Food Retail


  • Dunkin' Brands CEO on IPO     Wednesday, 27 Jul 2011 | 11:30 AM ET

    Nigel Travis, Dunkin Brands CEO weighs in on the food company's stunning Wall Street debut and how he plans to brew up profits.

  • Dunkin Shares Soar on Open     Wednesday, 27 Jul 2011 | 10:52 AM ET

    The Squawk on the Street team reports on Dunkin Brands' stunning debut.

  • Dunkin IPO Prices at $19 a Share     Wednesday, 27 Jul 2011 | 8:50 AM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports on the food company's initial public offering on the Nasdaq.

  • Dunkin's Sweet Deals     Tuesday, 26 Jul 2011 | 1:43 PM ET

    A look at who's really getting rich from the company's IPO, with CNBC's Kate Kelly.

  • Will Whole Foods Deliver?     Tuesday, 26 Jul 2011 | 1:34 PM ET

    Discussing whether the food retailer will continue to deliver strong sales and profits, with Karen Short, BMO Capital Markets, and Andrew Wolf, BB&T Capital Markets.

  • McDonald's to Add Apple Slices in Every Happy Meal Tuesday, 26 Jul 2011 | 10:38 AM ET

    McDonald's says it is adding apple slices to every Happy Meal, part of the chain's larger push to paint itself as a healthy place to eat.

  • Amazing Things Made of Chocolate Tuesday, 26 Jul 2011 | 8:49 AM ET
    Ever wonder what life would be like if you lived in Willy Wonka’s world? Think chocolate rooms, clothing and even a car. We did, so we scoured the globe to find some of the most amazing things made of chocolate. What we found were some chocolate makers who let their imaginations run wild, creating some truly unique edible objects that may surprise you. And you don’t have to be a chocoholic to appreciate these finer things in life. But we didn’t stop there, because some people took their love of

    We scoured the globe to find some of the most amazing things made of chocolate. We found some truly unique edible objects that may surprise you.

  • America's Favorite Chocolate Candies Friday, 22 Jul 2011 | 11:02 AM ET
    It should come as no surprise that Americans have a sweet tooth. According to SymphonyIRI Group, a Chicago-based market research firm, people in the US spent more than $7 billion dollars for individual-sized chocolate candy bars, bags and boxes in just one year. But where is the bulk of that money going? Here, we take a look at those best selling individual sized chocolate candies that are satisfying American’s sugar fix. What you’ll find is that oldies are still goodies – many of the top ten ha

    Americans have a sweet tooth. Click ahead to take a look at the top ten bestselling individual-sized chocolate candies that are satisfying America’s sugar fix.

  • Chipotle CFO Talks Growth     Wednesday, 20 Jul 2011 | 6:30 PM ET

    Chipotle Mexican Grill CFO Jack Hartung discusses the company's growth, with Mad Money host Jim Cramer. "We continue to focus on quality- not quantity," he says.

  • Buy McDonald's on CMG Dip?     Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011 | 5:25 PM ET

    As Chipotle Mexican stock dips in after hour trading, should you buy McDonald's? The Fast Money traders discuss.

  • Target Is Hiring — And Options Bulls Are Buying Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011 | 11:24 AM ET

    Ahead of its earnings report in mid-August, the retailer has announced plans to add 6,300 employees. Some early birds have jumped in to buy more than 6,000 August 50 calls for $1.63.

  • Yum Brands Reports Earnings     Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 5:30 PM ET

    Speaking to the sluggish US performance, management says "we expect to improve on these very disappointing results by the fourth quarter," with the Fast Money team.

  • CNBC.com Market Outlook     Friday, 8 Jul 2011 | 6:12 PM ET

    The week's top business news and investment advice, including retail picks, gaming stocks and railway bets.

  • Hot Dog Eating Contest Gives Nathan's Huge Exposure Tuesday, 5 Jul 2011 | 3:32 PM ET
    Nathan's Hot Dog Contest

    Companies spend millions of dollars of naming stadiums and doing athlete sponsorship deals, but, as yesterday proved once again, Nathan's has the best marketing deal in sports.

  • Casino Warns Carrefour It Can Halt Brazil Deal Tuesday, 5 Jul 2011 | 1:10 AM ET

    France's Casino warned archrival Carrefour on Monday that a merger of its Brazil unit and the country's biggest retailer, Grupo Pao de Acucar, could not go ahead without its consent.

  • Could Competitive Eating Become a Global Sport? Monday, 4 Jul 2011 | 5:21 AM ET
    NEW YORK - JULY 4: Joey Chestnut (L) of San Jose, California holds up the American flag and his champion belt after defeating Takeru Kobayashi of Nagano, Japan and Patrick "deep dish" Bertoletti in the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July hot dog eating contest on July 4, 2009 in Coney Island in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Chestnut defeated Kobayashi with eating 68 to his 64.5 hotdogs. Kobayashi won six previous competitions before tying last year with Chestnut. (Photo by Yana Paskova/Getty

    The 'Superbowl' of speed eating, the Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest, held on July 4 on Coney Island, could become a global sport, its organizer told CNBC.com, as the event enters its 96th year.

  • Gloomy Consumers Hit UK Retailers Hard Thursday, 30 Jun 2011 | 5:45 AM ET

    The gloom which has descended on the British high street, with shop closures and well-known chains collapsing, is set to continue as consumers cut back, Mike Dennis, senior consumer analyst at MF Global, told CNBC Thursday.

  • Woman bagging groceries

    For Cost of Living, Southern states offer the best bang for your buck in CNBC’s Top States for Business 2011 study.

  • Meat Glut Leads to Price Cuts?     Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 5:45 PM ET

    A 17.2% year over year increase in total meat in cold storage could curb demand for fresh meat, discuss the Fast Money traders.

  • Gas Prices May Be Falling, But Food Keeps Going Up Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 1:24 PM ET

    Falling gas prices are easing the pain at the pump, but surging food costs are still causing consumers to get gored at the grocery store.

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