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Chipotle Says Norovirus Outbreak Due to Lax Sick Policy

Chipotle Says Norovirus Outbreak Due to Lax Sick Policy

Chipotle Mexican Grill said Tuesday that the recent norovirus outbreak in a Virginia restaurant was due to a lax enforcement of the company's sick policy, CNBC reported."We conducted a thorough investigation...Photo [Read entire story]

Chipotle Faces Backlash After Norovirus, Rodent Incidents

Chipotle Faces Backlash After Norovirus, Rodent Incidents

Between a recent norovirus outbreak at one restaurant and rodents falling from the ceiling at another, Chipotle Mexican Grill is facing a stark decline in consumer’s perception of the brand.Credit Suisse’s...Photo [Read entire story]

Carrier Cuts Jobs at Factory Where Trump Said He Saved Jobs

Carrier Cuts Jobs at Factory Where Trump Said He Saved Jobs

The Carrier factory where then-President-elect Donald Trump announced that he had made a deal to save U.S. jobs from moving to Mexico has started the process of laying off workers.NBC News reports that...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

Walmart Apologizes for N-Word in Product Description

Walmart Apologizes for N-Word in Product Description

Walmart apologized after the n-word was used on its website in the product description for a third-party seller's item, NBC News reported. “We are very sorry and appalled that this third party seller...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

Netflix Adds 5.2 Million Subscribers, Crushing Estimates

Netflix Adds 5.2 Million Subscribers, Crushing Estimates

Netflix's second quarter report released Monday showed an addition of 5.2 million memberships, crushing Wall Street estimates of 3.23 million.New seasons of Netflix hits such as "House of Cards" and "Orange is...Photo [Read entire story]

S&P 500 Closes at Record, Topping June High

S&P 500 Closes at Record, Topping June High

Stocks rose to record levels on Friday as earnings season kicked off, CNBC reported.The S&P climbed 0.6 percent to close at 2,459.27, setting intraday and closing records. The index's previous intraday...Photo Credit: AP [Read entire story]

Prime Day 2017 Was Amazon’s Biggest Shopping Event Ever

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are big shopping days on Amazon, but the online retailer's own shopping holiday, Prime Day, has them both beat, the company said Wednesday. The July 11 event that saw 3.5 million...Photo [Read entire story]

Dow Falls 100 Points, Then Recovers, After Trump Jr.’s Tweet

Dow Falls 100 Points, Then Recovers, After Trump Jr.'s Tweet

Moments after Donald Trump Jr. tweeted the email exchange that led to his meeting with a Russian attorney the Dow fell 100 points Tuesday, CNBC reported. Stocks initially fell on concerns the Russia...Photo Credit: Getty [Read entire story]

G-20 Day 1 Recap

G-20 Day 1 Recap

There were fireworks Friday on the first day of the G-20 summit. The gathering of the world's 19 wealthiest nations and the European Union included widespread protests in the streets and a much-anticipated... [Read entire story]

Target Dropping 2 of Its Famous Brands, Adding 12 Others

Target Dropping 2 of Its Famous Brands, Adding 12 Others

Target lovers soon will have to say goodbye to two of the chain's famous brands.As part of a partial overhaul of its apparel, accessories and home departments, Target will phase out its well-know [Read entire story]

How the Gov’t Spends $38 to Collect $1 of Student Loan Debt

How the Gov't Spends $38 to Collect $1 of Student Loan Debt

It's estimated that about 44 million Americans are living with student loan debt, adding up to more than $1 trillion owed. Around 8 million borrowers have given up on paying back more than $137 million... [Read entire story]

How the Gov’t Spends $38 to Collect $1 of Student Loan Debt

It's estimated that about 44 million Americans are living with student loan debt, adding up to more than $1 trillion owed. Around 8 million borrowers have given up on paying back more than $137 million... [Read entire story]

Hobby Lobby Fined $3M for Smuggled Iraqi Artifacts

Hobby Lobby Fined $3M for Smuggled Iraqi Artifacts

Arts-and-crafts chain Hobby Lobby has agreed to pay $3 million to settle a federal case over smuggled Iraqi antiquities it bought to demonstrate its "passion for the Bible."NBC News reports that prosecutors...Photo [Read entire story]

Oreo Makes, Mails Wild Cookie Flavors for Fans

Oreo Makes, Mails Wild Cookie Flavors for Fans

What's your dream Oreo flavor? Ask, and you may receive.Oreo is surprising some fans who submit their ideas for cookie flavors with actual boxes of their creations.Photo Credit: Getty Images This story uses functionality [Read entire story]

Group Sues Uber Over Lack of Wheelchair Access

Group Sues Uber Over Lack of Wheelchair Access

A Washington, D.C.-based civil rights group has filed a lawsuit against Uber under the American with Disabilities Act —which prohibits discrimination against those with disabilities— alleging that the...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

European Commission Hits Google With $2.7B Fine

European Commission Hits Google With $2.7B Fine

European regulators have handed down a record-setting $2.7 billion fine against Google. The web browser's shopping service acted in an anti-competitive manner, the commission said. They are giving Google 90 daysPhoto [Read entire story]

Big Banks Survive Stress Tests

Big Banks Survive Stress Tests

U.S. banks passed the first round of stress tests issued by the Federal Reserve to determine whether the banks could survive potential recessions, according to CNBC.The results released Thursday showed...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

Diners Prefer Fast Food to Sit-Down Restaurants: Survey

Diners Prefer Fast Food to Sit-Down Restaurants: Survey

When it comes to food, more Americans are looking for convenience over quality these days.NBC News reports that satisfaction with full-service restaurants has reached its lowest point in 10 years, according to...Photo [Read entire story]

Amazon Buys Whole Foods: What That Means for Grocery Prices

Amazon Buys Whole Foods: What That Means for Grocery Prices

Analysts predict big changes for grocers following Amazon’s surprise purchase of Whole Foods, NBC News reported.But they also say there is a clear winner here: Shoppers."This was a very exciting announcement...Photo [Read entire story]

Time Warner Just Handed Snapchat a $100 Million Lifeline

Time Warner Just Handed Snapchat a $100 Million Lifeline

Snap, the company behind the social media app Snapchat, saw a spike in its shares on Monday after the announcement of a new deal with Time Warner.The deal is valued at $100 million, people familiar with...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]