Food and Staples Retailing Food Retail

  • Demand for clean, healthy grub has spurred the use of "pure commodities" - ingredients you can actually recognize - by food manufacturers.

  • Fast food chains test upscale menu items

    The moves target millennial customers seeking more adventurous foods at a low price.

  • Investment returns on food retailers are very poor: Pro

    Charles Newsome, divisional director at Investec Wealth, shares his outlook for food retailers and warns investors to stay away from them.

  • Stocks to Watch: September 19, 2016

    McDonald's, Viacom and PayPal are making headlines this Monday morning before the opening bell.

  • goPuff founders Rafael Ilishayev and Yakir Gola

    Have a 2 a.m. hankering for ice cream? If you live in one of the cities served by fast-growing delivery start-up goPuff, you may be in luck.

  • The YouGov BrandIndex says the promotion has caused brand perception to dip in the past.

  • MILAN/ LONDON, Sept 15 (Reuters)- European shares rose on Thursday at the end of a choppy session that saw a key index hit a six-week low, with UK supermarket Morrisons leading gainers following a strong earnings update. The index slipped as much as 0.1 percent earlier in the session to its lowest point since Aug. 4, but later recovered as Wall Street rose on the back of...

  • Future of fast food?

    CNCB's Susan Li reports on the new automation trial efforts in place at some New Jersey McDonald's restaurants.

  • Stocks to Watch: September 15, 2016

    Apple, Sony and McDonald's are making headlines this Thursday morning before the opening bell.

  • Good news all round for Morrisons: Analyst

    Bryan Roberts, global insights director at TCC Global, explains why British food retailer Morrisons has recorded its first rise in first-half profits in four years.

  • LONDON, Sept 15- European shares edged higher on Thursday, looking to break off from a week-long losing run, as gains at supermarket operator Morrisons and Zodiac Aerospace lent some support to stock markets. The pan-European STOXX 600 index, which had fallen for the last five days in a row, was up by 0.2 percent, although it remained near one-month lows.

  • LONDON, Sept 15- Morrisons, Britain's No. 4 supermarket, reported a rise in first-half profit for the first time in four years and a third straight quarter of underlying sales growth, indicating its recovery is gaining momentum. The Bradford, northern England, based group, which trails market leader Tesco, Sainsbury's and Wal-Mart's Asda in annual sales, said on...

  • The 19-year-old woman racked up $40-thousand in medical bills after getting sick at one of the company's locations.

  • Ocado would benefit from new competitor Amazon Fresh taking on some of its rivals, an analyst told CNBC.

  • LONDON, Sept 13- A prolonged fall in grocery prices is pressuring profit margins at British online supermarket Ocado and cut-throat competition shows no sign of letting up, it said on Tuesday, triggering a slide in its shares. Ocado stock, which has had a rollercoaster ride since its market debut in 2010, had risen 11 percent over the last month after the firm...

  • Ocado still structural winner in online grocery: Analyst

    Stewart McGuire, director in equities research at Credit Suisse, remains positive about Ocado despite its sustained margin pressure.

  • LONDON, Sept 13- British online grocer Ocado. The stock fell as much as 10.8 percent after Chief Financial Officer Duncan Tatton-Brown also told reporters he would not be surprised if analysts trimmed their consensus earnings forecasts for 2016.. "As the market remains very competitive, we are seeing sustained and continuing margin pressure and there is...

  • LONDON, Sept 13- British online grocer Ocado reported a 13.6 percent rise in quarterly retail sales but said the intensely competitive market was causing margin pressure and cautioned it would not go away any time soon. "As the market remains very competitive, we are seeing sustained and continuing margin pressure and there is nothing to suggest that this will...

  • ROME/ MILAN, Sept 12- The 90- year old founder of Italian supermarket chain Esselunga is considering a sale of the group and has picked Citigroup as adviser to assess expressions of interest from private equity funds, two sources close to the matter said on Monday. One of the sources said that CVC Capital Partners and Blackstone had expressed interest in Italy's...

  • *Profits set to grow this year after four years of falls. LONDON, Sept 12- While investors have had their sights trained on the biggest names slugging it out in Britain's supermarket price war, one former struggler, Morrisons, may be embarking on a quiet revolution. Eighteen months after Chief Executive David Potts took over, the retailer is on course to return to...