Starbucks outlines plans for automated ordering, new coffee equipment to improve efficiency

Starbucks Chairman and CEO Howard Schultz speaks at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders in Seattle, Washington on March 22, 2017. Jason Redmond | AFP | Getty Images Starbucks on Tuesday outlined its plans for automated ordering in stores, new coffee-making equipment and an expanded loyalty program as part of its push to reinvent itself and … Read more

GameStop Earnings (GME) Q2 2022

SAN RAFAEL, CALIFORNIA – DECEMBER 8: Customers enter a GameStop store on December 8, 2021 in San Rafael, California. Video game retailer GameStop will report third-quarter earnings today after the closing bell. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) justin sullivan | Getty Images News | fake images gamestop It said on Wednesday that quarterly sales were … Read more

Gatorade adds caffeine to its lineup with energy drink Fast Twitch

Fast Twitch, from the makers of Gatorade Source: PepsiCo Gatorade is entering the energy drink category with a caffeinated spin-off called Fast Twitch. It represents yet another example of beverage companies blurring the lines between drink categories, seeking to leverage existing brand loyalty while entering fast-growing categories. Gatorade’s parent company, PepsiCo, has already expanded Mountain … Read more

Walmart-owned Sam’s Club raises annual membership fee for first time in 9 years

A sign hangs outside a Sam’s Club store on January 12, 2018 in Streamwood, Illinois. Scott Olson |Getty Images Walmart-owned Sam’s Club said Wednesday it will raise its annual fees this fall, as the warehouse club’s membership hovers at a record high and inflation-pinched shoppers seek deals on bulk items. Fees will increase to $50 … Read more

McDonald’s U.S. head says California fast-food bill unfairly targets big chains

A sign is posted in front of a McDonald’s restaurant on April 28, 2022 in San Leandro, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images The head of McDonald’s U.S. on Wednesday publicly criticized a landmark California bill that would give the state more control over pay for fast-food workers, saying it unfairly targets big chains. The … Read more

Companies hope to capitalize on the growing market

Grainwave, a Belgian-style white ale, THC-infused non-alcoholic cannabis beer at Ceria Brewing Co. at the Keef Cola facility on December 13, 2018. Andy Cruz | Denver Publishing | fake images You can smoke it, vape it and eat it. With more US states legalizing recreational marijuana, companies are betting that people will want to drink … Read more

Bed Bath & Beyond says it will share its comeback strategy next week

Signage is displayed outside a Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. store in Los Angeles, California, U.S., on Monday, September 19, 2016. Patrick T. Fallon | Mayor Bloomberg | fake images Bed bath and beyond he said Thursday that he will soon share his turnaround strategy as he burns through cash and tries to win back … Read more

Dollar Tree shares fall after company cuts guidance, invests in competitive pricing

Dollar General and Dollar Tree stores Getty Images Shares of Dollar Tree fell Thursday after the company cut its financial outlook for the year, citing its push to offer more competitive prices at its Family Dollar stores. The move came after the company reported second-quarter earnings that topped Wall Street estimates by a penny, while … Read more

Bed, Bath & Beyond shares fall after investor Ryan Cohen reveals intent to sell stake

Signs mark a Bed Bath & Beyond store in Somerville, Massachusetts. Brian Snyder | Reuters Bed Bath & Beyond shares tumbled in extended trading Wednesday after activist investor Ryan Cohen said in a filing he intends to sell his entire stake in the retailer through his firm RC Ventures. According to a Form 144 that … Read more

Bed, Bath & Beyond shares fall after investor Ryan Cohen revealed his intention to sell his stake

Signs mark a Bed Bath & Beyond store in Somerville, Massachusetts. Brian Snyder | Reuters Bed bath and beyond Shares fell in extended trading on Wednesday after activist investor Ryan Cohen said in a filing that he intends to sell his entire stake in the retailer through his firm RC Ventures. According to a Form … Read more