Consumer Discretionary


  • Dunkin' Donuts: Excited about Asia business     Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 8:46 PM ET

    Nigel Travis, Chairman & CEO of Dunkin' Brands, remains upbeat about the firm's expansion plans beyond the U.S. despite challenges in markets like South Korea.

  • Is stevia a safe substitute for sugar?     Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 7:49 PM ET

    Robert Brooke, CEO, Stevia First, introduces the origins of stevia and describes why it is "a great alternative" to sugar.

  • Burger King sells gay pride Whopper Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 7:50 PM ET
    The Proud Whopper by Burger King

    Burger King has concocted yet another way to have it your way: a gay pride burger.

  • JC Penney appeals Macy's, Martha Stewart ruling Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 5:39 PM ET

    JC Penney appealed a New York state court ruling that found it had interfered with a contract between Macy's and Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia.

  • Apple signs up nine more car makers for CarPlay Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 4:52 PM ET

    With the smartphone battle spilling into the driver's seat, Apple has signed up nine more manufacturers for CarPlay, Re/code reports.

  • NYC's Belgian restaurants take in soccer rush Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 4:31 PM ET
    Belgium fans gather at Petite Abeille on 20th Street in Manhattan to watch the FIFA World Cup.

    One restaurant's Belgian roots—combined with the buzz around Team USA—should yield huge crowds for Tuesday's big game.

  • Pumpkin beer? In July?!? Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 4:27 PM ET

    Nothing says "Happy Fourth of July" like…pumpkin beer!?! Southern Tier Brewing releases Pumking Imperial Ale this month.

  • T-Mobile bogus charges in 'hundreds of millions' Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 3:52 PM ET
    Ad from home page of T-Mobile website

    The FTC filed a complaint against T-Mobile USA, alleging that the wireless provider added unauthorized charges customers' bills.

  • Chicago hot dog chain to sell for $1B: Sources Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 3:22 PM ET

    Berkshire Partners is in advanced talks to acquire Portillo's for close to $1 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.

  • Bullish on housing: Pro     Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 2:49 PM ET

    Tim Rood, The Collingwood Group chairman, discusses the state of the housing market.

  • Booked! 20 busiest airports for July 4 travel Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 2:48 PM ET
    Passengers at the McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas.

    The Friday start to the long holiday weekend is shaping up to be the busiest travel day of the summer, according to forecasts.

  • Exotic meats: Something worth yakkin' about? Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 1:22 PM ET
    A camel cheeseburger and alligator sausage with sauce piquante from the Dark Side of the Moo food truck.

    Dark Side of the Moo is a New Jersey food truck that serves up meats like yak, camel and kangaroo ... here's how and why.

  • Insana: Wild pent up demand for cars     Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 1:05 PM ET

    General Motors has recalled 29 million vehicles worldwide this year. CNBC Contributor Ron Insana, and CNBC's Phil LeBeau, discuss at what point recalls will impact GM sales and how rising interest rates will impact auto financing.

  • How Panera Bread is fighting US food insecurity Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 12:39 PM ET
    Panera Cares Community Cafe opened in Center Plaza, with a pay-as-you-can approach. "I'm homeless and still gave, cause I want others to have," said Wayne Gilchrist, who lives under a bridge in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

    Panera Bread's pay-what-you-like cafes offer a window on Americans who are still battling food insecurity after the recession's end.

  • Why I'm worried about youth unemployment: CEO Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 12:29 PM ET
    Employees at a Hardee's Restaurant in Pasadena, MD.

    The CEO of the chain that own's Hardee's and Carl's Jr. took some heat for an op-ed on youth and unemployment. Here's his rebuttal.

  • Goal! Brewers score with soccer partnerships Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 11:57 AM ET

    Craft brewers are boosting their brands by partnering with local soccer teams, a move that is paying off amid the World Cup frenzy.

  • Audi's conquest story     Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 11:48 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau speaks to Scott Keogh, Audi of America president, about where the company is getting its strength in sales and the automakers big bet on tech.

  • Graco recalls parts for 1.9M infant car seats Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 11:30 AM ET
    Graco Recall: 403,000 More Child Car Seats Added To Last Month's Recall.

    Graco is recalling approximately 1.9 million harness buckles after a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration investigation.

  • Southwest goes international, charts expansion Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 10:53 AM ET
    A Southwest Airlines Co. Boeing 737-7H4.

    Southwest Airlines is launching three flights to the Caribbean after 43 years of steadily expanding in the continental U.S.

  • Henkel's growth strategy     Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 10:26 AM ET

    With new manufacturing data hitting today, Kasper Rorsted, Henkel CEO, discusses the health of the global consumer and where Henkel is looking to expand.