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Shake Shack’s CEO on His Vision for Shake Shack’s New Test Kitchen

4 weeks ago

The launch of the Innovation Kitchen is like everything else the brand has done up until this point: relentlessly slow to roll out and completely worth the wait.

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Free Report: Restaurateurs Look to Stop Online Fraud Before It Starts

4 weeks ago

With fraudsters targeting the food and beverage industry in new and creative ways, companies must take every precaution to protect themselves and their customers. Many are turning to Forter for identity-based fraud prevention that protects e-commerce merchants during every stage of the customer lifecycle.

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A&W Says It Has Sold Out of Faux Burgers in Canada

1 month ago

Would love to see the numbers behind the sales success, but alongside White Castle's Impossible Burger news this week it seems clear that the new generation of meat substitutes at fast food restaurants has more than a little wind beneath its wings.

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Starbucks Tests Uber Eats Delivery in Miami

1 month ago

An earlier U.S. test with Postmates didn't stick, but Uber Eats is likely a better partner for Starbucks considering its wider brand awareness and more extensive experience working with nationwide restaurant chains.

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White Castle Expands Impossible Slider to All Its Restaurants

1 month ago

It's a big win for Impossible Foods, positioning it as one of the startups to beat when it comes to plant-based proteins in the industry.

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U.S. Fast Food Brands Losing Popularity in China

1 month ago

When the Chinese chain competition is offering healthier menu options and free massages and manicures to waiting customers, a bucket of chicken from KFC falls a little short in comparison.

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Fast Food Restaurants Can’t Keep Up With Changing Consumer Habits

1 month ago

This story captures all the influences that have an impact on restaurants right now in the U.S., except the rapid changes happening in the delivery space.

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China’s Biggest Hotpot Chain Aims for $963 Million IPO

1 month ago

Haidilao's over-the-top customer service (think free manicures and massages while you wait, sometimes hours, for a table) and extensive employee benefits have helped pave the road to this gigantic IPO.

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JPMorgan Slices Its┬áPapa John’s Stake in Half

1 month ago

There are plenty of places to buy a pizza and Papa John's is providing customers plenty of reasons to go somewhere else.

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The Pros and Cons of a Dunkin’ Brands Takeover

1 month ago

Dunkin' Donuts doesn't have a ton of market share outside of New England and Florida, but its following is loyal and the company's profitable financial structure makes it a good potential target for a takeover.

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China’s Dominant Hotpot Chain Is Planning for an IPO

1 month ago

Brands in other markets look to China and covet the massive growth opportunities for chain restaurants.

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Coke’s $5.1 Billion Costa Coffee Purchase Continues Cafe Consolidation Wave

2 months ago

This gives Coke a cafe brand with a global footprint to play with. Now if we can just avoid coffee shop overload ...