The Mercury : Luxury & Leisure http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-mercury en The 1% Is About to Meet the Prefab Home http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-mercury/story/the-1-is-about-to-meet-the-prefab-home/12822213 Made famous by Sears, Roebuck during the early 20th century, fast-assembly mail-order homes are entering a new era of award-winning design and top-notch materials. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:00:00 EDT urn:article:12783578 The NFL Is Fumbling Its Hall of Fame Game http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-mercury/story/the-nfl-is-fumbling-its-hall-of-fame-game/12783578 PORTLAND, Ore. (TheStreet) -- Football fans await the first NFL game of the year the way kids who believe in Santa Claus look forward to… Sun, 27 Jul 2014 09:30:00 EDT urn:article:12782492 Why Big Brewers Fail at Small Beer Festivals http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-mercury/story/why-big-brewers-fail-at-small-beer-festivals/12782492 PORTLAND, Ore. (TheStreet) – A big brewer at a small beer festival is a tough fit. As larger brewers including Anheuser-Busch InBev and the… Sat, 26 Jul 2014 10:00:00 EDT urn:article:12786590 Starbucks Store Makeovers Are Boosting Profit Margins http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-mercury/story/starbucks-store-makeovers-are-boosting-profit-margins/12786590 NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Starbucks  aggressive store remodels are bolstering profit margins at the Seattle-based retailer.  In an interview with TheStreet, Starbucks vice president of… Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:15:00 EDT urn:article:12786603 Royal Caribbean Cruises CEO Says Come Aboard to Investors http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-mercury/story/royal-caribbean-cruises-ceo-says-come-aboard-to-investors/12786603 NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The seas may be starting to part for long-term investors looking to come aboard Royal Caribbean Cruises'  shares, that is if the second-quarter… Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:53:00 EDT urn:article:12782414 Domino���s Pizza CEO Says Big Ideas Are in the Oven http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-mercury/story/dominos-pizza-ceo-says-big-ideas-are-in-the-oven/12782414 NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Domino's Pizza  President and CEO J. Patrick Doyle has no intention of letting the company's track record of financial success go… Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:02:00 EDT urn:article:12776741 Olive Garden Is the Hill Darden Wants to Die On http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-mercury/story/olive-garden-is-the-hill-darden-wants-to-die-on/12776741 PORTLAND, Ore. (TheStreet) -- The Olive Garden is now an open-floored, art-strewn replica of a Panera Bread  location instead of a muted, grapevine-laden replica of… Sat, 19 Jul 2014 12:00:00 EDT urn:article:12779131 Herman Miller Targets Modern Consumer With Design Within Reach Acqusition http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-mercury/story/herman-miller-targets-modern-consumer-with-design-within-reach-acqusition/12779131 NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- High-end furniture designer Herman Miller is seeking to grow in the residential furnishing market with its acquisition of Design Within… Sat, 19 Jul 2014 08:30:00 EDT urn:article:12775227 Baseball's All-Star Week Shouldn't Be This Boring http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-mercury/story/baseballs-all-star-week-shouldnt-be-this-boring/12775227 PORTLAND, Ore. (TheStreet) –- One of the biggest myths baseball perpetuates on America is that no other sports are played during All-Star week. Though that's… Sat, 19 Jul 2014 08:00:00 EDT urn:article:12777985 $1M RV Is Built Like a Race Car, Equipped Like Your Mansion http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-mercury/story/1m-rv-is-built-like-a-race-car-equipped-like-your-mansion/12777985 SAN DIEGO (TheStreet) -- RVs have long had a doddering, unhip and mostly unglamorous image in American pop culture -- think Randy Quaid's home on wheels in… Fri, 18 Jul 2014 08:42:00 EDT