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  • Biggest losers in the top states rankings Friday, 12 Jul 2013 | 9:51 AM ET
    Chicago, Illinois

    New Hampshire, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and California fill out the list with the biggest drops in our America's Top States for Business rankings for 2013.

  • Why Cyclicals Are Hot for Investors This Summer Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 5:19 AM ET

    Cyclicals are heating up as the summer approaches and the economy starts to show signs of improvement, analysts say.

  • The Most Improved States for Business 2013 Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 4:45 PM ET
    An engineer and electrician working in Cambridge, Mass., May 23, 2013

    More than a couple of states can make a case for most-improved status in the areas of Economy, Infrastructure, Workforce and Business Friendliness.

  • Dole's 90-Year-Old CEO Offers to Take It Private Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 6:29 AM ET

    Fruit and fresh vegetable distributor Dole Food said it received an unsolicited offer from Chief Executive David Murdock, who put an enterprise value of $1.5 billion on the bid.

  • McBreakfast Boom!     Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 2:55 PM ET

    McDonald's May sales beat Wall Street's estimates, with R.J. Hottovy of Morningstar.

  • Summer Fair Food: Sloppy Joe on a Doughnut Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 4:58 PM ET

    As fair season kicks into high gear, doughnut burgers and sandwiches are hot. The latest is the Krispy Kreme Sloppy Joe, which made its debut at the San Diego County Fair.

  • Cramer: This Company Beats Apple on Innovation Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 10:53 AM ET

    Apple's cutting-edge product development has lacked in recent quarters, and Jim Cramer said that one company outside the tech sector is putting the one-time leader to shame.

  • McDonald's May Sales Jump on Menu Item Tweaks Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 8:42 AM ET

    McDonald's said sales at its established restaurants around the world rose 2.6 percent in May as it expanded late-night breakfasts and tweaked other menus items.

  • Something Borrowed, Something Brew: Wedding Beer Saturday, 8 Jun 2013 | 12:56 PM ET
    Samuel Adams Brewlywed Ale

    More marrying couples are also choosing to say "I Brew," carefully choosing the beer offered at their wedding reception and in many cases brewing it themselves.

  • Beer-Loving Simpson's Fans: Woo-Hoo! Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 6:00 PM ET
    Anheuser-Busch Budweiser

    In this weeks' beer news roundup: Budweiser gets bigger, Simpson's fans can now enjoy a Duff brew and a report shows the craft beer scene may be growing too fast.

  • Maxim's China Footprint     Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 12:50 AM ET

    Michael Wu, Chairman & MD of Maxim's Group says he's not worried about a slowdown in China and sees huge demand for Maxim's food products. He expects huge opportunities especially with new malls coming up every year.

  • McDonald's Puts Breakfast on 'After Midnight' Menu Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 3:21 PM ET
    Nutritional information is printed on the wrapper of a McDonald's Egg McMuffin in San Rafael, California

    McDonald's wants its customers to eat more—day or night, home or abroad. If you're a night owl, you can now get pancakes or hash browns to go with your Big Mac.

  • Private Equity Eyes Consumer Products     Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 8:43 AM ET

    J. Michael Chu, Catterton Partners, provides his picks on the best places to park your money as the economy regains some footing.

  • What Gives? Retailers Go Gaga for Groceries Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 10:59 AM ET

    Despite the high revenue, the profit margins in the grocery business traditionally have been low, but that hasn't stopped retail giants Amazon and Wal-Mart from escalating the national food fight. What gives?

  • The Beer Revolution Will Not Be Bottled Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 1:22 PM ET
    BudLite introducing a new vented can.

    Canned beer was once frowned upon, now it's here to stay as consumers and brewers alike become more comfortable with the idea of beer in a can.

  • Amazon Gets Aggressive With Food Delivery     Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 2:52 PM ET

    The online retailer is reportedly planning a major roll out of a grocery delivery business, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan. And Kate Wendt, Wells Fargo Securities, weighs in on the impact this new service could have on grocers.

  • Butt Wipes May Clean Up the Male Grooming Market Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 1:12 PM ET

    Howard Stern was right: Wet wipes may be the next big thing in male grooming. Dollar Shave Club introduces a toilet paper alternative.

  • Rob Sands, president & CEO, Constellation Brands, says his company's deal for Corona is nearing completion. The deal should double the top and bottom lines, he says.

  • That Taco Bell Shell Licker? Yep, Getting Fired Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 4:43 PM ET
    A Taco Bell employee photographed licking taco shells.

    A Taco Bell employee shown on Facebook licking a stack of taco shells will no longer work for the franchise, according to a company statement. His photographer is also gone.

  • Start-Up Aims to Cash In by Going Really Green Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 12:53 PM ET

    Start-up GreenCupboards wants to turn eco-friendly buzz words like "sustainable," "organic" and "fair trade" into a booming business.

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