McDonald's chain said Monday that sales fell 1.4 per cent in February at established U.S. locations. It blamed the harsh winter weather, but conceded that "challenging industry dynamics" also played a role.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper hit back at auto industry stakeholders that are criticizing Canada’s new free trade deal with South Korea, saying that Ford Motor Company, in particular, should not expect preferential treatment.
Grocery giant Loblaws (TSX:L) will be the first retailer in North America to sell a new type of responsibly-farmed salmon, an offering it hopes will differentiate itself amid intense competition from its grocery rivals.
About 1,500 factories in Bangladesh are on track to be inspected by the end of August as part of a five-year safety pact signed by more than 150 clothing brands and 20 countries, according to organizers of the pact.
Chiquita has combined with Dublin-based Fyffes to become the world's top banana company. The stock-for-stock transaction announced Monday creates a global banana and fresh produce company with $4.6 billion in annual revenues.