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Investing in restaurants has a bad name. But plenty of people find ways to run restaurants profitably and make a good deal of money from the enterprise.
What Costco does is contrary to popular wisdom. It doesn’t advertise, doesn’t tell you where to find things, has a limited array of products, and members must pay up front to shop there. Costco sold $93 billion in merchandise in 2011 to its millions of members.
Costco’s low prices and bare-bones operation have not only changed how people shop, but how much they buy.
Fast-food chains have some stiff competition when it comes to drawing hungry, budget-conscious people on the go. Big box destinations such as Costco, Ikea, and Home Depot are making it easy for customers not just to pick up a new couch, but also grab a bite to eat in the process.
Some couples are turning to membership warehouse clubs for substantial savings on things like flowers, food, and even engagement rings.
Customers of warehouse stores may believe they’re paying for a chance to save money, but some experts think membership fees actually cause consumers to spend more.
Check out the “Mad Money” host’s “Game Plan.”
CNBC's Jane Wells has the story on the backlash against the beef industry's so called "pink slime."
The organic food maker Annie's has doubled since its IPO last week and is up about 9 percent today. Francis Gaskins, IPODesktop.com editor/president, offers insight on the trade.
While Americans enjoyed this year's record-breaking March warmth, unseasonably mild temperatures could damage crops and have a big impact on food prices, reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.
Burger King is spending about $750 million over the next 12 months to introduce 10 new items across the country. R.J. Hottovy, Morningstar restaurant analyst and Nick Setyan, Wedbush Securities senior equity analyst, weigh in on how to play the fast food space.
“Pink slime” — officially called “lean finely textured beef” — is getting a bum rap, Gov. Sam Brownback said Friday. And he wants consumers and purveyors to know that it’s a “safe, wholesome product.”
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports on the busiest week for IPOs in more than a year.
Three governors plan to tour pink slime maker Beef Products's plant in Nebraska to show their support for the company and the several thousand jobs it creates.
Tofutti develops and distributes dairy-free foods, frozen desserts and cheese products. David Mintz, the founder, chairman & CEO of Tofutti Brands, offers insight.
Forecasts for an increasingly crowded and competitive market have not deterred “fro-yo” companies from embarking on ambitious expansion plans to capture an increasingly health-conscious U.S. consumer.
Two supermarket chains said Thursday they will join the growing list of stores that will no longer sell beef that includes an additive with the unappetizing moniker "pink slime."
As energy prices soar, Wall Street is studying whether consumer spending on food is slowing. Discussing which companies should be on your radar, with David Palmer, UBS sector head of the consumer group.
CNBC's Herb Greenberg reports Dunkin' Donuts announced same store sales are strong, however, new unit openings are lagging actual openings.
This year, voters chose 10 shops from across the country to receive the Best Brew Award. Find out who the winners are.