Employees and analysts explain why the penny-pinching attempt to merge Kraft and Heinz and cut costs has failed
The strategy of merging companies while cutting costs worked at AB InBev and Restaurant Brands international until it met its match with Kraft Heinz.
The beauty industry is undergoing a transformation, led by the emergence of virtual try-on and other technologies. These firms are leading the way.
Taco Bell's nacho fries debuted in the US in 2018 to great success and have cycled on and off the menu since.
The 5 startups Shopify has invested in this year show how serious the platform is about winning over small and medium-sized businesses
Shopify has invested in a same-day delivery provider, a maker of a startup-friendly financing product, and a startup focused on customer acquisition.
Inflation increased 0.9% from May to June. In July, the CEOs of Pepsi, Conagra, and other consumer-packaged goods firms said price hikes are coming.
These are the 13 Amazon executives with the most power under new boss Andy Jassy — including the 2 who were promoted as he rose to CEO
Amazon's new CEO, Andy Jassy, is already making his mark on the company with several high-profile changes to his top inner circle of executives.
Chase Offers can get you cash back with Starbucks, Exxon Mobil, and Southwest Airlines just for having a credit card — these are some of the best deals available now
Chase Offers are cash-back discounts and deals for cardholders at stores, restaurants, travel providers, and more —these are the best available now.
Sam Nazarian's $500 million hospitality company is betting that ghost kitchens will raise the value of real-estate property
C3 aims to create lasting restaurant brands virtually and in person. It's raised $80 million from strategic partners like Reef Technologies.
Daily hotel housekeeping is a thing of the past. Hilton cut it this week, and it's one of several things the economy of 2021 is leaving behind.
Taco Bell, McDonald's, and Dunkin' and are raising prices. Here's how much more you're paying for coffee and food
It's not just you. Industrywide shipping issues, labor shortages, and weather events all contribute to rising prices at your favorite restaurants.
Insider Intelligence details the obstacles to implementing a powerful customer experience and how they can be overcome.
Coca-Cola is changing the recipe for Coke Zero, and it's giving people flashbacks to the 'New Coke' blunder of the '80s
Coca-Cola Zero Sugar will be refreshed with a new recipe and packaging "to deliver an even more iconic Coke taste."
I tried Panda Express' new Beyond Meat orange chicken. It was delicious and now I'm sold on plant-based chicken.
Panda Express and Beyond Meat are teaming up to offer a plant-based version of the Asian chain's most popular dish, and I'm hooked.
California Pizza Kitchen is quietly testing a dining room robot amid a national labor crisis that is forcing more restaurants to lean on autonomous technology
The pizza chain is testing an autonomous food runner by Richtech Robotics in California, which is seeing a boom in demand for its tech.
Tattoo and piercing shops are so overwhelmed with business that some are turning patrons away. Artists and owners say it's a sign that people are seeking out 'a moment of being raw' after a year of isolation.
People "just need to know that they're still alive and this isn't all a bad dream," one shop owner told Insider.
Amazon sold more than 420,000 dangerous hairdryers, carbon monoxide detectors, and children's pajamas, a US safety agency said
The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) said it filed the lawsuit because Amazon didn't comply with a full recall.
The Senate unanimously passed a bill to ban all products from Xinjiang, where Uyghurs are detained, surveilled, and forced into manual labor
China is accused of locking up at least 1 million Uyghurs and forcing some to work for little to no pay.
GoPuff poached longtime Uber exec John Feldman, the latest sign that the convenience delivery startup is getting serious about international expansion.
5G technology could bring about positive changes to the retail industry, as retailers seek to maintain their digital transformation efforts.
The average CEO made nearly 300 times the median employee pay last year, and that gap is only growing, a new AFL-CIO analysis finds
The average S&P 500 CEO made 299 times more money than the median employee in 2020, according to a new analysis from the AFL-CIO.
Analysts say 3G's cost cutting has already damaged Kraft Heinz. Without a big comeback, the food giant may be stuck in neutral.
THE ONLINE GROCERY REPORT: The coronavirus pandemic is thrusting online grocery into the spotlight in the US — here are the players that will emerge at the top of the market
This report looks at the state of online grocery adoption before the shopping method became vital to many consumers amid the pandemic.
From gas to groceries, here are the everyday products and services that have gone up the most in price since last year
Inflation data show price increases of more than 5% in over 45 categories of products and services regularly used by American households.
A controversial handgun that is covered in LEGOs and looks like a toy is no longer available for sale after LEGO sent its maker a cease-and-desist letter
Culper Precision in Provo, Utah, will no longer sell Block19, a Glock handgun covered in LEGOs, after LEGO sent a cease-and-desist letter.
The US government just warned companies that even indirect ties to forced labor in China's Xinjiang province risks breaking the law
The US warned of added legal risks for American companies with ties to Xinjiang, citing genocide and human rights abuses in the region.
