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Frappuccino Turns 20, Starbucks Releases New Flavor
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Frappuccino Turns 20, Starbucks Releases New Flavor

Starbucks’ popular frappuccino beverage has turned 20 and to honor the drink’s big birthday, the company has debuted a new specialty drink—the Birthday Cake Frappuccino. Read »

6 hours ago
McDonald's Launches Big Mac Fashion Collection

McDonald's Launches Big Mac Fashion Collection

You might be able to smell like Burger King’s Whopper, but now you can also look like McDonald’s Big Mac. Read »

Mar 25, 2015
Kraft Nears Merger With Heinz

Kraft Nears Merger With Heinz

Kraft Foods Group and H.J. Heinz on Wednesday announced that they will merge to create The Kraft Heinz Co. Watch »

Mar 25, 2015
Taco Bell's Waffle Taco Is Dead; Biscuit Taco to Replace

Taco Bell's Waffle Taco Is Dead; Biscuit Taco to Replace

The newest weapon in the breakfast wars is a biscuit shaped like a taco. Read »

Mar 24, 2015
Why Less is More for Playboy.com

Why Less is More for Playboy.com

Playboy's website is now safe for work—well, some of it. Read »

Mar 24, 2015
Cheap Wines Chock-Full of Arsenic: Lawsuit

Cheap Wines Chock-Full of Arsenic: Lawsuit

Many popular, inexpensive brands of wine made and distributed in California, including Trader Joe's famed "Two... Read »

Mar 20, 2015
Target Agrees to Pay $10M to Settle Data Breach Suit

Target Agrees to Pay $10M to Settle Data Breach Suit

Target has proposed to pay $10 million to settle a class-action lawsuit brought against the retailer following a... Watch »

Mar 19, 2015
Honda Adds 105,000 Vehicles to Air Bag Recall

Honda Adds 105,000 Vehicles to Air Bag Recall

Recall is the first for Honda Pilot regarding potential problems with driver's air bags made by Takata Corp. Read »

Mar 19, 2015
Target 5:  Investigating the Issues That Affect You Most

Target 5: Investigating the Issues That Affect You Most

Investigating the Issues That Affect You Most Read »

May 8, 2012
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May 8, 2012
Fed Hints at Rate Hike, Won't Say When

Fed Hints at Rate Hike, Won't Say When

The Federal Reserve made its first overtures on Wednesday that it is seeking to hike interest rates, but Fed Chair... Read »

Mar 19, 2015
State Farm Gets FAA Approval to Test Drones

State Farm Gets FAA Approval to Test Drones

State Farm says it has received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration to test the use of drones. Read »

Mar 18, 2015
M Burger Dishes Out Free Burgers to Celebrate Birthday

M Burger Dishes Out Free Burgers to Celebrate Birthday

M Burger fans will want to hear this—the popular Chicago-based chain will give out free burgers with any purchase... Read »

Mar 18, 2015
McDonald's Faces Complaints Over Worker Burns

McDonald's Faces Complaints Over Worker Burns

Demonstration comes one day after employees around the nation filed 28 health and safety complaints against the Oak... Watch »

Mar 17, 2015
Jelly Belly Puts Wisconsin Warehouse Up for Sale

Jelly Belly Puts Wisconsin Warehouse Up for Sale

With Easter just weeks away, Jelly Belly Candy Co. said it plans to sell their Wisconsin warehouse and move their... Read »

Mar 11, 2015
Yelp Opens New Chicago Office in Merchandise Mart

Yelp Opens New Chicago Office in Merchandise Mart

Yelp, the business review website, is opening an new office in Chicago and is expected to hire 300 employees. Read »

Mar 5, 2015
McDonald's to Cut Use of Antibiotics in Chicken

McDonald's to Cut Use of Antibiotics in Chicken

McDonald's says it plans to start using chicken raised without antibiotics important to human medicine and milk from... Read »

Mar 4, 2015
Negotiation 101: Get the Most Out of a Tough Conversation

Negotiation 101: Get the Most Out of a Tough Conversation

For most people, negotiations happen every day at work, and topics are often varied, covering a wide spectrum – not... Read »

Mar 4, 2015
Target to Cut Thousands of Jobs Over Next 2 Years: CEO

Target to Cut Thousands of Jobs Over Next 2 Years: CEO

Target's CEO said Tuesday that the huge American retailer plans to cut several thousand jobs over the next two years... Read »

Mar 3, 2015
Oprah's Harpo Studios in Chicago to Close

Oprah's Harpo Studios in Chicago to Close

Oprah Winfrey announces plans to transition OWN production at Harpo Studios from its current Chicago location to one... Watch »

Mar 4, 2015

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