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Starbucks fights expanding unionization effort at its stores

Starbucks is fighting an expanded effort to unionize its stores, even as a union vote proceeds at three of the coffee-chain's locations in Buffalo, New York. Union organizers from th...

Yes, there are turkeys for Thanksgiving - for a price

Turkeys may not be able to fly very far. But their prices can soar — along with the costs of other holiday staples like cranberry sauce and pie filling. The Thanksgiving table hasn’t...

Is travel safe during the pandemic this holiday season?

Is travel safe during the pandemic this holiday season? It depends. It can be safe if you're fully vaccinated against COVID-19, but officials say people who haven't gotten the shots ...

Starbucks, Amazon open grab-and-go store in New York

Starbucks and Amazon are teaming up on a grab-and-go store format. The Seattle-based companies will open their first Starbucks Pickup with Amazon Go location on Thursday in New York....

Beyond Meat Q3 sales fall short as US demand drops

Plant-based meat maker Beyond Meat reported lower-than-expected sales in the third quarter due to a slump in U.S. demand. Beyond Meat said its sales increased 12.7% to $106.4 million...

US sues Uber, saying wait fees discriminate against disabled

The federal government is suing Uber saying it discriminates against disabled people by charging fees when drivers have to wait for passengers to board their vehicles. Uber's “wait t...

Hershey goes salty, buys Dot's Homestyle Pretzels for $1.2B

Hershey is expanding its salty snack portfolio with the purchase of Dot’s Homestyle Pretzels. The Hershey Co. said Wednesday it will spend $1.2 billion for North Dakota-based Dot’s P...

Craft brewer Bell's Brewery sold to Australia's Lion

The U.S. beer industry has one less independent brewer. Michigan-based Bell’s Brewery said Wednesday it is being acquired by Australian brewer Lion, a subsidiary of Japan’s Kirin Gro...

DoorDash buys Wolt to expand in Europe as Q3 sales rise

DoorDash is buying Finnish delivery service Wolt Enterprises, expanding its reach into Europe and other markets. The $8.1 billion deal announced Tuesday will bring DoorDash into 22 c...

Panera Bread returning to markets with upcoming IPO

Panera is returning to the public markets after four years in private hands. St. Louis-based Panera Brands __ which also owns Caribou Coffee and Einstein Bros. Bagels __ filed initia...

DoorDash adds safety features to help protect drivers

DoorDash is adding security features to its app to help protect drivers. The San Francisco-based delivery company said Wednesday it’s partnering with security company ADT on the new ...

Robots hit the streets as demand for food delivery grows

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Robot food delivery is no longer the stuff of science fiction. But you may not see it in your neighborhood anytime soon. Hundreds of little robots __ knee-hig...

Coke acquires remainder of sports drink BodyArmor for $5.6B

Coca-Cola Co. is making a multibillion-dollar bet on the sports drink brand BodyArmor as part of a larger push to diversify its offerings. Coke said Monday it paid $5.6 billion for t...

Starbucks workers will vote on union at 3 Buffalo stores

Workers hoping to unionize Starbucks stores in the U.S. have won a preliminary victory before the National Labor Relations Board. In a ruling issued Thursday, the board said employee...

Starbucks posts record quarterly sales thanks to US business

Starbucks on Thursday reported record quarterly sales thanks to its robust U.S. business that helped make up for weakness in China and other markets. The Seattle coffee giant said it...