Taco Bell is giving away Doritos Locos Tacos — here's how to get some

Taco Bell is giving away Doritos Locos Tacos on Wednesday, October 28, as part of its "Steal a Base, Steal a Taco" deal.  Los Angeles Dodgers' Mookie Betts clinched the deal when he stole a base on Tuesday night.   Taco Bell locations will be giving away one Doritos Locos Taco per customer from noon until […]

Boots bosses ‘encouraged’ staff to work at head office despite UK government advice

Boots told staff they were “encouraged” to come in to its headquarters in Nottingham, where Covid-19 infection rates are the highest in England, even after the government advised people to work from home where possible. Employees said messages from senior managers – seen by the Guardian – indicated they were expected to be at their […]

Corporate directors demand refunds and threaten to 'rage quit' after writer Anand Giridharadas eviscerated them in a virtual conference for board members, saying 'your children and grandchildren do not respect your work'

Writer Anand Giridharadas used an opportunity to speak with thousands of corporate board members to eviscerate the group for making empty promises.  "A lot of your children and grandchildren do not respect your work," Giridharadas said on Monday while speaking at the National Association of Corporate Directors' annual summit, according to audio obtained by Business […]

36,000 franchisees could shutter forever without a new stimulus package, as operators of iconic brands like Pizza Hut, Golden Corral, and more file for bankruptcy

Restaurant owners are scrambling after President Trump abruptly ended stimulus package negotiations.  Roughly 36,000 franchisees will not survive the winter without additional government relief, according to the International Franchise Association. Franchisees at chains including Pizza Hut, Golden Corral, Subway, and more have filed for bankruptcy during the pandemic. Independent restaurants are in an even more […]

GIC, TPG to Invest $1 Billion in Mukesh Ambani’s Retail Business

Singapore’s GIC Pte. and private-equity firm TPG will invest a combined $1 billion in Indian billionaire Mukesh Ambani’s retail unit, taking total inflows into the business to about $4.4 billion. GIC will spend 55.1 billion rupees ($753 million) for a 1.22% stake in Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., while U.S.-based TPG will take 0.41% for 18.4 […]

Hong Kong Traders Chased 1,600-in-1 Odds to Buy IPO That Flopped

In this article One of Hong Kong’s most-popular initial public offerings among retail investors dropped in its debut, pouring cold water on the city’s red-hot sentiment over new listings. Joy Spreader Interactive Technology Ltd., a Hong Kong-based online marketing firm, fell as much as 6.3% on Wednesday morning. If shares close below their HK$2.88 offer […]

Sizzler files for bankruptcy as the pandemic demolishes sales at casual-dining restaurants

Casual dining chain Sizzler filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Monday.  "Our current financial state is a direct consequence of the pandemic's economic impact due to long-term indoor dining closures and landlords' refusal to provide necessary rent abatements," Sizzler President Chris Perkins said.  Other restaurant chains to file for bankruptcy during the pandemic include Maison […]