Sprint and T-Mobile said to be back in merger talks

Business Apr 11, 2018

Sprint and T-Mobile said to be back in merger talks

Sprint Corp. and T-Mobile US Inc. have restarted talks about a potential deal, according to people familiar with the matter, five months after efforts to combine two of the biggest U.S. wireless providers fell apart. It's not clear exactly what terms the companies are discussing, ...

Business / Corporate Sep 15, 2015

Meatpackers Itoham, Yonekyu agree to merge

Meat processors Itoham Foods Inc. and Yonekyu Corp. said Tuesday they will merge their managements by setting up a holding company next April. The agreement between Itoham, the second-largest meat processor, and Yonekyu, the No. 7 player, will put the new company closer behind industry ...

Business / Corporate Aug 27, 2015

FamilyMart, Uny postpone agreement on merger plan

Convenience store operators FamilyMart Co. and Uny Group Holdings Co. said Thursday they will postpone the planned signing in August of a basic merger agreement and take more time to work out the details of the deal, which was announced in March. The two companies ...

National / Politics Apr 6, 2015

Public opposition to Osaka merger plan growing: poll

More people oppose Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto's plan to give the city the same administrative structure and status as Tokyo than support it, according to a new Kyodo News survey. In the telephone survey conducted Saturday and Sunday, 47.5 percent of the Osaka residents who ...