It’s not quite the Lunar New Year, but with each year that passes, Christmas appears to be gaining ground as a season for shopping in China.
There's a lot of disruption on the way for enterprise technology. Here are predictions for 2014 from the founder and CEO of Icreon Tech.
Looking for a company that aggressively maximizes profits? Cramer says look for this sign.
Call it Craigslist: The next generation. Now, your whole life can be planned using peer-to-peer services, from hitching a ride to your kid’s piano lessons.
CNBC's Sara Eisen reports Starbucks is experimenting with different bubbly beverage options at select locations. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera weighs in.
Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
Starbucks stock retreated in heavy volume after a report suggested the coffee chain's growth may be losing some steam.
The chain is testing a mobile payment and ordering iPhone app at six locations. A national rollout of the program could occur within the year, a spokesperson said.
The offering marked the second year the coffee chain has partnered with daily deal site Gilt.com to sell the cards.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Starbucks is known for roasting coffee—but in the case against a small family-run rival, the coffee giant itself got roasted.
Kerri Goodman-Small, Coffee Talk Magazine and Dan Cox, Coffee Enterprises, discuss if McDonald's coffee is a threat to Starbucks.