| Aug 6, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Mondelez International Inc. now expects its 2014 sales to grow at a slower rate than the global snack industry, as the company holds firm on raising prices, even though some rivals have not followed its lead and the higher prices have lead to weaker sales...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 8:13 AM
Walgreen has exercised its option to buy the remaining 55 percent of European pharmacy retailer and wholesaler Alliance Boots in a $15.26 billion deal that will keep its corporate tax headquarters in the United States.
The company that will emerge...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 2:30 PM
JUSTIN CHANG: Andrew, if you'll allow me a brief (sort of) digression before we get down to business: A few nights ago, as part of our foolhardy mission to rank the films of Richard Linklater, I watched "Waking Life" for the first time since I'd seen it...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 11:38 AM
Like it or not, the paleo diet fad has now gone mainstream.
This week, Taco Bell announced that it will be beefing up its menu — quite literally — by launching a new menu centered around meat and protein. The new menu, which, as the...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 7:13 AM
After the coffee. Before another day at the Beverly Hills Hilton
The Skinny: Another day, another potential media merger to obsess over. We have lots of coverage of 21st Century Fox's rebuffed offer for Time Warner and we're pretty sure this won't be...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 2:04 PM
Kraft Foods Group Inc. posted weaker-than-anticipated sales and profit for the second quarter on Wednesday, which it blamed on higher prices turning off some shoppers and its own bad bets on ingredient prices.
“There’s no question that...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 7:31 AM
After the coffee. Before the week that never ends finally ends.
The Skinny: This has been one long week! But I'll also say on a personal front it has been one of my most productive. If I had enough money socked away, this would be a good way to go out!...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 4:30 PM
For most Americans, the employer-sponsored 401(k) account is their canteen in the desert -- truly essential to their retirement. Eighty percent of full time workers have access to these plans, and 88 million actually participate in them. The defined...
| Jul 31, 2014
Kraft Foods Group Inc. blamed itself and industry dynamics Wednesday for a poor quarterly showing, saying it had to raise prices because of higher commodity costs and offering too many coupons and promotions in order to keep up with rivals.
"I think it...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Reports: Second-quarter advance GDP, ADP employment survey for July
Local earnings: Acco Brands Corp., Allstate Corp., Hospira Inc., Ingredion Inc., KapStone Paper & Packaging, Kraft Foods Group Inc., Littelfuse Inc., Nanophase Technologies Corp., R.R....
| Aug 15, 2014
Lexi Thompson and South Korea's Meena Lee shot six-under-66 on Thursday to share the first-round lead in the LPGA Championship, the fourth major championship of the season.
Thompson, the Kraft Nabisco winner in April for her first major title, and Lee...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 5:33 AM
Keurig Green Mountain Inc. said on Thursday it will hike coffee prices by up to 9 percent in November, becoming the latest major drinks maker trying to cover soaring coffee costs.
The move was also due to increasing costs for packaging materials, energy,...