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Amelia Lucas


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Recent articles by Amelia:

Carl Icahn loses proxy fight with McDonald's over animal welfare

Activist investor Carl Icahn lost his proxy fight with McDonald's on Thursday, signaling that shareholders weren't swayed by his animal-welfare concerns. → Read More

McDonald's shareholders to vote on proxy fight with Carl Icahn over animal welfare practices

McDonald's shareholders meeting on Thursday morning will mark the climax of a proxy fight waged by activist investor Carl Icahn. → Read More

Starbucks will exit Russia after 15 years, closing 130 licensed cafes

The coffee chain has 130 locations in the country, which account for less than 1% of its annual revenue. → Read More

McDonald's to sell Russian business to existing Siberian licensee

McDonald's said Thursday it has struck a deal to sell its Russian business to its current licensee in the market, Alexander Govor. → Read More

Here's what Walmart, Target, Home Depot and Lowe's tell us about the state of the American consumer

Four major retailers — Walmart, Target, Home Depot and Lowe's — reported quarterly financial results this week. → Read More

Home Depot is about to report earnings. Here's what to expect

Shares of the company have fallen 7% over the last year, dragging its market value down to $306 billion. → Read More

Starbucks to cover employees' travel expenses for abortions, gender-affirming surgeries

Starbucks said it will start covering eligible travel expenses for employees seeking abortions or gender-affirming procedures. → Read More

The plant-based food industry is facing a reset as Beyond Meat and Oatly shares suffer

Shares of Beyond Meat and Oatly have shed more than half their value this year. → Read More

Beyond Meat shares tumble after company reports widening loss, disappointing revenue

Beyond Meat reported a wider-than-expected loss for its first quarter as it offered steeper discounts and cheaper prices to international consumers. → Read More

Employees everywhere are organizing. Here's why it's happening now

Employees from companies ranging from airlines to retail and tech are unionizing more than ever before. → Read More

Starbucks criticizes Biden's visit with union leaders, requests White House meeting

Starbucks is asking the White House for a meeting after President Joe Biden met with an organizer who is helping its coffee shops unionize. → Read More

Sweetgreen losses widen despite 67% jump in quarterly sales

Sweetgreen sales jumped 67%, fueled by more customer transactions and menu price hikes. → Read More

Yum Brands earnings miss estimates as China weighs on KFC, Pizza Hut sales

Yum Brands on Wednesday reported quarterly earnings and revenue that missed analysts' expectations as sales at KFC and Pizza Hut disappointed. → Read More

Starbucks to hike wages, double training for workers as CEO Schultz tries to head off union push

Starbucks said it will hike wages for tenured workers and double training for new employees as it seeks to beat back the union push from its baristas. → Read More

Starbucks revenue tops estimates as U.S. sales growth offsets declines in China

It's Howard Schultz's first earnings report since taking back the top job at Starbucks in early April. → Read More

Tim Hortons' comeback takes hold as coffee chain forecasts another year of Canadian same-store sales growth

Tim Hortons is anticipating Canadian same-store sales growth in the mid-to-high single digits in 2022 as its turnaround takes hold in its home market. → Read More

Burger King parent earnings beat estimates as revenue climbs 15%

Restaurant Brands International reported results that beat expectations, fueled by strong same-store sales growth from Burger King's overseas restaurants. → Read More

McDonald's is about to report earnings. Here's what to expect

McDonald's and its franchisees have been raising prices in the U.S. as oil and other commodity costs soar. → Read More

Chipotle Mexican Grill is about to report earnings. Here's what to expect

Over the last week, Chipotle shares have fallen 11% giving the company a market value of $40.4 billion. → Read More

PepsiCo earnings beat estimates despite higher costs, company raises revenue forecast

PepsiCo on Tuesday reported quarterly earnings and revenue that topped analyst expectations as consumers paid more for their Doritos, Quaker oatmeal and Gatorade. On the heels of its strong performance, the company raised its full-year forecast for organic revenue growth. Shares of the company were flat in premarket trading. Here's what the company reported compared with what Wall Street was… → Read More