The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) reported this week that small business job openings set a new record in the month of March with 42% of the responding firms reporting that they had job openings last month. Further, NFIB reports that 56% of business owners added workers during the month while 25% of those survey plan to create jobs in the next three months, the second-highest reading since 2018. Another survey, this one a bi-annual survey of teenage consumer spending keeps Chick-Fil-A at the top of the heap with Starbucks second. Dunkin’ came in fourth in the upper income category, just behind Mexican grille Chipotle in 3rd place. The “Taking Stock with Teens” survey is produced twice annually by Piper Sandler to measure Generation Z consumer trends. Finally, Starbucks announced earlier this week that it had begun testing a reusable cup rental service, Borrow A Cup, as of March 30 in five stores in Seattle. The test will be conducted in the single testing stores through May 31.