Krispy Kreme

Wall Street Watch Thursday: Kayak Floats Downstream

First impressions matter, especially these days when many high profile IPOs are falling out of favor with the same investors that couldn't wait for these dot-com darlings to go public. Kayak Software has only been public for a month, but it's already paddling in the wrong direction.

Week in Preview: Earnings, March Jobs Report

The quarter winds down this week and reports due out include Apollo Group, Carmax and Krispy Kreme. But analysts surveyed by Thomson Reuters have high hopes for results from fertilizer and animal feed maker Mosaic, apparel maker Phillips Van Heusen and discount retailer Family Dollar.

Can Cupcake-Maker Crumbs Hit the Sweet Spot?

Jason Bauer, CEO of the popular Crumbs Bake Shop, isn't worried about competition in the cupcake business. In fact, he welcomes it. But with his company going public and plans in place to expand from 34 stores to 200, can he avoid the pitfalls of other dessert companies that rose too fast and fell?

Krispy Kreme doughnut burgers?

Is anyone concerned about America's obesity epidemic? Clearly, not the Hoosier family, who have invented the obviously titled "Krispy Kreme...