Business

Samsung says Note 7 battery design, manufacturing caused fires

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Samsung Electronics Co. says problems with the design and manufacturing of batteries in its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones caused them to overheat and burst into fire. Read more

Many Ohio farmers still need training after lake erie algae

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Farmers have three years to be certified for commercial fertilizer use on more than 50 acres of farmland.Read more

Customers shocked to learn Andersons is closing its doors

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The company announced Sunday it will be closing four locations in Ohio sometime in the second quarter of 2017Read more

Amazon to accept food stamps, taking on Walmart

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The world of food stamps is about to go high-tech, and it may turn the grocery industry on its head.Read more

Amazon plans to hire 100,000 over the next 18 months

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The online retailer said Thursday that the jobs are full time and come with benefitsRead more

Fiat Chrysler announces $1 billion investment in U.S. factories to create 2,000 jobs

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Fiat Chrysler says it’s investing $1 billion in its U.S. factories to create 2,000 new jobs and add three new Jeep vehicles including a pickup truck.Read more

Millions of U.S. workers will ring in the new year with a raise

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Millions will ring in the new year -- with a raise. The minimum wage is going up in 20 states and Washington, D.C. as well.Read more

Local small businesses adding paid family leave for employees

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The debate over paid family leave played out in the recent presidential campaign, but some Columbus businesses aren't waiting for the government.Read more

The holiday shopping season is losing some of its power

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The holiday shopping season is losing some of its power in the year's sales.Read more

FBI warns of business email scam

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A new scam targeting emails and business is being reported in central Ohio.Read more

Wine detective on a mission to track down counterfeits

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The $15 billion fine wine industry is a juicy target for counterfeiters. Read more

Facebook discloses issues with tools used by advertisers

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The issues relate to information Facebook shares with advertisers and media companies about their audiences.Read more

Huntington Bank promises Columbus 1,000 new jobs, $300 million in loans

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Columbus-based lender announces major investments in the city.Read more

Markets sink amid Trump's stronger-than-expected showing in some battlegrounds

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A Trump presidency is seen likely to bring added uncertainty on various issues, including trade policies.Read more

VW chairman under investigation over emissions scandal

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German prosecutors have widened their investigation into Volkswagen’s handling of the emissions scandal to include its board chairman, Hans Dieter Poetsch.Read more

Franklin Co. landlords have until November 11 to register properties

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Franklin County Auditor cracking down on rental fraudRead more