Starbucks Sales Outpace Pre-Pandemic Levels

Starbucks Corp. said higher labor and supply costs are likely to linger for months, adding that it is promoting higher-end beverages such as cold coffee and could lift prices in areas to help compensate. The Seattle-based company’s outlook came as it reported

Apple, Amazon, Tesla Set to Post Results

Corporate giants from Apple Inc. to Visa Inc. are expected to report their financial results over the coming week, giving investors insight into the impact from the Covid-19 pandemic, the Delta variant and increased business costs. In all, 180 members of the

Chicago Casino Would Be Costly, Gambling Operators Say

Chicago leaders are searching for a company to build the city’s first casino, but big gambling operators are concerned that the government’s plans will be too costly to make the project feasible. The city is calling for a megaresort with hotel rooms,

Chipotle Stock Hits a Record as Customers Return to Dining

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc.’s CMG 11.54% shares hit a record high Wednesday as the burrito chain expressed confidence about growth, saying customers are returning to its dining rooms to eat out despite higher menu prices. Sales for the company’s quarter ended in

MGM Resorts Reveals Plans for $9 Billion Casino in Japan

MGM Resorts MGM 4.80% International formally proposed building a $9 billion casino resort in Osaka, reinvigorating its push to open Japan’s first casino gambling facility after pandemic-related delays. Global casino operators have been looking for opportunities since Japan legalized casinos in 2018,

The Spotify of Travel: A New App With 'Place Lists'

PICK YOUR POISON The app includes place lists organized by theme (such as Food & Drink, Culture and Outdoors) and guides (Wimbledon Village, Catskills Weekend Getaway). Illustration: Cristina Spano By Christian L. Wright July 20, 2021 3:00 pm ET BIMBLE, A SMARTPHONE

Many Jobs Lost During the Pandemic Won't Be Coming Back

Job openings are at a record high, leaving the impression that employers are hiring like never before. But many businesses that laid off workers during the pandemic are already predicting they will need fewer employees in the future. As with past economic

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