Sweetgreen launches online-only menu items as part of digital push

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Sweetgreen’s mobile app displays its new collections

Source: Sweetgreen

Sweetgreen is making another push for customers to order salads and warm bowls through its app as its digital orders have soared 178% during the coronavirus pandemic.

The privately held chain announced Wednesday a new collection of online-only dishes, including one series that spotlights the typical orders of award-winning chefs like Kwame Onwuachi and Missy Robbins. Sweetgreen co-CEO Nicolas Jammet said the idea has been in the works for more than a year to encourage customers to order something new, but the feature, known as “Collections,” arrives as its digital sales

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American Airlines could cut some flights required under federal aid terms as expiration nears

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American Airlines passenger planes crowd a runway where they are parked due to flight reductions to slow the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at Tulsa International Airport in Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S. March 23, 2020.

Nick Oxford | Reuters

American Airlines is preparing to scrap flights serving two-dozen medium and small cities as the expiration of federal coronavirus aid that placed restrictions on carriers from cutting service approaches, according to an executive at the carrier.

Airlines are required to maintain minimum levels of service through Sept. 30 under a $25 billion federal aid package that also prohibited layoffs through the end

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New York City shutdown threatens small business of Bronx coronavirus survivor

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Amaurys Grullon (L), founder of Bronx Native, and Josue Caceres (R), brand manager. Caceres caught coronavirus and was in a coma for 11 days.

Spencer Kimball | CNBC

Josue Caceres remembers waking up in a hospital bed. He tried to get up and go to the bathroom, but he was so weak he fell and hit his head.

When he woke up from the fall, the doctor told him he had caught Covid-19, had gone into a coma for 11 days and was placed on a ventilator.

Although his family has a history of high blood pressure, the 25-year-old Caceres

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Capital One says it won’t use CFTC waiver related to oil lending

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. lender Capital One Financial Corp (COF.N) said on Saturday it would not use a U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) waiver after commodity price volatility lifted the bank’s derivatives exposure toward a key regulatory threshold.

FILE PHOTO: People walk past a Capital One banking center in New York’s financial district January 17, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

The exemption relieved the firm from a requirement to register as a “Major Swap Participant,” or MSP, even though its growing energy swaps exposure was expected to require that by the end of the next quarter. The CFTC had

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