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McDonald's beefs up commitment to minority-owned suppliers

8 days ago   |   Chicago Tribune

McDonald's is pledging to increase purchases from diverse-owned suppliers, raising it to 25% of annual spending across the fast food chain by 2025.
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Frozen Food Delivery Company Daily Harvest Mulls IPO: Sources

8 days ago   |   Forbes

Direct-to-consumer company Daily Harvest, which offers a line of plant-based smoothies, veggie bowls, and other frozen meal items, is preparing for an initial public offering...
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The Pandemic Forced Thousands of Businesses to Close-But New Ones Are Launching at Breakneck Speed

8 days ago   |   Time

Stephen Natoli needed to act fast when the COVID-19 pandemic hit. He was desperate to keep his business, Natoli's Italian Deli in Secaucus, N.J., open, and retain his workers...
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Partake Foods' HBCU Fellows Program Is A Model For The Food Industry

8 days ago   |   Forbes

Founder and CEO Denise Woodard has built New York City based Partake Foods with intentionality. It is majority backed by investors of color, and now the brand is opening up...
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A 19-year-old fast food boss says he expects to lose half his staff in the next few weeks, as the labor shortage continues to hammer restaurants

8 days ago   |   Business Insider

Cabrera said that he has matured quickly since taking on the general manager role. Zerb Mellish for Insider Jason Cabrera, 19, is the general manager of Layne's Chicken Fingers...
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Costco is keeping its vulnerable shopping hours after all, a reversal of a previous decision, as COVID-19 cases in the US mount

8 days ago   |   Business Insider

Costco will offer a one-hour dedicated shopping slot for vulnerable shoppers twice a week. AP Photo/LM Otero Costco is keeping its dedicated shopping hours for vulnerable or...
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China's Growing Economic And Military Threat

8 days ago   |   FOX News

U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is travelling to Southeast Asia next week where he will be visiting Singapore, Vietnam and the Philippines. The Biden administration is...
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Cheesecake Factory invited a law-firm worker to interview for a server role 2 years after he applied, as restaurants struggle for staff in the labor shortage

8 days ago   |   Business Insider

Reuters Cheesecake Factory invited a legal worker for a job interview years after he applied to be a server. Joseph Guerrero told the WSJ he was initially confused. "I knew I...
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Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming This Year?

9 days ago   |   CBS

Stimulus checks have been a financial lifeline for many families navigating COVID. The pandemic isn't quite over, with many states seeing case numbers rise last week, thanks to...
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The 24 best gift baskets for your favorite foodie in 2021

9 days ago   |   Business Insider

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Bokksu Gift baskets are perfect for sending a nice surprise with a delivery full of...
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NYC outdoor dining a noisy, dirty ‘nightmare' for residents fighting expansion

NYC outdoor dining a noisy, dirty ‘nightmare' for residents fighting expansion

The Open Restaurants program allowed eateries to stay in business when COVID-19 precautions made indoor dining off limits. Read more ...

Disney executives won't attend CinemaCon in-person as delta Covid variant...

Disney executives won't be traveling to Las Vegas next month to attend the National Association of Theatre Owner's CinemaCon. Read more ...

Yellen urges Congress to raise or suspend the debt limit by Aug. 2

Treasury Secretary Yellen warned her department will start "extraordinary measures" on Aug. 2 if lawmakers don't raise the debt ceiling. Read more ...

Biden job approval rating drops to 50% in Gallup poll, his lowest to date...

President Joe Biden boards Air Force One before departing from Tulsa International Airport in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on June 1, 2021. Mandel Ngan/Getty Images President Joe Biden's... Read more ...

Can Japanese Natto Beans Help Fight Covid-19 Coronavirus? What This Study...

Natto is a traditional Japanese dish that has a distinctive pungent odor and like a romantic comedy can be quite gooey. Read more ...

Amazon's Leap Into Healthcare

Healthcare organizations are contending with a population that's growing sicker, heightened spending, and shifting consumer demands for fast and convenient services. Big tech... Read more ...

A man used AI to bring back his deceased fiancé. But the creators of the...

GPT-3 is a computer program that attempts to write like humans. Fabrizio Bensch/ Reuters A man used artificial intelligence to create a chatbot that mimicked his late... Read more ...

Biden set to nominate Caroline Kennedy as US ambassador to Australia: report

Caroline Kennedy. Marc Andrew Deley/Getty President Biden is set to nominate Caroline Kennedy as ambassador to Australia, per a CNN report . Kennedy served as US ambassador to... Read more ...

California Gov. Gavin Newsom signs bill that bans police from posting...

California Governor Gavin Newsom at a June 2021 press conference. Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill preventing police from... Read more ...

London luxury homes sell at feverish pace

Luxury homes in London sold at breakneck pace in the first half of 2021. There were 237 deals that closed above $6.8 million, according to Mansion Global. That tally was 59... Read more ...