Wintrust Business Lunch 8/7/20: U.S. unemployment rate drops, stimulus talks fall and a delivery app for ‘Mom and Pop’ restaurants

Wintrust Business Lunch
John Williams

John Williams

Segment 1: Mark Hamrick, Washington Bureau Chief and Senior Economic Analyst for Bankrate.com, joins John to break down the July jobs report.

Segment 2: Orphe Divounguy, Chief Economist at the Illinois Policy Institute, tells John about a new report that says that Illinois lost an estimated $940 million per day in the second quarter of 2020 amid the COVID-19 crisis and associated lockdowns.

Segment 3: Linxin Wen, founder of Chowbus, a Chicago-based delivery app for authentic Asian restaurants, talks to John about how his start-up is helping the immigrant owners of Asian mom-and-pop restaurants

Segment 4: Randy Witt, Co-Owner of Raging Waves, talks to John about how Illinois’ largest waterpark is conducting business amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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