Food and Staples Retailing Food Retail


  • LOS ANGELES, May 25- Whole Foods Market Inc's 365 grocery chain offers lower prices and more technology than the company's namesake supermarkets, but experts say the fledgling brand must beat its many rivals without hijacking customers from its parent. 365, which debuted on Wednesday with a bright and airy store in Los Angeles' Silver Lake neighborhood, is...

  • Is Whole Foods a buy?

    The "FMHR" traders discuss Whole Foods Market and whether the supermarket chain's new lower-price 365 store will boost the stock.

  • Whole Foods launches '365'

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports from the first Whole Foods 365 store on the grocery chain's push towards affordability and taking market share away from lower-cost competitors.

  • NAIROBI, May 25- Kenya's Uchumi Supermarkets has attracted "many suitors" in its search for a major new investor and its board is evaluating bids from both local and foreign parties, its chief executive said on Wednesday. The company, which is the only publicly traded retailer in Kenya, is also selling assets to pay down debts and is seeking an emergency loan from the...

  • Whole Foods launches '365'

    CNBC’s Jane Wells is with Whole Foods co-CEO Walter Robb at his new concept store in Los Angeles.

  • Major burger joints launch special offers to drive traffic

    Burger chains launch limited-time promotions and value meals to grab attention and quickly boost sales.

  • Pepper the robot lands a job at Pizza Hut

    The humanoid robot will take and process customer orders in Pizza Hut restaurants by the end of 2016.

  • Burgers grilling

    Carl's Jr. and Hardee's are known for their limited-time-only burger concoctions, but these items aren't the only ways to drive traffic.

  • NEW YORK, May 25- When J.M. The company appeared to break that tradition on Tuesday when it cut prices for its flagship Folgers and Dunkin' Donuts coffees by 6 percent. "Coffee brands are seeking market share versus holding prices," said Ross Colbert, executive director, global strategist of Beverages for Rabobank International.

  • Snickers Candy Bar

    Snickers and 7-Eleven have teamed up to bring discounted candy to customers in Australia based on an algorithm that monitors mood on Twitter.

  • Trouble at McDonald's?

    Andy Barish, Jefferies Restaurant Analyst, and Jeffrey Bernstein, Barclays, discuss what's behind the slide in McDonald's shares.

  • Top cities for retail stores

    Diana Olick reports the latest in the retail real estate market and how it’s leading global expansion.

  • Dylan's Candy Bar now let's you 3D print your gummy bears.

    A U.K.-based candy company is bringing its gummy 3-D printing technology to the United States.

  • Magnifier highlighting Nutrition Facts of Foods

    The U.S. FDA will modify guidelines for nutritional labels on packaged food and beverages to prominently display calorie count and servings.

  • McDonald's expanding McPick 2 menu items

    The fast food chain will allow local operators to add up to three items to the value menu.

  • Serving McDonalds at a restaurant

    McDonald's revealed on Wednesday that it is expanding its McPick 2 menu to allow local restaurants to add regional favorites to the value menu.

  • Ben & Jerry's Empower Mint ice cream

    Ben & Jerry's newest flavor, dubbed "Empower Mint," is a protest of the United States current voting access laws.

  • CHICAGO, May 18- Target Corp gave a cautious outlook on Wednesday after reporting a lower-than-expected increase in quarterly sales at established stores because of unseasonable weather and weaker demand for electronics and groceries. The stock was down 7.1 percent at $68.27 in the early afternoon. "We're approaching our business with appropriate caution...

  • Burger King Sauna

    A Burger King in Helsinki, Finland is home to not one, but two saunas.

  • UK grocery environment has remained difficult: Greencore

    Greencore CEO, Patrick Coveney looks at the state of and consumer trends within the U.K. grocery market.