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Move over bacon, there's a new must-have ingredient - pumpkin. Yep, as in pumpkin lattes. Pumpkin candles. Pumpkin beer, dog food, facial masks, cologne.
The worst is over for Starbucks in Europe, and the company is confident that it can continue to navigate a challenging economic environment, CEO Howard Schultz told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” on Thursday.
Howard Schultz, Starbucks CEO, explains how his company's margins will grow by offering customers single cup servings at home.
The recent phenomenon known as mobile payments has caused one Street.com contributor to start looking at some possible casualties in that all-important process known as the business transaction.
Not only are doughnuts and ice cream delicious, for Dunkin Donuts' brand they represent a “jewel of a growth story,” the company’s CEO, Nigel Travis, told CNBC.
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Marissa Mayer is off to an excellent start at Yahoo, at least based on what I believe is her first big smart move: Having Yahoo’s stock price yanked off the front of the company’s internal home page.
VeriFone is changing so it can take advantage of the new world of mobile payments, the company’s CEO, Douglas Bergeron, said in a CNBC interview on Thursday.
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Starbucks isn't waiting around for mobile payments to catch on; in fact, the company's recent partnership with Square is a "breakthrough deal for the marketplace," said Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz.
Take a look at some of Wednesday's midday movers:
The mobile payments industry went mainstream, as Starbucks and Square signed a deal to bring Square's service to Starbucks 7,000 locations. This could change the shape of the payments industry forever.
Starbucks will soon be the first national chain to let customers pay with Square's mobile payment application.
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Comparisons of Facebook and LinkedIn inevitably cite the same thing — the difference in their customer bases. But those comparisons are missing one key thing.
By year's end, about 2 million workers will see their unemployment checks cut off because extended unemployment benefits will end beyond the standard 26 weeks that states pay for. Congress could renew the program, but many economists say that's unlikely.
The ups and downs of renewable energy projects like solar, wind and electric cars have shell-shocked investors, but this is not the death knell for eco-investment, and the smart investor will take a long-term view of the market and benefit from what is certainly a momentous global trend. More to the point, renewable energy isn’t the end-all for eco investments—it’s an economy-wide phenomenon.
Consumer staples companies have been consistently beating earnings estimates so far this quarter. With several big names reporting in the week ahead, the question is: Will the trend continue?
Stocks closed out a volatile week with sharp gains Friday, with the Dow crossing above 13,000 for the first time since May, amid optimism that the Federal Reserve and the ECB may provide further stimulus to prop up the global economy.
While one analyst still sees growth ahead for the coffee retailer, he cut his price target on the stock in the wake of its disappointing earnings report.