Markets Listless as Investors Await Bank Earnings: Live Business Updates

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For some companies, the only response to the pandemic has been to hunker down and try to avoid running out of cash before their customers can return.

Pret, the 37-year-old British sandwich and coffee chain that’s ubiquitous in central London, is now clearly willing to try anything, Eshe Nelson reports:

  • Pret wants to sell its food in supermarkets, and has already begun selling coffee beans on

  • It has signed up to all the major food delivery platforms to bring its sandwiches, soups and salads to its work-from-home customers.

  • It opened a so-called dark kitchen in North London to prepare its food strictly for delivery, modeled on the success of Sweetgreen and Shake Shack,

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Unemployment Claims Expected to Remain High: Live Updates

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A report from the Labor Department on Thursday is expected to show that layoffs remained high last week — although ongoing data problems in California will make it hard to know exactly how high.

Economists surveyed by FactSet estimate that first-time filings for state unemployment benefits were little changed last week at around 800,000. After falling swiftly from a peak of more than 6 million last spring, weekly jobless claims have stalled recently at a level far higher than the worst weeks of previous recessions.

“The level of claims is still staggeringly high,” said Daniel Zhao, a senior economist at the career site Glassdoor. “We’re seeing evidence that the recovery is

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Chase Updates United Business Card with 75,000 Bonus Offer

In January, Chase and United Airlines teamed up to launch the new United℠ Business Card. And this week, they updated the limited-time welcome bonus offer: Earn 75,000 bonus miles after spending $5,000 on qualifying purchases in the first three months of opening an account.

For small business owners who may be traveling again in the coming months, this is a good opportunity to score miles on any company purchases you anticipate making in the near future. This is a limited-time bonus offer for new account holders and it ends on November 30, 2020, so it’s important to act fast.

Here’s everything you need to know about the United Business Card:

United Business Card Rewards

United℠ Business Card account holders can earn miles with every dollar they spend: 2X miles per $1 spent on United purchases, at gas stations, office supply stores, restaurants, food delivery services (like GrubHub, Caviar, Seamless and

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