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This 19-year-old restaurant boss earns $50,000 and manages 22 people. Here's what his day looks like, from making big lemonade batches to dealing with customers 'shocked' by his age.

Jason Cabrera, 19, is the general manager for a Layne's Chicken Fingers restaurant in Allen, Texas. Zerb Mellish for Insider Jason Cabrera, 19, earns $50,000 a year and manages 22 people at Layne's Chicken Fingers in Texas. Laynes' CEO said he has made three teenagers managers this year amid the labor shortage. Cabrera said some customers are "shocked" at his young age. Here's what his day looks like. See more stories on Insider's business page. Jason Cabrera became a...
Tags: Texas, Life, Careers, Trends, Economy, Chicken, Fast Food, Manager, Retail, Baseball, Recruitment, Teenager, Texas Rangers, Allen, Cabrera, Layne


A 19-year-old restaurant boss started out buttering toast for $9.25 an hour - now, he earns $50,000 and manages 22 people. Here's what his workday looks like.

Jason Cabrera, 19, is the general manager for a Layne's Chicken Fingers restaurant in Allen, Texas. Zerb Mellish for Insider Jason Cabrera, 19, earns $50,000 a year and manages 22 people at Layne's Chicken Fingers in Texas. Laynes' CEO said he has made three teenagers managers this year amid the labor shortage. Cabrera said some customers are "shocked" at his young age. Here's what his day looks like. See more stories on Insider's business page. Jason Cabrera became a...
Tags: Texas, Life, Careers, Trends, Economy, Chicken, Fast Food, Manager, Retail, Baseball, Recruitment, Teenager, Texas Rangers, Allen, Cabrera, Layne




An NYC restaurant is serving $200 fries blanched in Dom Perignon and sprinkled with 23 carat gold dust.

Serendipity3 holds the Guinness World Record for the most expensive French fries Serendipity3 NYC restaurant Serendipity3 broke the Guinness World Record for the most expensive French fries. The luxury fries are cost $200 and packed with over-the-top ingredients. You have to request an order 48 hours in advance, plus there's already a waitlist. See more stories on Insider's business page. A New York City restaurant earned a Guinness World Record for the most expensive French fry...
Tags: NYC, Life, New York City, Trends, Luxury, Retail, Guinness World Records, Jersey, Nyc Restaurants, Dom Perignon, French Fries, Volterra, Calderone, Aleeya Mayo, Business Visual Features, J LeBlanc


McDonald's franchises are offering emergency childcare as a draw for fast-food workers

A cashier working behind the counter at McDonalds in Fort Pierce. Jeffrey Greenberg/Universal Images Group via Getty Images McDonald's owners are extending employee benefits to include emergency childcare and tuition. It follows a poll of current employees' compensation preferences, according to the Wall Street Journal. A lack of affordable childcare is a barrier for many American workers. See more stories on Insider's business page. McDonald's franchise owners are set t...
Tags: Washington, US, Careers, Trends, Employee Benefits, Retail, Mcdonald's, Mcdonalds, Wall Street Journal, Mckinsey, McDonald, Stephen Jones, Labor Shortage, Getty Images McDonald, Wall Street Journal Insider, Wall Street Journal Additional


A McDonald's worker who started as a cleaner earning $1.28 an hour now owns franchise 20 restaurants - and plans to open more

McDonald's opened its first US restaurant in Des Plaines, Illinois, in 1955. Yaoinlove/Shutterstock A McDonald's worker who started out as a cleaner in 1981 now owns 20 franchise restaurants. Doug Wright went from a cleaner earning $1.28 an hour to restaurant manager within four years. He moved to an admin role in McDonald's regional HQ, and opened his first restaurant in 2002. See more stories on Insider's business page. Doug Wright started working at McDonald's as a c...
Tags: Career, Europe, UK, England, US, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Restaurant, Fast Food, Retail, Mcdonald's, Wages, Franchise, Wright, McDonald


A McDonald's worker who started as a cleaner earning $1.28 an hour now owns 20 franchise restaurants - and plans to open more

