July 29- Activist investor Carl Icahn cut his stake in Family Dollar Stores Inc, a day after the company agreed to be bought by rival discount chain Dollar Tree Inc for $8.5 billion. Icahn said he was "determined" to dispose part of his stake rather than wait for the deal to close or for higher offers to emerge.» Read More
LONDON, Feb 18- Poundland, Europe's largest single-price discount retailer, plans a 750 million pound flotation on the London Stock Exchange, cashing in on the recession-proof allure of goods that sell for just one pound.
Beef has never been more expensive, and rarely more controversial. From top-end T-bone to Big Mac, the future of the beef industry is at stake.
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge heard testimony Friday from attorneys for the city of Irwindale, Calif., and the owner of the Sriracha plant.
CNBC anchorman Geoff Cutmore gave his best impression of Ron Burgundy on Squawk Box Europe this morning.
The halal food market has huge potential for growth after being largely neglected in the U.K.
A distribution model popular in Europe could finally give U.S. grocery stores a solid online footing.
At least nine City Council members back legislation to require most retailers to charge customers 10 cents for each bag.
After Danish brewer Carlsberg announced disappointing second quarter profits, the company's CEO placed the blame firmly on Russia, where a raft of legislation has heavily regulated the sale of alcohol.
Tesco has unveiled a brand new concept store in the UK in Watford. Tesco Extra is the latest experiment in transforming the supermarket into a retail destination.
Investors will be scanning retail earnings reports, due out over the next few weeks, for the lessons they hold about the back-to-school shopping season, the second-busiest retail period.
In a survey of U.S. and Canadian grocery shoppers, Trader Joe's, Publix Supermarkets and Whole Foods earned some of the highest marks.
A recent discovery of an English counterfeit scheme has raised wide concerns about food safety.
Despite experiencing the coldest spring in 50 years, U.K. consumers beat the weather by posting a rise in retail sales, according to a new survey released Tuesday.
Wal-Mart said Monday it will offer a money-back guarantee on produce sold in its U.S. stores as it tries to gain share in the grocery business.
Wrigley has temporarily halted the production of its Alert caffeinated gum as the FDA's investigates the safety of caffeine-added foods.
Green Mountain announced it's extending its partnership with Starbucks and delivered earnings that topped expectations. GMCR shares jumped after-hours.
Dollar General posted a higher quarterly profit on Monday as increased sales of food and other basics helped drive growth despite consumers' concerns about the economy.
Furniture retailer IKEA's Swedish meatballs are returning to the menu after last month's horse meat scare, with new supply chain controls "from farm to fork," the company's head of foods said.
Improved weather is projected to result in a successful growing year, which could reduce the pressure on grain, livestock feed and consumer prices.
Moves by Indonesia's President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono to put his finance minister in charge of the central bank is leading to concerns that he may be seeking someone more malleable to run the state coffers in the run up to next year's elections.