Millennials and avocados are key to Chipotle's comeback

Oct 22, 2019
The fast-casual chain has turned around business since the health scares of years past.
Online orders account for almost a fifth of sales at Chipotle. Above, the restaurant's workers fill orders.
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Why student debt may be slowing down a generation of homeowners

New Federal Reserve research says student loan debt is hurting the housing market.
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Did someone say avocado bar?

Dec 25, 2018
A conversation with the co-founders of Avocaderia, the world’s first avocado bar.
New York City's Avocaderia is the "world's first avocado bar."
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Aging town trying to lure first-time buyers priced out of new homes, with fixer-uppers

Jun 5, 2018
For the first time on record, the national median home sale price has passed $300,000, according to a recent report by the real estate brokerage Redfin. Those rising prices have made it tough for people in their 20s and 30s…

Instagram entrepreneurs are searching vintage racks for you

May 25, 2018
A new breed of shoppers are snapping up vintage clothing on the social media platform.
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How young homebuyers pull it off

May 3, 2018
Despite common narratives, 20- and 30-somethings are just as interested and hopeful about homeownership as everyone else.
Over the last year, Laura and Phillip Radke have spent thousands of dollars fixing up their $560,000 house in Los Angeles.
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As elections approach, Italians are concerned over young adults still living with parents

Feb 26, 2018
Many of the “bamboccioni” are compelled to stay at home for economic reasons, even if they're employed, some say.
Domiziana Dominiconi and Martina Antonini, both 21, are so-called "bamboccioni," young Italian adults still living with their parents.
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From engineer to coffee shop owner in Erie, Pennsylvania

Feb 21, 2018
Millennial Hannah Kirby believes bringing back manufacturing work is unrealistic, and that young people have to create those family-sustaining jobs that once existed.
After settling in Erie, Hannah Kirby sees the city differently than many of her neighbors: She sees a lot of potential.
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