Consumer Goods

  • Ford's 1Q net income falls on strong dollar, lower sales Associated Press - 1 hour 49 minutes ago
    Ford's 1Q net income falls on strong dollar, lower sales

    Ford's net income fell in the first quarter, hurt by lower sales of key vehicles like the F-150 pickup and a stronger U.S. dollar. But the Dearborn automaker says the picture should improve as the year ...

  • From Rides to Eats, Uber Launches New Food-Delivery Service Entrepreneur - 2 hours 32 minutes ago
    From Rides to Eats, Uber Launches New Food-Delivery Service

    The ride-hailing tech company that has been growing at astronomical rates around the world is promising 10-minute food delivery in New York City and Chicago.

  • Nominees announced for new World Video Game Hall of Fame Associated Press - 3 hours ago
    Nominees announced for new World Video Game Hall of Fame

    Fifteen video games that have engrossed gamers for untold hours were named finalists Tuesday for the new World Video Game Hall of Fame. The list includes arcade trailblazers Pong and Space Invaders, smartphone ...

  • Early Glance: Tools and Appliances companies Associated Press - 3 hours ago

    Shares of some top tools and appliances companies are down at 10 a.m.: General Electric Co. fell $.06 or .2 percent, to $26.83. Snap-On fell $.65 or .4 percent, to $152.41. Stanley Works fell $.67 or .7 ...

  • Early Glance: Food companies Associated Press - 3 hours ago

    Shares of some top food companies are down at 10 a.m.: ConAgra Foods Inc. fell $.16 or .4 percent, to $36.94. General Mills Inc. fell $.05 or .1 percent, to $56.00. Hormel Foods Corp. fell $.01 or percent, ...

  • Early Glance: Consumer companies Associated Press - 3 hours ago

    Shares of some top consumer companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: Clorox rose $.04 or percent, to $108.34. Colgate-Palmolive Co. fell $.13 or .2 percent, to $68.85. Kimberly-Clark Corp. rose $.14 or .1 percent, ...

  • Early Glance: Beverages companies Associated Press - 3 hours ago

    Shares of some top beverages companies are down at 10 a.m.: Anheuser-Busch Inbev ADR fell $.53 or .4 percent, to $124.31. Coca-Cola Co. fell $.12 or .3 percent, to $40.71. Dr Pepper Snapple fell $.36 or ...

  • Seeking answers on getting recalled cars fixed quickly Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    Frustrated that cars recalled for serious safety defects aren't getting fixed quickly enough, the nation's auto safety chief will host a gathering of automakers Tuesday to search for solutions. In some ...

  • Food Startup Takes Delivery Logistics to a New Level Entrepreneur - 5 hours ago
    Food Startup Takes Delivery Logistics to a New Level

    Backed by famed restaurateur David Chang of Momofuku, Maple aims to get high-quality food on your doorstep in under 30 minutes.

  • Auburn National posts 1Q profit Associated Press - 5 hours ago

    The Auburn, Alabama-based bank said it had earnings of 51 cents per share. The bank posted revenue of $6.8 million in the period. Auburn National shares have climbed almost 6 percent since the beginning ...

  • EU to require cars to have automatic emergency call systems Associated Press - 5 hours ago

    All new vehicles in the European Union will have to be fitted as of 2018 with a system that automatically calls the emergency services in case of an accident. EU lawmakers on Tuesday decided to make the ...

  • Coach 3Q revenue falls short of analysts' expectations Associated Press - 6 hours ago

    Coach's fiscal third-quarter revenue fell, pressured by a strong dollar. A key sales metric also declined in North America as the luxury handbag and accessories maker reduced the amount of online outlet ...

  • Oshkosh tops 2Q profit forecasts Associated Press - 6 hours ago

    The Oshkosh, Wisconsin-based company said it had net income of 69 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted to extinguish debt, were 81 cents per share. The results exceeded Wall Street expectations. The average ...

  • Coach tops 3Q profit forecasts Associated Press - 7 hours ago

    Coach Inc. (COH) on Tuesday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $88.1 million. On a per-share basis, the New York-based company said it had net income of 32 cents. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring ...

  • What It Means to Be JetBlue's Wine Expert Entrepreneur - 7 hours ago
    What It Means to Be JetBlue's Wine Expert

    Jon Bonné is helping to take the airline industry beyond the simple choice of red or white.

  • Whirlpool 1Q results miss Street; cuts full-year outlook Associated Press - 7 hours ago

    Whirlpool posted greater first-quarter profits but still fell short of expectations and the appliance maker cut its full-year profit forecast citing the strong dollar and weaker demand in Brazil, where ...

  • China now has more vineyard land than France, wine body says Associated Press - 9 hours ago

    China now boasts more land dedicated to wine-making vineyards than France, but France has beaten out Italy to regain the title of world's No. 1 wine producer. This is according to figures released Monday ...

  • Honda's profit drops on air bag recall woes despite weak yen Associated Press - 10 hours ago
    Honda's profit drops on air bag recall woes despite weak yen

    Honda's profit for the fiscal fourth quarter dropped 43 percent as the costs of air bag recalls offset the positives of a weak yen and strong vehicle sales in Asia. Honda Motor Co. reported Tuesday a profit ...

