If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em. Fast-casual restaurant chains like Chipotle Mexican Grill and Sweetgreen have been stealing customers from full-service restaurant chains like Outback Steakhouse and IHOP. To fight back, some casual dining chains have been launching spinoff restaurants that copy that business model. Fast-casual restaurants are smaller in size, with less seating
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David Tepper, founder of Appaloosa Management, said Friday he still likes this bull market, which is the longest on record.  ”I love riding a horse that’s running,” Tepper told CNBC’s Joe Kernen in an exclusive email. ”We have been long and continue that way.” The current bull market started in March of 2009. Since then, the S&P 500
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Mexico’s Ministry of Tourism announced in 2001 it was developing a program to highlight the most beautiful and culturally-rich towns in the country. With more to offer than just beach resorts, ports of call and salt-rimmed margaritas, Mexico focused on the small towns and villages that best represent regional traditions, history, festivals and food. The
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Fluorescent shipping containers, billiard tables atop AstroTurf, and his signature “MATH” campaign signs plastered to the walls greeted Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang on Thursday night at a fundraiser in downtown San Francisco. Hundreds of supporters braved a torrential downpour and a line that wrapped around city blocks to see the entrepreneur and nonprofit executive,
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Corie Barry, chief executive officer of Best Buy Co., speaks during the Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Summit in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019. Sarah Silbiger | Bloomberg | Getty Images Best Buy‘s board is probing allegations that the CEO Corie Barry had an “inappropriate” relationship with another company executive, the Wall Street Journal
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In this arranged photo, a UnitedHealth Group health insurance card is seen in a wallet in this picture illustration October 14, 2019. Lucy Nicholson | Reuters UnitedHealth reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Wednesday, as the largest U.S. health insurer managed to control medical costs and made gains with the unit that houses its pharmacy
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Airbus looks to have taken pilotless commercial jet flight one step closer after revealing that one of its test aircraft has taken off automatically. The European planemaker said that in tests conducted at Toulouse-Blagnac airport on December 18, an A350-1000 with two pilots sitting ready to take over, conducted eight takeoffs on auto-pilot. Accompanying the
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Pete Sikora member of New York Communities for Change. In response to the findings of a new report by Majority Action, members of New York Communities for Change (NYCC), Mothers Out Front (MOF), Sunrise Movement NYC, Sierra Club, and 350Brooklyn gathered for a press conference on September 17, 2019 outside BlackRock offices in New York
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People line up outside the Social Security Administration office in San Francisco. Getty Images If you collect Social Security benefits, you’re probably already eagerly waiting to see what your cost-of-living adjustment will be next year. New, early estimates from The Senior Citizens League, a nonpartisan senior group, point to a possible 1.5% COLA increase for
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