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Measured in snacks, consumer spending is just fine

The U.S. consumer is relatively financially healthy, despite turmoil in stock markets — at least if you measure in gas station snacks, according to one PepsiCo executive. “The U.S. consumer is doing just fine,” Hugh Johnston, Pepsi’s vice chairman and chief

Is ‘Candy Crush’ really worth more than ‘Star Wars’?

Even in a world of start-up unicorns and big mergers, Activision-Blizzard’s $5.9 billion buyout of King Digital is a head turner. The purchase price is more than five times what Amazon spent on game streaming site Twitch. It’s roughly triple the