McDonald's opened its first US restaurant in Des Plaines, Illinois, in 1955. Yaoinlove/Shutterstock A McDonald's worker who started out as a cleaner in 1981 now owns 20 franchise restaurants. Doug Wright went from a cleaner earning $1.28 an hour to restaurant manager within four years. He moved to an admin role in McDonald's regional HQ, and opened his first restaurant in 2002. See more stories on Insider's business page. Doug Wright started working at McDonald's as a c...
Tags: Career, Europe, UK, England, US, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Restaurant, Fast Food, Retail, Mcdonald's, Wages, Franchise, Wright, McDonald


Iconic luxury department store Harrods will now rent you clothes from high-end designers, and $1,000 dresses cost $20 a day

The window display at Harrods in London's Knightsbridge. Barry Lewis/InPictures via Getty Images UK luxury department store Harrods will now let shoppers rent designer clothes. Prices start at $8 a day to rent a designer top. There is a four-day minimum rental period. Dresses that would normally cost more than $1,000 to buy can be rented for about $20 a day. See more stories on Insider's business page. One of the world's most iconic luxury department stores, Harrods, has joined...
Tags: Fashion, UK, London, News, Trends, Luxury, Retail, Apparel, Harrods, Rental, Department Stores, Knightsbridge, Mary Hanbury, My Wardrobe HQ, Knightsbridge Barry Lewis InPictures, Getty Images UK luxury department store Harrods


Jeff Bezos believes multibillion-dollar failures are actually a good thing: 'If the size of your failures isn't growing, you're not going to be inventing at a size that can actually move the needle'

Alex Wong/Getty Images As Amazon's CEO, Jeff Bezos said he made big bets that sometimes ended as, "multibillion-dollar failures." This view lines up with Bezos' approach to life: Failure is better than never having tried at all. Bezos will step down as Amazon's CEO on Monday, July 5. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. What's the point in making billions if you can't make a multibillion-dollar mistake every now and again?According to Amazon CEO Jeff...
Tags: Amazon, Echo, Business, Finance, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Risk, Markets, Retail, Jeff Bezos, Fire Phone, Failures, Amazon Echo, Amazon Web Services, Alexa


Insider Life: Great Jones mutiny - $600 million superyacht - The ultrawealthy's trophy trees

Happy Friday, everyone! As you're gearing up for the July 4th holiday, take some time to relax with some of our best weekend reads from the intersection of real estate, style, food, and more. Today we're going over the drama at Instagram's trendiest cookware brand, showing you the world's largest superyacht, and introducing you to a woman who brings "trophy trees" to the rich and famous.Let's dive in.If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. For more of our newsletters, sig...
Tags: Travel, Real Estate, Instagram, Life, New York City, America, San Francisco, Newsletter, Trends, Retail, Victoria, Mars, Jones, Picasso, Lululemon, Newsletters


Workers are 'epiphany-quitting' their jobs after the pandemic forced them to rethink everything about their lives

People are quitting their jobs at rates not seen in two decades. shironosov/Getty Images The pandemic prompted many people to reevaluate their personal and professional fulfillment. With new clarity and urgency, some people left their jobs to pursue new priorities. Some people said they quit to start a business or move to another country in search of better work-life balance. See more stories on Insider's business page. Lauren Good had been working in healthcare administration for abo...
Tags: Jobs, News, US, Careers, Trends, Workers, Amsterdam, Retail, Burnout, Quitting, University of Missouri, Santa Barbara California, Reeve, Pandemic, Sarah Jackson, Center on Wage and Employment Dynamics


Everything to know about Amazon's advertising business, which is $21 billion and growing

Alex Wong/Getty Images; Samantha Lee/Business Insider Marketers cut ad spending in the pandemic, but e-commerce advertising has boomed as people shop more from home - with Amazon leading the pack.EMarketer said Amazon claimed 10.3% of the US digital ad market in 2020, up from 7.8% in 2019 - competing with Google and Facebook for ad budgets. That growth has attracted Walmart, Instacart, Walgreens and other retailers that have joined Amazon in vying for a slice of the pie.Here's the la...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Media, Advertising, US, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Walgreens, Netflix, Retail, Roku, Hulu, Amazon Web Services, Alexa


