Major League Baseball has spent two years making sure the World Series didn't finish in November. Yet afternoon games on cable have kept playoff viewership in a slump.
Halloween spending is on the rise yet again as the holiday's appeal continues to shift toward adults and consumers get more satisfaction from spending on themselves.
Bose is the NFL's official headphone sponsor, but players are still sporting Apple-owned beats gear despite $10,000 fines. Welcome to the unfair world of NFL sponsorship.
Disney has the movie rights to Marvel superheroes including Iron Man, Thor and the Guardians Of The Galaxy, but it wants the X-Men and Spider-Man back in the fold.
Burger King tried to lift comedian Billy Eichner's personality from Billy On The Street, but it got celebrity criticism and free publicity for McDonald's in return.
Office Depot, Barnes & Noble and Family Dollar were once bright spots on the retail landscape. Now many of their big boxes are occupied by Halloween costumes.
Beer and craft beer brewers in particular don't like waiting around for Halloween before releasing their winter beers. We profile 10, but it could have been 30.
Uber, Lyft, Sidecar and other ride-sharing services are drawing government and taxi-industry scrutiny of their insurance policies and driver background checks after a recent spate of incidents.
Major League Baseball's TV deals with ESPN, Turner and Fox have exiled its games to multichannel providers and suppressed playoff viewership while bolstering sports media empires.
Concerns about long-term care for loved ones, health care for themselves and the effect of all of that on retirement planning has investors spooked.