Quick-service restaurant chains and off-price retailers are Cowen analysts’ top picks for business beneficiaries from the expanded food-stamp benefit that will start in October. The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced a 25% monthly increase to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly called the food stamp program, which will amount to $36 each month, bringing the average per-person total to $157 on a monthly basis. Experts say this still isn’t enough to cover what many families need. See: SNAP benefits will […]