The CEO of a freight-booking company explains the reason behind shipping delays: 'It's simple, Americans are buying more stuff'
The demand for imported goods is so high that shipping companies are racing to build more boats, a construction process that could take several years.
The price of vending machine food just jumped by a record amount as Pepsi, Coca-Cola, and snack brands hike prices
The price of snack food sold in vending machines in the US was up 2.3% last month, the biggest single-month cost jump on record, according to Axios.
Watch a viral video exploring an abandoned 1980s McDonald's restaurant, complete with pink-and-blue decor and an old McFlurry machine
A 10-minute YouTube video shows the inside of a McDonald's restaurant with 1980s decor. The uploader says it has been abandoned since 2007.
Biden's child tax credit checks will boost spending by as much as $200 billion, analysts say, with Amazon, Walmart, and Papa Johns set for big wins
Around 39 million households will receive up to $300 monthly checks as part of Biden's child allowance scheme, giving them more disposable income.
Some lawmakers are trying to block Chick-fil-A from New York rest stops as past political donations continue to haunt the chain
Chick-fil-A no longer makes political donations and says it has no political agenda, but New York state politicians are sending letters protesting its inclusion.
Subway launched subwaytunafacts.com, where it says its tuna is is "high-quality, premium, and 100% real."
Subway CEO defends the chain's tuna and says he 'absolutely' eats its tuna subs. 'It's one of my 2 favorite sandwiches.'
Subway has just overhauled its menu and ingredients — but didn't touch its tuna, CEO John Chidsey told CNN. "People love our tuna," he said.
Kraft Heinz employees say their budget was cut so much they had to bring their own coffee to work and could only spend $5 a year on office supplies
Current and former Kraft Heinz employees described deep cost-cutting and a company that has fallen behind many of its peers in the food industry.
Amazon's Prime Air drone delivery team has had higher turnover than the rest of the company as launch delays and internal tensions roil the division
The turnover rate was 20% last year, a higher figure than Amazon Robotics' 16% and the 14% rate seen across the broader retail operations unit.
An Amazon warehouse's IPO plans show how loyalty to the e-commerce giant can breed success for its contractors
The company, ROX Financial, wants to take a single Amazon warehouse public and lease even more properties to the e-commerce giant.
3G's merger of Kraft and Heinz is killing morale, causing burnout, and choking innovation, some employees say. Now, the company could get left behind as the economy reopens.
3G Capital was supposed to make Kraft Heinz a dominant food company. Instead, brands such as Oscar Mayer have languished from deep cost cutting.
Why you're paying more for beef, pork, and eggs right now and when prices are expected to go back down
Price inflation is still expected to be temporary, but in the meantime some items on your grocery list are seeing some spikes.
Amex Offers can save you money at merchants like Boxed, CLEAR, and World of Hyatt — here are some of the best offers you can get right now
Amex Offers are targeted bonuses or discounts on purchases with select merchants, services, restaurants, and travel providers — here's how it works.
In this free download, Insider Intelligence provides a framework for brands to determine the social commerce strategies most likely to work for them.
Your favorite phone apps are inaccessible to many blind users, and they may not be covered by the ADA.
TikTok, LinkedIn, and major retail apps and websites aren't fully accessible to blind people. Courts are divided on what accessibility means.
If Amazon met its target, it would more than triple the number of veterans and military spouses it employs in the US.
McDonald's has pledged millions of dollars to support franchisees extend their program of employee benefits.
Klarna acquired HERO, a retail tech startup that connects online shoppers with in-store retail associates via text messages, videos, and chat rooms.
Chick-fil-A came in first place with a score of 83, marking the seventh consecutive year in which it topped the rankings for fast-food chains.
WE ALL QUIT: A photo of a Burger King sign went viral after workers protested long hours, low pay, and kitchen temperatures that reached 97 degrees
The nine Burger King workers join the ranks of retail and restaurant employees "rage quitting" jobs over working conditions and pay.
Popeyes spent 6 months stockpiling frozen chicken to launch nuggets as a precarious supply chain threatens the industry
Popeyes seems to be hoping to replicate the success of the hugely popular chicken sandwich by adding another core menu item.
One of the ways brands and retail companies are working to reduce ecommerce friction is providing more payment methods at checkout.
Why McDonald's hasn't introduced plant-based burgers in the US after launching them around the world
The chain has debuted McVeggie and McPlant menu items in markets around the world, but there are still no plans to debut in the US.
Dollar General sells products at 20% to 40% less than drug and grocery stores. Here's how it keeps prices down.
Moms on Facebook and TikTok can't get enough of this $60 washable handbag that resemble a pair of Crocs
Bogg bags, washable bags that look like the purse-version of Crocs and cost $60 to $90, are a new trend among TikTok moms.