"These guys are all competing for this very broad mass market, which is essentially very much focused on price and speed," said Ron Shaich, Panera's CEO.» Read More
Are big Dunkin’ Brands investors — Bain Capital, Carlyle Group and Thomas Lee Partners —selling too much, too fast?
Cascades Tissue Group, North America’s fourth-largest producer of towel and tissue paper, is trying to be green by offering marketing Moka, a 100-percent recycled, unbleached bathroom tissue.
Rising gasoline prices could drag down retail stocks ahead of monthly sales figures.
Starbucks shares hit a new high Thursday after it announced expansion into the single-cup arena, but what’s next for the stock?
Yum is targeting Indian students and young office workers with adaptations of popular Western fast-food products designed to appeal to their unique tastes — hoping this will mirror its success story in China, which now contributes half of its operating profit.
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While actor and entrepreneur Greg Grunberg, best known for his roles as police detective Matt Parkman in the award-winning series “Heroes,” he is no stranger to the world of business.
Find out what earnings and IPO are in the "Mad Money" host's game plan.
About 14 years ago, I met an entrepreneur who wanted to open up coffee shops around China. I never thought the coffee business would work in the country. The Chinese would not easily give up their tea drinking culture for a bitter, overpriced drink, I told him.
After Starbucks modestly beat the Street's earnings estimate, Jeffery Bernstein, analyst at Barclays Capital, predicted "tremendous" growth will follow, due to lower coffee costs and a higher-income consumer base.
Dunkin' Donuts has kicked off 2012 with big plans for an aggressive expansion. It seeks to double its U.S. locations over the next 20 years, providing more opportunities for franchisees, job seekers and doughnut consumers alike.
When GNC hit the market in April, it had its fair share of critics. But GNC has emerged as the top IPO in a year where six percent less money was raised than 2010, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Investors should be cautious before jumping into a new initial public offering.
The National Retail Federation predicts up to 152 million Americans will shop during the upcoming Black Friday weekend, and deal-seeking consumers may flock to discount retailers, Kimco Realty's chief executive told CNBC Tuesday.
Cramer’s researcher, Nicole Urken, explains why no one tool should be relied upon when making investment decisions
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France's Sarkozy wants the European Central Bank to get a banking license, the back door way to turn on the spending spigot; Germany's Merkel is opposed.
As the stock market continues to struggle, many investors who bet on this year’s new issues are taking an outsized hit since nearly two-thirds of 2011s IPOs are below their initial offering price.
I’m late to this story that everyone else in the world covered Tuesday. But I don’t understand why there hasn’t been louder applause for Goldman Sachs analyst Michael Kelter initiating coverage of Dunkin' Donuts with a "sell" rating.