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  • Stocks to Watch: July 25, 2016

    Yahoo, Hershey and Tesla are making headlines on Wall Street this Monday morning before the opening bell.

  • How a single mom went from food stamps to start-up founder

    After a difficult divorce, Ashley Tyrner ended up pregnant and on food stamps in New York City—and without a college education. She landed a job in fashion to get back on her feet, and then she founded an organic produce delivery start-up called Farmbox Direct.

  • Plan to invest more in US stores: Ahold Delhaize CEO

    After Delhaize Group and Ahold completed its merger. Dick Boer, CEO of Ahold Delhaize, discusses the supermarket giant’s expansion plans in the U.S.

  • Chipotle's comeback plan

    Discussing Chipotle's loyalty program, and its strategies to boost consumer confidence after the illnesses linked to the restaurant, with Jeffrey Bernstein, Barclays, and restaurateur Tim Love.

  • McDonald's expands Gilroy Garlic Fries offering in California

    The Golden Arches will offer its amped up fries at 240 restaurant locations throughout California.

  • The U.S.-dominated Americas region posted 4 percent growth, short of analysts' call for a 6.1 percent gain, after rising 7 percent in the second quarter and 9 percent in the first quarter. Customer transactions in the Americas were flat for the quarter, when Starbucks also changed its rewards program to remove the incentive to split orders to accumulate points...

  • The U.S.-dominated Americas region posted growth of 4 percent, short of analysts' call for a 6.1 percent gain, after rising 7 percent in the second quarter and 9 percent in the first quarter. Transactions in the U.S.-dominated Americas region were flat for the quarter, when Starbucks also changed its rewards program to remove the incentive to split orders to...

  • "While it has only been a few weeks since Chiptopia launched, we are pleased to see that July sales comp trends have already improved by 200 to 300 basis points, and transaction comp trends have improved by an even greater amount," said co-CEO Steve Ells. Chipotle's net income slumped to $25.6 million, or 87 cents per share, in the second quarter ended June 30, from...

  • July 21- Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc reported a bigger-than-expected drop in quarterly comparable restaurant sales as demand continued to be hurt by a spate of food-borne illnesses linked to its outlets. The company's shares were down 2 percent in after-market trading on Thursday. Chipotle's net income slumped to $25.6 million, or 87 cents per share, in the...

  • July 13- Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc reported a bigger-than-expected drop in quarterly comparable restaurant sales as demand continued to be hurt by a spate of food-borne illnesses linked to its outlets. The company's shares were down 2 percent in after-market trading on Thursday. Chipotle's net income slumped to $25.6 million, or 87 cents per share, in the...

  • BIRMINGHAM, Ala.— The parent company of Golden Flake Snack Foods Inc.— a longtime Alabama maker of potato chips and other snack foods— is being acquired by Utz Quality Foods Inc. of Hanover, Pennsylvania. Birmingham- based Golden Enterprises and Utz Quality Foods announced this week they've entered into a merger agreement. Golden Enterprises CEO Mark McCutcheon...

  • Best deals on National Hot Dog Day

    A number of restaurants are celebrating National Hot Dog Day this Saturday, July 23.

  • The fast-casual chain is trying to lure customers into stores with new menu items amid slumping sales.

  • Carl's Jr. and Hardee's to sell burger with bacon jam

    The restaurants, owned by CKE Restaurants, will offer the Bacon 3-Way Thickburger at select locations.

  • July 20- Oreo cookie maker Mondelez International Inc is in talks to buy the license to make Cadbury biscuits from UK- based biscuit maker Burton's Biscuits Co, Sky News reported. Burton's, owned by Canada's Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, makes biscuits such as Cadbury Fingers under license from Cadbury UK. Mondelez already owns chocolate maker Cadbury Ltd,...

  • July 20- From the heart of the U.S. big farm belt to Colombia, Vietnam and Indonesia, livestock producers are snapping up wheat damaged by bad weather or low in protein, providing pigs and poultry with grain more often milled for making bread. Farms in the United States, the Black Sea region, Europe and Australia have had bumper harvests, which are likely to push global...

  • July 20- From the heart of the U.S. big farm belt to Colombia, Vietnam and Indonesia, livestock producers are snapping up wheat damaged by bad weather or low in protein, providing pigs and poultry with grain more often milled for making bread. Farms in the United States, the Black Sea region, Europe and Australia have had bumper harvests, which are likely to push global...

  • TOKYO— What's helping turn Japanese youngsters into stars on Vine, the Twitter-owned social network devoted to looping, six-second video clips, is the stodginess of this nation's business world. Japan Inc. companies, both big and small, are generally so clueless about appealing to youngsters— especially young women and especially on social networks— they need...

  • KAMPALA/ NAIROBI, July 15- International brewers in Africa are expanding their production of beers based on local ingredients, snapping up craft brewers and introducing more brands as low-cost beers gain popularity on the fast-growing but still poor continent. Diageo unit Uganda Breweries Limited has pinned hopes on Ngule, or "Crown" in the Luganda language,...

  • Congress sent legislation to President Barack Obama on Thursday that would require most food packages to carry a text label, a symbol or an electronic code readable by smartphone that indicates whether the food contains genetically modified ingredients, or GMOs. The White House says Obama will sign the bill, which would pre-empt a Vermont law that kicked in...