Independent burger-serving restaurants are reportedly the fastest-growing segment of the US restaurant industry, according to a recent survey.
Stanford University is eliminating sales of cigarettes, chewing tobacco and e-cigarettes starting next month.
Just as with organic supermarket produce, green power programs remain a niche market, Bronski writes. But the ability for consumers to pay a premium for 'organic electricity' is increasingly making inroads to mainstream markets.
McDonald’s Corp. CEO Don Thompson acknowledged recently that some higher-income customers are leaving fast food chains for fast-casual alternatives.
Rice recall: Uncle Ben's rice bags have been recalled after being linked to illnesses among children who ate the rice as part of school lunches. The rice recall includes 5- and 25-pound bags of Mexican-style rice.
Food brands have taken trillions of calories out of their products, and products deemed more nutritious are boosting profit margins. But have diets actually changed?
CVS is poised to become the first national pharmacy to pull tobacco products from its sales roster. The move could cost the retailer an estimated $2 billion in annual sales.