It’s possible that the same system could also be used for other packaging. “If it works for hot beverages—and we’ve already talked to the team about this—[it could expand] to soda, or your McFlurry,” Szaky says. “And then from there expanding it to your hamburger, french fries. So that you can get everything from your chicken nuggets to your apple pie in a reusable alternative.” He also expects the system to expand to other restaurant chains. “The beauty is, the more players do it, the more convenient the recollection network becomes,” he says. … [Read more...] about McDonald’s is testing a new system of reusable, returnable coffee cups
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“We are still seeing a surprisingly strong demand for dried beans,” said Vince Hayward, a member of the third generation to lead the Camellia brand, whose red kidney beans are the staple of the New Orleans table. He likes to think that demand is steady because people fell in love with beans, but he realizes that economic insecurity could be driving sales. … [Read more...] about COVID-19 Impact | Seven ways the pandemic has changed how we shop for food
In order to feed the world now and in the future, we must act, and act urgently, to expand rural broadband infrastructure—including delivering wireless connectivity to farming operations – to take full advantage of future precision agriculture technologies. While farmers will always face uncertainty in their pursuit to feed the world, they need connectivity as a means to take full advantage of all that in-market innovation has to offer. They are relying on applications that communicate between their machines and the cloud, collecting data in real time to help them make fast, accurate, on-the-go adjustments to make sure they are operating in the most optimal and sustainable way given dynamic operating conditions. … [Read more...] about Too many farmers can’t get broadband. That’s a crisis for us all
Absolutely, I’m very detail orientated. So I make sure I know what’s in my schedule. In fact, most of the time as a real planner, I look at my diary at least a week in advance to see what’s coming up. As you can imagine, as a businessman and father of four, there is lots going on so it’s really important to know so I can prepare anything I need to in advance. … [Read more...] about Morning Stars: David Beckham on how he starts the day, his exercise regime and how he maintains a schedule
While corporates form a majority of their customer base, besides participants of big conferences and events, Ahluwalia says often individuals rent out cars to ferry their relatives visiting from abroad, or people they are doing business with. “We get about five to seven individual requests a day. Sometimes, a family may want to travel on a mini-vacation and book our cars for the vacation. Back in the 70s and 80s, stars like Sunil Dutt and Amitabh Bachchan rented Mercedes. Now, we get requests for a Rolls Royce. We ensure that they hire the car and the driver since the self-driving infrastructure is not great in India and our drivers are well trained,” he adds. … [Read more...] about Don’t have enough dosh to spend on a Prada gown, Gucci bag or a Rolls Royce? Just rent it!