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  • Workers stand in a Dunkin' Donuts.

    Dunkin' Donuts' CEO joined CNBC to discuss the company's current and future plans.

  • Panera Bread Co restaurant

    Chipotle's food safety issues are having an influence on diners moving away from artificial ingredients to clean food menus, like those offered at Panera Bread.

  • LONDON, April 27- Wal Mart's British supermarket Asda has agreed to change the way it operates promotions after being singled out for criticism by the competition regulator. Britain's competition body investigated the country's supermarkets and the way they ran special offer promotions following a so-called super-complaint from the consumer watchdog...

  • LONDON, April 27- Wal Mart's British supermarket Asda has agreed to change the way it operates promotions after being singled out for criticism by the competition regulator. Britain's competition body investigated the country's supermarkets and the way they ran special offer promotions following a so-called super-complaint from the consumer watchdog...

  • *Expansion to Nigeria will not happen hastily- CEO. JOHANNESBURG, April 26- South African supermarket operator Pick n Pay plans to expand into Nigeria next year through a partnership with a local conglomerate, as it seeks to reduce its reliance on its home market, it said on Tuesday. "We are not suddenly going to explode onto the scene in Nigeria next year but we are...

  • The KFC logo is displayed outside on a KFC restaurant, a unit of Yum! Brands Inc., in Houston, Texas.

    KFC has launched an investigation into one if its U.K. restaurants after a researcher was served ice that contained bacteria from feces.

  • April 21- Walgreen Co agreed to reform its advertising practices and pay $500,000 to settle allegations its Walgreens and Duane Reade stores in New York overcharged consumers at the register and used price tags that fooled them into thinking they were getting great deals. The settlement with the largest U.S. drugstore chain, a unit of Walgreens Boots Alliance...

  • HANOI, April 20- Through supermarkets, malls, dairy and beer, Thai tycoons are pursuing deals in Vietnam that could break mergers and acquisitions records in the upwardly mobile market of 90 million people, at the expense of their Asian rivals. Billionaire beer magnate Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi is leading the Thai charge into Vietnam through his Thai Charoen...

  • Cereals are losing favor with time-poor, health-conscious consumers, who increasingly breakfast on snack bars and yogurt.

  • SEOUL/ SINGAPORE, April 19- South Korea's Lotte Shopping is pulling out of French retailer Casino's auction of its Big C Vietnam supermarket chain, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. A spokesman for Lotte Group, which controls Lotte Shopping, declined to comment. One of the sources said that Lotte was not keen to bid aggressively for Big C Vietnam,...

  • EDINBURGH, April 16- CVC Capital Partners, Qatar's QIA and Canada's Brookfield have abandoned a secret plan to bid for British supermarket group J.Sainsbury plc, Sky News reported on Saturday. The report could not immediately be verified. Sky said the trio had dropped a planned takeover, hatched in the autumn, after Sainsbury's made a 1.4 billion pound bid for...

  • April 15- Grocery chain operator Fairway Group Holdings Corp has reached a tentative deal with creditors to restructure its debt in bankruptcy, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Specific terms of the deal, including the size of the financing and whether store lease contracts for underperforming stores will be kept, are still under...

  • The Mars Food company - behind famous brands such as Uncle Ben's - is to advise customers on how often its products should be eaten due to their salt, fat or sugar content.

  • *First quarterly rise in underlying UK sales for 3 years. LONDON, April 13- Tesco, Britain's biggest retailer, warned a supermarket price war meant profit growth would be hard to deliver this year despite a sales recovery picking up pace. Hammered by changing shopping habits, the rise of German discounters Aldi and Lidl, and an accounting scandal, Tesco reported a...

  • *Tesco's UK sales have started to grow again. LONDON, April 13- Tesco, Britain's biggest retailer, said on Wednesday its recovery was gaining pace but warned a supermarket price war meant profit growth would be hard to deliver this year. The company, hammered by an accounting scandal and the rise of German discount chains, reported a first rise in underlying annual...

  • LONDON, April 7- The chief executive of Britain's Co-Operative Group will take a 60 percent pay cut as his workload has eased since the supermarkets-to-funerals group overcame a financial crisis two years ago, the mutual said on Thursday. In a statement, it said CEO Richard Pennycook had requested the pay cut, which will see his basic pay drop to 750,000 pounds for...

  • Wal-Mart, the largest grocer in the United States, said it would require that its egg suppliers adopt an industry standard for treatment of hens by 2025 and have their compliance monitored by a third party. The new guidelines will apply to the discount retailer's more than 5,000 stores in the United States, including its Sam's Club warehouse chain.

  • Walgreens, which is in the process of buying smaller rival Rite Aid Corp, said in April last year that it had identified ways to cut costs by $1.5 billion by the end of its fiscal year in August 2017. Walgreens said on Tuesday that it achieved net synergies of $329 million in the second quarter ended Feb. 29 from its acquisition of the 55 percent it did not already own in...

  • NEW YORK, April 4- For much of the last three years, investors have been willing to pay more for expected profit at Walgreens than for competitor CVS, but the pharmacy chain may be losing that edge on Wall Street. Evercore ISI analyst Ross Muken rates both stocks as "buys," but said that most investors choose between the companies, with Walgreens now representing a...

  • McDonald’s has set its sights on Asia, with the plan of adding over 1,500 new restaurants in China, Hong Kong and South Korea.