U.S. second-quarter GDP growth revised up, fastest in over two years

Gross domestic product increased at a 3.0 percent annual rate in the April-June period, the Commerce Department said in its second estimate on Wednesday. The upward revision from the 2.6 percent pace reported last month reflected robust consumer spending as well as strong business investment.Growth last quarter was the best since the first quarter of 2015 and followed a 1.2 percent pace in the January-March period. Economists had expected that second-quarter GDP growth would be raised to a 2.7 percent rate.

Retail sales and business spending data so far suggest the economy maintained its stamina early in the third quarter. Economists saw a limited impact on growth from Hurricane Harvey, which devastated parts of Texas.“The impact on the national econom…

Popeyes Debuts First-Ever Ever Loyalty Program, Popeyes Rewards

In celebration of the launch, Popeyes is introducing a special “Welcome To The Popeyes Fam” Meal available exclusively for loyalty members on the Popeyes App or online. The meal consists of eight pieces of Popeyes signature bone-in chicken, one large side and 4 biscuits.

Each Popeyes Rewards member who purchases the exclusive meal from June 17 to July 1, 2021 will also receive 500 bonus points to use towards future Popeye orders.

Additionally, those who join the program will unlock things like: 10 points for every dollar spent online or on the app, happy hour with $1 regular size sides, bonus points on combos and family meals, extra rewards with personalized challenges, and other exclusive memberdhip benefits.

To join, simply download the f…