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Publicis, Omnicon Merge to Become World’s Biggest Ad Firm

Publicis, Omnicon Merge to Become World’s Biggest Ad Firm

Fuse(NEW YORK)  — Omnicon and Publicis announced Sunday that they would be merging and creating the largest advertisng company in the world, BBC News reports.
Together, Omnicom, a U.S. firm, and Publicis, a French firm, will be worth $35.1 billio…

OfficeMax, Office Depot to Merge?

OfficeMax, Office Depot to Merge?

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Office supply chains OfficeMax and Office Depot may soon become one, reports the Wall Street Journal.People familiar with the matter tell the newspaper that both retailers are in “advanced talks to …

Pros and Cons of an American and US Airways Merger

Pros and Cons of an American and US Airways Merger

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — American Airlines and US Airways still have to convince the Federal Trade Commission that their proposed merger doesn’t create a monopoly, but company officials and industry observers seem confident…

American Airlines, US Airways Announce Merger

American Airlines, US Airways Announce Merger

American Airlines(NEW YORK) — It’s official: American Airlines and US Airways have reached an agreement to become the world’s largest airline.In a statement Thursday, both carriers announced that their boards of directors “have unanimously approved a …

American Airlines, US Airways Announce Merger

American Airlines, US Airways Announce Merger

American Airlines(NEW YORK) — It’s official: American Airlines and US Airways have reached an agreement to become the world’s largest airline.In a statement Thursday, both carriers announced that their boards of directors “have unanimously approved a …

What US Airways, American Airlines Merger Means for Travelers

What US Airways, American Airlines Merger Means for Travelers

PRNewsFoto/American Airlines(NEW YORK) — American Airlines and US Airways announced on Thursday that they will merge their operations and become one airline, called American Airlines.  Together, they will be the world’s largest airline by passeng…

American Airlines and USAirways Merger Announcement Likely Thursday

American Airlines and USAirways Merger Announcement Likely Thursday

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — They’ve been dating for a year, and now it looks as though the marriage of American Airlines and USAirways will be announced Thursday, according to a source close to the negotiations.The source tells ABC News that d…

American Airlines, US Airways Expected to Announce Merger

American Airlines, US Airways Expected to Announce Merger

Medioimages/Photodisc/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — American Airlines and US Airways are expected to announce a merger this week after months of negotiations, the New York Times reports. The merger would create the country’s largest airline and would expand …

Merger Between American Airlines, US Airways Near

Merger Between American Airlines, US Airways Near

PRNewsFoto/American Airlines(NEW YORK) — American Airlines unveiled a whole new look last month.  And now, it appears the carrier is about to get a whole lot bigger.Sources tell ABC News affiliate WFAA-TV in Dallas that a merger between American …

T-Mobile/MetroPCS Merger: What It Means for Consumers

T-Mobile/MetroPCS Merger: What It Means for Consumers

T-Mobile(NEW YORK) — On Wednesday, Deutsche Telekom, the parent company of T-Mobile USA, struck an agreement with MetroPCS, which provides no-contract cellphones and low-rate, prepaid plans with unlimited talk, text and Web options for a mere $40 a mo…

T-Mobile US and MetroPCS to Merge

T-Mobile US and MetroPCS to Merge

T-Mobile(NEW YORK) — There’s about to be one less carrier in the U.S.  T-Mobile US, which is owned by Deutsche Telekom in Germany, has announced that it will acquire MetroPCS, the fifth-largest mobile carrier in the U.S.The companies will be comb…

An American Airlines Merger Could Mean Higher Fares for Travelers

An American Airlines Merger Could Mean Higher Fares for Travelers

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — As American Airlines emerges from Chapter 11 bankruptcy, the carrier will be looking at potential mergers with other airlines, according to its chief executive.In a letter to employees on Tuesday, American Airlines …

American, US Airways Move Closer to Merger

American, US Airways Move Closer to Merger

American Airlines/US Air(WASHINGTON) — In an email to employees Friday, US Airways CEO Doug Parker said the airline had reached agreements with the three unions that represent nearly 55,000 American Airlines employees on what their collective bargaini…

US Airways Touts Savings, Sales as It Pushes for Merger with American

US Airways Touts Savings, Sales as It Pushes for Merger with American

Tim Boyle/Bloomberg via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — US Airways appears to be pushing ahead with calls for a merger with American Airlines.Citing people familiar with the matter, The Wall Street Journal reports US Airways has told some of the bankrupt car…

US Airways to Takeover American Airlines?

US Airways to Takeover American Airlines?

Tim Boyle/Bloomberg via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — US Airways is reportedly in talks to takeover the now bankrupt parent company of American Airlines, AMR Corporation.People familiar with the discussions told Bloomberg that proposals for the merger, lai…

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