Consumer Staples


  • Eric Ripert, Le Bernardin chef and co-owner, talks about what it takes to succeed in the restaurant industry. Chef Ripert also talks about his City Harvest charity that provides meal assistance to people in need.

  • Amazon is taking over your wallet: Pro     Friday, 13 Dec 2013 | 2:16 PM ET

    Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray managing director & senior research analyst, discusses Amazon's new pantry initiative and gives his investment recommendation.

  • Banker says goodbye to Merrill, hello to merlot Friday, 13 Dec 2013 | 1:30 PM ET
    Sharon Sevren

    Sharon Sevrens worked as an investment banker at Merrill Lynch, but that isn't what she really loved. What she loved, it so happened, was wine.

  • 3,000 gallons of beer leaked at Mass. brewery Friday, 13 Dec 2013 | 12:00 PM ET
    Brothers Jack, left, and Sam Hendler at their brewery, Jack's Abby Brewing.

    Jack's Abby Brewing says that, after the accident, its supply will run out by the beginning of January, Boston's WHDH TV 7News reported.

  • Beverages, 'an investable moment': Pro     Friday, 13 Dec 2013 | 10:22 AM ET

    Jonathan Feeney, Janney Capital Markets senior analyst, discusses why Janney is expanding its coverage of the beverage industry and the buy rating on Coke and Dr. Pepper Snapple.

  • Coke to split North American business into two Friday, 13 Dec 2013 | 7:09 AM ET

    Coca-Cola said it would divide its North American business into two units, as part of its plan to return to a franchise model instead of owning bottlers.

  • Deep freeze damages California citrus crop Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 5:10 PM ET
    Frozen oranges with misters running to avoid as much damage as possible during a cold snap affecting the San Joaquin Valley citrus crop, Dec. 6, 2013 in Traver, Calif.

    A week of freezing temperatures has damaged California's citrus crop, but it will take several weeks to quantify losses, industry officials said.

  • Sriracha hot sauce on hold until mid-January Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 4:09 PM ET
    Sriracha sauce

    Huy Fong Foods, producer of Sriracha sauce, will not ship any more of the product as a state regulator enforced tighter guidelines, the Los Angeles Times said.

  • Constellation is the world's largest publically traded wine company with brands across the wine, beer and spirits categories. Rob Sands, Constellation Brands president & CEO, discusses the company's holiday advertising strategy and how they appeal to millennials.

  • DENVER, Dec. 12, 2013-- Marley Coffee,, the sustainably grown, ethically farmed and artisan-roasted gourmet coffee company, announces that all 14 Fairway Market locations in the New York City metropolitan area are now carrying a selection of the company's coffees.

  • SAN DIEGO, Dec. 11, 2013-- Premier Brands, Inc., a company in the business of creating, acquiring and marketing consumer packaged goods and new product development, today announced that its President and CEO Jorge Olson will be hosting a beverage industry-related webinar, " Private and Public Equity Beverage Investment Webinar", for institutional investors that want to increase their beverage investment IQ.

  • Marley Coffee Purchases BikeCaffe Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013 | 8:30 AM ET

    DENVER, Dec. 11, 2013-- Marley Coffee,, the sustainably grown, ethically farmed and artisan-roasted gourmet coffee company, has purchased the majority of assets of BikeCaffé Franchising Inc., a Denver- based company that owns and sells mobile coffee carts worldwide.

  • Pay better wages, UK minister tells Domino's Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013 | 8:22 AM ET
    Domino's gluten free pizza

    The boss of pizza delivery giant Domino's should "pay his staff a little more", the U.K.'s immigration minister said.

  • Holy cow! US edges toward 'dairy cliff,' $8 milk Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 2:34 PM ET
    Jugs of milk on sale.

    Majority Leader Harry Reid says the Senate will not extend current farm law if Congress can't agree on a new farm bill before adjourning next week.

  • Losing steam? Starbucks selloff after pro's report Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 12:24 PM ET

    Starbucks stock retreated in heavy volume after a report suggested the coffee chain's growth may be losing some steam.

  • Applebee's brings tech to the table     Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 10:27 AM ET

    Applebee's is placing a tablet on every table so customers can order, pay the bill or play games. Julia Stewart, DineEquity chairman and CEO, discusses the company's decision to opt for Intel tablets rather than iPads.

  • Chick-fil-A joins Starbucks in mobile payments bet Monday, 9 Dec 2013 | 1:36 PM ET
    A Chick-fil-A restaurant in Springfield, Va.

    The chain is testing a mobile payment and ordering iPhone app at six locations. A national rollout of the program could occur within the year, a spokesperson said.

  • Laggard McDonald's disappoints in U.S.     Monday, 9 Dec 2013 | 11:06 AM ET

    Discussing the company's problems in the U.S. and success in Europe, with Andy Barish of Jefferies and Peter Saleh of Telsey Advisory Group.

  • Salads and wraps continue to hurt McDonald's Monday, 9 Dec 2013 | 8:29 AM ET

    McDonald's reported weaker-than-expected global sales at established restaurants, hurt by a drop in comparable-store sales in the United States.

  • Uh oh, SpaghettiOs apologizes for Pearl Harbor tweet Saturday, 7 Dec 2013 | 8:48 PM ET

    Campbell Soup apologized Saturday for a tweet by its SpaghettiOs brand that marked the anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attacks with a picture of its smiling mascot jauntily holding an American flag.