The Sam's Club Now location in the Dallas-Fort Worth market, one-fourth the size of the usual club retail site, has embraced virtual reality and other technology to make the shopping experience more seamless. In fact, scan-and-go shopping that skips checkout is the only way to buy in the test store.
Smaller families and a preference for more natural care of livestock have prompted millennials to choose smaller turkeys over the iconic huge centerpiece bird for Thanksgiving. Another benefit they see in smaller turkeys is fewer leftovers.
School-improvement plans do not focus enough on equity, according to a study by HCM Strategists and the Collaborative for Student Success. They analyzed data from 17 states and found that many state plans spoke about equity but did not explain steps schools should take to address inequities related to teacher quality, enrichment opportunities and curriculum.
Kraft Heinz is bringing Jell-O slime to store shelves next month in Unicorn Slime strawberry and Monster Slime lime varieties. "While do-it-yourself edible slime recipes are popular on Pinterest and YouTube, until today, there hasn't been an edible slime available from a national brand," the company said.
Two school districts in Georgia have been recognized for their efforts to serve locally produced food. Students at some of the schools also grow food in on-campus gardens that gets served in cafeterias -- an exercise that Pam Boyd, nutrition director, says helps teach students about the origins of their food.
Procter & Gamble's recent decision to create six sector-based units is not a signal that the firm is planning to break up into separate companies, CEO David Taylor said. "The company gets tremendous value on being one company," he said. "P&G as a company can accomplish more than any one of the individual categories can."
Coca-Cola has debuted a holiday spot titled "Christmas Rules," which features the brand's iconic polar bears. The company first released advertisements featuring the bears 25 years ago.
Bloody Mary recipes tend to vary widely from bar to bar, much more than many other cocktails, Emily Saladino writes. The first step for bartenders creating their own versions should be to use restraint and make sure flavors are layered and not all over each other, she writes.
Panera Bread will offer breakfast delivery from 381 restaurants by the end of the year, in markets including Washington, D.C., Dallas and Chicago, the company said. Digital channels now account for about one-third of Panera's total sales and breakfast delivery is expected to drive further growth.
Chili's Grill & Bar has opened its apprenticeship program to men and women transitioning from the military into civilian life. The program, created with a federal grant and partnerships with groups including the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation, pays participants a salary while they train for supervisory jobs.
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