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  • India clears Tesco's $110 mln supermarket investment Monday, 30 Dec 2013 | 6:10 PM ET

    India has approved a $110 million investment plan by Tesco, paving the way for the British retailer to venture into Asia's third-largest economy.

  • $375 for Applebee's? Restaurants cash in on NYE Monday, 30 Dec 2013 | 5:51 PM ET

    If you're in NYC to watch the ball drop, there's a way to stay warm. Chain restaurants are charging big bucks to eat at their Times Square locations.

  • The end of auto tipping     Monday, 30 Dec 2013 | 1:27 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports the practice of automatically tipping larger parties is being phased out by many restaurants chains across the county due to new IRS rules.

  • US bricks-and-mortar retailers seek online success Friday, 27 Dec 2013 | 11:36 AM ET

    Bricks-and-mortar stores lose out as e-commerce grows, but most retailers have now supplemented their shops with online businesses, the FT reports.

  • McDonald's removes worker site after fast food flap Thursday, 26 Dec 2013 | 8:00 AM ET

    "We are temporarily performing some maintenance," McD's says about its employee resources website following an unauthorized critique of fast food.

  • Why fewer champagne bottles are set to pop Tuesday, 24 Dec 2013 | 11:11 AM ET

    Economic woes in champagne's home market of France took the fizz out of global sales for the second year in a row in 2013 between 3 and 4 percent.

  • Eat, drink and be merry—but is the food safe? Tuesday, 24 Dec 2013 | 9:39 AM ET

    A recent outbreak of food poisoning has led to calls for tougher inspection measures even as the government begins reforming food safety rules.

  • Sprouts Farmers Market Announces Expansion Monday, 23 Dec 2013 | 6:00 PM ET

    PHOENIX, Dec. 23, 2013-- Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc., one of the fastest growing natural food retailers in the country, today announced its expansion with six signed leases in Kansas and Georgia.

  • McDonald's employee site bashes fast food     Monday, 23 Dec 2013 | 1:46 PM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera and Bob Pisani share their opinions on posts on McDonald's employee website which "bashes" fast food.

  • Activist to disclose stake in Darden: source Monday, 23 Dec 2013 | 11:59 AM ET
    Shrimp and lobster meal at Red Lobster.

    The purchase of the stake means Starboard will become the second activist investor within months to push for a change in strategy.

  • McDonald's employee site bashes fast food Monday, 23 Dec 2013 | 5:59 PM ET

    McD's employee resources site has even more odd advice for workers. This time, it's about the industry it helped make ubiquitous...fast food.

  • Two sisters drop high-powered careers for cupcakes Monday, 23 Dec 2013 | 10:36 AM ET
    Katherine Kallinis Berman and Sophie Kallinis LaMontagne escaped 'the cube' to start Georgetown Cupcakes.

    Sophie and Katherine Kallinis quit their jobs at the beginning of the recession and now run a small cupcake empire.

  • Post Office renews effort to get into booze biz Saturday, 21 Dec 2013 | 5:05 PM ET
    U.S. Postal Service trucks sit parked outside a station in Chelsea, New York.

    The Postal Service, which shipped 3.5 billion packages last year, is cut off from the alcohol shipping business. But that could be changing.

  • Target offers discount after data breach Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | 5:35 PM ET
    Shopper uses a credit card machine at Target

    All in-store Target customers will receive a 10 percent discount on purchases made this weekend, its CEO announced.

  • Holiday food fight     Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | 7:49 AM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan and Jane Wells set up a race between Whole Foods and AmazonFresh to determine which company can deliver Christmas dinner first.

  • Stuck with unsold wings, McDonald’s to try again Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | 2:05 PM ET
    McDonald's Mighty Wings

    The world's biggest hamburger chain is stuck with a lot of unsold chicken from its Mighty Wings promotion, a new report said.

  • Chipotle's pizza plan     Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 2:39 PM ET

    Chipotle launched Pizzeria Locale in Denver hoping to take a bite out of the pizza industry. Stephen Anderson, Miller Tabak & Co. restaurant analyst, and Nicole Miller Regan, Piper Jaffray senior research analyst, share their opinions.

  • Chobani CEO responds to Whole Foods phase out Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 1:56 PM ET
    Hamdi Ulukaya

    Whole Foods announced it won't sell Chobani yogurt starting next year, but Chobani's CEO told CNBC Thursday that it will not hurt the business.

  • How diseased shrimp are hitting Red Lobster profit Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 1:25 PM ET
    Shrimp and lobster meal at Red Lobster.

    Decreasing sales and fewer visitors aren't the only problems Red Lobster is facing: Expensive shrimp are crimping the company's bottom line.

  • Chobani CEO: Committed to making better food     Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    Hamdi Ulukaya, Chobani founder and CEO, discusses Whole Foods' decision to stop selling Chobani yogurt because of its ingredients. Ulukaya says he took the news personally and does not understand the decision to make yogurt exclusive.

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