economy

Walmart Makes Cuts To Job Greeters
It's a sign of the economy:  Walmart is cutting greeter positions from it's 3rd shift.
The move will save money and ensure Wal-Mart has the right staffing levels during peak and non-peak hours, David Tovar, a spokesman, said in a telephone interview...
Jobless Claims Rise With The End Of The Holiday Season
So much for those "improving" unemployment numbers.  Last quarter, the Obama administration trumpeted the statistical fact that jobless claims had leveled off and actually dropped - even as analysts pointed out that this was due to the holiday/seasonal hiring season...
Restaurant Slump May Signal Economic Slowdown
Economists theorize that we've been out of the recession since June 2009.  The recovery has been a slow one at best.  If the recent news from the restaurant world is any signal, we might be in for an even slower recovery.
Restaurant stocks are underperforming the U...
Kardashian Touch Turns To Coal For Sears
It seems like everything that the Kardashian family touches turns to gold.  Well, almost.
Sears bet a large portion of their Black Friday and holiday shopping sales on the Kardashian-clans new line of clothes and accessories.  From initial sales reports, that might not have been a good thin…
Graduates: The Food Industry Needs You
I encountered an article about the rising need for food-related employees in Great Britain, but from what I can surmise, the same need is present here in America.  While it's become "trendy" for people to seek out high-profile jobs like chef's and sommeliers, the bac…
Pork Makes Gains In America’s Restaurants
Is "the Other White Meat" on it's way to becoming "thee white meat"?
A recent survey of the nation's restaurants show that pork offerings are up significantly.
Over the past year, menu mentions of pork have increased by 7 percent, according to the foodserv…
Starbucks To Expand Into Premium Juice Market
Starbucks - the top-shelf coffee shop - has already expanded their offerings to include breakfast sandwiches and sweets.  Smartly and profitably so.  So it should come as no surprise that the company is in expansion mode again.
The coffee empire announced on Thursday that it had purchased Evolution F…

Load More Articles