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Public 'tricked' into buying unhealthy food

Public 'tricked' into buying unhealthy food

Health
Media playback is unsupported on your deviceThe UK's obesity crisis is being fuelled by businesses pushing unhealthy food and larger portions on shoppers, according to health experts.The Royal Society for Public Health warned consumers were being tricked by a marketing ploy known as upselling.The tactic involves shops, cafes and restaurants encouraging customers to upgrade to larger meals and drinks or adding high-calorie toppings and sides.A poll suggested eight in 10 people experienced it every week.35% added sides like chips to meal 34% bought a larger coffee 17,000 extra calories on average over a year PAThe most common upsells to be taken included larger coffees, bigger meals, sweets and chocolates and extra sides such as onion rings and chips.Royal Society for Public Health chief e...
Tuesday 8/8 Insider Buying Report: KMB, ESQ

Tuesday 8/8 Insider Buying Report: KMB, ESQ

Finance
Shutterstock photo Bargain hunters are wise to pay careful attention to insider buying, because although there are many various reasons for an insider to sell a stock, presumably the only reason they would use their hard-earned cash to make a purchase, is that they expect to make money. Today we look at two noteworthy recent insider buys. At Kimberly-Clark, a filing with the SEC revealed that on Thursday, Director Robert W. Decherd purchased 1,500 shares of KMB, for a cost of $ 122.21 each, for a total investment of $ 183,315. Bargain hunters are able to snag KMB even cheaper than Decherd did, with the stock changing hands as low as $ 120.93 in trading on Tuesday which is 1.0% under Decherd's purchase price. Kimberly-Clark is trading up about 0.2% on the day Tuesday. Before this latest ...