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Inside Starbucks' plan to speed up service | CNN Business

Inside Starbucks’ plan to speed up service | CNN Business

New York CNN Business  —  Starbucks is rolling out a sweeping plan to spark growth over the next three years — from faster Frappuccinos to more digital rewards. On tap: New equipment that makes it easier for baristas to prepare complicated drinks in seconds. Thousands of new US stores. A more reliable mobile app with …

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Burger King has a plan to make you fall in love with the Whopper again | CNN Business

Burger King has a plan to make you fall in love with the Whopper again | CNN Business

New York CNN Business  —  The past few years have been tough for Burger King. Missteps during the pandemic caused the chain to lag behind competitors. Over the past few quarters, Burger King has been playing catch up, and now the company is hoping a major investment in restaurants and advertising will help spark growth …

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Recession fears are rising. Why are people still quitting their jobs?

Recession fears are rising. Why are people still quitting their jobs?

Interest rates are rising, inflation is lingering at four-decade highs, the economy appears to be slowing and experts fear a recession is on the way. But Americans are still quitting their jobs at near-record rates in the face of growing economic uncertainty.  The percentage of American workers who quit their jobs set a record earlier …

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Come on, America. Food isn't 'woke' | CNN

Come on, America. Food isn’t ‘woke’ | CNN

New York CNN Business  —  So, Cracker Barrel … It’s a restaurant you traditionally go to after church to eat an unholy amount of biscuits and gravy while your grandma stocks up country-themed tchotchkes and gingham-printed novelty dish towels embroidered with nonsense like “happiness is homemade.” At least that’s my memory of it. Point is, …

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Why Wendy's founder named his burger empire after his daughter — and came to regret it | CNN Business

Why Wendy’s founder named his burger empire after his daughter — and came to regret it | CNN Business

New York CNN Business  —  Pam’s. Kenny’s. Molly’s. Lori’s. Melinda’s… Dave Thomas, a successful Kentucky Fried Chicken franchise owner in Columbus, Ohio, and a protege of founder Colonel Harlan Sanders, was struggling in 1969 to find a name for a new hamburger concept he hoped to open. The fast-food burger market was becoming saturated, but …

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