Locally based General Mills is working to catch up to the Greek yogurt craze sweeping the United States. Greek yogurt sales account for one quarter of yogurt purchases. Look for a 100-calorie Greek yogurt from General Mills in stores as early as next month and yogurts from Canadian firm Liberté, which is now part of the GM family.
Best Buy is rewarding its remaining executives with a hefty $500,000 bonus plus (!) stock valued at t $1.98 million. The board of directors went against the non-binding stockholder vote to award the retention bonus, with the aim of providing leadership continuity for the big-box retailer. The list of execs who departed this year include CEO Brian Dunn, founder/chairman Richard Schulze, CTO Robert Stephens, international CFO Dave Deno, and domestic CFO Ryan Robinson.