  • MSA Safety misses Street 1Q forecasts Associated Press - 19 hours ago

    On a per-share basis, the Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania-based company said it had net income of 26 cents. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were 42 cents per share. The results fell short ...

  • Final Glance: Beverages companies Associated Press - 20 hours ago

    Shares of some top beverages companies were mixed at the close of trading: Anheuser-Busch Inbev ADR rose $1.12 or .9 percent, to $124.84. Coca-Cola Co. fell $.06 or .1 percent, to $40.83. Dr Pepper Snapple ...

  • Final Glance: Food companies Associated Press - 20 hours ago

    Shares of some top food companies were mixed at the close of trading: ConAgra Foods Inc. fell $.17 or .5 percent, to $37.35. General Mills Inc. fell $.33 or .6 percent, to $56.05. Hormel Foods Corp. fell ...

  • Final Glance: Tools and Appliances companies Associated Press - 20 hours ago

    Shares of some top tools and appliances companies were mixed at the close of trading: General Electric Co. rose $.08 or .3 percent, to $26.88. Snap-On fell $.87 or .6 percent, to $153.06. Stanley Works ...

  • Final Glance: Consumer companies Associated Press - 20 hours ago

    Shares of some top consumer companies were down at the close of trading: Clorox fell $.94 or .9 percent, to $108.30. Colgate-Palmolive Co. fell $.19 or .3 percent, to $68.98. Kimberly-Clark Corp. fell ...

  • Final Glance: Autos companies Associated Press - 20 hours ago

    Shares of some top autos companies were mixed at the close of trading: Ford Motor Co. rose $.13 or .8 percent, to $15.90. General Motors Co. rose $.19 or .5 percent, to $35.78. Honda Motor Co. fell $.14 ...

  • J&J Snack Foods posts 2Q profit Associated Press - 22 hours ago

    The Pennsauken, New Jersey-based company said it had profit of 78 cents per share. The drink and snack maker posted revenue of $225 million in the period. J&J Snack Foods shares have decreased roughly ...

  • Chipotle finishes removing GMO ingredients from its food Associated Press - 23 hours ago

    Chipotle says it has completed phasing out genetically modified ingredients from its food, making it the first national fast-food chain to do so. The Denver-based chain had already been using mostly non-GMO ...

  • Midday Glance: Restaurant companies Associated Press - Tue, Apr 28, 2015 5:50 AM NZST

    Shares of some top restaurant companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Brinker International Inc. fell $.29 or .5 percent, to $57.30. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. rose $2.50 or .4 percent, to $640.00. Darden Restaurants ...

  • Midday Glance: Food companies Associated Press - Tue, Apr 28, 2015 5:50 AM NZST

    Shares of some top food companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: ConAgra Foods Inc. fell $.10 or .3 percent, to $37.42. General Mills Inc. fell $.21 or .4 percent, to $56.17. Hormel Foods Corp. fell $.05 or .1 percent, ...

  • Midday Glance: Beverages companies Associated Press - Tue, Apr 28, 2015 5:50 AM NZST

    Shares of some top beverages companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Anheuser-Busch Inbev ADR rose $1.73 or 1.4 percent, to $125.45. Coca-Cola Co. fell $.04 or .1 percent, to $40.86. Dr Pepper Snapple fell $1.22 ...

  • Midday Glance: Autos companies Associated Press - Tue, Apr 28, 2015 5:50 AM NZST

    Shares of some top autos companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Ford Motor Co. rose $.15 or 1.0 percent, to $15.92. General Motors Co. rose $.25 or .7 percent, to $35.84. Honda Motor Co. rose $.01 or percent, ...

  • Chipotle: Transition to non-GMO ingredients complete Associated Press - Tue, Apr 28, 2015 1:09 AM NZST
    Chipotle: Transition to non-GMO ingredients complete

    Chipotle says it has completed phasing out genetically modified ingredients from its food. The Denver-based chain had already been using mostly non-GMO ingredients, but was working on changing a tortilla. ...

  • Kansas smokers unhappy with proposal for cigarette tax hike Associated Press - Mon, Apr 27, 2015 4:00 AM NZST

    Kansas smokers are upset about plans to sharply increase the cigarette tax to help fill a budget hole created by Gov. Sam Brownback's income tax cuts and say they will take their business to Missouri or ...

  • European authorities stop illegal horse meat network Associated Press - Sun, Apr 26, 2015 5:20 AM NZST

    European authorities say police in several countries have detained 26 people in a crackdown on an organized crime network accused of trading in illegal horse meat. Eurojust, the EU agency for judicial ...

  • Midwest pheasant producers are anxious as bird flu spreads Associated Press - Sat, Apr 25, 2015 9:07 AM NZST

    Bill MacFarlane has been anxious since a case of a deadly bird flu strain was recently confirmed in domestic poultry just 50 miles from his southern Wisconsin farm, the largest pheasant operation in North ...

  • Harley recalls nearly 46,000 motorcycles Associated Press - Sat, Apr 25, 2015 5:18 AM NZST
    Harley recalls nearly 46,000 motorcycles

    Harley-Davidson is recalling nearly 46,000 motorcycles in the U.S. because they could stay in gear due to clutches that won't fully disengage. The recall covers certain Electra Glide, Ultra Limited, Police ...