| Nov 17, 2014
| 8:14 AM
NEW YORK — Whole Foods is holding wine tastings. Ikea is pitching apartment furniture to divorced dads. Applebee's turns into a nightclub after dinner.
These companies are all targeting an increasingly coveted demographic: single Americans.
| Nov 17, 2014
| 10:58 AM
More than 970 people attended An Achievable Dream's benefit Tennis Ball Saturday at the Hampton Roads Convention Center, according to Amy Ritchie, director of public relations and marketing for the organization.
Attendance was about the same as last...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 12:15 PM
Lettuce consider mayonnaise: The maker of Hellmann's is suing an upstart, Just Mayo, to the tuna millions in damages. Has one side spread lies? Does the other side deserve a dressing down? Here's the lunchpin of the dispute: whether a food company can sub...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 6:05 AM
American families with kids bought 101 fewer calories per person per day in packaged foods in 2012 than they did in 2007, according to an analysis of a pledge by big food companies to reduce calories in the marketplace. It’s an “impressive&...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 4:46 AM
1. Bill Parcells claims in a new book "neophyte owner" Steve Ross contributed to his leaving the Dolphins. That could be true. But the full truth is what Parcells evidently doesn't address in the book: That he made critical mistakes in the football...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Former Ravens running back Ray Rice will probably have to be reinstated by the NFL after his appeal hearing Nov. 5-6, but he most likely won't play again until next season.
Rice is still carrying too much baggage and can't completely start rebuilding...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 3:43 PM
Kraft Foods Group's third-quarter profit fell almost 11 percent, as it sold fewer items after raising prices on products from cheese and meat to coffee.
Kraft's decision to raise prices to mitigate the affect of higher commodity costs has been...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 2:07 PM
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission plans to take formal action in its investigation into wheat futures trading by old Kraft businesses that are now part of Mondelez International, Kraft Foods said Thursday.
The activities relate to the trading of...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 9:54 AM
The Baltimore City Health Department's mission is to help all city residents realize their full health potential. If passed, Bill 14-0371 (Electronic Smoking Devices), which was recently heard before the City Council Judiciary and Legislative...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 5:22 PM
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Tom Brady outplayed Peyton Manning in the latest battle of the two great quarterbacks, and Brady's New England Patriots cruised to their fifth consecutive victory, 43-21 over Manning's Broncos on Sunday.
Brady threw four touchdown...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 12:30 PM
What gas is to cars, advertising is to media companies. And there's a sense emerging that there may be less fuel in this business sector's tank in the weeks ahead.
Concerns were crystallized Tuesday during a conference call Discovery Communications...