Retail

4 restaurant chains that are opening spinoffs for faster dining

If you can't beat 'em, join 'em. Fast-casual restaurant chains like Chipotle Mexican Grill and Sweetgreen have been stealing customers from full-service restaurant chains like Outback Steakhouse and IHOP. To fight back, some casual dining chains have been launching spinoff...

Restaurants take aim at improving manager turnover rates

A worker takes a pager from a customer at a Shake Shack restaurant in Bridgewater, New Jersey. Ron Antonelli | Bloomberg | Getty Images Shake Shack, Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and Yum Brands' Taco Bell are among the restaurant chains...

Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Gap, CSX and Progress Software

Pedestrians walk past a Gap Inc. store in New York. Craig Warga | Bloomberg | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines after hours on Tuesday: Gap Inc. — Stock of the clothing retailer was up more than 4% in...

Adidas is banking on Beyonce for growth with Ivy Park athleticwear line debut

Ivy Park Collection with Beyonce Source: Adidas Adidas is banking on pop icon Beyonce, who's dominated the airwaves for more than two decades, to do the same for  the company with her new adidas x Ivy Park activewear collection, which...

America’s favorite Valentine’s Day candy is back, but not without a few hiccups

Sweetheart candy hearts are seen on the shelf at the To The Moon Marketplace on January 29, 2019 in Wilton Manors, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images Sweethearts, the conversation heart candy, is back on shelves for Valentine's Day after...

Payless ShoeSource emerges from bankruptcy — again

A pedestrian walks by a Payless Shoe Source store on April 5, 2017 in San Francisco. Getty Images Payless ShoeSource said Thursday it has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection for a second time, with a renewed focus on its...

Powerade is launching 2 new product lines as consumer exercise habits change

Source: Coke Powerade is adding two new product lines as consumers' exercise habits change and rival Gatorade makes a comeback. The Coca-Cola brand announced the addition of Powerade Power Water and Powerade Ultra to its portfolio on Wednesday. The...

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Natasha Hastings thought she had to hide her pregnancy to...

Natasha Hastings Source: Natasha Hastings Track and field star Natasha Hastings hid her pregnancy for five months before deciding to tell her sponsors. The two-time Olympic gold medalist had spent her whole life training, and feared that a pregnancy could...

Google to acquire Irish retail tech start-up Pointy

Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks during the Google I/O keynote session at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California on May 7, 2019. Josh Edelson | AFP | Getty Images Alphabet's Google on Tuesday said it plans to acquire Pointy, an...

Holiday sales may have been better-than-expected, up nearly 5%, Bank of America economists say

Shoppers walk through the food court at the Easton Town Center Mall in Columbus, Ohio. Luke Sharrett | Bloomberg | Getty Images Retail sales were strong in December, and for the holiday shopping period they could be up close to...

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