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  • The future of restaurants Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 2:07 AM ET
    The future of restaurants

    Jonathan Segal, CEO of The ONE Group, discusses his company, which offers "experience-driven dining", and says business conditions are tougher today.

  • Mosquito repellant sales boom in Brazil amid Zika scare Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 11:22 PM ET

    Following the detection of Zika in April, sales of repellant in Brazil rose by one-third last year, according to consumer research firm Nielsen, doubling revenue for the sector to $55.7 million. Brazil's biggest retailer, the Pao de Acucar Group, said supermarket sales of repellant were up 120 percent in the first weeks of 2016, compared to the same period a year...

  • K-cups decline drove comps lower: Dunkin' CEO Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 4:43 PM ET
    Nigel Travis, chairman & CEO, Dunkin' Donuts

    Dunkin' Donuts has developed a plan to increase market share, according to the CEO.

  • McD's salad has more calories than a Big Mac Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 1:13 PM ET
    McDonald's Salad

    McDonald's may be on a health kick, but some of its nutrient-enhanced meals are very caloric, according to CBC Business News.

  • EasyJet founder's 36¢ food store stock runs out Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 10:58 AM ET
    EasyJet founder's 36¢ food store stock runs out

    The ultra-discount food store was force to temporarily shut down after high demand.

  • 36¢ food store shuts as stock runs out Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 6:40 AM ET
    Shoppers queue to pay for their goods at the 'easyFoodstore' in north-west London on February 2, 2016.

    An ultra-discount food store opened by the owner of budget airline easyJet earlier this week was forced to close after shelves were emptied.

  • Yum earnings beat expectations, revenue misses Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 4:52 PM ET
    Yum brands KFC and Taco Brands.

    Yum said China system sales increased 7 percent — with 7 percent unit growth and a 2 percent rise in same-store sales.

  • Mondelez misses on strong dollar, weak demand Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 2:47 PM ET
    Irene Rosenfeld, CEO of Mondelez International

    Mondelez reported a miss on the strength of the dollar and challenging economic conditions overseas.

  • Ben & Jerry's goes vegan with 4 new flavors Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 12:49 PM ET
    Ben & Jerry's is coming out with a line of non-dairy vegan ice cream.

    Vegans and lactose-intolerant folks can finally get their hands on Ben & Jerry's one-of-a-kind flavors.

  • KFC China wins payout over false chicken rumors Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 11:42 AM ET

    A Shanghai court orders three tech firms to make an official apology and pay a combined $91,191 fine.

  • EasyJet owner launches ultra-low budget grocery in UK Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 5:51 AM ET

    LONDON— The founder of budget airline EasyJet has stepped into Britain's grocery aisle. Stelios Haji-Ioannou has opened a discount grocery in northwest London, called EasyFood, offering canned sardines, soups and pasta for a mere 25 pence— for a limited time only. Haji-Ioannou says he drew on his experience in distributing food for free in Greece and Cyprus.

  • This pizza is covered in $100 worth of what? Tuesday, 2 Feb 2016 | 10:56 AM ET
    Golden Pizza from Pizza Hut

    Pizza Hut is celebrating the Super Bowl's 50th anniversary by giving away pizzas covered in real gold.

  • *Expects multiple deals in multiple territories. LONDON, Feb 2- British online grocer Ocado is confident it will sign multiple overseas technology deals despite missing out on its target of securing a first one in 2015, the firm said on Tuesday. "We are in talks with... a lot of retailers both in North America and in western Europe but also globally across Asia,...

  • Sainsbury's agrees $1.87B deal for Home Retail Tuesday, 2 Feb 2016 | 9:06 AM ET
    Customers push shopping carts as they look for goods inside a Sainsbury's supermarket store.

    Sainsbury's said on Tuesday it had agreed a £1.3 billion deal to buy Argos-owner Home Retail.

  • Sainsbury’s looks to boost online business Tuesday, 2 Feb 2016 | 4:02 AM ET
    Sainsbury’s looks to boost online business

    Sainsbury’s agrees to buy Home Retail for £1.3 billion. Tony Shiret, senior analyst in food and retail at Haitong Securities, discusses.

  • Ocado says expects multiple deals in medium term Tuesday, 2 Feb 2016 | 2:19 AM ET

    LONDON, Feb 2- British online grocer Ocado on Tuesday met forecasts with a 13.8 percent rise in full-year core earnings and said it expected to sign multiple overseas deals in the medium term. Analysts see securing international deals in north America and western Europe as the key driver of Ocado's stock market valuation and the company said back in February...

  • Chipotle-linked E. coli outbreak over: CDC Monday, 1 Feb 2016 | 12:15 PM ET
    A customer enters a Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurant in Washington, DC.

    The CDC revealed on Monday that the Chipotle Mexican Grill E. coli outbreak is over.

  • 'World's best chef' dies at 44 years old Monday, 1 Feb 2016 | 8:08 AM ET
    'World's best chef' dies at 44 years old

    Chef Benoit Violier, who was in charge of a Swiss restaurant dubbed the best in the world, was found dead at his home on Sunday.

  • How to prepare the perfect Beef Tartare Sunday, 31 Jan 2016 | 11:24 PM ET
    Cooking tutorial with Stroobant

    Emmanual Stroobant of the Emmanual Stroobant Group shows CNBC's Christine Tan how to professionally prepare a Steak Tartare.

  • How to run a dining empire AND stay happily married Friday, 29 Jan 2016 | 1:30 AM ET
    Edina Hong and Emmanual Stroobant

    With sky-high commercial rents and a peckish consumer base, thriving in Singapore's competitive food and beverage (F&B) industry is tough.