What Happened To Domino’s In Northern Europe?

What Happened To Domino’s In Northern Europe?

Iceland is a notoriously tough market for international fast food chains to break into. McDonald’s, Dunkin’ Donuts and Burger King — they’ve all tried and failed in Iceland. But there’s one American fast food chain that Icelanders are obsessed with — Domino’s. Of the three big international chains with significant presence in Iceland, the pizza…

Why Isn’t White Castle A Fast-Food Giant?

Why Isn’t White Castle A Fast-Food Giant?

If you’ve ever eaten a hamburger at a fast-food restaurant, White Castle deserves at least some of the credit. White Castle is a fast-food chain with a small footprint in the Midwest and Northeast. It’s famous for small, cheap burgers and its appearance in the movie “Harold and Kumar Go To White Castle.” But you…

How Amazon Delivers On One-Day Shipping

How Amazon Delivers On One-Day Shipping

Before Prime launched in 2005 one-day shipping was an exorbitant luxury. Now it’s the standard shipping speed for Amazon’s 100 million Prime members. Earlier this year Amazon doubled the speed of Prime shipping from two days to one. And the faster speed is now available on more than 10 million products. Prime one-day is basically…

This Bricklaying Robot Can Build Walls Faster Than Humans (HBO)

This Bricklaying Robot Can Build Walls Faster Than Humans (HBO)

— In Congress today, a House subcommittee approved draft legislation that would allow manufacturers to put up to 100,000 driverless vehicles per year on the road. It’s a step towards robots replacing us behind the wheel— and phasing out taxi and truck drivers. That’s a ways off, but there’s one robot named SAM who doesn’t…