Will Taco Bell Become the Most Important Meal of the Day?
Taco Bell is about to step foot into a $50 billion market, but will its strategy work?
'Blackfish' Could Still Spell Trouble for SeaWorld
"Blackfish" might seem like old news, but according to Google Trends, that’s not the case whatsoever.
The Wal-Mart Of The Future: Physically Smaller, Technologically Advanced
Wal-Mart may have disappointed the Street, but sometimes you need to look beyond the surface to see what the future holds.
Are Consumers Still Shopping at Target? A Recent Poll Hints at the Answer
Target’s data breach has led to a lot of negative press for the retailer. However, do consumers feel the same way as the media?
Will Mr. Peabody & Sherman Be a Hit for DreamWorks Animation?
Mr. Peabody & Sherman won’t be released until March 7, but there are ways to find out if a movie will be a success prior to its release date.
Is Netflix A House Of Cards?
With competition from Time Warner's HBO and Amazon's Prime Instant Video, is Netflix capable of delivering sustainable long-term growth?
Is Wal-Mart Capable of Repairing Its Image?
Wal-Mart will inject $250 billion into the American economy and bring more manufacturing jobs back to the states. These are obvious positives, but will it matter for investors?
Wendy’s Keeps Customers on Their Toes, Which Keeps Them Coming Back
Whether you eat at Wendy’s or follow the company, you know how difficult it is to keep up with limited-time offerings. While this can be annoying at times, it’s also effective.
Target and Wal-Mart Make Grocery Retailing Inroads
Recent research shows that consumers now favor big-box retailers over traditional grocers for their food-shopping needs. If this is true, then it could provide a substantial investment opportunity. However, look closely at the sampling and wording for this study.
Nike, Starbucks, Michael Kors: Connecting With Young Consumers on Instagram
Don’t underestimate the power of Instagram. It’s the fastest-growing social media site, and it’s often frequented by young and wealthy consumers. Nike, Starbucks, and Michael Kors have taken full advantage of this with creative marketing.
Hong Kong Disneyland's Results Hint at Shanghai Disney Resort Potential
Disney is now comfortably profitable in Hong Kong. It might have taken awhile, but that was expected, and this is a sign that Shanghai could be at least twice as successful over the same time-frame.
The Gap Inc. Follows Costco's Lead
Gap and Costco might not have anything to do with one another, but paying employees well in an effort to drive production is a universal strategy. Will it work for Gap?
Pizza Hut Is About To Face A PR Nightmare
The fast-food industry strikes again when it comes to disgusting. The most recent incident takes place at a Pizza Hut in West Virginia, and it’s probably going to make you lose your appetite.
Jumping Gigawatts! Nike Is an Innovative Powerhouse
Under Armour and Lululemon are fast-growing apparel companies, but Nike has found ways to maintain its lead via innovation.
Panera Bread: Should You Stay or Should You Go?
Many investors are confused about what to do with Panera Bread. While there are no guarantees as to what the stock price will do, it’s easy to see whether or not the underlying business is a winner.
Is McDonald’s Irrelevant?
Has McDonald’s become a rise and fall story? What restaurant chains are really the biggest threats? Is McDonald’s capable of finding a new direction?
The Best Way To Invest In Fast Food Growth Is Yum! Brands, Inc.
American consumers might be health conscious, but most emerging market consumers are not, and they have a voracious appetite for American fast food brands like Mcdonald's, Yum! Brands, Inc., and Starbucks.
Amazon and Macy’s Show Signs of Strength
It would be difficult to go wrong by investing in either of these companies over the long haul, but one is likely to present a better opportunity than the other at the moment.
Are Teen Retailers Getting Better or Worse?
The answer to the question in the headline is simple: Worse! However, at least one investment opportunity exists in this sector.
J.C. Penney and Herbalife: Follow the Money
If you want to make money in the stock market, then it would be wise to keep track of what the best investors in the world are doing with their money.