Business Briefs: Elon Musk, Sears, Chick-fil-APosted: Updated:
Elon Musk to the rescue. The CEO of Tesla, Space X and the Boring Company is sending engineers to Thailand to help rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach trapped in a cave for nearly two weeks. The Thai government confirms that Musk’s teams may provide services for location tracking, water pumping and battery power.
Sears is closing even more stores. The retailer announced it will shutter 10 more Sears and Kmart locations, bringing the total to 78 stores closing. Sears says the closures are an effort to streamline operations. According to Cheddar, Sears continues to see losses, despite attempts to gain more foot traffic by partnering with Amazon in the auto space.
For the third year in a row, Chick-fil-A is at the top of the American customer satisfaction index. Chick-fil-A far surpassed competitors when it comes to accuracy, food quality, cleanliness, and variety. Panera Breads was second. Papa John’s, Pizza Hut, and Subway tied for third.