| 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....
| Jul 30, 2014
| 10:01 AM
What happens when you marry French toast with crème brulee and a side of bacon or ham?
You get named to this year’s Xtreme Eating Awards, an annual public shaming of the restaurant industry’s biggest caloric offenders.
Held by the...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 2:04 PM
Kraft Foods Group Inc. posted weaker-than-anticipated sales and profit for the second quarter on Wednesday, which it blamed on higher prices turning off some shoppers and its own bad bets on ingredient prices.
“There’s no question that...
| May 15, 2014
What's going on here? A recently published chart (above) shows that from 2000 to 2001, the average daily precipitation in Illinois rose slightly, as did per capita consumption of American cheese in the United States. Both rates fell from 2002......
| Sep 18, 2014
| 7:06 PM
HAMPTON — Statistically speaking, at least on the offensive end, Phoebus didn't do much Thursday night. Then again, big numbers weren't necessary. Given short fields for most of the game, the Phantoms steamrolled Denbigh for a 50-0 win.
| Apr 14, 2014
| 3:53 PM
Choosing a corsage that matches your date's prom dress can be a major source of anxiety for some young men, but KFC has come to the rescue this prom season with a fried chicken corsage that goes with everything.
No this is not a joke. The fast food...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 10:26 AM
If you've ever wished you could sip a hot cup of McDonald's coffee brewed at home, you'll soon get your chance. McDonald's bagged coffee is to be available at your local grocery store next year.
The fast-food chain plans on selling a variety of packaged...