Katie Little

Katie Little

Katie Little is a news associate at CNBC.

McDonald's Profit Plunges 30 Percent as Traffic Continues to Fall
Franchise

McDonald's Profit Plunges 30 Percent as Traffic Continues to Fall

The fast-food giant is struggling to retain customers domestically and abroad.
Why California's Plastic Bag Ban Might Backfire
Economy & Small Business

Why California's Plastic Bag Ban Might Backfire

A look at the consequences for businesses and shoppers.
The Wait for Apple's iPhone 6 Smashes Record in Manhattan
Customer Loyalty

The Wait for Apple's iPhone 6 Smashes Record in Manhattan

The line of people out front of Apple's flagship store was completely ridiculous.
'Tis the Season? Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte Arrives Early This Year.
Customer Loyalty

'Tis the Season? Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte Arrives Early This Year.

The fan favorite will be available at the end of August for some dedicated customers.
How Businesses Are Catering to the Single Diner
News and trends

How Businesses Are Catering to the Single Diner

As more and more Americans are eating alone, grocery stores and restaurants have adapted to serve their solo customers.
Crumbs Could Get Reprieve Thanks to Investor Group
Food Businesses

Crumbs Could Get Reprieve Thanks to Investor Group

The recently shuttered cupcake chain could stay open with financing help from an investor group.
Fast Food CEO: U.S. Government Making it Hard for Us to Grow
Growth Strategies

Fast Food CEO: U.S. Government Making it Hard for Us to Grow

Andy Puzder, CEO of CKE Restaurants, the parent company of Carl's Jr. and Hardee's, has found it easier to set up shop in countries like Brazil and China rather than contend with U.S. government regulations.
Fitness Startups Put Their Own Spin on Indoor Cycling
Starting a Business

Fitness Startups Put Their Own Spin on Indoor Cycling

Several fitness startups are hoping to grab a slice of the boutique cycling craze.