| Aug 14, 2014
| 2:46 PM
(Reuters) - Weak results from the likes of Wal-Mart Stores Inc and Macy's Inc are the latest sign less affluent U.S. consumers are still pinching their pennies and the trend appears to be hurting upmarket retailers as well.
A number of large U.S....
| Aug 8, 2014
I've worked as a cashier at the same McDonald's in Chicago for four years and make $9.75 an hour. I am a hard-working employee and the proud single mother of a 2-year-old. All of my paycheck goes toward paying bills and supporting my son. At work, I do...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 4:26 PM
At CVS Caremark, it doesn't pay to be really good at your job.
The nation's second-largest drugstore chain adjusts its annual raises to how much an employee makes. The higher your salary, the lower your raise.
The top workers at CVS stores —...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 4:00 AM
McDonald's USA can be considered a joint employer at its franchised restaurants, the National Labor Relations Board said Tuesday, a distinction that could increase the fast-food giant's responsibility in labor cases.
The determination is significant...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 10:00 PM
In the cramped parking lot of a small strip mall, drivers jockey for spaces. Many have made the 20-minute trip from Honolulu, their mouths watering in anticipation of chowing down on a popular food unique to Hawaii.
The customers will have to put...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 3:36 PM
When your 11-year-old restaurant continues to garner accolades, including favorite place for seafood in Lehigh Valley Style's Decadent Dish Awards (2013), you know you're doing something right.
This is the case for the Beck family, who has operated...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 2:38 PM
Parents looking to dine, shop, gamble or enjoy a show at Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem no longer need to dial up a baby sitter. The complex has it covered.
With Monday's opening of Kids Quest, a supervised children's entertainment center for ages 6...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 2:39 PM
While some restaurant chains are shaking the salt habit, others are adding more sodium to their meals, according to a new study just released. Researchers for the Center for Science in the Public Interest reviewed 136 meals from 17 top restaurant chains ...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 3:07 PM
Wendy's restaurant on the southwest corner of Harlem Avenue and 183rd Street will be the first in the Chicago area to sport a new design, featuring brick, metal, glass, tile and accents of the signature red color.
Wendy's representatives will discuss...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 3:03 PM
McDonald’s is testing a new mobile app that lets customers order their favorite McFoods on their phones.
The “McDonald’s Mobile Ordering“ app asks burger and fry aficionados to register with email addresses and credit or debit...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Most consumers will tell you they prefer fresh, tasty, healthy food over processed, greasy, assembly-line fare. Millennials, though, may be the first generation to back that up with their wallets.
Fast-food operators say they are getting increasing...