By By CANDICE CHOIAP Food Industry Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Another Starbucks may soon pop up around the corner, with the world's biggest coffee company planning to add at least 1,500 cafes in the U.S. over the next five years.
Starbucks said Wednesday that it plans to boost the number of
PARIS (AP) - French Budget Minister Jerome Cahuzac is filing a legal complaint against a website that claims he has hidden money from French tax authorities in offshore accounts - while he has been leading the country's campaign against tax evaders.
The Mediapart website reported Tuesday that
MADRID (AP) - Spain has raised €4.2 billion ($5.5 billion) in debt auctions at mostly lower interest rates, indicating improving investor confidence as the government ponders tapping a European financial facility that could ease its high borrowing costs.
The Treasury sold €1.12 billion in benchmark
PRAGUE (AP) - Korean Airlines and Qatar Airways have shown a preliminary interest in acquiring the troubled Czech national carrier, CSA.
Czech Prime Minister Petr Necas says his government might be able to decide in April or May about a possible sale. He says Wednesday the interest of "the two
By By RAF CASERTAssociated Press
BRUSSELS (AP) - For years, some top managers at electronics multinationals would hold secretive meetings in Europe and Asia to fix the global market on the most expensive part of television and computer monitors.
Then, said the European Union's antitrust
By By PAN PYLASAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Retail sales across the 17 European Union countries that use the euro slumped far more than anticipated in October, largely due to a huge drop in Germany, in a development that will put more pressure on the European Central Bank to cut borrowing
HELSINKI (AP) - Finland's economy has slipped into recession with a 0.1 percent drop in gross domestic product in the third quarter from the previous three months, as the export-dependent country continues to suffer from a drop in demand among European trading partners.
Statistics Finland said
By By The Associated Press
A language trap is blocking young people from seeking opportunity across the European Union. The Associated Press asks the Class of 2012: Would you move to another non-English speaking EU country in search of work?
I would definitely choose to work in a non-
By By CATHERINE TSAIAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - Boston Market Corp. is reporting record Thanksgiving sales this year - and it's already planning for next Thanksgiving.
The Golden, Colo.-based restaurant chain had not yet released specific dollar figures but said total sales per
LONDON (AP) - Tesco, Britain's biggest retailer, said Wednesday it is reviewing options for its slow-growing U.S. venture Fresh & Easy.
Tesco launched the venture in 2007, and now has 200 stores in California, Arizona and Nevada. But the business has not done as well as hoped. The company