• Darden blames winter weather for lower sales Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 11:27 AM ET

    Darden Restaurants estimated its third-quarter earnings to be lower than expected, blaming severe winter weather for lower sales.

  • Incentives bring car buyers in during tough winter Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 10:48 AM ET
    Shopper looks at a Jeep Cherokee diesel at the Hollywood Chrysler Jeep dealership.

    US car sales for February fell over last year, but beat expectations. Carmakers offered big rewards to those willing to brave the storms.

  • FarmVille maker aims for big push into mobile Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 10:48 AM ET
    Zynga Inc. signage is displayed on the facade of the company's headquarters in San Francisco, California.

    Last April, Zynga promised shareholders that 2013 would be a "transition year." Soon, we'll start to see the fruits of that labor.

  • Deal? Men's Wearhouse swaps info with Jos A Bank Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 8:06 AM ET
    A pedestrian walks by a Men's Wearhouse store in New York.

    Men's Wearhouse said it had entered into a non-disclosure agreement with Jos. A. Bank and received a draft merger agreement.

  • Cash rewards, points & free shipping  Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 8:04 AM ET

    When people think of loyalty programs, they think of points and cash rewards, but these days, they need to be about much more. CNBC's Krystina Gustafson explains the importance of free shipping.

  • Comcast considers a spinoff of subscribers: Source Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 5:11 AM ET
    A Comcast field service technician arrives to install cable service at a residence in Reading, Pa.

    Comcast is considering spinning off 3 million subscribers into a publicly traded company, according to sources familiar with the matter.

  • Luxury lights up Geneva Motor Show Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 4:21 AM ET
    Protective covers sit over Opel automobiles, produced by General Motors Co., during preparations ahead of the 84th Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva

    Carmakers may be rolling out turbo-charged vehicles at the Motor Show in Geneva but carmakers are facing continuing uncertainty.

  • Apple puts iPhone on wheels with CarPlay Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 2:01 AM ET

    Tech titans are fighting hard to get their technology into your car. Apple just made a big move in that ongoing battle.

  • Ellen takes this selfie with fellow celebrities at the Academy Awards 2014.

    A selfie of host Ellen DeGeneres and stars including Meryl Streep and Jennifer Lawrence quickly became the most shared photo ever on Twitter.

  • '12 Years a Slave' wins best picture in Oscars Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 12:23 AM ET

    The slavery drama "12 Years a Slave" won the Academy Award for best picture on Sunday, making history as the first movie from a black director to win the film industry's highest honor.

  • It's official: Craft brewers are beating big beer Sunday, 2 Mar 2014 | 1:00 PM ET
    Holy City Brewing from Charleston, S.C.

    Despite a slowdown in traditional beer production, craft breweries are experiencing almost a 10 percent increase because of shifting consumer tastes.

  • Bud Light expands Lime-A-Rita family Sunday, 2 Mar 2014 | 9:19 AM ET

    At a time when beer sales are slumping, Bud Light is finding success with its line of margarita-flavored malt beverages.

  • Which membership pays off: AAA or Amazon? Saturday, 1 Mar 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    A Costco store in Alhambra, Calif.

    Paying for a company's annual membership may not save you much money. How to make memberships pay for warehouse clubs, theme parks, Amazon and more.

  • Mitsubishi's high-tech plan for distracted drivers Friday, 28 Feb 2014 | 5:35 PM ET

    Mitsubishi has announced a new streamlined cockpit electronics system that predicts and displays the tools a driver will likely need.

  • J. Crew in preliminary talks to be sold: WSJ  Friday, 28 Feb 2014 | 4:19 PM ET

    The Wall Street Journal is reporting on preliminary talks between J.Crew and Japan's Fast Retailing, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • TGI Fridays in talks to sell itself: Sources Friday, 28 Feb 2014 | 4:01 PM ET
    Pedestrians walk past a T.G.I. Friday's in New York.

    TGI Fridays, the global casual dining chain known for its red-striped canopies, is in advanced talks to sell itself to TriArtisan Capital Partners.

  • Grubhub orders up an IPO Friday, 28 Feb 2014 | 3:54 PM ET
    In this Aug. 10, 2013, file photo, a GrubHub sticker is displayed next to photographs of items on the menu in the window of a restaurant in New York's Times Square.

    Online delivery company GrubHub plans to raise up to $100 million through an IPO.

  • Stock picks with star potential  Friday, 28 Feb 2014 | 3:30 PM ET

    "Do it yourself "investor Wayne Smalls, Health & Human Services Dept. engineer, discusses his market outlook and best stock plays right now.

  • Darden uses lobster claws on critical analysts Friday, 28 Feb 2014 | 12:27 PM ET

    Darden Restaurants isn't just defending itself against activists. It's also trying keep critical analysts out of the public eye.

  • Court: No driving and texting, but yes to... Friday, 28 Feb 2014 | 11:08 AM ET
    California permits looking at maps on your smartphone while driving.

    A California appellate court decided that looking at a cellphone screen to use maps and other apps while driving is legal, the Los Angeles Times reported.

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