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McDonald’s Packaging Will Go Sustainable, Recyclable by 2025

4 days ago

The one-two punch of this initiative may be what makes it successful. All the recyclable packaging in the world won't help if no one actually, you know, recycles it.

Chains

Chef Massimo Bottura Has a New Restaurant Inside a Gucci Store in Florence

1 week ago

The distance between a restaurant in a Gucci store in Italy and one in a Las Vegas resort is much shorter than geography would lead one to believe.

Chains

White Castle Partners With Grubhub as Delivery Moves Toward Exclusivity

1 week ago

The next big competition in online delivery might be for exclusivity with large, national chains.

Chains

Domino’s Plans Orderly Departure of Highly Successful CEO

2 weeks ago

Interesting how Domino's, a chain that is doing quite well, is bucking the trend of pizza companies replacing a CEO right before a holiday with no secession plan in place.

Chains

What McDonald’s Needs to Do to Keep Its Comeback on Track

2 weeks ago

Up next? We'd love to see a few premium products that bring a halo effect to the arches.

Chains

As Fast Food Price Wars Heat up, New Menu Items Set the Tone

2 weeks ago

Early low-price options give us a look at what to expect from fast food chains this year. Heres hoping they won't get too caught up in low prices and keep quality on the menu.

Chains

Darden Says It Will Turn Tax Cut Into Employee Benefits

2 weeks ago

At this point the nature of the investment is vague, but Darden is a leader in the industry when it comes to employee benefits. Let's hope it pushes the envelope even further.

Chains

Dunkin Donuts Is Making Is Food Menu Smaller and Simpler

2 weeks ago

As Dunkin and Starbucks have rushed in to sell more than muffins and donuts, they have both fallen short on matters of taste as well as over-complication for both consumers and franchisees.

Chains

Traders Push Shake Shack Higher on Unproven Hopes That Tax Overhaul Will Be Good

2 weeks ago

We won't really know how the new tax laws will impact restaurants or their workers for another 18 months at least, so we're going to argue that this analyst's note is as prescient as a coin flip.

Chains

5 People Who Could Replace Chipotle’s Outgoing CEO

3 weeks ago

Chipotle's message of healthier and better food has been hammered by its health scares (which, to be fair, seem to be at least partially a product of always-on social media outrage). The new CEO's first job is to change this conversation.

Chains

Papa John’s Stock Drops After CEO Departure Announcement

4 weeks ago

Founders and CEOs don't get pushed out of their companies right before a holiday with no succession plan in place just because sales are down and they made a slightly unpopular comment about the NFL. The stock market is reacting like this because something smells funny.

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Papa John’s Founder and CEO to Step Down in January Following Protest Criticism

4 weeks ago

This means the creepy commercials will go away, right?