Food Retail


  • Japanese Turn Against Whaling Friday, 22 Feb 2013 | 12:20 AM ET

    Japan's declining appetite for whale meat is nothing new; but is the country also losing patience with its whaling industry? The answer is yes, according to a new report that highlights the huge cost to the Japanese taxpayer of sustaining its whaling fleet. The GlobalPost reports.

  • Walmart Stock is Fair Valued: Analyst     Thursday, 21 Feb 2013 | 5:45 AM ET

    Patrick McKeever, equity analyst at MKM Partners LLC, has neutral rating on Walmart, adding the company is well-capitalized and has lots of cash on the balance sheet.

  • AP Photo/LM Otero, File

    Hackers breached the Twitter account of fast-food chain Burger King, posting the online equivalent of graffiti and sometimes making little sense.

  • Burger Wars: McDonald's or Burger King?     Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 12:21 PM ET

    Hedge fund manager Bill Ackman disclosed his stake in Burger King and the stock is higher. The FMHR traders make their case for either Burger King or McDonald's.

  • Wal-Mart Stores Inc's British supermarket arm, Asda, said on Thursday it had discovered horse DNA in its beef bolognese sauce and was withdrawing that product and three others from its stores.

  • What's in Warren Buffett's Fridge?     Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 9:10 PM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Just take a look at his portfolio to find out. CNBC's Chloe Cho and Deirdre Wang-Morris discuss the wizard of Omaha's food-related stocks in light of his recent purchase of ketchup maker Heinz.

  • Horsemeat Discoveries 'Tip of the Iceberg': Lawmakers Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 1:52 AM ET
    Findus Beef Lasagne found to contain 60 percent horse meat.

    Discoveries so far of horsemeat in products sold as beef are likely to be the "tip of the iceberg", a British parliamentary report into the scandal said on Thursday.

  • Single? Celebrate Anti-Valentine's Day     Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 12:11 AM ET

    The lovestruck aren't the only ones making Valentine's Day a profitable holiday. CNBC's Sri Jegarajah investigates how the lovelorn are celebrating in their own way as well.

  • Higher Taxes Put the Brakes on Retail Spending Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 8:33 AM ET

    Retail sales barely rose in January as tax increases and higher gasoline prices restrained spending. Separately, import and export prices rose slightly less than expected in the month.

  • Don Meij, CEO, Domino's Pizza tells CNBC says more and more consumers in Australia are using mobile phones to order pizza. He says Domino's Pizza is growing its online presence and digital platforms.

  • Eva Longoria on Obama's Leadership & Lay's     Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 9:40 AM ET

    Actor, producer, political activist, and Frito-Lay representative Eva Longoria visits "Squawk on the Street" after ringing the NYSE's opening bell. (5:45)

  • PepsiCo is rolling out a Mountain Dew for the morning, Kickstart, which has the Dew flavor plus juice, vitamins B and C and BAM! an extra jolt of caffeine.

  • McDonald’s Almost Out of Arrows: Analyst Friday, 8 Feb 2013 | 2:41 PM ET

    McDonald's January sales fell globally and one analyst expects these declines to continue. Here's why.

  • Horses stand in a pasture

    Testing has confirmed that beef lasagna produced by food manufacturer Findus contained horsemeat, Britain's Food Standards Agency (FSA) said on Thursday.

  • Styrofoam Could Come Off NYC's Takeout Menu Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 11:32 AM ET

    Could Styrofoam containers get 86'd from the menu of takeout food options in the nation's biggest city?

  • R.J. Hottovy, Morningstar senior restaurant analyst, discusses the hit Yum Brands is taking after the company warned of lower profit in China. Meanwhile, General Motors posted a record month for sales in China, with CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • Battle For Bankrupt Hostess     Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013 | 2:33 PM ET

    The Hostess bankruptcy has been off the front pages for a while. Peter Kaufman, Gordian Group, is representing the bakery union in the company's sale, and offers the latest in the debacle.

  • KFC parent Yum Brands on Tuesday said time, not ad spending, is the cure for a steep sales decline in China that was sparked by a food safety scare.

  • Options Action: Will Chipotle Get Roasted?     Monday, 4 Feb 2013 | 5:45 PM ET

    Tracking how options traders are betting on Chipotle, with Brian Stutland, Stutland Volatility Group.

  • Yum! Brands Q4 Earnings Out     Monday, 4 Feb 2013 | 4:50 PM ET

    Yum! Brands reports Q4 earnings per share of $0.83 and revenue of $4.15 billion, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.