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PepsiCo profit hit as turnaround efforts continue

July 26, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

This Tuesday, July 17, 2012, photo, shows bottles of Pepsi in Montpelier, Vt. PepsiCo Inc.’s second-quarter profit fell 21 percent, as a deal to expand its business in China, restructuring costs and a stronger dollar ate into results. The company, whose brands include Frito-Lay, Gatorade and Tropicana, said Wednesday, July 25, 2012, that it booked...

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USDA says drought will push up food prices in 2013

July 26, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Meat is on display in a case at Super Cao Nguyen in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, July 25, 2012. Butcher Freddie Quina cuts meat at Super Cao Nguyen in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, July 25, 2012. The record drought gripping half the country will help push food...

Feds act to stop sale of magnetic Buckyballs

July 26, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

This image released by the Consumer Product Safety Commission shows Buckyballs, a high-powered desktop magnetic toy for adults. In an unusual move, the Consumer Product Safety Commission filed an administrative complaint Wednesday against New York-based...

E & C S, Inc. is a full service electrical and controls contractor

July 25, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

E & C S, Inc. is proud to be able to serve Southeastern New Mexico as a full service Electrical and Controls Contractor with over 35 years experience in the industry. We believe that all electrical work must meet required national, state and local codes....

Most would avoid higher taxes under Dem, GOP bills

July 25, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, left, accompanied by Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., talks about the Democrats and Republican tax proposals during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington Tuesday, July 24, 2012. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) WASHINGTON...

Developer of loved-and-loathed home treadmill dies

July 25, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this December 2005 family photo, mechanical engineer William Staub attends a family gathering. Staub, who is credited with bringing treadmills out of doctor’s offices and into homes and gyms, died at his Clifton, N.J. home on Thursday, July 19, 2012, his...

Apple sags as consumers buy cheaper iPhones

July 25, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In his Thursday, July 12, 2012 photo, Apple CEO Tim Cook walks to the Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference in Sun Valley, Idaho. Apple Inc. reports quarterly financial results after the market closes on Tuesday, July 24. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma) NEW YORK...

Netflix's 2Q numbers disappoints, stock tumbles

July 25, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this July 11, 2012 photo, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings at the Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference in Sun Valley, Idaho. Netflix says its second-quarter earnings plunged 91 percent amid a slowdown in subscriber growth. The financial deterioration...

Pro, con arguments on proposed NY sugary drink ban

July 25, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Walter Willett, a professor of epidemiology and nutrition at Harvard School of Public Health, speaks during a New York City Board of Health public hearing on the proposal to limit the size of sugary drinks Tuesday, July 24, 2012 in New York. New York faced...

Charities help pets when foreclosure victims can't

July 25, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this photo taken on Thursday, July 12, 2012, a pair of foster kittens play inside Lost Our Home Pet Foundation in Phoenix. Lost Our Home helps people facing foreclosure place their pets with other families or in foster environments until their owners can...