Iconix cuts debt by 2 million after selling entertainment business for 5 million Iconix Brand Group Inc. ICON, -0.72% owner of brands including Candie's, Joe Boxer, and Mudd among others, said Monday it has reduced its debt by $362 million after completing the sale of its entertainment business for $345 million in cash. The sale

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    Scottish business output hits three-month high Scotland's private sector grew last month, with output reaching the highest level since February, according to a new report. Businesses put the growth down to expansion in the services sector, while manufacturing production also remained strong. Meanwhile

    Cargill sells North America power and gas trading business to Macquarie Cargill has agreed to sell its North American power and gas trading business to Macquarie, less than three months after reaching a deal to sell its oil business to the Australian bank. The transaction is the latest division Cargill is cutting loose as it

    25 Ohio companies make new Fortune 500 list, with Cardinal Health overtaking Kroger Cardinal Health Inc. has overtaken Kroger Co. to become the biggest company in Ohio in terms of revenue. The Dublin-based health care distribution business (NYSE:CAH) is the 15th-biggest company in the country with revenue of $121.5 billion in 2016

    Small-business owners confident about the economy and future of their business America's small-business owners are highly confident about their prospects for the next year and optimistic about the state of the U.S. economy, according to the first-ever CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey. SurveyMonkey conducted the survey in

    Maternity & Health Insurance: What You Need to Know Motherhood brings a lot of joy and sense of fulfilment, but it also increases your responsibilities as a parent for you must take care of both yourself and your child now. One way to handle the challenge is by planning the pregnancy-related expenses well.