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The 10 Super Bowl commercials that have generated the most buzz online

iSpot provided data on the top Super Bowl commercials trending on social media. Some brands that have advertised in the past are sitting this year out. Top ads on the list found success by focusing on nostalgia and making the planet a better place. Visit the Business section of Insider […]
The 10 Super Bowl commercials that have generated the most buzz online
Markets

Chipotle shares slip as earnings miss expectations

Chipotle shares fell 2.4% in early Wednesday trades. The fast-food chain’s adjusted earnings fell short of Wall Street’s forecasts. Revenue met expectations and digital sales more than doubled. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Chipotle Mexican Grill shares fell in early trading on Wednesday, pressured by fourth-quarter […]
Chipotle shares slip as earnings miss expectations
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Chipotle is testing carside pickup in California as online orders explode

Chipotle is testing carside pickup at 29 California locations. Digital orders for Chipotle have seen huge growth over the past year. The chain has largely been a winner throughout the pandemic and has continued opening new locations. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Chipotle announced that it will begin […]
Chipotle is testing carside pickup in California as online orders explode
Tech

Innovation Inc: How the ‘Amazon effect’ has reached the Washington Post

The “Amazon effect” is no longer segmented to the retail industry. The disruption the e-commerce giant caused in the sector is now reflective of the change happening across industries, with many companies using Amazon as a model for how to pursue digital transformation. Washington Post’s chief information officer Shailesh Prakash […]
Innovation Inc: How the ‘Amazon effect’ has reached the Washington Post
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Chipotle is killing one of customers’ favourite ways to get free food

Chipotle is now charging $US0.25 for a side tortilla. The free tortilla hack has historically been one of customers’ favourite ways to get free food from the chain. Chipotle has been able to monitor ingredient costs and portion control more closely during the pandemic, as more people order online and […]
Chipotle is killing one of customers’ favourite ways to get free food
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Chipotle is quietly raising menu prices for people ordering delivery

Chipotle has quietly raised menu prices by an average of 9% for items that customers order for delivery, according to a new Gordon Haskett report. In New York City, for example, the same chicken burrito costs $US8.95 for pick-up versus $US10.10 for delivery, before the added costs of taxes and […]
Chipotle is quietly raising menu prices for people ordering delivery
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A new lawsuit says Chipotle’s exact change policy has led to customers losing ‘hundreds of thousands, if not millions of dollars’ amid a national coin shortage

A new lawsuit claims that Chipotle is refusing to offer some customers proper change, resulting in the “loss of hundreds of thousands, if not millions of dollars.” Chipotle recently rolled out a new policy “to only accept exact change or other non-cash forms of payment” in locations that are low […]
A new lawsuit says Chipotle’s exact change policy has led to customers losing ‘hundreds of thousands, if not millions of dollars’ amid a national coin shortage
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Chipotle’s digital sales exploded 216% during the pandemic as most customers chose carryout despite many restaurants reopening their dining rooms

Chipotle’s digital sales grew 216% year-over-year during the second quarter, as the pandemic went into full swing, Chipotle CEO Brian Niccol said. Digital sales accounted for $US829 million, or 61% of Chipotle’s overall sales for the quarter. Even though 85% of Chipotle dining rooms are open, most customers continued to […]
Chipotle’s digital sales exploded 216% during the pandemic as most customers chose carryout despite many restaurants reopening their dining rooms
Markets

Billionaire investor Bill Ackman took a ‘pretty large stake’ in a mystery company during the market meltdown, then sold it weeks later

Hedge-fund billionaire Bill Ackman bought into a mystery business during the coronavirus sell-off, but sold weeks later and invested in established holdings instead. “We did take an, actually, pretty large stake in a company in the middle of the crisis at prices that looked very, very attractive,” the Pershing Square […]
Billionaire investor Bill Ackman took a ‘pretty large stake’ in a mystery company during the market meltdown, then sold it weeks later
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Chipotle boasts of ‘food safety culture’ during the coronavirus pandemic as it pays out $25 million fine for food poisoning-related crimes from 2015-2018

Chipotle agreed to pay a $US25 million fine to resolve criminal charges related to food poisoning outbreaks that sickened more than 1,100 people from 2015 to 2018. The burrito chain recently said that its “food safety culture” is an advantage during the coronavirus pandemic. US Attorney Nick Hanna for the […]
Chipotle boasts of ‘food safety culture’ during the coronavirus pandemic as it pays out $25 million fine for food poisoning-related crimes from 2015-2018
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Chipotle is giving away free guacamole. Here’s how to get it.

Chipotle is giving away free guacamole as part of a new rewards program benefit called Guac Mode. Existing Chipotle Rewards members and anyone who registers before February 20 will receive a free topping or side of guacamole with the purchase of a regular-priced entrée. Guac Mode will unlock access to […]
Chipotle is giving away free guacamole. Here’s how to get it.
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Chipotle is trying to win over Whole30 dieters with new menu items

Chipotle has tweaked its chicken to make it Whole30 compliant, as well as rolling out a Supergreens salad mix with romaine, baby kale, and baby spinach. The chain is also offering free delivery all January on its Lifestyle Bowls, which are aimed at paleo, Whole30, and keto dieters. Sign up […]
Chipotle is trying to win over Whole30 dieters with new menu items
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These are the 11 best performing S&P 500 stocks of 2019

The S&P 500 index is on track to post its biggest yearly gain in two decades, jumping 29% in 2019 as the year brings major gains for nearly all investments. The index closed at a record high on Thursday, driven higher by Amazon’s “record-breaking” holiday sales and Apple stock’s three-day […]
These are the 11 best performing S&P 500 stocks of 2019
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Chipotle execs say the chain doesn’t need to partner with ghost kitchens: ‘Chipotle has a dark kitchen in every single restaurant’

Ghost kitchens, also known as dark kitchens, are one of the buzziest trends in the restaurant business, as chains like Chick-fil-A and Wendy’s explore delivery-centric concepts. Chipotle executives say that the company does not need to partner with ghost-kitchen companies because the chain, functionally, already has a dark kitchen in […]
Chipotle execs say the chain doesn’t need to partner with ghost kitchens: ‘Chipotle has a dark kitchen in every single restaurant’