Weekly Global News Wrap: Subway’s massive menu revamp; Papa John’s invests US$2.5m in hiring, referral bonuses; Chipotle launches resume service on TikTok
Here is a summary of the most interesting news stories of the week from around the world.
Subway is revamping its menu and mobile app in a bid to bring back lapsed customers. As CNBC reported, the company’s U.S. restaurants will offer nearly a dozen new or improved ingredients starting July 13. Read more here.
Papa John’s announced they will be investing US$2.5 million in new hiring, referral, and appreciation bonuses for store employees at company-owned restaurants in 2021. As Nation’s Restaurant News reported, the chain offered up to $400 in appreciation bonuses “to be paid in increments throughout the year” to its 14,000 corporate store employees. Read more here.
Chipotle has started accepting TikTok videos as resumes for job applications, amidst U.S. retailers struggling to find staff, Business Insider reported. The fast casual brand already has more than 1.6 million followers on the social media platform. Read more here.
Grubhub has partnered with Yandex, a Russia-based internet company, to give campus restaurants the option to offer delivery by robots. Restaurant Business reported that Yandex's autonomous "rovers” will be able to navigate itself from pickup to drop off points, reaching parts of campuses inaccessible to cars. Read more here.
Burger King Americas president Chris Finazzo has exited the burger chain, the latest of several executive changes at the fast food chain in the past few months, Restaurant Dive reported. Read more here.