Business News

'Doesn't Make Sense to Spend $100 on Candy': Consumers Haunted by 'Outrageous' Prices of Halloween Candy as Costs Soar

The cost of candy and gum has spiked by 12.8% compared to last year, surpassing the overall grocery price increase of 6.7%.

Business News

The 'Father of Peeps' Has Died. Meet the Founder Who Created the Easter Favorite.

Bob Born is known for creating the machinery to manufacture Peeps.

Business News

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Used to Steal Snickers From 7-Eleven 'Every Day.' Now He's Righting His Old Wrongs.

At age 14, Snickers were his go-to pre-workout snack, he said.

Business News

New Yorkers Are Helping Keep This Nostalgic Candy Store and its 90-Year-Old Owner in Business

Ray's Candy store owner Ray Alvarez has manned his shop daily since opening in 1974.

Business News

The Cost of Halloween Candy Is Scary This Year, Thanks to Inflation

Skittles and Starburst lead the pack with the biggest price hikes.

Business News

Your Halloween Candy Will Be Smaller This Year (And Not Just Because of Inflation)

Yes, "shrinkflation" is a factor, but it's not the whole story.


Shamrock Shakes and Pumpkin Spice Lattes: the Best-Branded Food for Every Season

How brands have focused on selling specialty products during an especially hot (or cold) time.

Business News

This Candy Tasting Job Pays Six-Figures — And Is Open To (Almost) Any Age

Candy Funhouse is looking for a new Chief Candy Officer.

Growing a Business

This Young Entrepreneur, Who Has Raised $6 Million, Is on a Mission to Kick Sugar Out of Candy

Tara Bosch started SmartSweets when she was 21 so she could enjoy candy every day.

Business News

Reese's New Machine Will Let You Exchange Candy You Hate for Peanut Butter Cups

Taking candy swapping to a whole new level.

Thought Leaders

A Sweet Day in the Life of Dylan Lauren, the Founder of Dylan's Candy Bar

Between family, work and socializing, Dylan Lauren shows us how she handles work-life balance.

Thought Leaders

Sweet Success: How the Co-Founder of Sugarfina Disrupted the Candy Industry

Rosie O'Neill is a master when it comes to putting a twist on a trend.

Growing a Business

How the Founder of Dylan's Candy Bar Built an Irresistible Brand

Founder Dylan Lauren explains how she broke through a sugar-stuffed market to build one of the most beloved sweets brands in the world.