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As Stocks Tank, Campbell's Proves Hearty

Soup giant was the only S&P 500 company to see rise

(Newser) - As investors stampeded to sell stocks as confidence plunged yesterday, lonely cans of Campbell's soup stood supreme. By the time the dust cleared, Campbell's was the only one of 500 firms in the Standard & Poor's index whose stocks rose, Reuters reports. The soup's shares jumped 12 cents. Some analysts... More »

Campbell's to Shed Chocolatier

Soup shop hopes to sell distracting Godiva

(Newser) - Campbell's may be trimming some fat from its budget: Bloomberg reports the food company is looking to sell the luxe Godiva brand, which is weighing down on the more wholesome corners of its pyramid. Campbell's is intent on slurping up new markets in Russia and China, and the sweets trade—... More »

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