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How bad are supply chains? Costco is renting ships

Costco, home of the ultimate big box store, is not mincing words about what it’s like to run a consumer business in the middle of a pandemic. Click here to read the story at cnn.com. Discussion Questions: What is supply chain? Why is the supply chain important to a business?

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Taco Bell wants to reinvent the drive-thru

The drive-thru is getting a makeover. Last week, Taco Bell announced it is launching a new drive-thru restaurant in Brooklyn, Minnesota called “Taco Bell Defy.” A 3,000 square-foot, two-story model, it aims to reimagine the drive-thru for the mobile era as the restaurant industry adapts to the demands of on-demand

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Hyatt CEO says demand for travel is ‘alive and well’

After closing 35% of its global properties in April 2020, Hyatt Hotels CEO and President Mark Hoplamazian said he is happy to see operations at the hotel giant returning to normal.  As of March 31, 96% of the Chicago-based hospitality company’s more than 1,000 properties were back up and running, and occupancy rates –

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Pandemic helps make Crocs cool again

There’s no more denying it: Emily Kelley loves Crocs. After years of dismissing them as hideous and pointless, the 27-year-old now wears her white foam clogs everywhere — to breweries, the grocery store and on long walks through her Chicago neighborhood. Click here to read the story at arkansasonline.com. Discussion

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The Fortune 500: 2021

The name is synonymous with business success. This is the 67th edition of our ranking of America’s largest companies. Together, the 500 corporations on this year’s list generated $13.8 trillion in revenue, or some two-thirds of the U.S. economy. Explore the list to see who prospered, who stumbled, and why.

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