Business

Starbucks
Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports
December 13, 2018 - 8:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks is expanding delivery to more stores in the U.S. and China as it tries to accelerate growth in those two markets. The company says it will offer delivery from 2,000 U.S. stores by next summer through a partnership with Uber Eats. It isn't yet saying which stores will offer...
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Philadelphia City Hall
Holli Stephens/KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
December 10, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia City Council has been hurrying to get a number of bills passed at this week's session. It's the last one of this calendar year. With some light tax relief among the items on the agenda, council will consider two bills to soften the tax burden. Council...
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Hemp products
Paul Kurtz/KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
December 03, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The long dormant hemp industry is about to return in a big way. Pennsylvania has a long history with hemp, and it's expected to quickly get reacquainted with the very important crop again once the 2018 Farm Bill is approved. "We expect it to take root here pretty...
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(AP Photo/Richard Drew)
December 02, 2018 - 9:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The truce in the trade dispute between the U.S. and China should boost rattled financial markets, at least likely through year's end, experts say. But the stock market's wild gyrations of recent months likely will persist as the two countries strain to reach a permanent accord. "...
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CNNMoney
November 18, 2018 - 11:28 pm
By Danielle Wiener-Bronner (CNN) -- Coca-Cola wants to be a "total beverage company." It's hoping a new energy drink will help it get there. The company recently said it is considering adding a new drink, Coca-Cola Energy, to its roster of Coke products. The drink would use guarana extract and...
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KYW Newsradio
Shara Dae Howard
November 13, 2018 - 6:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Community College of Philadelphia is going global as they combine forces with their sister institution in Ireland. The college and North West Regional College of Northern Ireland signed a memorandum of understanding setting the framework for future collaborations...
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(AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
November 04, 2018 - 11:29 pm
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets tumbled Monday as traders feared that President Donald Trump only reported progress in trade talks with China to score political points as the U.S. midterm elections draw near. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index fell 1.2 percent at 21,985.05 and South Korea's...
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Photo Credit: Applebee's via CNN
November 03, 2018 - 4:50 pm
By Danielle Wiener-Bronner (CNN) -- Applebee's knows you're stressed, and it wants to make you feel better with cheap alcohol and lots of food. That's been the brand's strategy since John Cywinski took over as its president in March of last year. And it's working: Applebee's US same-store sales...
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Specialist Matthew Grenier works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018.
AP Photo/Richard Drew
October 23, 2018 - 1:43 pm
(AP) — U.S. stocks slumped broadly on Wall Street Tuesday, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average down 200 points and extending the market's recent string of losses. The latest selling came as investors grew unsettled by slowing economic growth in China and the growing costs of President Donald...
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(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
October 22, 2018 - 8:23 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix plans to borrow another $2 billion to help pay for the exclusive series and movies that its management credits for helping its video streaming service reel in millions of new subscribers during the past five years. The additional debt load announced Monday isn't a...
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