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Brand Loyalty Leaders Chock Full of Techs

Of the top 100 product categories and brands in a new ranking of customer loyalty leaders, nearly half (45) are tech companies engaged in digital and social networks and products. ...
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Coffee Rises, but Starbucks Hedges

When Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) last raised its coffee prices in late June, coffee was selling in the commodity markets at around $1.76 a pound, after peaking at around $2.12 ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, Alcobra, Deere, GT, J.C. Penney and More

Stocks were weak on Tuesday, but investors keep proving that they will aggressively buy overlooked or oversold stocks when they can. 24/7 Wall St. reviews dozens of brokerage firm analyst ...
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Free Coffee From McDonald’s — Again

Following a similar promotion in March of this year, McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) is once again offering customers a free small coffee during breakfast hours for the next two weeks. ...
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What Express and Premium Store Launches Can Mean for Starbucks

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) announced last week that the company is planning on expanding its stores worldwide by 1,550 this year and by 1,600 in the coming fiscal year. It ...
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Starbucks Launches Super-Premium, Express Store Formats

It’s a busy day in Seattle. Coffee and tea merchant Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) announced Friday morning that the company will open its first Roastery and Tasting Room by December ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Activision, BHP Billiton, Dunkin’, Hertz, JetBlue, Panera and More

Stocks were down by a tiny amount on Wednesday morning, following two days of gains and ahead of the FOMC's minutes. Investors have gotten used to volatility again, but they ...
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Keurig Green Mountain Boosts Coffee Prices

Coffee machine maker Keurig Green Mountain Inc. (NASDAQ: GMCR) announced on Thursday that it is raising prices by as much as 9% on all its single-portion packs and other coffee ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AMD, Dunkin’ Brands, EOG, Time Warner, Wendy’s and Many More

Stocks had tanked on geopolitical news of Russia-Ukraine and Israel-Palestine woes on Thursday, but the markets were staging a recovery on Friday. Many investors have decided that they want to ...
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Prices Rising for Starbucks Coffee

In March Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) CEO Howard Schultz said that the company had no plans to raise its prices. This morning the company announced that a grande or venti ...
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McDonald’s Gets Worst Rating Among Restaurant Chains

McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) may dominate fast-food sales in the United States based on revenue, and also as one of the largest in terms of locations, but its customer service ...
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Hot May Numbers Make These Five Top Restaurant Stocks Solid Summer Buys

Many of the consumer discretionary stocks that make up that sector have suffered this year. As of the end of last week, it is the only sector that was down ...
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Why McDonald’s U.S. Growth Has Ended and Will Not Recover

McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) posted another month of falling same-store sales in the United States for May. The huge fast-food chain announced a drop of 1%. While the company has ...
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Here’s Why Dunkin Donuts and Starbucks Will Be Serving Lunch

McDonald's (NYSE: MCD) still owns breakfast, regardless of the recent assault made on the day part by numerous fast food and fast casual restaurants. Lunchtime, however, may become the next ...
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Folgers, Dunkin’ Brand Coffee Prices Rise 9%

After hitting a peak of around $2.15 a pound in mid-April, coffee prices have moderated somewhat to around $1.70 a pound for arabica beans. So why did J.M. Smucker Co. ...
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