| Aug 2, 2012
| 9:24 AM
In a race to beat other retailers in sales growth, Under Armourmay not have won gold, but the athletic apparel brand secured fifth place - not bad out of a field of 100.
The Baltimore company was the fifth fastest growing retailer in the U.S. last year,...
| Jul 2, 2007
This was Remington, a North Baltimore neighborhood, on a recent sunny Friday afternoon: A man sat on his rowhouse steps with his brother, strumming a guitar and sipping Bud Ice. Little girls in pigtails rode bikes on the sidewalk. A neighbor washed his...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 1:46 PM
Where do millennials want to eat lunch?
If you are a marketing executive at McDonald's headquarters in Oak Brook, this is the question that keeps you up at night.
The rest of us have an interest because younger Americans, like members of all...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 3:45 PM
McDonald's Golden Arches have been tarnished by a food safety scandal in China, labor issues in America and flat U.S. sales. To restore the shine to those arches, it's time for the fast-food behemoth to acknowledge the growing consumer demand for food...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 2:37 PM
McDonald’s Corp. appears to be losing its connection with millennials, according to a published report.
Data compiled by Technomic Inc., a Chicago restaurant consultancy, for the Wall Street Journal showed that the percentage of 19 to 21 year olds...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 11:57 AM
Whether your kind of gambling is feeding a slot machine or wearing next fall’s trendy one-piece jumpsuit, Anne Arundel County has shopping and entertainment options for all sorts.
From Maryland Live! casino in Hanover, a $500 million gaming...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 12:28 PM
(Reuters) - McDonald's Corp is replacing its U.S. president for the second time in two years, a move that suggests increased pressure on Chief Executive Don Thompson to improve sales in the fast food chain's home market.
The company on Friday named...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 9:23 AM
(Reuters) - Colorado voters in November will have their say on a proposition that would require labels on foods that contain genetically modified ingredients, or GMOS.
Proponents of GMO labeling initiatives, who say they have the right to know what is in...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 6:03 PM
(Reuters) - Kroger Co, the largest U.S. supermarket operator, is the latest high-profile company caught in the battle over gun rights and gun control in the United States.
Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America (MDA), backed by former New York...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 2:46 PM
(Reuters) - Weak results from the likes of Wal-Mart Stores Inc and Macy's Inc are the latest sign less affluent U.S. consumers are still pinching their pennies and the trend appears to be hurting upmarket retailers as well.
A number of large U.S....
| Aug 13, 2014
| 9:12 AM
The U.S. restaurant industry should see another year of stalling customer growth this year after seeing flat traffic in the year ended in June, research firm NPD Group said on Wednesday.
Visits to quick service restaurants, the sector that includes...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 2:12 PM
Glenview's first Mariano's is preparing to open in October and is now hiring nearly 500 workers.
The 75,200-squared-foot grocery store is being built at the northeast corner of Golf and Waukegan roads as part of a larger development that also includes a...