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  • TOKYO, July 20- Japan's Nikkei share average dropped for the first time in seven days on Wednesday morning as Wall Street pulled back, hitting sentiment and triggering profit-taking from the recent gains. TechCrunch said the sponsorship will see McDonald's 3,000- plus fast food restaurants across Japan become "gyms," or battlegrounds, for Pokemon collectors.

  • Loews opens new resort

    Loews is opening a new resort at Universal Orlando. Discussing the importance of securing hotels, with Jonathan Tisch, Loews Hotels Chairman, Co-Owner of the Giants, Loews Co-Chairman of the Board

  • Millennial Hotels

    This new generation of travelers are most interested in authenticity and a distinct cultural experience, says Phocuswright's Douglas Quinby.

  • PARIS, July 12- AccorHotels, Europe's largest hotel group, and top Chinese shareholder Shanghai Jin Jiang International are talking about their relations but a satisfactory solution has yet to be found, Accor's chief executive said on Tuesday. Accor shareholders on Tuesday approved a plan to buy the owner of luxury hotels including London's Savoy and New...

  • July 11- Starbucks Corp said it will raise worker pay in its U.S. stores this autumn, after employees accused the coffee chain of "extreme" cutbacks in work hours that they say are hurting morale and service. The world's biggest coffee chain will increase base pay for all U.S. baristas and managers at company-operated stores by at least 5 percent starting Oct. 3, Chief...

  • July 11- Starbucks Corp will raise the wages of all workers in its U.S. stores this autumn, after being accused by employees of "extreme" cutbacks in work hours at its American cafes. The world's biggest coffee chain will increase base pay for all U.S. workers and store managers at company-operated stores by at least 5 percent starting Oct. 3, Chief Executive Howard...

  • July 11- Starbucks Corp will raise the wages of all workers in its U.S. stores this autumn, after being accused by employees of "extreme" cutbacks in work hours at its American cafes. The world's biggest coffee chain will increase base pay for all U.S. workers and store managers at company-operated stores by at least 5 percent starting Oct. 3, Chief Executive Howard...

  • July 11- Starbucks Corp will raise wages of all workers in its U.S. stores this autumn, after being accused by employees of "extreme" cutbacks in work hours at its American cafes. The world's biggest coffee chain will increase base pay for all U.S. workers and store managers at company-operated stores by at least 5 percent starting Oct. 3, Chief Executive Howard...

  • July 11- Starbucks Corp will raise wages of all workers in its U.S. stores in October, after being accused by employees of "extreme" cutbacks in work hours at its American cafes. The world's biggest coffee chain will increase base pay for all U.S. workers and store managers at company-operated stores by at least 5 percent starting Oct. 3, Chief Executive Howard...

  • July 11- Starbucks Corp will raise wages of all workers in its U.S. stores this year, days after being accused by employees of "extreme" cutbacks in work hours at its U.S. cafes. The world's biggest coffee chain will increase the base pay for all U.S. workers and store managers at company-operated stores by at least 5 percent from Oct. 3, Chief Executive Howard Schultz...

  • Couple driving through a town, vacation, staycation

    If you're planning a stay at home vacation, you don't actually have to stay home. However, you do need a strategy, an expert tells CNBC.

  • July 7- Burger chain Wendy's Co said some customers' payment card data, including card numbers and other crucial information, was stolen in the malware attack that affected about 1,025 of its franchised restaurants in the United States. Wendy's has 5,144 franchised restaurants in the country, spokesman Bob Bertini said. The company's shares were down more than...

  • July 7- Burger chain Wendy's Co said some customers' payment card data, including card numbers and other crucial information, was stolen in the malware attack disclosed earlier this year at over 300 of its franchised restaurants in the United States. Wendy's said hackers had stolen "cardholder name, credit or debit card number, expiration date, cardholder...

  • Japanese Retail

    Japan's visitor arrivals are rising sharply on the back of the Asian middle-class boom, says Rogers Investment Advisors CEO Ed Rogers.

  • Britain may pay a high cost for last week's vote to quit the European Union, but it could also mean a low cost vacation for travelers.

  • Darden, which also owns LongHorn Steakhouse, the Capital Grille, Yard House and Seasons 52, forecast profit of $3.80 to $3.90 per share in the year ending May 2017, below the average analyst estimate of $3.99, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Net income rose to $139.6 million, or $1.09 per share, in the quarter ended May 29, from $105.3 million, or 82 cents per...

  • Darden, which also owns LongHorn Steakhouse, the Capital Grille, Yard House and Seasons 52, said it expects to earn a profit of $3.80 to $3.90 per share in the year ending May 2017, below analysts' average estimate of $3.99, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Net income rose to $139.6 million, or $1.09 per share, in the quarter ended May 29 from $105.3 million, or 82...

  • Brexit bargain vacations

    CNBC's Seema Mody reports that travelers are taking advantage of drops in the pound following the Brexit referendum outcome.

  • June 28- Fast-casual restaurant chain operator Noodles& Co said on Tuesday a recent data security incident may have compromised the security of payment information of some its customers. The company said the possible data security incident has affected customers who used debit or credit cards at some of its locations between Jan. 31 and June 2.

  • June 28- Fast-casual restaurant chain operator Noodles& Co said on Tuesday a recent data security incident may have compromised the security of payment information of some its customers. The possible data security incident has affected customers who used debit or credit cards at some of its locations between Jan. 31, 2016 and June 2, 2016.