Wendy’s puts up the ‘for sale’ sign as costs rise

Wendy’s puts up the ‘for sale’ sign as costs rise

In a Tuesday filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Wendy’s chairman, Nelson Peltz, said that his management fund, Trian Partners, wants to explore a possible sale or merger for the burger chain. Other options to increase shareholder value are also on the table, according to the filing. (The Associated Press) Estimated read time: 2-3 … Read more

Blackouts possible this summer due to heat and extreme weather, officials warn

Extreme temperatures and ongoing drought could cause the power grid to buckle across vast areas of the country this summer, potentially leading to electricity shortages and blackouts, a US power grid regulator said on Thursday. (Frederic J. Brown, AFP, Getty Images via CNN) Estimated read time: 2-3 minutes ATLANTA — Extreme temperatures and ongoing drought … Read more

Cold, hard, sanitary cash? BYU study finds going cashless to prevent COVID-19 was ‘useless’

Liz Atkinson, manager of the Quicksilver store at the Outlets at Traverse Mountain in Lehi, cleans a terminal after a transaction on May 1, 2020. Many businesses began encouraging transactions with plastic debit and credit cards as a safety measure to fight the spread of COVID -19. Now, a study from BYU says that plastic … Read more