| Sep 9, 2014
Most of Mondelez International Inc.'s sustainability efforts are on track, but the maker of Oreo cookies said it must figure out better ways to reduce energy use at its plants.
On Tuesday, Mondelez plans to release a progress report on its...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 7:50 AM
Big Lots will expand its food selection in all 1,491 of its stores nationwide, the retailer said in a press release last week.
“This expansion helps our customer find more of her favorite items and brands when shopping the Big Lots food...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 2:44 PM
McDonald's Corp. and Kraft Foods Group Inc will begin selling the fast-food giant's McCafe brand packaged coffee in grocery stores across the United States starting early next year, the companies said on Tuesday.
The coffee will be packaged in 12-...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 10:27 AM
Move over, Starbucks. McDonald's is putting its packaged McCafe coffee in grocery stores next year.
With the help of Kraft Foods, the hamburger giant will roll out bags of ground and whole-bean coffee, as well as single-cup pods, to compete with fast-...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 4:14 PM
Jelly Belly brand jelly beans will soon no longer be made at the North Chicago factory where they've been produced since 1978.
The company said Monday that 70 jobs will be eliminated as it moves production of all Jelly Belly brand candy products to its...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 4:50 PM
In Baltimore, some business owners say they're constantly nagged by city fees for making improvements to their stores.
Add a bike rack outside? There's a fee for that. Put up a security camera? Another fee. Add more lighting? There's a fee for that,...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 1:33 PM
Big Lots has revamped its food department, adding name brand products and expanding the international assortment, the retailer said.
The closeout retailer has 16 Baltimore area stores, in Baltimore, Anne Arundel, Carroll, Harford and Howard counties,...
| 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,...
| 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 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 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....