| Aug 14, 2014
| 5:35 PM
Coca-Cola Co., the world's largest beverage company, is targeting the increasingly buzzy energy drink market by taking a minority stake in a key industry player, Southland company Monster Beverage Corp.
In what one analyst called a "blockbuster deal,"...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 2:16 PM
Shares of energy drink maker Monster Beverage Corp. got a jolt after Coca-Cola Co. agreed to take a minority stake in the Corona company.
Monster shares soared $21.84, more than 30%, to $93.49 Friday, a day after the deal was announced after the close...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 8:15 AM
The Morning Call, the third largest newspaper in Pennsylvania and the leading media company in the Lehigh Valley, has nearly 120 years of publishing history in the Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton area of Pennsylvania.
The publishing company’s...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 3:31 PM
McDonald's Corp CEO Don Thompson sure could use a break.
The head of the world's biggest restaurant chain, who for much of his two years at the helm has been battling to spark sales growth in the United States and Europe, got battered by headline-...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 7:30 PM
One distant day, after rinsing the bubbles of FSU Jimbo Fisher Shampoo from their hair, historians may look back and wonder how it all began.
Was it with bag of Golden Flake potato chips and a bottle of Coca-Cola? They were propped on a table next to...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 10:32 AM
For those who like to take all-you-can-eat to the extreme, Olive Garden is launching a new "Never Ending Pasta Pass" on Monday. It's the Italian restaurant chain's newest all-you-can-eat-promotion, and it will cost you $100.
That price may seem a...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 5:06 PM
Coca-Cola Co., faced with tepid demand and a drop in fourth-quarter earnings, said it was initiating a $1-billion cost-cutting campaign to improve profitability.
The world's largest beverage company said Tuesday that profit fell 8.4% in the fourth...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Former Congressman Allen West, no stranger to controversy, plunged into fray over the Coca-Cola Super Bowl ad.
He launched a fusillade of criticism of the spot and later said on Twitter that “we touched a nerve.”
The ad in question, a 60-...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 6:38 PM
For years, the Allentown Health Bureau would take anyone at its flu clinics — insured, uninsured, city resident, out-of-towner — because the overriding goal was to get as many people as possible vaccinated.
As the 2013-14 flu season looms,...
| Oct 9, 2013
In Southern California's outer orbit, a dusty highway drive away from the L.A.'s health-obsessed celebrities and hipsters, a massive $70-million factory is preparing to churn out 140,000 gallons of premium juice a week.
The 264,000-square-foot Rancho...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 1:22 PM
Happiness doesn't come in a red can. Obesity does.
That's the tag line from a commercial that will begin airing soon in the Baltimore area, and it's a not-so-subtle attack on Coca-Cola mounted by a group of local health advocates including Howard County'...