Blog 2018-04-03T12:57:40+00:00

With Chinese Tourism Rising, 7-Eleven Starts Accepting Alipay And WeChat Pay in Canada

As Chinese tourists pour into the United States and Canada, merchants are preparing for them by outfitting their checkouts to accept WeChat Pay and Alipay, the two leading Chinese mobile-payments services. The latest is 7-Eleven Inc., which said Tuesday it is enabling

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Romaine lettuce warning: CDC says E. coli outbreak has sickened 32 people in 11 states

Americans should not eat any romaine lettuce amid concerns over a new E. coli outbreak, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned Tuesday. Consumers should throw away any romaine lettuce, and retailers and restaurants should not sell or serve it, the CDC said. At

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SWEETGREEN GRABS $200M IN LATEST FUNDING ROUND

Fast-casual salad chain Sweetgreen secured $200 million in financing, bringing its total valuation to $1 billion, the company announced Tuesday. Fidelity Investments led the funding round, a move that was first predicted by CNBC last month. Los Angeles-based Sweetgreen currently has 90 units. It will use

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