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Restaurant Jobs Are Increasing, Why Is That Bad?

2 months ago

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A Thai Beer Company Is Buying Up KFC Restaurants

2 months ago

KFC is Yum Brands' big winner right now, so this deal looks like a win-win for a Thai company looking to diversify from the alcohol business in a Buddhist country.

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Restaurants Tout Guest Experience in Second Quarter Earnings Reports

2 months ago

While it may take some time and effort to change the way a chain operates, large and successful companies work hard to stay one step ahead of the game.

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Shake Shack Is Not the Next Chipotle

3 months ago

Measuring every new restaurant endeavor against the "Chipotle metric" makes every upstart look sub-par. Amid its hurdles, Shake Shack continues to serve quality food and open new restaurants at a fast pace. Sounds like success to me.

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Could Taco Bell, Once the Darling of Fast Food, Be Fading?

3 months ago

The key to Taco Bell's continued success lies in promotions, marketing, partnerships, and other flashy ways of drawing attention to the restaurant.

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Restaurant Brands Beats Second Quarter Profit Forecasts

3 months ago

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So Millennials Are Killing Restaurants Again?

3 months ago

Sure, we can blame the millennial generation for all the changes in the restaurant industry, but we should probably look at all of the technological and social changes, too.

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Starbucks Tries to Pull the Plug on Its Failed Investment in Tea

3 months ago

Teavana's purchase may have meant sense in 2007, but its flaws were quickly exacerbated by its locations in high-end malls with rents that were not sustainable.

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Dunkin’ Donuts Considers Ditching Non-Breakfast Sandwiches

3 months ago

Surprise! A chain known for breakfast sees more success in breakfast food. The recent push for all-day breakfast offerings across the board hasn't hurt, either.

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McDonald’s CEO Doesn’t Want to Suffer the Same Fate as Chipotle

3 months ago

When handled properly, fresh food poses no risk to the consumer — but as McDonald's works to improve the quality of its ingredients, it shoulders the challenging task of communicating food safety the whole way through its workforce.

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Buffalo Wild Wings Plagued by the High Cost of Chicken

3 months ago

Turns out when a restaurant builds its brand on one ingredient, it's deeply affected by any supply changes to that ingredient.

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Social Media Commentary Is Now an Expected Part of the Story

3 months ago

The story doesn't end when a piece is published. Instead, it's become the beginning of the story as chefs, restaurateurs, and others offer immediate opinions on food features.