SPRINGFIELD, Ill.-- Illinois is spending only about 7 percent of what federal officials say it should on smoking-prevention programs 15 years after a landmark settlement with tobacco companies over health risks, according to a study.» Read More
Outdoor chefs are in for an unhappy surprise as the grilling season approaches: The price of beef is pushing up the cost of a backyard barbecue.
Mother's Day is a big holiday for the $34 billion floral industry, and growers, wholesalers and florists are getting busy.
Talk about a Jedi mind trick — Madison Avenue wants in on Star Wars' "force."
LeapFrog introduced this week a LeapReader, an upgraded version of a five-year-old product Tag, that now teaches kids not only to read but also to write.
In the wake of the garment factory collapse in Bangladesh, retailers are looking to bring manufacturing back to the U.S., but it's not easy to do.
Anglo-Dutch consumer goods giant Unilever Plc will pay $5.4 billion to raise its stake in its Indian unit, in a bet on fast-growing spending power in Asia's third-largest economy.
The classic Twinkie will hit store shelves nationally by late July, Hostess Brands told NBC News.
New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn is expected on Monday to announce new legislation that would raise the legal age limit for the purchase of cigarettes from 18 to 21.
Everything you love on a breakfast menu—bacon, blueberry pancakes and glazed donuts—is now in a bottle, and packing a 70-percent proof punch.
Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia trimmed its losses in the first quarter, thanks to stronger Lumia smartphone sales.
WD-40 has been a staple in American households. Now, they aim to fix the world’s problems. "There's still lots of squeaks in China and lots of rust in Russia!" the CEO said.
Starbucks is cutting the suggested retail price of its bagged coffee sold in supermarkets, following similar moves by competitors amid falling commodity costs.
On Friday, Toys "R" Us Inc. pulled its IPO offering, facing declines in revenues, profits and comparable store sales. However, these are only symptoms of a larger issue facing the chain: a business model in desperate need of an overhaul.
Abnormally cold weather curbs consumer demand for spring goods and apparel, but some companies, including drug chains and dollar stores, are benefiting from the spring’s delay.
Domino's Pizza is slowing things down for its Homemade Pan Pizza, which "takes a bit longer to make" and features "fresh, never-frozen dough."
After a rocky few months, EA is hoping that new consoles will help breath new life into its gaming business.
Some traders are betting big that talk of a turnaround at Blackberry is over-hyped.
A "strong holiday lineup" of new products propelled Williams-Sonoma to better-than-expected quarterly earnings, company CEO Laura Alber told CNBC.
A simple decision to share your ZIP code with retailers can result in more junk mail heading your way, and more telemarketers disrupting your day, NBC reports.
J.C. Penney shares surged Monday after a research note flagged promising early customer response to the department store chain's weekend launch of Joe Fresh shops within its stores.