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Fast-Food Giants' Top Cheese Supplier Embroiled in Shocking Animal Abuse Scandal
Food Businesses

Fast-Food Giants' Top Cheese Supplier Embroiled in Shocking Animal Abuse Scandal

Animal rights activists released a graphic video showing workers whipping, kicking and punching cows at a farm responsible for the cheese at Domino's, Pizza Hut and Papa John's.
Kate Taylor
Alibaba Shares Soar Amid Record-Shattering IPO
IPOs

Alibaba Shares Soar Amid Record-Shattering IPO

Initially priced at $68, shares of the Chinese tech titan opened at $92.70 this morning in what is officially the largest U.S.-based IPO of all time.
Geoff Weiss
Best Idea Ever: A Walkway for Smartphone-Addicted Pedestrians
Mobile Devices

Best Idea Ever: A Walkway for Smartphone-Addicted Pedestrians

A theme park in China has created a 164-foot lane for pedestrians to use as they tap away at their phones. The concept borrows heavily from an experiment conducted by National Geographic in Washington, D.C., last July.
Geoff Weiss
Why August Was a Terrible Month for McDonald's
McDonalds

Why August Was a Terrible Month for McDonald's

McDonald's reported a 3.7 percent drop in global sales in August on Tuesday.
Kate Taylor
Xiaomi, the 'Apple of the East,' Surpasses Samsung as China's Top Smartphone Seller
China

Xiaomi, the 'Apple of the East,' Surpasses Samsung as China's Top Smartphone Seller

In China's mobile market -- the largest on earth -- there's a brand new leader in town.
Geoff Weiss
Don't Miss the Digital Transformation in Luxury Brand Marketing
Luxury Brands

Don't Miss the Digital Transformation in Luxury Brand Marketing

The global nouveau riche aren't wedded to old money brands and that's creating big opportunities for niche status symbols.
Rohan Ayyar
5 Ways to Work Harder, Courtesy of a Beijing Restaurateur
Persistence

5 Ways to Work Harder, Courtesy of a Beijing Restaurateur

An overseas trip provides some insights about how an entrepreneur can prevail in realizing his dreams.
Nathan Resnick
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KFC and Pizza Hut Struggle in China Following Expired-Meat Scandal
Yum Brands

KFC and Pizza Hut Struggle in China Following Expired-Meat Scandal

As KFC and Pizza Hut's same-store sales slip in China, parent company Yum is worried about long-term consumer confidence in the brands.
Kate Taylor
Facebook Reportedly Weighing Integration of Uber Into Messenger App
Messaging

Facebook Reportedly Weighing Integration of Uber Into Messenger App

Preliminary discussions between Mark Zuckerberg and Travis Kalanick point to the social network's stated desire to diversify and monetize its messaging platform.
Geoff Weiss
Chinese Police Detain Five in Expired Meat Investigation
Franchise

Chinese Police Detain Five in Expired Meat Investigation

Officials believe the American-owned food supplier in China purposefully sold expired chicken to chains including McDonald's, KFC and Starbucks.
Kate Taylor
Disappointing Earnings Add to McDonald's Bad Week
McDonalds

Disappointing Earnings Add to McDonald's Bad Week

Legal battles with franchisees, expired meat and another disappointing quarterly report: it's already been a hard week for McDonald's.
Kate Taylor
Pizza Slips and Breakfast Soars in Yum Brand's Latest Earnings
Yum Brands

Pizza Slips and Breakfast Soars in Yum Brand's Latest Earnings

Sales at KFC and Taco Bell boosted Yum Brands to a solid second quarter, while Pizza Hut struggled to keep up.
Kate Taylor
Tesla Gets Smacked With Trademark Lawsuit in China
Legal Center

Tesla Gets Smacked With Trademark Lawsuit in China

A suit brought today by Zhan Baosheng, who registered the 'Tesla' trademark in China in 2006, could decelerate the electric car-maker's eastward expansion.
Geoff Weiss
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Alibaba Breaks Into U.S. Ecommerce Market With 11 Main
Ecommerce

Alibaba Breaks Into U.S. Ecommerce Market With 11 Main

The Chinese ecommerce giant today unveiled its first major push into the U.S. market with the launch of a website that curates small boutiques.
Catherine Clifford