Movie tie-ins might give Hasbro the boost it needs to gain an advantage over larger rival Mattel. The toy-makers report first-quarter results this week.
The coffee giant expects sales from food stores and retail outlets to rival revenues from its coffee operations.
Easter sales aren't as widespread as those of the winter holidays, but they give shoppers the sugar high they need to snap out of their cold spell.
These funds offer stability in turbulent times by focusing on the US recovery through consumer staples.
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Seek safety in Hershey, Smucker and other companies that produce consumer staples.
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