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  • TORONTO, Aug 14- Canadian coffee and donut chain Tim Hortons, which has offered only one coffee blend in its 50- year history, hopes to lure new coffee drinkers and fend off rivals such as Starbucks Corp and McDonald's Corp with the launch throughout North America of its new dark roast blend.

  • Qualcomm out to kill 'battery anxiety' Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 11:02 AM ET
    The Qualcomm booth at the 2014 International CES.

    No matter how fast, smart and powerful our phones get, they still often die by mid-day if we leave our charger behind.

  • Priceline earnings lesson for Apple investors Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 6:44 PM ET

    Did you catch Priceline earnings? Jim Cramer thinks there’s an important lesson for Apple investors.

  • Yahoo, chasing Microsoft, gets into search rewards Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    Yahoo needs people to use its search engine so badly it's willing to reward them for doing so—the company is now running search for Swagbucks.

  • TORONTO, Aug 6- Tim Hortons Inc, the Canadian coffee and doughnut chain, said on Wednesday that market-beating quarterly growth shows a shift in strategy is paying off and that full-year profit and U.S. sales growth could exceed its targets.

  • Aug 6- Tim Hortons Inc, Canada's biggest coffee and doughnut chain, posted a bigger-than-expected rise in quarterly profit and said full-year profit may top its own forecast as customers spent more on every visit. Net income attributable to Tim Hortons was flat at C $123.8 million in the second quarter ended June 29.

  • 13 retail tactics: Are they working? Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 1:00 PM ET
    Starbucks in Orlando, Florida with grass roof.

    Retailers are getting creative to try to jump-start the consumer. Here are 13 of the latest tactics. Brian Sozzi gives them the thumbs up or thumbs down.

  • America's top 10 restaurants ... of 2020 Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    A U.S. flag flies in front of McDonald's Corp. signage in front of a restaurant in Louisville, Kentucky.

    Expect a shakeup in the restaurant rankings if Janney's predictions for America's top 10 restaurant chains in 2020 are correct.

  • Cramer: Dozens of stocks that could work higher Monday, 4 Aug 2014 | 6:56 PM ET

    Cramer likes to review the S&P 500’s Daily Action Charts in an effort to find stocks that could work higher.

  • MEXICO CITY, Aug 4- Alsea, one of Latin America's biggest restaurant operators, said on Monday that it had acquired a 71.76 percent stake in Spanish firm Grupo Zena in a 107 million euro deal. Grupo Zena operates more than 400 restaurants in Spain, including Domino's Pizza franchises and four other restaurant brands.

  • Forget what the Fed says, inflation is here Monday, 4 Aug 2014 | 1:04 PM ET
    Hershey's chocolate bars for sale in Chicago.

    Companies across industry groups—from food to technology to health care—are raising costs for the consumer.

  • BEIJING, Aug 1- U.S. public relations firm Edelman said on Friday it did not know the whereabouts of its China chief, who has been helping Chinese authorities with an unspecified investigation.

  • New Target CEO has a 'rare combination' of skills Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 4:08 PM ET

    It's logical for retailers to extend their search outside of the retail industry, so long as they come from a business that's' "wired to consumers."

  • China is muscling tech firms—pay attention Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 11:43 AM ET
    A Microsoft logo is pictured at a electronic store in Shanghai on July 29, 2014.

    China is muscling tech firms and investors need to pay attention — this could impact future earnings, says Michael Yoshikami.

  • Facebook says goodbye to Gifts service Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 10:12 AM ET

    Facebook is killing off the Gifts remainder that allowed people to order digital gift cards through the site. Re/Code reports.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 29- Facebook Inc will shut its 2- year-old Gifts shop on Aug. 12, as the world's largest social network tests other ways to let consumers buy products on its website. Facebook Gifts opened in 2012 as a way for users to buy gifts such as socks and teddy bears.

  • Taking on Starbucks, one cup at a time Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 4:14 PM ET
    A mug from Stumptown Coffee

    Starbucks has over 400 locations in New York City, but that hasn’t stopped Stumptown Coffee from taking a bite out of the biggest name in coffee.

  • SHANGHAI, July 28- The head of U.S. meat supplier OSI Group, the parent company of a Chinese firm at the center of a food safety scandal, will hold a news conference in Shanghai later on Monday, as McDonald's Corp struck more meat dishes off its menus in China.

  • Shanghai Husi Food Co Ltd, owned by Illinois- based OSI Group LLC, is at the center of a major food safety scandal, which has spread from China to Hong Kong and Japan, over allegations it mixed fresh and expired meat.

  • Shanghai Husi Food Co Ltd, owned by Illinois- based OSI Group LLC, is at the center of a major food safety scandal, which has spread from China to Hong Kong and Japan, over allegations it mixed fresh and expired meat.