Gwyneth Paltrow is Rent the Runway's newest board member - but she's never used the clothes-rental service

Gwyneth Paltrow joins Rent the Runway's board. Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images Gwyneth Paltrow is joining the board of directors at clothes-rental service Rent the Runway. Paltrow told The New York Times that she's never used Rent the Runway. "I've got my welcome code in my inbox, so I'll soon be trying it out," she told The Times. See more stories on Insider's business page. Gwyneth Paltrow, actress and founder of lifestyle brand Goop, is joining the board of director...
Tags: Fashion, Trends, The Times, Retail, The New York Times, Apparel, Gwyneth Paltrow, Rental, Rent The Runway, Goop, Paltrow, Hyman, Jennifer Hyman, Tech Insider, Mary Hanbury, Pascal Le Segretain Getty Images Gwyneth Paltrow


Jeff Bezos and his girlfriend, Lauren Sanchez, have weathered a tabloid scandal, family drama, and a possibly even a hack by foreign operatives. Here's where their relationship began and everything that's happened since.

Jeff Bezos and Lauren Sanchez. Simon Stacpoole/Offside/Contributor Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Lauren Sanchez were publicly outed as a couple in January 2019. Since then they have both finalized their divorces and embarked on a whirlwind romance. Bezos has announced that he'll step down as Amazon CEO in the third quarter. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. It's been a turbulent two years for Jeff Bezos and his girlfriend, Lauren Sanchez.In January 2019, the bombs...
Tags: Amazon, Mark Zuckerberg, New York Post, Hollywood, California, Washington Post, Washington, Life, Relationships, India, Los Angeles, Trends, Tech, Spain, Features, Fox


A sommelier explains how 'barnyard' can be an attractive aroma in wine

Sommelier Sara Lehman tasted 11 wines from big-box stores like Target, BJ's, and Costco. When she tried BJ's Wellsley Farms pinot grigio, she used the word "barnyard" to describe the aroma. Lehman said barnyard can be an attractive quality in wine. See more stories on Insider's business page. Following is a transcript of the video.Sara Lehman: I'm getting some barnyard right in the nose, and I know that sounds like a weird quality to have, but barnyard is definitely an aroma i...
Tags: Video, Life, Trends, Retail, Wine, Pinot Grigio, Costco, Hay, Wine Tasting, Lehman, BJ, Wellsley Farms, White Wine, Sommelier, Bj's, Barnyard


Walmart's latest sales ring in a marriage boom as couples hit by COVID-19 delays look to race down the aisle

ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP via Getty Images and Jens Büttner/picture alliance via Getty Images The latest sales data from Walmart indicates that the summer of 2021 may kick off a wedding boom. Shoppers are grabbing up products like bridal jewelry, artificial flowers, and wedding décor. The COVID-19 pandemic forced countless couples to delay or change their wedding plans. See more stories on Insider's business page. After months of postponed ceremonies, a wedding boom may finally be...
Tags: Couples, Marriage, Cdc, Life, Trends, Walmart, Getty Images, United States, Retail, Weddings, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Texas Tech University, Andrew Caballero Reynolds, Aine Cain, BI Select, Jens Büttner


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Tags: Fashion, Funny, Photo, Funny Caption, Humour, Retail, Airport, Francis, Joke, Handbag


Amazon is hiring 75,000 workers with starting pay of more than $17 and $1,000 signing bonuses - plus another $100 for proof of vaccination

Photo by Martin Schutt/picture alliance via Getty Images Amazon is hiring 75,000 people in its fulfillment and logistics network across the US and Canada. The positions offer an average starting wage of $17 and signing bonuses of up to $1,000. New hires who can show proof of vaccination against COVID-19 will receive a further $100 bonus. See more stories on Insider's business page. Amazon announced Thursday that hiring is underway for more than 75,000 positions in the company's fu...
Tags: Amazon, Jobs, News, Washington Post, US, Careers, Trends, Canada, Retail, Wisconsin, Miami, Logistics, Hiring, Glassdoor, Phil Bryant, Tech Insider


Ugg boots will still be trademarked in the US, a federal appeals court has ruled, a report says

