Austin’s EZCorp misses on earnings, will sell off financial unit

Austin-based payday lending and pawnshop chain EZCorp Inc. saw its stock fall in after-hours trading after it missed Wall Street earnings estimates and said it plans to sell off one of its financial divisions.EZCorp said it has started the process...

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Austin-based Snap Kitchen sees explosive growth, debuts new look

Snap Kitchen, the Austin-based company that calls itself the “one-stop healthy meal shop,” is ramping up its business and changing its look. Since last summer, the company has nearly doubled its store count, boosted its workforce by 43 percent and...

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Snap Kitchen sees explosive growth, launches new look

Snap Kitchen, the Austin-based startup that calls itself the “one-stop healthy meal shop,” is ramping up its overall look and its business.The company, which was founded in 2010 as a food retailer selling healthy prepared meals, is rolling out a new...

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Whole Foods beats profit forecast, shares rise

Austin-based Whole Foods Market beat Wall Street profit forecasts with its fiscal second-quarter earnings report Wednesday, boosting the retailer’s stock in after-hours trading.Whole Foods said it had record revenue for the quarter of about $3.7 billion...

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Whole Foods’ earnings beats some analyst forecasts, shares rise

Austin-based Whole Foods Market beat a key Wall Street profit forecast with its second-quarter earnings report Wednesday, boosting the retailer’s stock in after-hours trading.Whole Foods said it had record revenue for the quarter of nearly $3.7 billion...

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Whole Foods braces for tough earnings test

Two years ago, Wall Street had a reckoning with Whole Foods Market. In 2014, the Austin-based organic foods chain reported second quarter earnings that missed Wall Street forecasts, sending the retailer into one of the most challenging periods in...

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Austin’s Amplify Snack Brands posts revenue gain, acquires new brand

Austin-based snack food company Amplify Snack Brands Inc. saw its first-quarter revenue surge, the company said Monday, and it also announced it has scooped up another local brand.Amplify Snack Brands posted $54.3 million in revenue in the first quarter...

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Austin’s Amplify Snack Brands posts quarterly rise in revenues

Amplify Snack Brands Inc., the Austin-based maker of popcorn and tortilla chips for health-conscious consumers, issued its quarterly financial report on Monday, posting an increase in revenues.The company said it posted $54.3 million in revenues in...

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Austin’s food, beverage startups riding wave of VC interest

Austin-area startups in consumer packaged goods are riding a new wave of opportunity.In the first quarter of 2016, three local startups in the emerging sector each raised $3 million or more, according to a PricewaterhouseCoopers and National Venture...

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Austin’s fast-growing High Brew Coffee raises $4 million

Austin-based High Brew Coffee has a new shot of funding, announcing Wednesday that it has raised $4 million to boost marketing and launch a new line of products.The fast-growing company, which began selling cases of its 8-ounce cans of cold-brew coffee...

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