Retail business

Negotiations to sell Kohl could drag on for weeks, possibly longer, amid market volatility

The lengthy bidding process for Kohls doesn’t seem to be coming to an end anytime soon. It could take several weeks or even longer for a deal to be reached, a person familiar with the situation told CNBC. The dialogue was particularly long due to the difficulty of obtaining financing in uncertain market conditions, the …

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(Mostly) Help Wanted: Divergent labor market improves prospects for some workers and puts others on notice

A Help Wanted sign is displayed in the window of a Brooklyn, New York business. Spencer Platt | Getty Images Cracks form in the American job market as some companies seek to curb hiring while others are desperate for employees. Microsoft, Twitter, Wayfair, Instantaneous and Facebook-parent Meta recently announced its intention to be more cautious …

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Plant-based food industry faces reset as Beyond Meat and Oatly stocks suffer

In this photo photo Oatly Oat Milk is shown on May 20, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois. Scott Olson | Getty Images Wall Street seems to be downgrading on herbal substitutes. Shares of Beyond meat and oatly have lost more than half their value this year. Stocks are both high-profile and relatively recent entrants to public …

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