3 Consumer Stock Stories for Midweek Investment Shopping

Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX): Closing price $59.83

Starbucks reports that the market research firm Information Resources has selected Starbucks coffee K-Cup packs one of the top 10 food and beverage launches of last year. Further indicative of strong customer demand and the adoption of Starbucks coffee K-Cup packs, in excess of 850 million Starbucks coffee K-Cup packs have been shipped to mass, food, drug, club, and specialty retailers, and also to Starbucks retail stores and ecommerce since their debut in November of 2011.

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General Motors Company (NYSE:GM): Closing price $30.45

On Wednesday, the iconic automaker reported that its battery-powered version of the Chevrolet Spark mini-car is able to travel up to 82 miles on a single charge, which places it alongside the leaders in mass-market electric vehicles sold domestically. Beyond that, the Spark EV gets the equivalent of 119 miles per gallon in testing overseen by the Environmental Protection Agency, which GM said makes it the most efficient car available to the public; the figure is for combined city and highway driving. GM has not divulged the price, but has indicated that it will under $32,500, excluding a $7,500 federal tax credit.

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Burger King Worldwide (NYSE:BKW): Closing price $18.28

The fast-food company invites guests in greater Chicago, San Francisco and Los Angeles to discover why TASTE IS KING from the comfort of their home or office as the brand enlarges the BK Delivers program. As many as 20 participating restaurants in Chicago and Los Angeles and 15 more in the San Francisco Bay Area are now delivering meals to the address of their customers’ selection.

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