Lowe’s Stores Offer Hourly Employees Bonuses Amidst Inflation
Lowe’s is offering hourly employees $55 million in bonuses to help offset the sting of inflation, which has remained near 40-year highs all summer, the company announced.
These bonuses will give a boost to workers at a time when food, housing and other costs remain high, disproportionately affecting the lowest income households. The temporary relief doubles as a retention bonus in a booming labor market that has afforded workers leverage to quit their jobs and negotiate higher wages.
Burger King Tests Plant-Based Chicken Sandwich
Burger King plans to start the test of a plant-based chicken sandwich in the Cincinnati, Ohio, market. The burger chain will be testing the Impossible Original Chick’n Sandwich for a limited time.
Burger King and Impossible Foods first launched the plant-based Impossible Whopper in 2019 and tested Impossible Nuggets in 2021. Comedian Kevin Hart plans to open the Hart House in Los Angeles, featuring plant-based proteins, including a version of the chicken sandwich.
IHG Hotels Launches New Loyalty Rewards Experience
In its fourth year of partnership with the United States Tennis Association, IHG Hotels & Resorts is launching a set of new and exclusive experiences designed to bring IHG One Rewards loyalty members and tennis fans alike closer to the tournament and the athletes they love most.
Available for IHG One Rewards members, the one-of-a-kind package includes courtside level tickets in Arthur Ashe Stadium, a custom hotel stay in Andy Roddick's curated suite, and more.