Posts Tagged Consumer products and services

Churchill Downs, Saratoga close to management deal

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Churchill Downs Inc. is finalizing a deal with the operators of the Saratoga Casino and Raceway to manage the upstate New York gambling facility and another in Colorado, the companies announced Wednesday.

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The man responsible for Hilton’s grand turnaround

In this May 29, 2014 photo, Hilton CEO Chris Nassetta poses for a portrait in the Hilton Tysons Corner Hotel in McLean, Va. When Nassetta took over as CEO in 2007, Hilton lagged behind other hoteliers. Today, Hilton Worldwide is the largest hotelier in the world, by rooms, with 679,000 rooms. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)

McLEAN, Va. (AP) — Nearly every weekend, Chris Nassetta is cooking in his family’s oversized kitchen, outfitted with two commercial-grade refrigerators, three sinks and a deep fryer.

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SMU sells nearly $350K in beer, wine at ball games

DALLAS (AP) — Figures show SMU sold nearly $350,000 in beer and wine at basketball games since sales began in January.

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US companies increasingly fish for growth overseas

In this Jan. 17, 2014 file photo, Apple's CEO Tim Cook, left, gestures as China Mobile Chairman Xi Guohua smiles during a promotional event that marks the opening day of sales of China Mobile's 4G iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c in Beijing, China. Soaring sales of iPhones in China, Russia, India and Brazil during the April-June 2014 period helped Apple overcome softening demand for the device in the U.S. and Europe, where consumers seem to be more interested in waiting for the autumn release of a new iPhone that's expected to feature a larger screen. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan, File)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Major U.S. companies are starting to reap their most rapid growth in fertile lands of opportunity far from home.

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ND snack food company partners with Texas Rangers

WAHPETON, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota-based snack food company has inked a deal with a third Major League Baseball team.

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