Bottled Water

The 7 Best Things to Buy in July

July is a good time to buy things to use now (condiments), stuff you should stock up on (bottled water) and items you'll enjoy in the future (jeans).

8 Easy Ways to Slash Your Food Bills by $2,000 or More

Odds are you overpay for food much more often than you realize, and that can add up to thousands of dollars of wasted money over the course of a year. Check out these overpriced edibles, and how you could save a bundle on them.

Erin Brockovich Crusades Against Bottled Water

Erin Brockovich -- the real one, not the movie version -- wants us to put down the bottle and turn on the tap. Bottled water is no safer and less regulated than tap water and way more expensive, she explained at the Toronto International Film Festival, where she's appearing in the new documentary "Last Call at the Oasis."

Coke Sees China Market as 'Real Thing' for Growth

Coca-Cola reported strong second quarter results, with growth coming from emerging markets like China and Russia. Coke is the leader in the Chinese market, and with it projected to keep growing at a rapid rate, the nation is a key part of the company's plan to double its 2009 revenues by 2020.

How to Save Money at Summer Music Festivals

Summer music festivals offer a fun way to hear the country's best bands, but between tickets, travel, food and accommodations, they aren't cheap. So we asked directors and promoters of some of the summer's top events for their favorite penny-pinching tips for festival-goers.

What Companies Will Quench Japan's Thirst for Safe Water?

The Japanese are stockpiling bottled water and other drinks after being warned that unsafe levels of radioactive iodine had been found in Tokyo's tap water. That moved investors to jump on the stocks of beverage makers, but only a few companies are in a position to meet Japan's rising demand.

Japanese Shares Jittery as More Earthquakes Rumble

More bad news in Japan sparked profit taking today. Radioactive iodine has seeped into Tokyo's drinking water and new reports show that the surrounding seawater is also radioactive, which could lead to a ban on seafood if it doesn't dissipate. Today another series of earthquakes rocked Japan, including a 6.6 magnitude tremble.

Five Products Facing Consumer Backlash

Consumer history is littered with products, gadgets and items that consumers love to love, only to later hate them. Remember margarine, the Atkins...

Danone in Talks to Sell Bottled Water Business

Groupe Danone SA (DANOY) is in talks with Japanese companies to sell its bottled water business, including the iconic Evian brand, in a deal worth as much as $7 billion. Danone is in talks with companies including Kirin Holdings (KNBWY), The Wall Street Journal said without naming its sources. Other potential buyers include Suntory Holdings and Asahi Breweries (ASBRY).

Lawyer, there's a fly in my water!

Have you heard this joke:Waiter, there's a fly in my soup!Don't worry sir, the spider on the breadroll will get him!How about this one:Waiter,...

Is it time to turn to tap?

The Park Slope Food Co-op in Brooklyn announced this week that they would no longer sell bottled water. According to a report in the New York Times,...