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  • Measured in snacks, the US consumer is doing fine Thursday, 11 Feb 2016 | 11:32 AM ET
    Bottles of Pepsi-Cola on sale in San Francisco.

    Thanks in part to lower gas prices and improved employment, Pepsi saw convenience store sales pop 6% in its latest quarter.

  • Profits at Pernod Ricard rise 9% Thursday, 11 Feb 2016 | 2:26 AM ET
    Profits at Pernod Ricard rise 9%

    Gilles Bogaert, CFO of Pernod Ricard, talks about the impact of soft commodity prices and plans to further improve profit margins.

  • Trading groceries on Whole Foods earnings beat Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016 | 7:19 PM ET
    Produce at a Whole Foods store in Berkeley, Calif.

    Whole Foods shares climbed after earnings, and some "Fast Money" traders believe the grocer's stock could continue to rise.

  • What's the price of your love? Around $500 Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016 | 2:45 PM ET
    Valentine's Day cost compared prices for a handful of Valentine staples to determine just how much the average American spends on Feb. 14.

  • CNBC update: GOP looks to South Carolina primary Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016 | 1:36 PM ET
    CNBC update: GOP looks to South Carolina primary

    Republicans ready for South Carolina primary in the race to the White House; China confirms its first case of Zika; U.S. customs seize 2,400 made-in-China hoverboards, and Burger King announces new menu item. CNBC's Sue Herera reports.

  • Burger King to add grilled dogs to permanent menu.

    Burger King is tapping into a new category on Feb. 23, launching Grilled Dogs as a permanent menu item.

  • Yelp: Here are the top 100 restaurants in the US Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016 | 10:19 AM ET
    The Yelp Inc. logo is displayed in the window of a restaurant in New York.

    California eateries dominated Yelp's new list of the top 100 places to eat in the U.S.

  • How to turn your hobby into a business Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016 | 8:00 AM ET
    Chef cooking at stove with flaming pan

    Just because you're a good cook doesn't mean you should own a restaurant. But if you want to try, here's how.

  • Cooking for fun to cooking for fortune Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016 | 7:47 AM ET

    Lots of people can make great things in the kitchen, but there's a world of difference between cooking at home and cooking for paying customers. Here's what you need to know about taking the next step.

  • Heineken profits rise 16% Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016 | 2:23 AM ET
    Heineken profits rise 16%

    Jean-François van Boxmeer, CEO of Heineken, discusses his company's results and how low oil prices affect consumer spending.

  • Coke: We've fixed what we needed to fix Tuesday, 9 Feb 2016 | 12:11 PM ET
    Coca-Cola COKE

    Coca-Cola reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped mainly by aggressive cost-cutting.

  • CNBC update: Pizza Hut record Tuesday, 9 Feb 2016 | 11:33 AM ET
    CNBC update: Pizza Hut record

    Rioters clashed with police overnight in Hong Kong during New Year's celebrations; and scientists are analyzing a small blue object that plummeted from the sky and killed a man in Southern India; and Pizza Hut said digital sales hit a record of nearly $12 million in food, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.

  • Red Lobster feels the power of Beyonce Monday, 8 Feb 2016 | 6:24 PM ET
    Beyonce performs during Super Bowl 50 between the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California, on February 7, 2016.

    Beyonce's newest song "Formation" is doing more than racking up views on YouTube. It's increasing traffic at Red Lobster.

  • Starbucks unveils Valentine's beverages Monday, 8 Feb 2016 | 4:44 PM ET
    Starbucks Molten Chocolate Trio

    Starbucks has launched a molten chocolate beverage trio in celebration of Valentine's Day.

  • A sign sits in the window of a Chipotle restaurant on Broadway in Lower Manhattan telling customers the restaurant is closed until 3 p.m. on February 8, 2016 in New York City.

    Sick employees, problematic tomatoes and an unknown ingredient all plagued the safety of Chipotle's food last year.

  • Pizza Hut sets a record with Super Bowl sales Monday, 8 Feb 2016 | 2:06 PM ET
    Pizza Hut pizza in a delivery box

    Pizza Hut sold nearly $12 million in food across its digital platforms during Super Bowl Sunday, setting a single-day digital sales record.

  • Chobani rejects offer from PepsiCo Monday, 8 Feb 2016 | 10:08 AM ET

    Chobani wanted to sell a minority stake while outside investors like PepsiCo were looking for a majority stake in the company.

  • 8 fast food Super Bowl deals Saturday, 6 Feb 2016 | 3:32 PM ET
    Football party Super Bowl

    Still debating what to order for Super Bowl 50? Well, there is no shortage of foods and deals to choose from. Here are 8 fast food deals for game day.

  • Test links norovirus to Buffalo Wild Wings Monday, 8 Feb 2016 | 5:14 PM ET
    A file photo of a Buffalo Wild Wings location in Detroit.

    There's now one confirmed case of norovirus associated with a probe of restaurant chain Buffalo Wild Wings, Kansas health officials said Friday.

  • Buffalo Wild Wings shares fall on norovirus case Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 3:51 PM ET
    Buffalo Wild Wings shares fall on norovirus case

    A confirmed case of norovirus has been tied to Buffalo Wild Wings, CNBC's Seema Mody reports.