Subway Co-Founder  Fred DeLuca Dies

Subway Co-Founder Fred DeLuca Dies

Subway co-founder Fred DeLuca, who as a teenager opened a Connecticut sandwich shop that would become the world’s largest restaurant chain, died Monday evening at the age of 67 after a fight with leukemia, the company said Tuesday. After his cancer diagnosis in 2013, the chain’s billionaire co-founder had stayed on as chief executive, saying last year he had no plans to retire and would remain “90 percent involved” in the chain’s...

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Digital Technology In Grocery Aisles

Horicon, Wis. — Mike Hansen, a resident of this small, southeastern Wisconsin town, got a computer six years ago but has yet to set up an online connection. Hansen, however, has started borrowing an iPad from the service desk at a nearby Piggly Wiggly store to do his weekly grocery shopping. The attraction: an app the grocer makes available to its customers. It gives them savings and loyalty points while they’re shopping and provides...

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