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Conagra misses estimates as rivals step up promotions, cut prices

27 Jun 2019

Conagra Brands Inc's on Thursday missed Wall Street estimates for quarterly earnings and sales as low prices and aggressive store promotions by rival food makers ate into demand for Marie Callender's, Hunt's and Chef Boyardee products.

UPDATE 4-Conagra misses estimates as rivals step up promotions, cut prices

27 Jun 2019

June 27 Conagra Brands Inc's on Thursday missed Wall Street estimates for quarterly earnings and sales as low prices and aggressive store promotions by rival food makers ate into demand for Marie Callender's, Hunt's and Chef Boyardee products.

Sparkly unicorn ice cream: Kroger’s bid to win grocery wars

21 Jun 2019

(This June 20 story is refiled to correct typographical error in paragraph five.)

FOCUS-From T-shirts to ice cream, Kroger pushes house brands in grocery wars

20 Jun 2019

BERLIN/CHICAGO, June 20 Multicolored, sparkly ice cream is an unlikely battleground in U.S. grocery stores. But Kroger Co believes products like Kroger Best Unicorn Swirl ice cream will help it win market share from Walmart Inc , Aldi and Amazon.com Inc.

Mexico tariff uncertainty leaves U.S. produce importers in the lurch

12 Jun 2019

CHICAGO/LOS ANGELES On Friday evening, watermelon importer Scott Vandervoet received a flurry of WhatsApp messages from his fellow Nogales, Arizona produce brokers: U.S. tariffs on all Mexican goods due to take effect on Monday were off after the United States and Mexico reached a migration pact.

Spice maker McCormick's quest to make your vanilla milkshake cheaper

03 Jun 2019

CHICAGO/ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar A kilo of vanilla beans costs more than a kilo of silver. | Video

How tariff hikes are squeezing the U.S. furniture business

01 Jun 2019

LOS ANGELES/CHICAGO When President Donald Trump decided to raise tariffs on Chinese imports earlier this month, Francis O'Brien was left with no choice but to add a 4% fee on every item of furniture he sells. | Video

FOCUS-How tariff hikes are squeezing the U.S. furniture business

31 May 2019

LOS ANGELES/CHICAGO, May 31 After President Donald Trump announced higher tariffs on Chinese imports earlier this month, Francis O'Brien slapped a new 4% fee on every item of furniture he sells.

UPDATE 1-U.S. garlic growers profit from trade war as most farmers struggle

21 May 2019

GILROY, California, May 21 Unlike millions of other U.S. farmers, garlic growers are profiting from the trade war with China and have cheered President Donald Trump's latest economic attack accordingly.

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