The Herald-Dispatch Business RSS 2015-05-28T08:23:13-04:00 urn:uuid:4b702eaf-b9ae-41f1-ab78-45b2b5bc602f Original content available for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons license (Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported), except where noted. McDonald's to reinvent its bun, burger seasoning The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0528_0528_mcdonalds 2015-05-28T00:01:01-04:00 <p>NEW YORK - McDonald's is tweaking how it cooks it burgers in hopes of winning back customers.</p> <p>To improve the taste of its food, the chain is toasting its buns longer so sandwiches will be warmer, said McDonald's CEO Steve Easterbrook at the Bernstein's Strategic Decisions Conference in New York. He also said the company is changing the way it sears and grills its beef so that the patties are juicier.</p> <p></p> Fruth Pharmacy, Forth's Foods form partnership The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0528_0528_foodfairfruth 2015-05-28T00:01:01-04:00 <p> POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. - FoodFair customers will soon have a convenient way to pick up prescriptions while they shop.</p> <p> &#160;</p> Business Beat: New BBQ spot opens in West End The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0528_0528_bizcolumn 2015-05-28T00:01:01-04:00 <p> HUNTINGTON - Shawn Kennedy, owner of Smoke &#39;Em If You Got &#39;Em BBQ, may have opened his store at 585 West 5th St. in Huntington just three weeks ago, but his idea and his food have been around for almost nine years.</p> <p> &#160;</p> US stocks recover from a slump The Associated Press http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0528_0528_wallstreet 2015-05-28T00:01:01-04:00 <p> NEW YORK - Stocks ended higher Wednesday, recovering the most of their losses from the day before, as Greece appeared closer to resolving its latest debt issues.</p> <p> &#160;</p> Nielsen survey: Liam Neeson is big ad man The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0527_0527_tvpitch 2015-05-27T00:01:01-04:00 <p>NEW YORK - Ad executives looking for a celebrity to endorse their product can't do much better than actor Liam Neeson.</p> <p></p> Taco Bell, Pizza Hut trim artificial ingredients The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0527_0527_yum 2015-05-27T00:01:01-04:00 <p>NEW YORK - Taco Bell and Pizza Hut say they're getting rid of artificial colors and flavors, making them the latest big food companies scrambling to distance themselves from ingredients people might find unappetizing.</p> <p></p> Slumping energy sector leads to a broad sell-off The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0527_0527_wallstreet 2015-05-27T00:01:01-04:00 <p>The Associated Press</p> <p>NEW YORK - The stock market endured its worst day in three weeks on Tuesday as investors fretted over Greece's debt crisis and a surge in the U.S. dollar.</p> <p></p> Entertainment heads among highest-paid CEOs in country The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0527_0527_ceopay 2015-05-27T00:01:01-04:00 <p>The Associated Press</p> <p>NEW YORK - They're not Hollywood stars, they're not TV personalities and they don't play in a rock band, but their pay packages are in the same league.</p> <p></p> Charter plans to buy Time Warner Cable The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0527_0527_charter 2015-05-27T00:01:01-04:00 <p>NEW YORK - As TV watchers increasingly look online for their fix, cable companies are bulking up. In the latest round, Charter Communications is buying Time Warner Cable for $55.33 billion.</p> <p></p> Off-road park growing in Rush, Ky. By BRANDON ROBERTS http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0524_0524_sundaybiz 2015-05-24T00:01:01-04:00 <p>RUSH, Ky. - The amount of people who spend their weekends riding all-terrain vehicles increased significantly from 2006 to 2014. Rush Off-Road in Rush, Ky., has simultaneously experienced that growth. </p> <p></p>