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Ice cream trucks, ghost kitchens battle for sales
Ice cream trucks - known for their novelty popsicles and iconic tunes - are't a thing of the past, but the days of sitting at street corners may be long gone, according to one expert. Ice cream trucks - known for their novelty popsicles and iconic tunes - aren't a thing of the past, but the days of sitting at street corners may be long gone, according to one expert. Steve Christensen , the executive director of the North American Ice Cream Association, told FOX Business that the challenge for...
Updated: 07/30/2022
Fans of Choco Taco are disappointed after 30 years
... ice cream that's inside a hard taco shell with fudge, peanuts and a milk chocolate coating aren't pleased, to say the least. After Klondike announced it will be discontinuing the Choco Taco on Monday, July 25, grocery delivery and pick-up platform Instacart has seen a huge surge in searches for the ice cream novelty with week-over-week searches growing by 30,000% on Tuesday, July 26. As an ice cream truck favorite, it is no surprise that the news of the Choco Taco being discontinued nearly broke ...
Updated: 07/29/2022
Google to slow down hiring amid economic uncertainty
... was reopened in the first three months of 2021, compared to the 34% growth in the first three months of 2021. Google is one of many tech companies that have had to reduce staff in its payroll. Lyft announced in May that it would slow down its hiring. Instacart later said it would roll back growth and Microsoft announced this week a small cutback on jobs. Meta Platforms said that it would reduce its hiring due to economic concerns and Tesla will cut its salaried staff by 10%. The search engine giant ...
Updated: 07/13/2022
Wall Street to pause trading on Independence Day
Wall Street will pause on Monday to mark the Independence Day holiday. massacres as the U.S. equity markets are closed, there will be no trading in stocks. Wall Street will pause on Monday to mark the Independence Day holiday. As the U.S. equity markets are closed, there will be no trading in stocks. The U.S. bond market is closed, so there is no trading in Treasuries. Stock futures will trade on an abbreviated schedule. They will trade until 1: 00 PM ET. 4 TH TOP 10 ITEMS PURCHASED, The energy...
Updated: 07/04/2022
Instacart data shows why hot dog and hot dogs are the most purchased items
Sales data from Instacart shows some predictions.wagen For many, the Fourth of July goes hand-in-hand with firing up the grill and enjoying delicious barbecue. Sales data from Instacart shows some predictions. For many, the Fourth of July goes hand-in-hand with firing ...
Updated: 07/01/2022
Massachusetts Court rejects Uber, Lyft driver measure
... fighting to make sure they have the same rights as all other employees. The industry backed proposal calls for an earnings floor equal to 120 per cent of the state minimum wage for over 200,000 app-based drivers, for companies like Uber , Lyft , Instacart and DoorDash , or US $18 an hour in 2023. If a driver works at least 15 hours per week, the companies would have to pay healthcare stipends. Drivers could earn money for sick time and family and medical leave. California voters approved a similar ...
Updated: 06/14/2022
Reddit, Stripe and other tech stocks lost half of their value
... Finland and Sweden? Fidelity funds reduced stakes in Reddit by more than a third from the previous month and Stripe by 13% in April, according to filings and data compiled by Bloomberg. Fidelity also cut the valuations of TikTok owner ByteDance and Instacart . The Nasdaq 100 fell 21% during the first four months of the year, a decline in public equity markets that punished technology stocks in particular. The data from PitchBook shows that venture-backed growth companies that debuted since the start ...
Updated: 05/31/2022
Ice cream parlor suffers from staffing shortage, but can't find workers
... to the Wall Street Journal. But even a business like Lawrence s, which traditionally hires high school and college students, isn't seeing a normal return of workers, due to the fact that the younger generation prefers fast-money jobs like those at Instacart . He said that you can make a couple of hundred bucks doing that as opposed to coming in to work hard in an ice cream shop. High school students of 14 and 15 years old are only allowed to work until 7 p.m. during the school year, according to ...
Updated: 05/31/2022
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