what managers and employees expect to get out of them.

Illinois Supreme Court again rejects $10B cigarette verdict

A divided Illinois Supreme Court has again rejected a $10.1 billion class-action judgment against Philip Morris over its past efforts to market "low-tar" and "light" cigarettes as healthier alternatives.

Target closing 13 stores nationwide citing falling profits

Target plans to close 13 stores nationwide, including one in New Ulm and two others in Milwaukee and Superior, Wisconsin.

Glaxo wins US approval for drug to treat severe asthma

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved an injectable drug from GlaxoSmithKline PLC to treat severe asthma attacks.

US stocks slip, led by weakness in the energy sector

Stock indexes are closing with moderate losses, led by declines in energy companies as the price of oil turns lower.

Things to know about E. coli outbreak tied to Chipotle

Chipotle closed 43 of its Pacific Northwest locations in response to an E. coli outbreak that health officials have connected to the Mexican food chain.

CDC: More food poisoning outbreaks cross state lines

The government is reporting an increase in food poisoning outbreaks that span multiple states, like the one this week that prompted Chipotle to close 43 of its restaurants in the Pacific Northwest.

Microsoft gets stingy with free online storage

Microsoft is getting stingy with online storage.

Google will let artificial intelligence reply to your email

Google is putting a different twist on the concept of “automated reply” with a new tool that aims to write artificially intelligent responses to your email.

Stars no more: Twitter ditches stars, adds hearts for likes

You’ll no longer see stars on Twitter: The messaging service has removed the star icon found under every tweet and replaced it with a heart.

Automakers post big Oct. sales gains; record year in sight

The U.S. is speeding toward what could be a record year for auto sales.

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She's 'Plenty Ladylike'

Senator’s book paints ‘raw, brutally honest’ picture of her personal, professional life

Women in business are getting more recognition these days, surpassing historical challenges to their advancement success. Claire McCaskill is in the business of politics, and she has plenty to say about women’s advancement in that realm.

Dow Jones industrial average turns positive for the year

Stocks posted solid gains Monday, adding to last month’s big advances and pushing the Dow Jones industrial average into positive territory for 2015.

US factories grow at slowest pace in 2½ years; hiring falls

U.S. factory activity grew last month at its slowest pace since May 2013 as manufacturers pared their stockpiles and cut jobs.

BizBeat: Jefferson City couple revives Centertown event venue

The former Braykley’s Hall in Centertown had been publicizing its pending closing for months when Jefferson City couple Michael and Denise Barnes purchased the venue to revive it as West Ridge Event Center.

BizBeat: Xtreme Trends turns to Capital Mall

Capital Mall in Jefferson City welcomed another new tenant last week when Xtreme Trendz opened its relocated store there on Tuesday.