Wal-Mart Stores's quarterly profit just missed Wall Street expectations on Thursday, with sales down 1.4 percent at its Walmart U.S. stores open at least a year.» Read More
Belgian brewer InBev said on Monday that U.S. antitrust regulators have asked it for additional information regarding its planned takeover of Budweiser beer maker Anheuser-Busch.
When Honora Wolfe and her husband moved to the outskirts of Boulder, Colorado, she wanted an environmentally friendly way to commute to her job as a bookshop owner in the city.
Electric bikes range in price from a couple hundred dollars to several thousand. The types that are available vary depending on the country. Some models available in the U.S. and France:
U.S. consumer credit expanded at the fastest rate in seven months in June as Americans turned to their credit cards to keep up spending in the face of rising food and energy costs.
The pitter-patter of little feet and the high-pitched cries of infants may seem louder lately, but it's music to the ears of many companies that cater to infants and children.
A new no-calorie sweetener jointly developed by Coca-Cola and Cargill will go on sale for the first time on Wednesday. The sweetener, named Truvia, is made from the leaves of stevia, an herb grown in South America and Asia.
High gas prices and falling real estate values have Americans hurting, but the current economic downturn is also hitting the wealthy according to a new CNBC/Portfolio.com “Wealth in America” report.
High gasoline prices are making life especially tough for delivery-driven businesses, but the floral gift industry at least is finding a little more cooperation can be part of the solution.
High-end consumers are still shopping, but they are doing so with caution according to some executives from the high-end retail and recreational busines sector.
Two billion dollars was pulled out of UBS's wealth management division in the first quarter. It's difficult to say how much of the loss stemmed from the subprime crisis, but smaller banks in Switzerland have been picking up business from the troubled market leader.
When Rene Obermann took over Deutsche Telekom at the end of 2006 he was tasked with the firm's struggling domestic operations. But his non-domestic challenges have been—and continue to be—plentiful.
Investors are watching Russian beer venture BBH and struggling Anglo-Irish Bank, both of which report earnings Wednesday.
Bankruptcy filings by U.S. consumers jumped 47.7 percent in April from one year ago as families cope with fallout from the subprime mortgage crisis, the American Bankruptcy Institute said Friday.
U.S. rice futures rose to a fresh all-time high on Wednesday on worries about supply shortages which have triggered political unrest and export restrictions designed to protect dwindling domestic stocks.
Investment bank bailouts, home foreclosures and job losses have spread economic gloom through America but in New York, at least, there's one industry still weathering the storm -- high-end weddings.
Procter & Gamble said on Tuesday its board of directors had approved a 14 percent rise in its quarterly dividend to 40 cents per share.
The vacancy rate at U.S. strip malls rose to the highest level since 1996 in the first quarter of 2008, while that for big malls reached levels unseen since 2002, research firm Reis said on Friday.
Sony's $699 32-inch LCD TV set is seen as a challenge to low-cost manufacturers, but low end makers aren't shaking in their boots
Americans may be drinking less, but they're drinking better.