Kroger rose$. 34 or 1.0 percent, to $35.52. Safeway fell$. 18 or. 7 percent, to $23.94. Supervalu rose$. 27 or 4.3 percent, to $6.49.» Read More
When was the last time you heard of brand love so strong, it inspired customers to break into song? Well that's exactly what happened when Wegmans, a grocery chain with a cult-like fan base, opened its first store in Massachusetts.
We caught up with brewing pioneer Ken Grossman to talk about Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. and the business of craft beer: past, present and future.
Here's the latest "Six Pack," a look at six news items that have consumers buzzing in the world of beer, wine and spirits, as we head into the weekend. This week, a look at Dos Equis food trucks, Sam Adams earnings, and more.
CEO Donald Knauss told CNBC Clorox was faced with $140 million to $150 million more in commodities costs, and that meant raising prices on its household cleaners, bleach and other consumer products.
Although consumers have been steadily shifting to private-label foods and beverages, the shift may be born out of necessity rather than a deliberate choice on the part of the consumer, according to the findings of a new report from NPD Group.
Stock sell-offs can make for attractive buying opportunities, but Cramer said not all stocks are worth buying on a pullback.
Introducing Consumer Nation “Six Pack” — a look at six news items that have consumers buzzing in the world of beer, wine and spirits, as we head into the weekend.
Wal-Mart will offer its online shoppers a “pay with cash” option. The program plays to Wal-Mart’s key customer, a low-income consumer who may have little access to credit cards and banking options.
"I have no idea how Wal-Mart operates but I do know how Mexico operates," former foreign minister Jorge Castaneda told CNBC's Squawk on the Street Monday.
If you're worried about how yours might fare during a downturn, consider a recession-proof industry, which caters to ongoing demands.
Priceline.com is profiting from the old adage that good things come to those who wait, offering last-minute hotel and car bookers ways to get discounts through its mobile application.
For the first time in history, it may be considered frugal to eat out!
Market research firm NPD Group says that 80 percent of morning meals are purchased from fast food establishments and research shows that people care less about the price of their breakfast than any other meal because it’s so much about convenience and speed.
Through an 18 month period, we saw our overall cost of goods increase 40% and we challenged ourselves to take on the brunt of the impact.
Consumers have been squeezed – and it shows in their purchasing behavior. In our business, each 1% increase in price typically reduces consumption by 1%.
With interest rates so low, the story of 2011 was the hunt for yield. As a result, a tremendous amount of money flowed into tobacco stocks. But 2012 is a different story — at least with U.S.-based brands.
Regional distribution for many craft brewers is limited, the demand is not. The category continues to show consistent growth year after year and the question facing many brewers is how to best meet increased demand.
Consumer-staples retailers are undergoing abrupt changes to their industry. The latest example is the battle over Americans' grocery purchases being waged by traditional supermarkets, dollar-discount stores, big-box department stores and wholesale clubs.
The organic food maker Annie's has doubled since its IPO last week and is up about 9 percent today. Francis Gaskins, IPODesktop.com editor/president, offers insight on the trade.
Retailers may want to take a hard look at Pinterest if they aren't already doing so. Evidence continues to suggest the social media website is a good way to generate customer leads. That's certainly the experience Wayfair, an ecommerce company that sells home furnishings, is having.