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The operator of the U.K.'s third-biggest supermarket chain J Sainsbury, beat expectations on Tuesday with quarterly like-for-like sales (excluding fuel) rising by 3.6 percent. Analysts polled by Reuters had expected a rise of just 2.3 percent.
Justin King, CEO of Sainsbury's, tells CNBC that there are lots of components to the company's growth and price is only one of them.
CNBC finds out the answer at Southeast Asia's first event dedicated to the art of your morning brew.
Stewart Richardson, partner at RMG Wealth Management, tells CNBC that the UK consumer is in a difficult place and the government must do more to help the private sector.
The Agriculture Department says buying 400,000 tons of sugar from processors who have borrowed nearly $900 million is a possibility, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson; and Sallie James, Cato Institute, shares her opinions.
Sugar prices have fallen so low; they have put pressure on sugar processors. CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports the government support of sugar prices has been widely criticized for years.
U.S. sugar firms have borrowed $862 million to finance their operations. CNBC's John Carney and Kayla Tausche share their opinions on whether sugar deserves a bailout.
Improved weather is projected to result in a successful growing year, which could reduce the pressure on grain, livestock feed and consumer prices.
Patients allergic to gluten used to be the only ones to avoid it. But the gluten backlash is growing and so is the market for gluten-free products.
As the markets continue their march higher, investors will look to the tail end of fourth quarter earnings season for signs that corporate revenues and profits are improving. Next week, several retailers are expected to issue reports.
McDonald's February sales fell 1.5 percent amid stiff competition for customers who are spending more cautiously due to weak economic growth and higher taxes.
Starbucks said Thursday that it doesn't plan to change its offerings ahead of New York City's ban on large, sugary drinks that is scheduled to go into effect March 12.
After a difficult January, when shoppers first felt the effect of a payroll tax hike that lowered take-home pay by 2 percent, some retailers got a little relief in February from growing employment and a rising stock market.
Following are the events on Jim Cramer's radar as he develops strategy for the week ahead.
Workers at Chivas Brothers plant in Scotland have accidentally flushed thousands of gallons of the company's Scotch down the drain.
Rahul Sharma, founder and MD of NeevCapital, tells CNBC that traditional U.S. supermarkets have destroyed value over the past decade and valuations have fallen sharply.
The Subway Restaurants founder says regulations are hurting small companies and entrepreneurs. "If I started Subway today, Subway would not exist," Deluca told CNBC Wednesday.
Beer lovers have filed $5 million class-action lawsuits accusing Anheuser-Busch of watering down its Budweiser, Michelob and other brands.
Yum Brands Vice Chairman Sam Su told CNBC's Eunice Yoon China remains their best market despite the food scare, and plans to continue to focus on growth there.
Furniture retailer Ikea says it has halted all sales of meatballs in Sweden after Czech authorities detected horse meat.