So much for a slow day into Labor Day weekend.
Coca-Cola Goes Shopping
Coca-Cola (KO - Get Report) CEO James Quincey drops the mic after going deal-making in August. Quincey signed off on the $5.1 billion deal for international coffee brand Costa on Friday. The push into coffee follows Quincey buying a stake in surging sports drink brand BodyArmor earlier in the month.
Both deals are likely to prove lucrative.
Warren Buffett Deal Hunting?
Warren Buffett dropped one interesting comment in a new interview on Thursday. It suggests the Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A - Get Report) (BRK.B - Get Report) leader could be nearing a big deal or thinking about stepping aside in 2019.
Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF - Get Report) CEO Fran Horowitz strikes a bullish tone on the holiday season in an interview with TheStreet. Meanwhile, Campbell Soup (CPB - Get Report) is likely to continue its war of words with activist Dan Loeb.
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