Ugg boots will still be trademarked in the US, a federal appeals court has ruled Getty Images A court has rejected a case brought by Australian Leather to remove a trademark for "Ugg" boots. Deckers Outdoor Corporation holds the trademark in many countries, limiting where Australian bootmakers can sell. Australian Leather's owner says 'Ugg' should be protected for Australia as 'champagne' is for France. See more stories on Insider's business page. A federal appeals...
Tags: Fashion, Australia, California, France, US, Trends, New York Times, Sydney, Retail, Nyt, Ugg, Trademark, Appeals Court, US supreme court, Deckers, UGG Australia


34 Amazon Prime-eligible Mother's Day gifts that are all under $25

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Give Mom her caffeine fix with a sampler from Driftaway Coffee. Driftaway Coffee Finding the perfect Mother's Day gift doesn't have to cost a lot or require endless searching. Below, we rounded up 34 of the best gifts on Amazon, all under $25 and eligible for Prime shipping. Still looking? Check out more Mother's Day gift ideas here. If the enthusiastic reaction to handmade cards, misshapen...
Tags: Reviews, Google, Amazon, New York, Microsoft, Life, Samsung, America, Trends, Amazon Prime, Features, Netflix, New York Times, Retail, Michelle Obama, Kate Middleton


28 clever Mother's Day gifts under $50 that are all Amazon Prime-eligible

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Succulents are a great gift for busy moms because they don't require a lot of maintenance or water. Amazon If you're shopping for a Mother's Day gift, Amazon Prime makes it easy. We rounded up 28 memorable and clever Mother's Day gifts under $50 with free two-day Prime shipping. Browse more of our Mother's Day gift ideas and check out all of Insider Reviews gift guides. In many househ...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Life, Trends, Amazon Prime, Retail, Gift Guides, Alexa, Mother's Day, Ghirardelli, Nat, Gifts For Her, Amazon Gift, Popsocket, Insider Picks Gift Guides, IP Roundup


One of the world's most famous restaurants is cutting meat and fish from its menu

The meal follows recipes by chef Daniel Humm. Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for Blancpain Eleven Madison Park will no longer serve its famous lavender-and-honey glazed duck or butter-poached lobster. The restaurant will be entirely vegan except for the option to have milk with tea and honey. It will be the first three-Michelin-star restaurant to do away with meat and seafood. See more stories on Insider's business page. Daniel Humm, a world-renowned chef and the owner of one of the worl...
Tags: New York, News, Life, Restaurants, Trends, Culture, Retail, Michelin, Wall Street Journal, Vegan, National Restaurant Association, Emp, Queens New York, Eleven Madison Park, Humm, Pandemic


I ate like Warren Buffett for a week - and it was miserable

Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett Rick Wilking/Reuters I ate like Warren Buffett for a week. Buffett does not eat very healthy. My body felt terrible by the end of the week. See more stories on Insider's business page. Warren Buffett is one of the most successful investors in history.He also has a really weird diet.Buffett's diet of sugary soda, junk food, and limited vegetables has reached legendary status.The Berkshire Hathaway CEO drinks about five cans of Coca-Cola products...
Tags: Google, Elon Musk, Hbo, New York, Coca Cola, Obamacare, Colorado, NYC, Opinion, Jay Z, Life, New York City, Trends, Markets, Bloomberg, Turkey


Peak sweatpant has passed and high heels are hot again, according to data from fashion industry experts

After a year of being in loungewear, casual clothes are out, according to fashion experts. Hot Thunderstorm Studio After a year of living in sweatpants, people are starting to shop for going-out clothes. Data from fashion search platform Lyst show sweatpants falling off the list of the hottest products for the first time in a year. Meanwhile, searches for high heels and dresses are up 163% and 222% respectively. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sweatpants are out and high h...
Tags: Fashion, Trends, Retail, Athleisure, Apparel, Mckinsey, Loungewear, Lyst, Pandemic, Mary Hanbury, COVID, Anita Balchandani


