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  • The flabby business of shrinking waistlines Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 12:35 PM ET

    As dieters are turning to tech-based alternatives, Weight Watchers has been doing some slimming down of its own, but it's not healthy, a report said.

  • KFC holds the key to Yum Brand's growth: Pro  Monday, 3 Feb 2014 | 7:24 PM ET

    Brian Nelson, President of Equity Research at Valuentum Securities, says Yum Brands should look to preserving its KFC brand name in China if it wants greater growth opportunities.

  • Report: A quarter of Calfornia's citrus freezes Monday, 3 Feb 2014 | 5:34 PM ET

    A week of freezing temperatures in early December wiped out about a quarter of California's $2 billion citrus industry, an industry group estimates.

  • Revolutionizing the at-home cocktail  Monday, 3 Feb 2014 | 11:24 AM ET

    Pernod Ricard's "Gutenberg Project" aims to reinvent the way consumers make cocktails at home. Alexandre Ricard of Pernod Ricard, introduces the "library" of book-shaped containers that hold a sealed bottle of spirits, which are set on a platform connected to a computer.

  • Super Bowl ads: Bud Light gets social  Monday, 3 Feb 2014 | 10:47 AM ET

    Jon Steinberg, BuzzFeed president & COO, discusses Budweiser's Super Bowl ad strategy designed to win back the 30 and under market share.

  • Herbalife estimates profit above estimates Monday, 3 Feb 2014 | 8:12 AM ET
    Herbalife headquarters in Torrance, Calif.

    Nutrition and weight loss company Herbalife estimated fourth-quarter profit above analysts' expectations and announced a $1 billion debt offering.

  • Swine virus could shrink pork supply: Tyson Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 3:38 PM ET

    Tyson Foods said it expects pork supplies to drop 2-4 percent this fiscal year, raising wholesale prices, as a pig virus spreads.

  • Chipotle eyes price hike after strong quarter Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 12:32 PM ET
    An employee carries bags of tortilla chips at a Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. restaurant in Hollywood, California, July 16, 2013.

    Chipotle's popularity isn't showing any signs of fading, and the food chain is eyeing whether it can raise prices later this year.

  • Chipotle is a valuation story: Analyst  Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 10:20 AM ET

    Breaking down Chipotle's stock surge after it easily surpassed Q4 estimates, with Stephen Anderson, Miller Tabak & Co. restaurant analyst.

  • Web orders eat local pizza restaurants for lunch Thursday, 30 Jan 2014 | 12:11 PM ET

    Internet sales help national chains eat local pizza restaurants for lunch. Investors can bet on the trend with shares of Papa John's International.

  • 15 Major Fast Food Failures Tuesday, 19 Oct 2010 | 10:29 AM ET
    The fast food restaurant is a fixture of urban, suburban and rural America, appealing to people from every age group, income bracket and ethnic background. It’s as close as you can get in the United States to something everyone can agree on. Despite their dominant position in the US marketplace, the Taco Bells, Burger Kings and Pizza Huts of the nation still have to attract customers; kitchen staff, marketing departments and research teams are constantly looking for new ways to court them. Howev

    Despite their dominant position in the US marketplace, the Taco Bells, Burger Kings and Pizza Huts of the nation have had their share of bad ideas. Click to see 15 noteworthy fast food failures.

  • 10 Performance Enhancing Sports Products Friday, 29 Jul 2011 | 1:56 PM ET
    When it comes to products designed to enhance athletic performance, the marketplace is full of options. There’s apparel that’s specially designed to enhance speed. Balls with state-of-the-art aerodynamic technology that affects their trajectory. There are even accessories that are thought to utilize the tenets of New Age philosophy to align the wearer’s , thereby making an athlete's gait as effortless as that of a winged cheetah with the wind at his back.Manufacturers claim their products can ma

    What are some of the more notable products available on the market today that are said to enhance athletic performance? Click ahead and find out.

  • 11 Outrageously Expensive Fast Foods Monday, 18 Jul 2011 | 12:57 PM ET
    Fast food has been consistently popular all over the world for decades, for reasons that are pretty compelling—it’s tasty, it’s filling, food restaurant allows a family of four to eat for $20, and in this economy that’s a likely source of repeat business, regardless of the health implications.Still, would people be willing to pay more for fast food if it were made with better ingredients? Would they be willing to pay more for a hamburger made of high-quality beef? What if it was made from fresh

    What are some of the most outrageously expensive fast foods ever made? Click ahead to see them, in order of least to the most expensive.

  • Surprising Six-Figure Jobs Thursday, 19 May 2011 | 5:01 PM ET
    When you think of jobs that pay six figures, you think doctor, lawyer -- and anything with the word “chief,” “director,” “engineer” or “petroleum” in it.But there are some jobs that pay six figures that you might not expect. People you may encounter on a daily basis, or some who you may not, but never suspect they make that much.Take, for example the recent story about the lifeguards in Newport Beach, Calif., who  and some of them, over $200,000!“Generally, high-paid jobs require one or more of

    There are some jobs that pay six figures that you might not expect. Here are 15 surprising examples of jobs that pay $100,000 or more.

  • 15 Countries That Consume The Most Alcohol Wednesday, 9 Mar 2011 | 1:25 PM ET
    From country to country around the world, people’s relationship with alcohol varies greatly. In some places it serves as a point of national identity, and in others it has become detrimental to a country's overall health. Recently, the World Health Organization (WHO) released on the global status of alcohol, in order to help countries combat the harmful use of alcohol and avoid negative health and social consequences. Along with data on estimated cost of alcohol abuse, drinking ages and drunk-dr

    Around the world, people’s relationship with alcohol varies greatly. In some places it is a point of national identity, in others it has become detrimental to a country's overall health.

  • Top 20 Beer Drinking Countries Monday, 22 Sep 2008 | 3:37 PM ET
    Even in times of global financial downturn, you can be sure of one thing people will continue to buy and consume: beer. It would take more than rising commodity costs and plummeting stocks to quench the hardy revelers of these 20 nations. (Ranked per capita.)

    It would take more than rising commodity costs and plummeting stocks to quench the hardy revelers of these 20 nations. (Ranked per capita.)

  • 11 million slices for Super Bowl Sunday  Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014 | 11:38 AM ET

    Patrick Doyle, Domino's Pizza president & CEO, discusses how Domino's is preparing for Super Bowl Sunday and weighs in on President Obama's views on minimum wage and job growth in America.

  • Chart of the Day: The Super Bowl snack king is... Thursday, 30 Jan 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    As the country's biggest sporting event draws near, experts are already forecasting one winner in the Super Bowl: the snacking industry.

  • Wal-Mart takes on AmazonFresh  Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    Discussing Wal-Mart's venture into online grocery shopping and if they can compete against Amazon, with Stacey Widlitz, SW Retail Advisors.

  • ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Jan. 28, 2014-- Innospec Inc. today announced that it has appointed Jonathan Treen as Sales Director, Personal Care for its EMEA region, with effect from February 3, 2014. With 30 years experience in the Personal Care business, Treen joins Innospec from Dow Corning.

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