Cerberus struck a $9 billion-plus deal to buy grocery giant Safeway—a tie-up that should be a win for the consumer.» Read More
FORT WORTH, Texas, March 4, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- Galderma Laboratories, L.P., makers of Cetaphil ® products, the #1 dermatologist-recommended line of cleansers and moisturizers, is excited to announce the launch of Cetaphil ® Gentle Skin Cleansing Cloths.
NEW YORK, March 4, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- Fashion designer, Kenneth Cole, renowned for his wit and provocative play on words, brings his creative edge to the launch of MANKIND. The fragrance, a bold aromatic scent, was created by Claude Dir, Perfumer at Givaudan and Parlux Ltd. in collaboration with Kenneth Cole.
Kroger rose$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $41.99. Safeway rose$. 57 or 1.5 percent, to $38.02. Supervalu rose$. 13 or 2.0 percent, to $6.60.
March 3- U.S. tobacco company RJ Reynolds is exploring a bid for rival Lorillard Inc, the Financial Times reported, citing people familiar with the situation. The deal is expected to value Lorillard Inc, known for its Newport menthol cigarettes, in excess of $20 billion, the paper reported.
Kroger fell$. 31 or. 7 percent, to $41.63. Safeway rose$. 23 or. 6 percent, to $37.68. Supervalu fell$. 01 or. 2 percent, to $6.46.
Kroger fell$. 34 or. 8 percent, to $41.60. Safeway fell$. 08 or. 2 percent, to $37.37. Supervalu fell$. 01 or. 1 percent, to $6.47.
HARRISBURG, Pa., March 3, 2014/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- To ensure consumers have access to the best Pennsylvania wines, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board today announced a regulatory change eliminating the requirement that a licensed Limited Winery cannot sell wine at the winery for less than that same wine sells at Fine Wine& Good Spirits stores.
LOS ANGELES, March 3, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- Drinks Americas, the exclusive United States broker for leading premium authentic Mexican beers currently present in over 32 states, today is proud to announce that in October 2013 it signed with Republic National Distributing Company for the distribution of their authentic premium Mexican Day of the Dead Craft Beer throughout Colorado, a state known for craft brewery.
DENVER, March 3, 2014-- Marley Coffee, the sustainably grown, ethically farmed and artisan-roasted gourmet coffee company, will launch seven new products at the Company's exhibit during the Natural Products Expo West trade show in Anaheim, CA from March 7 to 9.
CINCINNATI, OH and AIRPORT CITY, Israel, March 3, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- SodaStream International, Ltd., the leading manufacturer of home beverage carbonation systems, today announced a strategic agreement with Sunny Delight Beverages Co., a leading producer of juice-based drinks, to co-develop SunnyD Tangy Original Orange, Orange-Strawberry and other flavors exclusively for the SodaStream home beverage carbonation system.
At a time when beer sales are slumping, Bud Light is finding success with its line of margarita-flavored malt beverages.
Kroger rose $1.80 or 4.5 percent, to $41.94. Safeway rose$. 14 or. 4 percent, to $37.45. Supervalu rose$. 03 or. 5 percent, to $6.47.
TGI Fridays, the global casual dining chain known for its red-striped canopies, is in advanced talks to sell itself to TriArtisan Capital Partners.
Online delivery company GrubHub plans to raise up to $100 million through an IPO.
ATLANTA, Feb. 28, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- The Buckhead Wine Festival will return to Andrews Entertainment District this spring with an even more impressive selection of wines, spirits and craft beers.
POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Feb. 28, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- LOGIC Technology, makers of premium electronic cigarettes, today announced the results of the latest report from Nielsen's C-Track Database and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, indicating LOGIC has maintained the #2 spot for dollar share in convenience stores nationwide, and strengthened its #2 position in unit share for electronic cigarettes.
DUBLIN---- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Hair Care Market 2012-2016" report to their offering. The key vendors dominating this space are Procter and Gamble Co., L'Oreal SA, and Unilever Group.
Kroger rose $1.13 or 2.8 percent, to $41.27. Safeway rose$. 47 or 1.3 percent, to $37.78. Supervalu fell$. 01 or. 2 percent, to $6.43.
John Foraker, Annie's CEO, discusses why its consumers are interested in non-GMO products. "Lowering our guidance had nothing to do with genetically modified ingredients," he explains.
The Food and Drug Administration announced it wants to revamp nutrition labels on foods. John Foraker, Annie's CEO, discusses how a label change might impact his business.
Urban Outfitters began its rollout into athletic apparel earlier this month, challenging Lululemon and Athleta.
Consumers increased their borrowing in January on autos and student loans but cut back on their credit card use.
CNBC's Tyler Mathisen looks ahead to what are likely to be next week's top business and financial stories. Traders are still looking at the weather and Ukraine. Business inventories may grow, and the Labor Department will issue a report on just how many jobs were open.