| Jul 1, 2015
| 4:43 PM
Kraft Foods Group Inc. shareholders voted Wednesday to approve the company's sale to H.J. Heinz Co., clearing the way for the creation of the third-largest food and beverage company in North America and the fifth-largest worldwide.
About two dozen...
| Jun 30, 2015
| 5:49 PM
The fate of more than 400 workers at the Kraft Foods Group plant in Upper Macungie remains uncertain, a little more than three months after H.J. Heinz Co. announced its plan to buy the Northfield, Ill.-based macaroni-cheese maker.
That hazy outlook...
| Jun 22, 2015
| 7:00 AM
The future of homebody imbibing has officially arrived. A recent MBA grad/international bartender, a mechanical engineer/product designer and a mixologist have joined forces to create a countertop digital bartender that functions like a Keurig coffee...
| Jun 2, 2015
| 7:30 AM
Mandalay Bay is in the midst of a $100-million remodel that renovates all 3,000 rooms and suites at the 16-year-old resort.
MGM Resorts International Design Group revamped each of the rooms with sassy new colors and statement pieces. Look for modern...
| Jun 5, 2015
| 1:28 PM
A Des Plaines condominium building in the 500 block of South River Road was burgled for the second time in as many weeks, according to Des Plaines police.
Surveillance video taken inside the building in the early morning hours of June 2 show a man...
| Jun 3, 2015
| 5:05 AM
Brick and mortar retailers you know, the dinosaurs doomed in an increasingly digital world have been unleashing a new weapon to preserve the species: their stores.
From Wal-Mart Stores to Nordstrom, retailers over the last few years have been pushing...
| May 5, 2015
| 3:00 AM
After taking a red-eye out of Georgia to check on his employees, Ethan Smith arrives in the late morning at the house on a quiet street in Santa Monica. He stops in the foyer and laughs at the state of the place.
It looks like a frat house. Day-old...
| Apr 20, 2015
| 6:54 AM
A smorgasbord of local eateries are set up to serve at a new Chamber of Commerce fundraiser – an evening of food and drink that aims to raise money for college scholarships for Isle of Wight County high school students.
The shindig will feature...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 4:59 PM
H.J. Heinz CEO Bernardo Hees, who is set to become the CEO of Kraft Heinz when the multibillion-dollar food merger closes, was at Kraft's Illinois headquarters last week checking out the business his company is buying.
In a video issued to Kraft...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 3:47 AM
Capitalizing on the popularity of single K cup brewers, GE Appliances is launching new refrigerator later this year that can brew Keurig K-Cups.
"Over the last couple years, GE surveyed Café French door refrigerator consumers who have the hot water...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 2:08 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators have charged Kraft Food Groups Inc. and another major U.S. food company with manipulating prices for wheat and wheat futures in a scheme that reaped more than $5.4 million in profit.
The Commodity Futures...