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Richa Naidu

From T-shirts to ice cream, Kroger pushes house brands in grocery wars

7:26am EDT

BERLIN/CHICAGO Multicolored, sparkly ice cream is an unlikely battleground in U.S. grocery stores. But Kroger Co believes products like Kroger Best Unicorn Swirl ice cream will help it win market share from Walmart Inc, Aldi and Amazon.com Inc.

Mexico tariff uncertainty leaves U.S. produce importers in the lurch

Jun 11 2019

CHICAGO/LOS ANGELES On Friday evening, watermelon importer Scott Vandervoet received a flurry of WhatsApp messages from his fellow Nogales, Arizona produce brokers: U.S. tariffs on all Mexican goods due to take effect on Monday were off after the United States and Mexico reached a migration pact.

Spice maker McCormick's quest to make your vanilla milkshake cheaper

Jun 03 2019

CHICAGO/ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar A kilo of vanilla beans costs more than a kilo of silver. | Video

How tariff hikes are squeezing the U.S. furniture business

May 31 2019

LOS ANGELES/CHICAGO When President Donald Trump decided to raise tariffs on Chinese imports earlier this month, Francis O'Brien was left with no choice but to add a 4% fee on every item of furniture he sells. | Video

FOCUS-How tariff hikes are squeezing the U.S. furniture business

May 31 2019

LOS ANGELES/CHICAGO, May 31 After President Donald Trump announced higher tariffs on Chinese imports earlier this month, Francis O'Brien slapped a new 4% fee on every item of furniture he sells.

UPDATE 1-U.S. garlic growers profit from trade war as most farmers struggle

May 21 2019

GILROY, California, May 21 Unlike millions of other U.S. farmers, garlic growers are profiting from the trade war with China and have cheered President Donald Trump's latest economic attack accordingly.

U.S. garlic growers profit from trade war as most farmers struggle

May 21 2019

GILROY, California Unlike millions of other U.S. farmers, garlic growers are profiting from the trade war with China and have cheered President Donald Trump's latest economic attack accordingly. | Video

CORRECTED-RPT-U.S. garlic growers profit from trade war as most farmers struggle

May 21 2019

GILROY, California, May 21 Unlike millions of other U.S. farmers, garlic growers are profiting from the trade war with China and have cheered President Donald Trump's latest economic attack accordingly.

World News

Iran shoots down U.S. military drone in Gulf region

Iran on Thursday shot down a U.S. military drone that it said was flying over one of its southern provinces on the Gulf, increasing fears of military conflict as Washington seeks to isolate Tehran over its nuclear and regional activities.