The percentage of high school students who use e-cigarettes increased from 4.5 percent in 2013 to 13.4 percent in 2014, according to research by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Kroger and Safeway have achieved success by making investments to improve customer service, excel in fresh foods and expand health and wellness products and services.
McDonald's is struggling to find its way and some of its franchisees don't believe the company's management has a clue.
USA Today -
About 200 executives at the company had their salaries frozen last November.
The Washington Post (tiered sub.) -
Will the need to respond to investors fundamentally change the culture of the Artisan marketplace?
The New York Times (tiered sub.) -
Bibibop Asian Grill specializes in Korean-inspired cuisine and uses a Chipotle-like assembly line to serve customers. The fast-casual concept, which first opened in 2013, is looking to add 20 new locations over the next two years.
The Columbus Dispatch (tiered sub.) -
The lingerie retailer is closing all of its stores.
Los Angeles Times (tiered sub.) -
Sears' pension fund didn't do very well last year, only returning 1.5 percent on its investment.
The Consumerist -