Daily Archives: November 10, 2018

A rare look at what this DFW company hopes will be its aircraft of the future

Fort Worth-based Bell has big hopes for the V-280 Valor. The company is developing the tiltrotor for a major U.S. Army deal scheduled to be awarded next decade. If the Army picks Bell for its future vertical lift program, that could lead to other bra...

By | 2018-11-10T21:54:05+00:00 November 10th, 2018|Budget and Tax|

Chip and Joanna Gaines are returning to TV — with their own network this time

Chip Gaines and Joanna Gaines of "Fixer Upper" fame on Friday night announced they're in talks with Discovery to create their own television network. "We signed a non-disclosure, and it said — quote unquote — 'You can tell your mother, but that’s it.'...

By | 2018-11-10T20:31:30+00:00 November 10th, 2018|Media|

Is North Texas quietly gaining another Fortune 500 headquarters from California?

San Francisco quietly lost the headquarters of Core-Mark Holding Co., which disclosed on an earnings call that it's moving its headquarters to Dallas-Fort Worth next year. Will this health care company follow?

By | 2018-11-10T19:23:55+00:00 November 10th, 2018|Healthcare|

Chip and Joanna Gaines are heading back to TV — with their own network this time

On Friday night, Chip and Joanna Gaines, stars of "Fixer Upper" fame, announced they're in talks with Discovery to create their own television network during an appearance on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon." "We signed a non-disclosure, and ...

By | 2018-11-10T18:59:00+00:00 November 10th, 2018|Media|

How ASU, UA football profits compare to rest of the Pac 12

Colleges often justify the hefty costs and baggage of a big-time football program by highlighting the branding boost that comes with fielding a competitive team. What most of these nonprofit institutions fail to mention is just how profitable the pigsk...

By | 2018-11-10T16:00:00+00:00 November 10th, 2018|Education|

Loeb no longer wants to replace everyone on Campbell Soup board

Activist investor and billionaire Dan Loeb has dropped a bid to replace all of Campbell Soup’s 12-person board and is now settling for just five replacements. Loeb’s hedge fund, Third Point, has been embroiled in a proxy fight with Camden, New Jersey-...

By | 2018-11-10T00:59:04+00:00 November 10th, 2018|Budget and Tax|

A local military vet wanted to buy a U.S. flag made in America. When he couldn’t find one, he started his own company.

Brian Steorts comes from a family of military servicemen. And like many who do, he felt an obligation to serve his country. He enlisted twice, serving three years in the Army and 12 in the Air Force — including eight combat deployments in Iraq and Af...

By | 2018-11-10T00:36:28+00:00 November 10th, 2018|Budget and Tax|

American Eagle leads $3.45M investment round in Dormify

A provider of dorm room furnishings has raised $3.45 million in a funding round led by American Eagle Outfitters Inc. Dormify announced the Series A financing round after the two companies had partnered for nearly three years. It will use the invest...

By | 2018-11-10T00:13:23+00:00 November 10th, 2018|Economics|