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Instagram Launches Fully Developed Ad Platform

Instagram Launches Fully Developed Ad Platform

Instagram’s ad business just got a boost thanks to Facebook. Instagram’s Today photo-sharing app is opening up to millions of advertisers potentially interested in sharing ads on the app. The photo-sharing app is very popular, more than 300 million users. New technology, more ad styles, and sophisticated targeting tools from […]

PepsiCo Revenue and Profit Beat the Street

PepsiCo Revenue and Profit Beat the Street

PepsiCo Inc has reported quarterly sales and profit that was better than had been expected. The soft drink beverage maker raised its forecast for adjusted earnings for the year as its higher prices have helped drive its revenue growth in the beverage business for the second time in close to […]

Harley-Davidson Sales Stall Causing Earnings to Sputter

Harley-Davidson Sales Stall Causing Earnings to Sputter

On Tuesday, Harley-Davidson said revenue and profit slid during the most recent quarter, although earnings were still better than what Wall Street had expected. Shares, which slid this year by 17%, were up Tuesday 3.6% in trading before the bell. The company, based in Milwaukee, said that worldwide dealer sales […]

Olive Garden: Sales Increase as Discounts and Gas Prices Fall

Olive Garden: Sales Increase as Discounts and Gas Prices Fall

Olive Garden posted quarterly sales that increased by 3.4% at its established restaurants as customers spent more money at the Italian chain that has been struggling. Darden Restaurants, the parent company, has moved away from heavy discounting that the restaurant relied on to increase traffic. Included in those deep discounts […]

Diabetes Affects Brain Function and Thinking Skills

Diabetes Affects Brain Function and Thinking Skills

A study that has just been published in the online journal Neurology indicates that people suffering from type 2 diabetes also demonstrate a drop in cognitive skills as well as the ability to regulate their blood flow to their brain. This is due partly to inflammation, which is one of […]