Fast food giants will report their next quarterly earnings in the coming weeks. What’s Wall Street looking out for? Among other things, the impact of inflation on the numbers like the cost of commodities and labor. Also of interest: Store growth and evidence that consumers are cheerier.

The good news is that labor costs and retention rates among employees are gradually improving allowing companies to return to “an increased focus on retention & training,” Lauren Silberman of Credit Suisse said in a note to investors.

Meanwhile, here’s what analysts expect from earnings announcements from five of the biggest food chains:

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Greater diversification could help agriculture withstand climate, economic and geopolitical crises.

“Items in this section have limited availability due to supplier production issues,” “Sorry, temporarily out of stock” and “Sold out” are all signs that became familiar as recent global upheavals exposed how precarious our food supply is.

The COVID-19 pandemic led to bare shelves in supermarkets as shipping routes were cut off. The war in Ukraine has affected the supply of essential grains.

But increased climate change stands to cause even greater disruption. Researchers say part of the solution to mitigating that risk is for

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The Grand Dame of Montreal, this renowned hotel opened in the summer of 1976 during the height of the Montreal Summer Olympics. It has been renovated in recent times but possesses a timeless elegance which makes it popular with repeat customers.

The location could not be more central, being situated in the Golden Square Mile on iconic Sherbrooke Street. It is right next to the renowned McGill University and a mere two blocks away from the idyllic Mount Royal Park.


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Elegant interior spaces include the Alice Bar with its statement chandeliers

The 32-storey building might have a brutalist exterior,

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We hope you’re hungry, because Asian Food Fest is returning this spring.

The annual festival celebrating Greater Cincinnati’s Asian foods will return to Court Street Plaza in downtown Cincinnati for its 12th year April 29-30. The festival is produced by the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber in partnership with the Asian American Cultural Association of Cincinnati.

Here are the hours for Asian Food Fest:

  • Saturday, April 29: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Sunday, April 30: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Attendees to Asian Food Fest will be able to try a variety of Asian foods in the form of small plates

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