John Kell

John Kell

John Kell is a Reporter @FortuneMagazine.

Krispy Kreme Agrees to $1.35 Billion Takeover
Mergers and Acquisitions

Krispy Kreme Agrees to $1.35 Billion Takeover

Buyer is German conglomerate JAB Holding Company.
Forget Lemonade, Beyoncé Is Investing in Watermelon
Make More Happen

Forget Lemonade, Beyoncé Is Investing in Watermelon

She has a stake in WTRMLN WTR.
Yum? Kellogg Will Soon Release Soda-Flavored Pop-Tarts.
Food

Yum? Kellogg Will Soon Release Soda-Flavored Pop-Tarts.

In a time when food companies are going natural, the cereal company seems to be betting on decadence.
Gap Apologizes for 'Racist' Ad
Advertising

Gap Apologizes for 'Racist' Ad

In the image, an African-American girl is posing next to a taller Caucasian girl that is propping her arm on the younger girl's head.
Good at Math? You Could Win a Whole Lot of 'Pi' From Pizza Hut.
Pizza Hut

Good at Math? You Could Win a Whole Lot of 'Pi' From Pizza Hut.

The chain is celebrating National Pi Day with a contest to solve three challenging math problems.
Nike Cuts Ties With Boxer Manny Pacquiao Over Homophobic Comments
Nike

Nike Cuts Ties With Boxer Manny Pacquiao Over Homophobic Comments

The tone of the comments and the subsequent apology from the boxer was too little, too late for Nike.
This Wearable Gadget Alerts You If You're Getting Too Much Sun
Personal Health

This Wearable Gadget Alerts You If You're Getting Too Much Sun

L'Oreal has developed a stretchable skin sensor designed to monitor ultraviolet light exposure via a wearable it is calling My UV Patch.
Shake Shack Shares Too Rich for Wall Street's Taste Buds
Shake Shack

Shake Shack Shares Too Rich for Wall Street's Taste Buds

Analysts have put a 'sell' rating on the burger chain.
Here's How One Ousted Founder Will Get His Revenge
Apps

Here's How One Ousted Founder Will Get His Revenge

You're going to like the way you app.
Shake Shack Investors Feeling Indigestion
Shake Shack

Shake Shack Investors Feeling Indigestion

Sales soar in the burger chain's first quarter as a publicly traded company but shares take a hit.
Wet Seal Just Made Two-Thirds of Its Stores Disappear
Retail

Wet Seal Just Made Two-Thirds of Its Stores Disappear

The teen retailer's struggle with declining sales is another reminder to mall-loving millennials that their childhood is over.
Coach Scoops Up Shoemaker Stuart Weitzman for $574 Million
Acquisitions

Coach Scoops Up Shoemaker Stuart Weitzman for $574 Million

The move is designed to further diversify the handbag maker's sales.
7 Things You Should Know About Shake Shack
Shake Shack

7 Things You Should Know About Shake Shack

As the 'fine casual' burger chain prepares to go public, here's a look at some of the most fascinating factoids about the company's growth and strategy.
Athletic Apparel Is Lapping the Broader Retail Industry
Retail Businesses

Athletic Apparel Is Lapping the Broader Retail Industry

Demand for activewear is booming, benefiting companies such as Nike, Under Armour and Lululemon.
The Office Holiday Party Is Back, and That's a Good Sign for the Economy
Office Party

The Office Holiday Party Is Back, and That's a Good Sign for the Economy

Nine out of 10 companies plan to throw holiday parties in 2014, a survey shows, up from previous years.