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  • LONDON, March 8- European shares slipped to a one-week low on Tuesday, with a drop in industrial metals prices following poor trade data from China, the world's top metals consumer, putting pressure on the mining sector. Shares in French supermarket retailer Casino also fell by around 1 percent after U.S. research firm Muddy Waters launched a new attack on the...

  • Shake Shack cheeseburger and drink.

    Shake Shack reported quarterly earnings and revenue that beat analysts' expectations on Monday.

  • A Chipotle restaurant in New York.

    Credit Suisse revealed on Monday that it is lowering its forecasts Chipotle, citing the fast-casual chain's heavy marketing campaigns in its decision.

  • Fork pierced through American 100 dollar bill

    HomeTown Buffet and several affiliated buffet chains on Monday filed for its third Chapter 11 bankruptcy in eight years, according to court documents.

  • Ever do a double take when the person in front of you asks for a Subway Pizza Sub or Chipotle Quesarito? Check out these not-so-secret menu items.

  • A compactor packs down trash to be covered with fresh dirt at the Defiance County Landfill in Defiance, Ohio, U.S., on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015.

    With an abundance of fresh food choices, agriculture and food waste is rising. Here's a look inside the push to feed more people, not landfills.

  • BANGKOK/ HONG KONG, March 4- Thailand's Berli Jucker Pcl has tapped foreign banks including BNP Paribas as well as domestic lenders to raise $6.2 billion for its acquisition of Big C Supercenter, putting it on track to successfully meet a March 31 financing deadline. Berli, the core retail business of Thai tycoon Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi, won a hotly contested...

  • A Starbucks store pictured at night. Starbucks to sell craft beer, wine and small plates in some of its U.S. stores.

    In just eight days, Starbucks' brand perception levels have dropped by 50 percent, following an overhaul of the coffee shop's loyalty program.

  • March 3- Kroger Co reported sales at its supermarkets open at least 15 months rose less than analysts had expected, hurt by the shift of Super Bowl to February and as unseasonably warm weather led to fewer visits. Shares of the largest U.S. supermarket operator fell about 7 percent to $37.70 in early trading on Thursday. Super Bowl is "a huge sales week" for the company,...

  • Kroger CFO: We exceeded every metric

    Michael Schlotman, Kroger CFO, breaks down the company's quarter results, which beat on earnings but missed on revenue.

  • Shares of the largest U.S. supermarket operator fell 5.4 percent to $38.40 in premarket trading on Thursday. Kroger's total sales rose 3.8 percent to $26.17 billion, but came in below the average analyst estimate of $26.29 billion, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Net income attributable to Kroger rose to $559 million, or 57 cents per share, in the fourth...

  • March 3- Kroger Co on Thursday reported quarterly sales that fell short of analysts' estimate, sending shares of the largest U.S. supermarket operator down almost 5 percent in premarket trading. Net income attributable to Kroger rose to $559 million, or 57 cents per share, in the fourth quarter ended Jan. 30, from $518 million, or 52 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • A shopper outside a Kroger supermarket in Peoria, Illinois.

    Supermarket giant Kroger reports earnings Thursday and could give a glimpse into how its recent deals are doing, and what to expect going forward.

  • Aldi

    Aldi, the Germany-based no-frills supermarket chain, is now accepting credit cards at its U.S. stores as it tries to attract more shoppers.

  • Whole Foods recalls Maytag blue cheese

    The grocery chain is recalling the product due to a possible Listeria contamination.

  • Chick-fil-A: Ditch your phone, get free ice cream

    The fast food chain urges customers to enjoy a tech-free meal.

  • Chick-Fil-A

    Chick-fil-A is offering customers a "Cell Phone Coop," a box for families to ditch their devices while they chow down in store.

  • PARIS, March 1- Larger stores, an improved range of goods on its shelves and buying locally are helping discount supermarket chain Lidl win market share in France from Carrefour and Leclerc, a senior executive told Reuters. Lidl has grown its market share in France from 4.6 percent in October 2014 to 5.1 percent in January 2016, mostly by attracting more shoppers,...

  • March 1- Sam's Club, the warehouse club unit of Wal-Mart Stores Inc, is building a team of regional U.S. buyers to bring in more local and organic groceries, a strategy used by rival Costco Wholesale Corp to drive loyalty and attract wealthier customers. Attracting and keeping customers has taken on a new importance for Sam's Club after a 0.5- percent fall in sales...

  • What's the appeal of crowdfunding?

    Eric Partaker, co-CEO & founder of Chilango, explains why the company chose crowdfunding over traditional bank or investment financing.