The Boston-based chain, called Wahlburgers, has signed agreements with five franchise groups to open 30 new restaurants in seven states: Massachusetts, California, Georgia, Michigan, Ohio, North Carolina, and South Carolina, the company told Business Insider.
A designer water bottle called S’well is coming to Target. It’s sold at high-end stores like Bloomingdales, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Neiman Marcus and costs $35 for a 17-ounce bottle and $45 for a 25-ounce bottle.
3. Sports Authority announced it will shutter 140 locations — find out if your hometown store is closing
A representative for Sports Authority informed Business Insider that there is no complete list of stores that will be shuttering yet. However, The Wall Street Journal has compiled a list of 87 of Sports Authority stores that are already up for lease.
Aldi, which previously accepted only cash and debit cards, is now accepting all major credit cards. The change will be especially meaningful to low-income shoppers who have to use credit cards to cover their expenses between paychecks.
A University of California student decided to try the In-N-Out diet. His rules: To eat at least one In-N-Out meal day for 30 days straight with no breaks and each meal had to consist, at minimum, of a two-patty burger and fries.
French’s saw its ketchup sales skyrocket when a man from Ontario made a Facebook post praising the Canadian-made product. Brian Fernandez did some research on its version of ketchup and discovered the company used tomato paste that came from Leamington, Ontario — the “Tomato Capital of Canada.”
As part of an ongoing effort to reduce its carbon footprint, IKEA is considering using a fully biodegradable packaging grown organically from mycelium, a natural part of the mushroom plant.
Wealthy shoppers are reining in their spending because of volatility in the stock market, according to Restoration Hardware CEO Gary Friedman. Heavy discounts, such as 20% to 75% off, have been failing to boost sales — and now the company is introducing a new fee-based membership program.
Kroger’s Little Clinic will add registered dietitian nutritionists who will provide services such as nutrition counseling to its stores. Kroger will begin adding nutritionists to its stores in Nashville, Columbus, Cincinnati, and Denver, reports Drug Store News.
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