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  • Crain's Chicago Business reports that Kraft Foods will test a program that will give women who buy certain of its products coupons for three free 30-minute workouts at Curves International, a fitness club chain with nearly 150 sites in the Chicago area. The goal, according to the report, is "to change consumers' perception that its processed foods contribute to America's obesity epidemic."

  • The Wall Street Journal reports this morning that McDonald's Corp.' may be getting out of some of the ancillary fast food brands that management feels may be distracting it from rebuilding its hamburger business.

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