More than half of Americans say they feel comfortable dining indoors

Stephanie Keith/Getty Images The COVID-19 pandemic drastically shifted how people feel about eating inside restaurants. A Morning Consult poll reports that 57% of Americans feel comfortable, a record high. The same poll shows that 68% of people are also willing to eat outdoors at restaurants. See more stories on Insider's business page. Now that COVID-19 vaccine accessibility is at an all-time high, the majority of Americans are finally ready to eat indoors at restaurants, new polling...
Tags: News, Cdc, Life, Trends, Joe Biden, Retail, Poll, Biden, Anthony Fauci, National Restaurant Association, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Kate Taylor, Aylin Woodward, Morning Consult, Stephanie Keith Getty, Coronavirus


The life and career of Bernard Arnault, the luxury goods mogul who owns brands like Louis Vuitton - and whose wealth is surpassed only by Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk

Bernard Arnault is the chairman and CEO of LVMH, the world's largest maker of luxury goods. ERIC PIERMONT/AFP via Getty Images Bernard Arnault briefly surpassed Elon Musk as the world's second-richest person this week. Arnault controls the massive luxury conglomerate LVMH Moët Hennessy - Louis Vuitton. Four of Arnault's children work at LVMH brands, including Louis Vuitton, Berluti, and TAG Heuer. See more stories on Insider's business page. When it comes to the world of l...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Fashion, Elon Musk, New York, London, Wales, Vladimir Putin, Steve Jobs, France, Life, New York City, US, Careers, Los Angeles, Trends


Word of the week: Deadstock

An April 22 Instagram post from Carol Young | Undesigned, a boutique in Los Angeles’s Los Feliz neighborhood: Happy Earth Day! We try to make everyday [sic] earth day here, using designer dead stock fabrics and organic fabrics since launching the line in 2003. On the shop’s website, you’ll find shoes made of “leather salvaged from dead stock inventory.” What is deadstock (or dead stock)? Several things, depending on where you live and what you’re selling. 23 cows struck by lightni...
Tags: Death, Fashion, Texas, London, Shoes, Los Angeles, Brooklyn, Linguistics, Retail, Bloomberg Businessweek, North America, Cassell, Los Feliz, Cowen, Nike Adidas, Word of The Week


23 unique Mother's Day gifts under $50 that are all Amazon Prime-eligible

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Succulents are a great gift for busy moms because they don't require a lot of maintenance or water. Amazon Amazon Prime makes shopping for Mother's Day gifts easy. We rounded up 23 thoughtful Mother's Day gifts under $50 with free two-day Prime shipping. Check out all of our Mother's Day gift ideas and Insider Reviews gift guides. In many households, moms keep everything running. It's...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Life, Trends, Amazon Prime, Retail, Gift Guides, Alexa, Mother's Day, Amazon Amazon, Gifts For Her, Popsocket, Insider Picks Gift Guides, IP Roundup, Alicia Betz, Francesca Rea


H&M now lets you hire a men's suit for free - if you can return it within 24 hours

H&M's new suit rental service. Courtesy of H&M H&M is letting customers hire a men's suit for free for 24 hours. H&M's new suit-rental service launched in the UK Thursday and is coming to the US on May 13. Customers who rent won't pay for minor damage such as stains or tears, H&M told Insider. See more stories on Insider's business page. Fast-fashion giant H&M has started renting men's suits for free for 24 hours.This new suit-rental service launched online in the ...
Tags: Fashion, UK, H&m, US, Trends, Sustainability, Customers, Retail, Rental, Mary Hanbury, Courtesy of H M H M


Makeup lovers are boycotting Morphe as the brand stays silent on James Charles sexting allegations

James Charles attends his Morphe Meet & Greet at Roosevelt Field Mall on December 1, 2018 in Garden City, New York. Photo by Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images Makeup brand Morphe is being bombarded by the "#BoycottMorphe" hashtag on social media. The company is being criticized for its longtime sponsorship and collaboration with James Charles. Charles has been accused by more than 15 men and boys of sexual harassment and sexting with minors. See more stories on Insider's business page. ...
Tags: News, Media, Life, Trends, Star, Creators, Retail, Charles, Grooming, Sexting, Youtubers, Westbrook, Los Angeles California, Dawson, Roosevelt Field Mall, Digital Culture



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