Amazon joins Austin food delivery fray

Online retail giant Amazon.com on Tuesday jumped into the Austin food delivery fight, joining the ranks of a fast-growing, rapidly competitive and quickly evolving industry.Seattle-based Amazon said it will now provide one-hour delivery in parts of...

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Whole Foods’ Mackey denies reports company plans to go private

Coming Sunday Whole Foods’ co-founder and co-CEO John Mackey sits down with American-Statesman reporter Claudia Grisales for a wide-ranging interview. In Sunday Business.Whole Foods Market co-founder and co-CEO John Mackey on Monday denied reports...

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Sweet Leaf Tea issues voluntary recall

Sweet Leaf Tea has issued a voluntary recall for a limited number of its 16-ounce glass bottles distributed this year.The company says there’s possible glass fragments in the impacted products and consumers could be cut or injured if the glass is...

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Aiming to boost customer service, Whole Foods snags culinary star

In a move aimed at stepping up its customer service game, Austin-based Whole Foods Market has snagged a culinary star to oversee its prepared foods and bakery units.Tien Ho, a University of Texas graduate and former Driskill Hotel chef who went on...

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Whole Foods snags culinary star for new executive post

Austin-based Whole Foods Market has snagged a culinary star to oversee their prepared foods and bakery units in a newly created executive position.Tien Ho, a University of Texas graduate and former Driskill Hotel chef who went on to win accolades...

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Agencia LatinWorks entra a una nueva era

Ya es una de las agencias más influyentes y mejor conocidas del centro de Texas, pero ahora la agencia de publicidad LatinWorks está lista para un mayor crecimiento a medida que amplía su alcance dentro de la publicidad en los medios digitales y sociales...

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Austin gas prices near low for year, still falling

For Austin drivers, it’s time to fill up. The average price for gasoline is nearing its lowest level of the year, according to fuel industry tracking site GasBuddy.com. The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded is $1.84 this week in Austin...

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Whole Foods issuing $1 billion in debt for stock buyback plan

Austin-based Whole Foods Market on Monday took another step in its plan to repurchase up to $1 billion of its own stock. On Nov. 4, the retailer had announced a new capital allocation strategy, including plans to buy back $1 billion of its own shares...

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Austin ad agency LatinWorks entering new era

Austin ad agency LatinWorks is ready to take the next step.Already one of Central Texas’ best-known and most influential ad firms, LatinWorks is ready for new growth as it expands its reach into more digital and social media aspects of advertising...

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Austin-area new car sales surge in October

Austin-area sales of new vehicles climbed in October, posting a 7 percent gain, a new report finds.Last month, Austin auto dealers sold 12,490 new cars, trucks and sport utility vehicles, up from the 11,672 vehicles sold in October 2014, according...

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