Chains including McDonald’s, Starbucks, and Dunkin’ reported over the last week that breakfast sales are continuing to slump, even as sales through the rest of the day have improved during the coronavirus pandemic.
Last week, I started to “update” my analysis of companies, which I already covered in the past, but with a special focus on the business model with regard to COVID-19 and the upcoming recession. One of the companies covered so far, is the fast-food chain McDonald’s (MCD), which will be affected in a negative way by COVID-19 as well as the upcoming recession.
We owe our healthcare workers a lifetime of gratitude as they work on the frontline of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. National Health Service (NHS) workers in the UK are working flat out to care for patients affected by coronavirus, risking their own health to do so.
Walmart became one of the latest U.S. companies to confirm it had a sick employee on Monday. The female employee works in Cynthiana, a small town about 30 miles northeast of Lexington, Kentucky. She became the state’s first resident to test positive for COVID-19.
Those two chains alone blow through billions of paper cups a year, and most are coated with a plastic lining that makes them almost impossible to recycle. Eliminating that waste would go a long way toward meeting environmental goals set by each company. The NextGen group also intends to try some new compostable and recyclable single-use cups in Oakland.