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BEIJING, Dec 13- A China state television investigative report accusing Starbucks of overcharging local customers for coffee triggered enormous disquiet among journalists at the network and even some soul-searching after it aired.
NEW YORK, Dec 11- As the holidays approach, many parents are grappling with the ultimate gift conundrum- it better to give cash, gift cards or more personal gifts to teachers?
LONDON, Dec 11- Cajoled by developed world governments and shocked by disasters such as the Bangladesh factory fire, investors in emerging market companies are looking more closely at environmental, social or governance issues before they buy.
Dec 10- Outerwall Inc said the president of its Redbox video rental kiosks division had left the business after just over a year and that it would cut 8.5 percent of its workforce. Redbox, which competes mainly with Netflix Inc, contributes more than 80 percent to Outerwall's revenue.
Starbucks is back with its exclusive gift cards. But the company is only making 1,000 of the sought-after gift, and they'll like fly off the shelves.
SHANGHAI, Dec 5- China's state television accused foreign carmakers of charging domestic customers more for repair costs than in other markets, singling out Audi, Subaru and Jaguar Land Rover Ltd in the latest of a series of programmes targeting foreign firms.
The Revolution Growth fund, started by the former AOL chairman, will invest $22 million in the restaurant chain.
Wine sales are soaring. How do investors get in on the action (besides drinking)? Todd Schoenberger raises a glass and offers up some advice.
The Russian government banned an exhibit by Louis Vuitton for being too over-the-top on Wednesday, the Financial Times Reports.
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 26- Many U.S. high school students may be headed for trouble in college because they plan to major in a subject that doesn't match their interests. Nearly as many choose majors that are a poor fit, according to College Choice Report: Preferences and Prospects, a report by ACT Inc, the Iowa City, Iowa- based testing and research organization.
As retailers experiment with earlier Black Friday promotions, restaurants are extending their hours too, in hopes of squeezing out additional sales.
Investing is a bit like an Ellery Queen mystery. If you can follow the clues you should find what you're seeking - upside.
Spending on gift cards is expected to reach a record high this year, as shoppers search for practical gifts.
While adoption among merchants is small, more businesses are accepting bitcoin as a way of avoiding credit card fees and attracting enthusiasts.
BERLIN, Nov 21- German parties negotiating the formation of a new government have signalled that they want certain domestic banks shielded from external oversight by the European Central Bank once it assumes new supervisory powers next year.
Nov 20- K-cup coffee pods maker Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc said it expected stronger revenue in the second half of its fiscal 2014 as it converts unlicensed coffee pod makers to licensed partners.
On Starbucks 2014 outlook, Troy Alstead, Starbucks CFO, says they plan to add 100 more stores than they have in the past year. Everything that drove record results in 2013, there is more of that on the way, adds Alstead.
Nov 20- J.M. Smucker Co, the maker of Folgers coffee and Jif peanut butter, reported weaker-than-expected quarterly revenue as lower commodity costs and product selling prices failed to translate into sales growth. A K-cup is a plastic pod that Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc licenses to coffee and beverage makers.
Starbucks is known for roasting coffee—but in the case against a small family-run rival, the coffee giant itself got roasted.
In the view of America’ s spy services, the next potential threat from Russia may not come from a nefarious cyberweapon.