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Hot Pockets. Stouffer’s Lasagna. Frozen food is hot again

Hot Pockets. Stouffer’s Lasagna. Frozen food is hot again

Pantry-loading has extended into freezer-stuffing in the pandemic, and that means frozen food items like Stouffer’s Lasanga, Hot Pockets and Marie Callender’s pies are flying off shelves. Americans shelled out $15.5 billion in the frozen food aisles during the 11 weeks that ended on May 16, 2020, a 40.2% increase from the comparable year-ago period,…MORE

The Top 10 women Joe Biden might pick as vice president, ranked

The VP pick is coming! The VP pick is coming! OK, not this minute. But soon! At least according to former Vice President Joe Biden, who said he hopes to announce the pick by August 1 during a virtual fundraiser on Wednesday night. “We’re in the process of deciding the basic cut, about whether or…MORE

Fresh air, bright lights and no clutter: What makes a pandemic-friendly restaurant

Fresh air, bright lights and no clutter: What makes a pandemic-friendly restaurant

Restaurants are starting to open their doors again as states ease pandemic-related regulations. But it’s far from business as usual. In addition to following new social distancing and hygiene rules, restaurants have to figure out how to get customers in the door. Understanding what consumers are looking for right now will help. Enter Tanya Spaulding,…MORE

Carl Icahn lost $2 billion betting on Hertz

Carl Icahn lost $2 billion betting on Hertz

Carl Icahn believed in Hertz right up until the end. And it cost him $2 billion. Icahn was the largest shareholder in Hertz, which filed for bankruptcy late Friday night. The activist investor took a stake in Hertz in 2014 and held it through early March of this year — even as the Covid-19 outbreak…MORE

Analysis: Trump’s crackdown on Big Tech is misguided

Analysis: Trump’s crackdown on Big Tech is misguided

President Trump loves to boast about how well the stock market has done during his tenure. That makes his recent threats to rein in big tech and social media firms all the more puzzling. Trump’s fury over being fact checked by Twitter about claims of election fraud with mail-in ballots has led him to threaten…MORE

What to do if you still haven’t gotten your stimulus check

What to do if you still haven’t gotten your stimulus check

The Internal Revenue Service says it’s sent stimulus payments to more than 150 million people as of last week — but not everyone who is eligible for the payment has gotten their money yet. In a rush to get the cash out as quickly as possible, the IRS started with the people who it could…MORE