To stop parties, Airbnb won't let some guests book homes

Airbnb will ban some younger U.S. guests from booking homes in their area as part of a continuing effort to crack down on unauthorized parties. The San Francisco-based home sharing c...

Elsie moooves on: Borden dairy sold to private equity firms

Elsie the cow has a new home. Borden dairy, which filed for bankruptcy protection in January, has been sold to two private equity firms. Dallas-based Borden said Fr...

Starbucks adds plant-based meat to US menu

Starbucks is adding plant-based meat to its U.S. menu for the first time. The Seattle-based coffee chain said Tuesday that a breakfast sandwich made with imitation sausage from Redwo...

Hit hard by virus, fine dining finds new ways to serve

San Francisco chef Dominique Crenn was huddled with staff one day in mid-March when she learned that coronavirus restrictions would close the dining room at her celebrated restaurant, Atelier Crenn. I...

McDonald's worldwide sales improve as stores reopen globally

McDonald’s sales are gradually improving as more of its restaurants reopen worldwide. The Chicago-based fast food giant said Tuesday that its global same-store sales — or sales at lo...

Tyson cooperating with feds in price-fixing investigation

Tyson Foods shares fell Thursday after the company said it is cooperating with a federal investigation into price-fixing in the chicken industry. Springdale, Arkansas-based Tyson Foo...

Target temporarily closing stores due to protest dangers

Target is temporarily closing 105 stores in 10 states after several were broken into during protests over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis last week. The company is closing 4...

Insider Q&A: Airbnb co-founder and CEO Brian Chesky

Three months ago, Airbnb co-founder and CEO Brian Chesky was working on the financial filings for the company’s hotly anticipated initial public offering. He had just returned from Palm Springs, Calif...

Restaurant chains see sales improving as dining rooms reopen

Fast food restaurants — well equipped for drive-thru and takeout service — have fared better than sit-down restaurants as the coronavirus pandemic gripped the U.S., but that gap could start to close a...

Production shutdowns shrink meat supplies at stores

U.S. meat supplies are dwindling due to coronavirus-related production shutdowns. As a result, some stores like Costco and restaurants like Wendy’s are limiting sales. As of Monday,...

Aibnb laying off 1,900 employees due to travel decline

Airbnb is laying off 25% of its workforce as it confronts a steep decline in global travel due to the new coronavirus. In a letter to employees, CEO Brian Chesky said the company is ...

Carnival Cruise Lines plans to sail again starting in August

Carnival Cruise Lines said Monday that it plans to gradually resume cruising in North America in August, nearly five months after it halted operations due to the new coronavirus. Sai...

Battered global tourism industry makes reopening plans

Six months ago, the global tourism industry was celebrating a record year for travel. Now, it's decimated and facing a recovery that could take years. Tourism Economics, a data and c...

McDonald's says 1Q sales drop as 25% of stores are closed

Most McDonald’s restaurants in the U.S. and China are now open for drive-thru and delivery, but global lockdown orders still took a bite out of the company’s first quarter sales. McD...

Starbucks sales fall as virus cripples global operations

Starbucks said Tuesday that its global sales plunged in the first three months of the year as coronavirus-related shutdowns crippled its global operations. The Seattle-based coffee g...