• Brewing Jobs in America With Starbucks CEO     Thursday, 4 Oct 2012 | 8:37 AM ET

    Howard Schultz, Starbucks founder, chairman, president & CEO, discusses how his company has created nearly 5,000 jobs, and raised $100 million in loan financing.

  • What Americans Are Hoarding     Thursday, 27 Sep 2012 | 1:30 PM ET

    A possible global bacon shortage has serious implications, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • Starbucks CEO Draws Comparison to Steve Jobs Thursday, 20 Sep 2012 | 7:24 PM ET
    Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz speaks at the Commonwelth Club of California on April 4, 2011 in San Francisco, California.  Schultz discussed his tenure as Starbucks CEO and promoted his new book "Onward. - How Starbucks Fought For Its Life Without Losing its Soul"

    Jim Cramer explains why Howard Schultz reminds him of Steve Jobs, the late founder and CEO of Apple.

  • Worst Is Over for Starbucks in Europe: CEO Thursday, 20 Sep 2012 | 12:05 PM ET

    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.

  • Schultz on Starbucks-Green Mountain Deal     Thursday, 20 Sep 2012 | 10:14 AM ET

    Howard Schultz, Starbucks CEO, explains how his company's margins will grow by offering customers single cup servings at home.

  • Dunkin Brands Keep Running: CEO Saturday, 18 Aug 2012 | 12:21 AM ET
    Dunkin Donuts

    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.

  • Big Opportunities in Grains     Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012 | 6:45 PM ET

    Jonathan Barratt, Founder, Barratt's Bulletin says the grain complex has some of the biggest opportunities as you can't control the weather.

  • Caribou Blames Green Mountain for Lowered Guidance Monday, 6 Aug 2012 | 4:59 PM ET
    Green Mountain Coffee

    Rarely do you see one company blaming another for an earnings miss or lower guidance, but that’s exactly what Caribou Coffee did today — blaming partner Green Mountain Coffee Roasters for its woes.

  • Jolting Developments in Diamonds, Phones and Coffee Friday, 27 Jul 2012 | 4:39 PM ET
    Shawish Diamond Ring

    Here are three funny businesses and a very funny but cruel video. All should jolt you awake.

  • Starbucks Loses Steam     Friday, 27 Jul 2012 | 10:30 AM ET

    Shares of Starbucks are sharply lower this morning after reporting earnings that fell short of Wall Street's expectations and lowering its outlook, with Matt DiFrisco, Lazard Capital Markets.

  • Dunkin' Brands Stock Down     Thursday, 26 Jul 2012 | 4:40 PM ET

    Shares of Dunkin' Brands are taking a hit in today's session, even after the company delivered a stronger Q2. Nigel Travis, CEO of Dunkin' Brands, explains the firm's earnings and the economic environment.

  • Smell the Coffee .. On a South Korean Bus     Thursday, 26 Jul 2012 | 2:58 PM ET

    In South Korea, Dunkin Donuts is pumping the smell of its coffee into commuter buses as a marketing ploy.

  • Top Pot Doughnuts

    In February of 2002, my brother Michael and I opened our first Top Pot Doughnuts on Seattle’s Capitol Hill. The company has since grown to 12 company-operated cafés.

  • How I Made My Millions: Peet's Coffee & Tea     Monday, 23 Jul 2012 | 1:45 PM ET

    Peet's Coffee & Tea is going private for nearly $1 billion, and the company will be acquired by German conglomerate Joh. A. Benckiser for $73.50 per share, with CNBC's Tyler Mathisen.

  • Tea Time Takeover?     Tuesday, 10 Jul 2012 | 8:42 AM ET

    Can tea stores rival their coffee competitors? David Segal, DavidsTea co-founder, discusses how he grew his business from one store to seventy-six stores in four year, with Thomas Stemberg, Staples co-founder & former CEO.

  • Robust Demand for Palm Oil     Monday, 25 Jun 2012 | 8:40 PM ET

    Abah Ofon, Director, Agricultural Commodities Analyst, Global Research, Standard Chartered says demand for palm oil in Southeast Asia is robust.

  • What's Brewing with Coffee Stocks?     Tuesday, 19 Jun 2012 | 5:45 PM ET

    Microsoft unveiled its "Surface" tablet, and David Pogue, New York Times, discusses how he thinks the product will fare in the tablet industry; and Andy Barish, Jefferies analyst, weighs in on the impact low commodity prices might have on specialty coffee companies.

  • Small Coffee Company Takes on Goliath Tuesday, 19 Jun 2012 | 9:52 AM ET

    Is the single-serve coffee industry ripe for disruption? One company thinks so.

  • The Sideways Play Friday, 15 Jun 2012 | 2:31 PM ET

    When it comes to playing it safe with commodities, you'll want a portfolio  with winners to offset the inevitable losers.

  • Starbucks: A Jolt for Jobs?     Tuesday, 12 Jun 2012 | 8:50 AM ET

    Howard Schultz, Starbucks chairman & CEO, discusses his company's efforts to create and retain American jobs.