Starbucks baristas say some customers ask for cake, pastries, and egg bites to be blended into drinks, but this is against the company's policy.
True Fruits smoothies launched a marketing campaign with the "ACAB" slogan, aimed at back-to-school teenagers.
Publishers are warning book lovers that supply chain disruptions are impacting book production and distribution.
Actor Eddie Deezen has been charged with assault, disorderly conduct, and trespassing, following an incident at a restaurant, TMZ reported.
The owner of Red's Pizza & Catering in Wisconsin is closing the restaurant amid a staff shortage. He said all of his attempts to find workers failed.
"Many authors I follow say their sales have never been as high as they are now, thanks to BookTok," user Sydney Blanchard told Insider.
The food was undeniably tasty and the restaurant had a great atmosphere. But I couldn't help thinking I would've done a similar job of cooking it at home.
Nick Stone, CEO of Bluestone Lane, said he's hired 400 new employees in the last eight months and navigated the labor shortage with ease.
The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board will enforce a two-bottle purchase limit to certain items beginning September 17.
Chick-fil-A has locations in the US and Canada, and CEO Dan Cathy says he's excited about the possibilities in Asia.
Some Apple Card holders, often the company's most loyal fans, are losing out on the 3% cashback feature due to order issues.
Bubbalou's Bodacious Bar-B-Que said it paid good wages but simply could not find enough staff to keep its Winter Park, Florida, restaurant open.
In a window sign, staff at a Barberitos restaurant in Macon, Georgia, said they'd worked seven days a week for a month - a claim the chain denies.
Putting another restaurant a few miles away from a busy location doesn't reduce demand, CEO Dan Cathy said.
The estimated cost to send that weight into Earth's orbit is roughly $361,000, and the resulting beer could go for a lot more than a few dollars per bottle.
Cathy will be the chain's third CEO, succeeding his father and grandfather.
I took a trip to the rapidly expanding artisanal chain's new location in Philadelphia on a mission to try its famous vegan ice cream.
In the Apple world of fitness, everyone is friendly, no one is intimidatingly hot, and it's OK if you want to work out in your pajamas.
Chick-fil-A's average wait time topped nine minutes in QSR's annual drive-thru study, longer than any of the other chains in the study.
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Retail sales rose 0.7% in August, far outpacing the estimate of a 0.8% decline. The month saw the Delta wave intensify and mask-wearing rules' return.
Company currency, productivity measurements, and management code words - Insider compiled a dictionary of Amazonian language and what it all means.
Liberty Coca-Cola Beverages, which distributes Coca-Cola's products, said it was offering signing bonuses and free classes to plug a trucker shortage.
McDonald's, Dunkin', Wendy's, Starbucks, and Chick-fil-A have all had to close dining rooms or adjust hours because they didn't have enough workers.
11 attorneys general came to a settlement with the ticket retailer after customers did not receive refunds for canceled events.
Little Blue Menu will serve normal Chick-fil-A fare plus wings and other chicken dishes under three new restaurant names, plus standard Chick-fil-A fare.
"We've never raised prices anywhere close to that in our history and will make way less money," one retailer told The Wall Street Journal.
An Insider reporter saved money when he went grocery shopping at Walmart, but he didn't find everything he needed for the week.
"When I looked at my fellow analysts, I could tell they enjoyed the job more - I had an inner ecommerce geek that needed to get out," says Meg He.
The social disappearing act has arrived in the workplace in a new way as US employers scramble to find staff in a tight labor market.
Two in three small businesses say they're struggling to hire staff in the labor shortage - and restaurants appear to be the worst hit.
When Hannah Mendoza was 9, she sold smoothies to her classmates. Now, she's CEO of the instant latte company Clevr Blends.
Some restaurants in states that stopped the federal benefits months early, like Alabama and Florida, are still struggling to find staff.
Apple's new $499 iPad Mini has a bevy of new bells and whistles and can fit comfortably in your hand - not unlike how the iPhone Pro Max can.
"For us, employee safety is priority number one for us in our fulfillment centers," Amazon CEO Andy Jassy told CNBC's Jon Fortt.
Her brand Markarian made headlines after dressing Jill Biden in a custom blue suit embellished with Swarovski pearls and crystals for Inauguration day.
The labor shortage, COVID-19, and holiday-buying surges are causing shipping disruptions and delays at two of the most important ports in the US.
Amazon said the new hires will get paid an average wage of more than $18 and hour. It's also hiring 15,000 people in Canada.
The Retail Industry Leaders Association said in a statement that the president's proposed rules could represent "a colossal undertaking."
Customers can get their "Taco Lover's Pass" for $5 or $10 a month at participating Taco Bells until November 24.
"If you are a big retailer, making these changes is probably like moving a giant ship," Thomson Reuters Practical Law's Kate Bally told Insider.
Australia's e-commerce sector is likely to have its biggest quarter on record through the final months of 2021, according to new market analysis, with locked-down shoppers preparing to spend big through Christmas, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday.
These worldwide Starbucks locations might be a more interesting place to sip your pumpkin spice lattes and frappuccinos than your local store.
"The logistics industry does not see 2022 as having any less disruption in supply chains than in 2021," the president of UPS said on Sunday.
A fake news release announcing Walmart would accept litecoin starting October 1 briefly sent the price of the cryptocurrency soaring.
The 19,000 square foot penthouse was designed by Robert Bailey and has 6 beds, 11 baths, as well as a fitness studio, steam room, and sauna.
