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  • NEW YORK, July 27- Trump Hotels, diversifying from a longtime focus on the luxury market, has about 10 hotels in the pipeline for its recently announced midscale American Idea chain, Chief Executive Eric Danziger said in an interview with Reuters. The new chain, the product of conversations last year between President Donald Trump's sons Donald Trump Jr. and Eric...

  • LOS ANGELES, July 27- Starbucks Corp's new chief executive said the world's biggest coffee chain is making a long-term investment in China, amid worries that growth from its dominant U.S. market is cooling. Kevin Johnson, who succeeded Starbucks co-founder Howard Schultz as CEO in April, is tasked with the difficult job of finding new ways to deliver the robust...

  • CHARLOTTE, N.C. _ Bojangles Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $8.6 million. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 22 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $136 million.

  • LOS ANGELES, July 27- Starbucks Corp's new chief executive said the world's biggest coffee chain is making a long-term investment in China, as worries that growth from its dominant U.S. market is cooling. Kevin Johnson, who succeeded Starbucks co-founder Howard Schultz as CEO in April, is tasked with the difficult job of finding new ways to deliver the robust...

  • HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. _ BJ's Restaurants Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $9.6 million. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 51 cents per share. BJ's Restaurants shares have decreased 13 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • NEW YORK, July 27- Trump Hotels, diversifying from a longtime focus on the luxury market, has about 10 hotels in the pipeline for its recently announced midscale American Idea chain, Chief Executive Eric Danziger said in an interview with Reuters. The new chain, the product of conversations last year between President Donald Trump's sons Donald Trump Jr. and Eric...

  • NEW YORK— Starbucks is shutting down its struggling Teavana chain, and relying on customers who spend more on pricier drinks and food to drive up sales at its namesake coffee stores. It had acquired the U.S. mall-based chain in 2012, with then-CEO Howard Schultz citing the huge potential for the tea market. Dunkin' Donuts said earlier in the day that customer...

  • July 27- Dunkin' Donuts will not match McDonald's $1 coffee specials in the United States, where fast-food restaurants are brawling for every sale amid intense competition from direct rivals, convenience stores and other food sellers. U.S. Dunkin' Donuts shops will offer a variety of local and national promotions, but will not aggressively discount the product...

  • LONDON, July 27- British takeaway ordering website Just Eat said on Thursday it planned to work more with branded UK restaurant chains, knocking its shares despite an upgrade to its full-year revenue forecast. Founded in 2001, Just Eat has grown rapidly, listing its shares in London in 2014. They were down 2.9 percent at 690 pence at 0950 GMT, valuing the business at...

  • CANTON, Mass.— Dunkin' Donuts is testing the removal of non-breakfast sandwiches as it looks to simplify its U.S. menu and attract more customers. The chain had introduced "bakery" sandwiches such as ham and cheese as well as turkey, cheddar and bacon in 2012 with the hope of boosting food sales after breakfast hours. But CEO Nigel Travis says people are eating...

  • PARIS, July 27- AccorHotels reported on Thursday a forecast-beating rise in first-half operating profit, as Europe's largest hotel group reaps the fruits of its restructuring and benefits from a recovery in hotel demand in Europe and France. First-half operating profit rose 33.9 percent on a like-for-like basis to 226 million euros, above the 192 million...

  • PARIS, July 27- AccorHotels reported on Thursday a forecast-beating rise in first-half operating profit, as Europe's largest hotel group reaps the fruits of its restructuring and benefits from a recovery in hotel demand in Europe and France. First-half operating profit rose 33.9 percent on a like-for-like basis to 226 million euros, above the 192 million...

  • ANCHORAGE, Alaska— A suspect is in custody in the death of a woman during a domestic dispute on a cruise ship in U.S. waters off Alaska, the FBI in Anchorage said late Wednesday. FBI spokeswoman Staci Feger-Pellessier had no other details ahead of a scheduled Thursday news conference at which the U.S. attorney's office plans to announce charges.

  • An FBI spokeswoman in Anchorage says a suspect is in custody in the death of a woman on a cruise ship in U.S. waters off of Alaska. Princess Cruises says a 39- year-old Utah woman died Tuesday night on the Emerald Princess following a domestic dispute. The office says the news conference will include representatives of the FBI and the Coast Guard, agencies that were...

  • SHANGHAI, July 27- Viral photos and news reports in the United States allegedly showing a moldy ice cream maker at a U.S. outlet of McDonald's Corp have prompted swift action from the fast-food giant thousands of miles away: in China. The statement, which also appeared at the top of the burger chain's China website, underlines the sensitivity to potential food...

  • SHANGHAI, July 27- Viral photos and news reports in the United States allegedly showing a mouldy ice cream maker at a U.S. outlet of McDonald's Corp have prompted swift action from the fast-food giant thousands of miles away: in China. The statement, which also appeared at the top of the burger chain's China website, underlines the sensitivity to potential food...

  • The office says the news conference will include representatives of the FBI and the Coast Guard, agencies that were involved in the investigation. Princess Cruises said a 39- year-old woman from Utah died aboard the Emerald Princess late Tuesday, following a domestic dispute. Princess Cruises said a 39- year-old Utah woman died Tuesday night on the Emerald...

  • The average estimate of 10 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 46 cents per share. Eight analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $1.43 billion. Host Hotels expects full-year funds from operations in the range of $1.64 to $1.68 per share.

  • ANCHORAGE, Alaska— A domestic dispute aboard a cruise ship led to the death of a 39- year-old Utah woman, and the FBI was investigating what happened in U.S. waters off Alaska, the agency said Wednesday. Company spokeswoman Negin Kamali declined to provide any other details about the case, including the woman's name, and referred questions to the FBI.

  • From shark-spotting to tank-driving, here's a look at some of the wildest team-building trip offerings on the corporate training market.