Inspire Brands Buys Dunkin’ Donuts, Baskin-Robbins

Inspire Brands Buys Dunkin’ Donuts, Baskin-Robbins

Dunkin’ Donuts, which was founded in Quincy, Massachusetts 70 years ago, is one of the largest coffee and pastry chains in the world, with nearly 13,000 locations in 42 countries. The brand, which also owns ice cream icon Baskin-Robbins, is currently in the process of...
Boeing Cuts 7,000 Jobs

Boeing Cuts 7,000 Jobs

Early Wednesday, October 28th, Boeing announced that they would be cutting 7,000 more jobs due to COVID-19-related downturns in the air industry. This is Boeing’s second major staffing cut in three months: In July, they announced that 19,000 workers were being...
Disney Parks Lays Off 28,000 at ‘All Levels’

Disney Parks Lays Off 28,000 at ‘All Levels’

March of this year saw the Disney parks close, one by one, all over the world. In May, the company reported that their second quarter revenue, the majority of which comes from the parks, was down from $5.4 billion in 2019 to a mere $475 million in 2020. Still a...
Prosper Portland Launches Small Business Grant Fund

Prosper Portland Launches Small Business Grant Fund

Prosper Portland is, according to the organization’s website, the economic and urban development agency for Portland, Oregon. It is overseen by a board of volunteer citizens appointed by the city’s mayor, and by the City Council. It gives the agency flexibility,...
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