The co-working spaces - which will be run by WeWork - will have luxurious amenities like gyms and cafes all within the converted stores.
Uber Eats, Grubhub, and DoorDash said the commissions cap could reduce earnings for drivers and force them to raise prices for customers.
Stephan Marsan put copies of "Atlas Shrugged" in stores, donated to Ron Paul, and named a brand after the famous Ayn Rand character.
The owner of Mikuni Restaurant Group told KCRA his attempts to find new staff have been unsuccessful, leading to temporary closures every Monday.
Roughly two-thirds of US shoppers shop at Walgreens, and the typical shopper visits every three weeks, spending about $22 per trip.
If employers want their workers back, they'll have to offer something better than just a job: potential.
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Rae's cafe in Missouri was shut down by local officials after its owners turned the establishment into a private club that prohibited masks.
In 2020, most fast-food chains cut down menus to only best-selling items to make restaurants more efficient and reduce drive-thru waits.
Single mom Katie Nave said the clothes from Stitch Fix made her feel more confident and polished during her workday video meetings.
Young people around the world are getting rich from selling secondhand and vintage goods on social shopping app Depop.
Genghis Grill launched Stir Fry Chef, a virtual brand, at 40 of its 51 of its kitchens. An executive tells Insider why.
Only three employees worked at a Dunkin' branch in Colorado Springs before the labor shortage forced it to temporarily close down.
UPS says it is looking to provide same-day delivery options for "goods of all types."
Starbucks workers told Insider Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew is so popular that they're unable to keep up with demand due to the lengthy brewing process.
A group of the nation's most powerful executives supports Biden's plan requiring companies with over 100 workers to mandate vaccines or weekly tests.
Costa Coffee said it planned to recruit 2,000 more people because of rising demand - these people will benefit from the pay bump, it said.
The video showcased a store in Evansville, Indiana, with a business model completely centered around the premise of the "treasure hunt."
"When tragedies happen, being a business owner is about having a presence that is felt in the community," says Charles von Herrlich of Von Bar.
Walmart told The Wall Street Journal that quarterly bonuses would be rolled into workers' base pay to make their compensation more consistent.
Some are speculating if Apple will skip over the iPhone 13 and go from the iPhone 12 to the iPhone 14 at its event next week.
Facebook launched its $299 Ray-Ban smart glasses that can take photos, record videos, play music, and take phone calls.
In surveys, workers reported a reluctance to get the vaccine because they couldn't afford to miss work, especially if they reacted badly to the shot.
The Biden administration on Thursday announced an action plan to help combat COVID-19, which includes vaccine mandates for large employers.
Taco Bell is partnering with TerraCycle, a company known for recycling traditionally non-recyclable items into furniture, bags, and more.
The reported deal includes review brand Zagat. It builds on JPMorgan's success winning millennials with its reward-rich Chase Sapphire Reserve.
Roughly half of US shoppers shop at CVS, and the typical shopper visits every other week, spending about $20 per trip.
Burger King promoted its move away from some of these ingredients in a viral ad campaign last year which featured a moldy Whopper timelapse.
The new collection features a mix of men's, women's, and gender-neutral styles, costing between $15 to $118.
Lululemon is on track to pass its 2023 revenue target by the end of this year because of strong sales growth, it said.
Under the new California bill, workers can protest quotas that interfere with their breaks. Its author has said Amazon has "relentless" quotas.
KFC says its boneless chicken tenders are more labor-intensive to produce than other products, and therefore strongly impacted by the labor shortage.
Commercial laundry companies in the UK told the BBC they were short of staff and swamped with deliveries. "It's getting quite bad," one said.
The company's name, Kinlò, is from the word "gold" in both Japanese and Haitian Creole - "kin" and "lo," respectively - in a nod to Osaka's heritage.
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Home-repair workers told Insider they anticipate recovery from the storm will carry over into 2022 as labor and supply shortages delay projects.
Franco Sorgi told Insider that Stephan Marsan didn't want Black customers because he thought they would hurt the brand.
"The words could have been said much better ... but the intent was real," Sweetgreen CEO Jonathan Neman reportedly told employees, per Motherboard.
Biden said each dollar invested in his Build Back Better plan returns six dollars in savings on climate-related emergency expenses.
It kind of makes sense when you consider Grimace's history: McDonald's original Grimace was a scaly milkshake fiend with four arms.
The owner of La Duni told CNN that staff were previously "overwhelmed, overworked, and frustrated" - using robots was a "no brainer."
Artisans train over four to five months, learning to masterfully shape each figure. Just the knight can take two hours to produce.
Wu sent a 2020 email dismissing racism in the US, according to an Axios report. On Tuesday, She stepped down from the board of VF, which owns Vans.
Balenciaga is the latest fashion brand under fire for cultural appropriation after selling a pair of sweats with boxer fabric peeking out the top.
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Amazon said its new Tijuana warehouse will create 250 jobs. It's part of a $100 million investment in Mexico to improve delivery speeds.
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Nearly half of US shoppers shop at Kroger, and the typical shopper visits at least once a week, spending about $44 per trip.
Karina Fernandez, owner of Maple Café in Edwardsburg, Michigan, told WSBT she can't compete with big chains who can offer large hiring bonuses.
Dutch Girl Donuts had 15 or more staff on its rota before the pandemic - now it has fewer than 10, the owners' daughter said.
The Chipotle app and loyalty program have helped the company reach $2 billion in digital sales so far this year.
Shake Shack is focusing on wage increases and bonuses to recruit managers and hourly workers. The food industry saw jobs cut in August.