PORTLAND, Maine— After eyeing a piece of haddock on the supermarket counter, a customer scans a code and finds out the fish was caught in the waters of Georges Bank and learns the name of the fishing boat— and maybe even sees a picture of the smiling, rain-slickened fisherman who reeled it in. Welcome to the future of buying New England seafood. In an era when many...» Read More
Munich's world famous Oktoberfest doesn't kick off for another 12 days and it's already off to a tough start.
There is some concern that the political uncertainty surrounding the election and looming fiscal cliff could rattle consumers heading into the all-important holiday season.
With the recent New York City regulation on soft drinks, PepsicCo, hopes to makes its sodas healthier.
Dark clouds may have rolled in over Labor Day, but fret not ladies: Fashion's Night Out is here to cheer you up.
On August 21, a Chinese fisherman caught a rare fish worth over $475,000. As impressive a haul as that is, it didn’t represent the highest known payday for something caught from the sea.
You may have a hard time finding the beers of Brooklyn Brewery west of Minnesota, but if you live in Stockholm, Sweden, you're in luck.
MillerCoors' Blue Moon Brewery's new beer is the result of a yearlong contest timed to roll out on the day of the blue moon.
Dale Katechis became the first craft brewery in the country to put craft beer exclusively in a can.
Tennis star Maria Sharapova has scored countless sponsorships with major brands - but now she is out with a brand of her own.
Summer may be over, but Corona wants to keep you thinking about its brand.
The extreme heat wilting crop harvests across the U.S. is exerting a “big” toll on input prices, the chief executive of Sunny Delight told CNBC Wednesday, issuing a call for the government to suspend mandates that divert corn into biofuels.
A drought that has ravaged U.S. crops and sent key commodity prices surging has yet to take a toll on Annie’s pricing or its bottom line, the CEO told CNBC in an interview Wednesday.
It’s an age-old battle. “Miller Time” versus “The King of Beers.” Typically the stuff of TV ads, this week it played out on the presidential campaign trail.
Food inflation is going to pick up next year, but Whole Foods should manage it easily, the upscale grocer’s co-CEO told CNBC’s “Closing Bell” on Tuesday.
Spending at small retailers in the U.S. slowed in July from the same time last year, reaching the lowest growth level for the last 12 months, according to a new report.
As kids head back-to-school, parents focus on replenishing and replacing kids’ gear, but this year even the basics have gotten more complicated.
While the average retailer in the U.K. ran discounts in the 30-50% range during June/July clearance period, the Abercrombie brand stubbornly stayed on the sidelines.
With the Jubilee followed by the Olympics it is good to be British this year. So does that must mean its good to be a retailer in the U.K. this year? Not exactly.
Consumer staples companies have been consistently beating earnings estimates so far this quarter. With several big names reporting in the week ahead, the question is: Will the trend continue?
After two years in the making, Target opened its first CityTarget stores Wednesday in Chicago, Los Angeles and Seattle. In October, two more CityTarget locations will open in Los Angeles and San Francisco.