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Tribune staff reporterSearch company name or ticker symbol Just when things were going along swimmingly for the stock market, investors were hit by the inflation shudders. Fears that sky-high prices for oil, copper, gold and other commodities would spread to the rest of...
Times Staff WriterEdwin Traisman, a food researcher who helped create Cheez Whiz and, as an early McDonald's franchise owner in Wisconsin, co-developed the freezing process used to make McDonald's French fries, has died. He was 91. Traisman, a resident of Monona, Wis.,...
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Los Angeles Times Staff WriterThe world's dominant coffee retailer launched a national television advertising campaign Friday called "Pass the Cheer." Some Starbucks watchers said it would have been better to go with "Lower the Prices." The Seattle-based company began the...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterTo resolve a suit by the state attorney general, the maker of Kentucky Fried Chicken agreed Tuesday to tell its California customers that its fried or baked potatoes contain a suspected carcinogen. The attorney general's office had sued about a dozen...
The WB lives on. Eighteen months after shutting down its TV network that captured the youth zeitgeist with such shows as "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and "Dawson's Creek," Warner Bros. Television said Monday that it was resurrecting The WB vibe and moniker...
Looking to beef up your mojo this holiday season? Burger King Corp. may have just the thing. The home of the Whopper has launched a new men's body spray called "Flame." The company describes the spray as "the scent of seduction with a hint of flame-...
Tribune staff reporterAmid rising investor nervousness, volatility and turmoil in debt markets stemming from defaults on subprime mortgages, Chicago-area stocks managed to largely hold their own over the last three months. Perhaps surprisingly, there were only a dozen...
Tribune staff reporterShareholders chastised Sears, Roebuck and Co. officials Thursday at the company's annual meeting, taking issue with what they called hefty executive bonuses in a year in which the struggling retailer's stock lost nearly half of its value. "You are...
Tribune staff reporterIt's going to be a race to complete the supersized McDonald's restaurant in downtown Chicago in time for the kickoff of the company's 50th anniversary party on Friday. But Daniel Wohlfeil, McDonald's director of worldwide development, is promising the...
Tribune staff reporterLife has been good to Daniel Zakos since his humble start flipping burgers out of a small Des Plaines roadside shack. Fifty years ago Friday, Zakos began the after-school job working for a middle-age, milkshake machine salesman named Ray Kroc, who...
Tags: Hamburgers, Chicago Jobs, Family, Iowa, Restaurants
Tribune staff reporterAs it overhauls its service, menu and marketing, McDonald's Corp. also plans the most significant change in years to the look of its restaurants. Convinced that the familiar mansard roofs on many of the company's 13,600 U.S. outlets no longer excite...
Tags: Hamburgers, Children, Burger King, Marketing, Arts and Culture
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