Hawaii's Treasured Time-Warp Hotels

For the Time Capsule series, we spotlight a cherished restaurant, hotel or landmark that’s changed remarkably little over the years. This week, we visit the Manago Hotel in Hawaii. THEN In 1917, Kinzo Manago and his wife, Osame, immigrants from Fukuoka, Japan,

Big Apple Takes Bite Out of Food Delivery

The New York City Council has long had a bone to pick with food delivery platform Grubhub. During the pandemic, that animus seems to extend to reach the sector more broadly as market share has leveled. Home to about 10% of the

Higher Pay for New Workers Ripples Through the Ranks

Companies across the U.S. economy are raising pay to recruit workers in a tight labor market, increases that are rippling through firms and prompting employers to rethink pay for existing staffers. So-called wage compression—when pay for new hires or entry-level staff approaches

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,

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