How COVID-19 caused a chicken surplus

And other ways we're winging it this spring

Apr 13, 2020 | Current events | Business
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Without sports, chicken suppliers fail to drum up demand

And unintended side-effect of a cancelled sports seasons and March sans-Madness: a national surplus of chicken wings, available at prices nearly half of what they were in January.

And speaking of wings....

That might be the sound of billions of locusts descending upon East Africa, the region's largest swarm in 70 years, threatening the crops and food supply of millions. Very subtle, 2020.

When insurance comes up aces

After paying pandemic insurance for more than two decades, Wimbledon, the world's most famous tennis tournament, stands to make up to $141 million in payouts after cancelling for COVID-19 this year.

The number one shopping app in the U.S. is...

Walmart? With the need for curbside and delivered staples at an all-time high, the big beneficiary is the world's largest private employer, whose discount prices took the download lead over Amazon on April 5th.



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