When the tech giant reports record results in late January, expect Wall Street to do another about face.
The fast-food giant suggests franchisees open for the holiday after seeing Thanksgiving sales jump.
Joh A. Benckiser is buying Caribou Coffee for $340 million in its second acquisition of a US specialty coffee maker after snapping up Peet's.
The company is already marking down its new home brewing machines. Sign of slow sales or smart holiday retailing?
Diversifying around the globe may mean taking advantage of companies with an international presence.
Starbucks is upgraded to 'outperform,' and Crocs is initiated with an 'outperform.'
Francesca's is upgraded to 'buy,' and Demand Media is downgraded to 'sell.'
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