Breakfast is the most important meal of the day for this eatery owner

Feb 20, 2024
Jilan Hall-Johnson, owner of the Sassy Biscuit Co., is "excited for the next step" in her business journey despite a recent setback.
Jilan Hall-Johnson, owner of the Sassy Biscuit Co., calls breakfast the "forgotten meal."
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Service-sector businesses feel upbeat about "business conditions"

Sep 8, 2023
A survey from the Institute for Supply Management found that a majority of service-sector businesses feel positive about business conditions and the overall economy.
Service sector businesses, which include restaurants, hair salons, marketing agencies and more, are overall feeling positive about the economy, thanks to strong customer demand.
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Report shows that for shift workers, schedule uncertainty destroys peace of mind

Feb 3, 2022
It also means they can't always make enough to cover basic costs.
Women and workers of color are more likely to work in the service sector and feel the effects of last-minute schedule changes. Above, fast food workers prepare tortillas in a Texas restaurant.
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