Consumer staples refers to companies that create products considered essential by consumers. This category includes things like foods and beverages, household goods, and hygiene products as well as alcohol and tobacco.

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Kellogg's World Headquarters, Battle Creek, Michigan, USA
5 Companies Owned by Kellogg
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target credit card terminal
Target's RedCard: What You Need to Know
Illustration cans of Pepsi sodas.
5 Companies Owned By Pepsi
The History Behind Kraft Heinz Co.
How Coca-Cola Makes Money
Walmart store front
Walmart Financial Analysis: 5 Key Ratios
Walmart Logo
How Walmart Makes Money
Understanding Coca-Cola's Capital Structure (KO)
Big-Box Retailer Costco To Announce First Quarter Earnings
Walmart Will Never Be Costco
How CVS Makes its Money
5 Companies Owned by Coca-Cola
Whole Foods Market in Denver, Colorado
How Sustainable Is Whole Foods' Competitive Advantage?
Ears of wheat in the field .
Top 7 Companies Owned by General Mills
6 Companies Owned (and 1 Major Licensing Deal) by Nestlé
A general View of WalMart store.
5 Companies Owned by Walmart
Invest in Costco? First Understand Its Balance Sheet
lines of cans from pepsi and coca cola
Coke vs. Pepsi: Who Controls the Market Share?
Companies Owned by Altria
Wal-Mart Prepares For Black Friday Shopping Rush
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Who Are Rite Aid's (RAD) Main Competitors?
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How Does PepsiCo Make Money? (PEP)
The logo of Unilever at the headquarters in Rotterdam.
How Unilever Makes Money
How Many Companies Does Tesco Own?
Bottles of Coca-Cola in a grocery store in New York.
How Coca-Cola Stacks up Against New Entrants
Who Are Costco’s Main Competitors?
Customers enter at a Costco store on December 12, 2019 in Novato, California.
Who Is the Average Costco Customer?
4 Problems With Costco's Business Model
Walmart's Biggest Liability: Labor Costs (WMT)
How Target Can Expand Internationally
Corporate Kleptocracy at RJR Nabisco
Can J Crew and Banana Republic Compete With H&M Low Prices?
How Altria Makes Money
The Evolution of the Coca-Cola Brand
Close-Up Of Brown Eggs In Carton Over White Background
The 5 Largest Food Recalls in History