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Rich Duprey

Rich has been a Fool since 1998 and writing for the site since 2004. After 20 years of patrolling the mean streets of suburbia, he hung up his badge and gun to take up a pen full time. Having made the streets safe for Truth, Justice and Krispy Kreme donuts, he now patrols the markets looking for companies he can lock up as long-term holdings in a portfolio. So follow me on Facebook and Twitter for the most important industry news in retail and consumer products and other great stories.

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Steakhouses Are America's Favorite Type of Restaurant. Guess Which One Americans Like Best.

Despite soaring beef prices, Americans can't get their fill of this All-American meal

Wed Jul 22

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Coca-Cola Company Earnings: Investors Get More of the Same

Higher prices help carry the day for now.

Tue Jul 21

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Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. Asks, Are You "Friend or Faux?"

The Mexican food chain once again highlights the quality of its ingredients over those of its rivals, even the ones committing to change.

Sat Jul 18

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Can You Guess America's Favorite Coffee Shop? (Hint: It's Not Starbucks.)

Just because this chain isn't the biggest doesn't mean it's not the best.

Wed Jul 15

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Yum! Brands Inc. Q2 Earnings: Still a Slow Boat in China

The restaurant operator is on the road to recovery, but it's taking longer than expected.

Tue Jul 14

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Why Is PepsiCo Keeping This Hated Ingredient in Its Soda?

Beverage maker backtracks on removing aspartame from Diet Pepsi.

Fri Jul 10

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Do You Own the 3 Worst-Performing Consumer Goods Stocks?

Just because a stock has tanked doesn't mean it's a bad investment -- but sometimes it does.

Thu Jul 9

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Do You Own the 3 Best-Performing Consumer Goods Stocks?

Markets may be in turmoil, but these three consumer-facing companies have ignored all the noise.

Wed Jul 8

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Can You Guess Which Fast-Food Chain Is America's Favorite? (Hint: It's Definitely Not McDonald's)

Fast food has fallen on hard times and customers are grumbling, but one chain seems to know how to do it right.

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PotashCorp Looking to Move the Needle With $8.7 Billion Acquisition

The fertilizer producer would control 30% of the potash market though new production threatens pricing.

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Meet One of the First Companies To Cash In on Cuba

With a thaw melting trade and travel restrictions to the island, companies are lining up for the opportunity to profit from the U.S.'s half-century absence

Mon Jul 6

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Molycorp Inc's Bankruptcy Is the Beginning of the End for Rare Earths Miners

Rare earths miner will live to fight another day -- for a little while anyway.

Thu Jul 2

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How New Safety Standards Could Cause Polaris Industries to Roll Over

Powersport vehicle makers fear regulation will ruin the allure of off-road vehicles

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3 Fast-Food Innovators: Past and Present

Fool contributors chip in their thoughts on the culinary creations that change how you look at food and tempt you to splurge at mealtime.

Wed Jul 1

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Are Parents Rejecting McDonald's Corp.'s "Modern, Progressive" Changes?

Parents show they're willing to jump through hoops to avoid the burger joint's efforts to make your kids eat healthier.

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Forget Shake Shack, The Habit Is Fast Casual's Best Burger Joint

One better-burger chain overshadows the others in the media, but that doesn't make it the better investment.

Tue Jun 30

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Can Coca-Cola Afford to Invest in This Feel-Good Project?

The beverage giant is fighting to reverse a serious decline in its soda business, so what's it doing giving away money to vanity projects?

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CVS Health Corp.'s 5-Point Plan to Recoup Tobacco's Lost $2 Billion in Sales

This is how the pharmacy chain is fighting to bring back customers who left after cigarettes were stubbed out.

Mon Jun 29

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Can You Guess Which Grocery Store Sells The Most Affordable Organic Food? (Hint: It's Not Costco)

The big box store may be the new leader in organic produce, but consumers can still do better elsewhere

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