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Both the Government Accountability Office and the Environmental Working Group, a research and advocacy organization, recommend in reports being released Wednesday that bottled water be labeled with the same level of information municipal water providers must disclose.
PepsiCo Chief Executive Indra Nooyi said Thursday she is not concerned about the potential for Moody's to downgrade the company's credit rating if it succeeds in acquiring its two largest bottlers Pepsi Botting Group and PepsiAmericas.
Kimberly-Clark said Thursday that it would cut about 1,600 salaried jobs, or roughly 3 percent of its workforce and take up to $150 million in charges as it tries to become more competitive in the recession.
The Procter & Gamble board is meeting after published reports that it's ready to act on a long-anticipated CEO succession plan.
Online classified ads service Craigslist will get rid of its "erotic services" category that critics called a front for prostitution, replacing it with an adult category that will be reviewed by Web site employees, state attorneys general announced Wednesday.
Hedge fund manager Bill Ackman said Pershing Square Capital Management's proxy fight with Target isn't about poor management at the discount retailer. Instead, it is about building a more qualified board.
McDonald's Corp reported a 6.9 percent rise in April sales at restaurants open at least 13 months, as strength in the United States helped offset the impact of the stronger dollar.
Consumers fell further behind on their credit card bills in March even as lenders worked to reduce their exposure to delinquency and default, a top credit bureau executive told Reuters.
More companies like Ford, GM and JetBlue are throwing a lifeline to laid off customers with refunds or payment protection.
MGM Mirage says it has received a waiver from lenders on its $7 billion senior credit facility to avoid defaulting on loans
MGM Mirage is not in discussions at the moment to sell any of its properties, though it remains open to offers, according to a person familiar with the situation.
Retailers, fast food restaurants and consumer goods manufacturers are seeing a strong response as frugal consumers try to weather the economic downtown.
Looking to cash in on nostalgia, many companies are updating hit dolls and games of the past to appeal to a new generation of kids.
This year the holiday falls on a Saturday, already one of the busiest and most profitable day for restaurants. Restaurant operators prefer the holiday to fall on a weekday to maximize profits on a day that would normally be slower.
Consumers will be shielded from increases in interest rates on existing account balances on their credit cards under new rules being adopted by federal regulators.
Shares of Philip Morris International, the world's largest non-state-owned cigarette maker, rose as much as 5 percent Monday morning in their first day of trading after the company was spun off from Altria Group.
Starbucks Corp is testing $1 coffees and free refills, The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, as the global coffee chain faces increasing competition from fast-food rivals.
Ever get bored drinking just plain water? Sure. But you don't want the sweet stuff they add to some brands, and you haven't got a slice of lime handy. Now there's a new option: Hint water, with - you guessed it - just a hint of flavor.
Are you shuffling through an array of credit cards, debit cards and loyalty cards every time you approach a cashier? A new device called icache lets you consolidate all your cards into one, plus you get a big boost in security. The device and the company’s President, Jack Harvey, are featured on this week’s “Innovations.”