Michelle Lodge

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Retailers Safe, for Now, in Trump's Tariff Fight With China

Retailers Safe, for Now, in Trump's Tariff Fight With China

Retailers are relatively immune from the effects of U.S.-China tariff battles, but that could change.

Got Milk? Walmart Starts Production at its Own Dairy Plant

Got Milk? Walmart Starts Production at its Own Dairy Plant

Walmart's latest venture is food production at a new plant in Indiana.

Beer and Soda Prices Likely Heading Higher

Beer and Soda Prices Likely Heading Higher

The rising costs of aluminum, sweeteners and freight will likely result in higher beverage prices for consumers during the second half of this year analysts say.

Macy's Takes Stake in B8ta, Adding to 'Experiential' Shopping

Macy's Takes Stake in B8ta, Adding to 'Experiential' Shopping

The iconic retailer looks to boost store-within-a-store concept The Market @ Macy's through the investment in the retail software platform provider.

Amazon and Sears Expand Tire Deal to 118 Auto Centers

Amazon and Sears Expand Tire Deal to 118 Auto Centers

Troubled Sears seeks a larger collaboration with Amazon by adding more auto centers for installation of tires purchased on the e-commerce giant.

Starbucks Now Charging More for Your Basic Cup of Joe

Starbucks Now Charging More for Your Basic Cup of Joe

Grab your java-filled Thermos, or simply dig deeper in your pocket to buy your morning Starbucks.

How Del Frisco's Hopes to Attract Millennials

How Del Frisco's Hopes to Attract Millennials

Del Frisco's is known for thick slabs of meat and pricey checks. That may start to change when it folds Barteca Group into its offerings.

Sam Zell: 'Every Recession Since 1973 Has Been Due to Oil Prices'

Sam Zell: 'Every Recession Since 1973 Has Been Due to Oil Prices'

Zell said if Venezuela implodes, it could have widespread repercussions in the region and oil markets.

Billionaire Real Estate Mogul Sam Zell: 'I'm a Bridge Guy, Not a Wall Guy'

Billionaire Real Estate Mogul Sam Zell: 'I'm a Bridge Guy, Not a Wall Guy'

At Nareit REITweek 2018 Investor Conference, businessman Sam Zell said he believes in immigration.

Starbucks May Be Better Off Without Schultz

Starbucks May Be Better Off Without Schultz

After 40 years leading the charge for premium coffee, the executive chairman's pending exit will leave a void and an opportunity.