Barbara “B.J.” Buckingham only joined Weight Watchers because her employer, the Cleveland Clinic, offered it for free. The reimbursement analyst has since shed 30 pounds and is halfway to her 168-pound goal.
SodaStream International Ltd., a maker of machines that carbonate tap water, rose after saying it would team with Kraft Foods Inc. to offer fizzy versions of beverages including Crystal Light and Country Time lemonade.
Apple Inc. said it may face as much as 2 billion euros ($2.7 billion) in lost sales if a German court rules in favor of Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. in a patent-infringement case over mobile devices.
With Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. poised to report its slowest quarterly sales growth since 2005, Chief Executive Officer Lawrence J. Blanford faces pressure to prove the company is a sustainable business.
Diamond Foods Inc.’s investigation into whether money paid to walnut growers in September violated accounting rules has thrust Chief Executive Officer Michael Mendes into a role he’s unaccustomed to: Playing defense.