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This Casual Dining Chain’s Growth Strategy Isn’t Tied to Loyalty or Delivery

5 months ago

Snooze may not have to extend its store hours beyond the early afternoon to reach new sales heights, but the company knows technology is integral to its growth. So too is a larger footprint.

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Chinese Startup Luckin Coffee Files for Its U.S. IPO

5 months ago

A look at Luckin Coffee's financials detail what we already knew: The company, just founded in 2017, is growing too fast for its own good. A pending IPO will only add to the mounting pressure of competing with Starbucks in its second largest market.

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Fast Casual Chains Demonstrate Steady Industry Growth

5 months ago

It's a good time to be in the business of slinging bowls of food for office lunch crowds.

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McDonald’s Drops Signature Crafted Recipes Line

5 months ago

Fancy McDonald's wasn't resonating with consumers. Not every idea is a winner, and it's better to cut losses now.

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Plant-Based Protein Is Breakfast’s Not-So-Secret Ingredient

5 months ago

For many restaurant chains, the breakfast category presents plenty of opportunity for sales growth. Adding vegan options to the morning menu is yet another way to get more diners through the door.

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Starbucks Invests in Solar Energy to Power Stores in Texas

5 months ago

Starbucks has tried to paint itself as a "green company" for at least two years now. With strawless lids already in distribution, and a company mandate to introduce new recyclable cups to cut down on its waste footprint by 2022, it may actually be working.

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Malaysia KFC Operator May Take Company Public This Year

5 months ago

The IPO would give a boost to share sales, although fundraising via this route isn't as lucrative as it once was in Malaysia.

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McDonald’s Decision to Go Cage-Free Drives Down Egg Prices

5 months ago

The fact that one company can cause such a seismic shift in how eggs are produced shows exactly the kind of power McDonald's has as the world's largest restaurant chain.

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Taco Bell’s Wacky Hiring Strategies Are Actually Working

5 months ago

One thing's for sure: Taco Bell can't be accused of not knowing its own audience.

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Tim Hortons Launches Loyalty Program in the U.S.

5 months ago

At this point, if you're a national restaurant chain without a strong digital loyalty program in the works, you're behind the game.

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Fast Casual Dig Inn Is Launching a Full Service Concept

5 months ago

Dig Inn's founder and CEO is betting that well-prepared vegetables work just as well in a sit-down environment as they do for the office lunch crowds.

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Burger King’s Ad Misfire Could Hurt Asia Expansion Plans

5 months ago

Burger King has issued an apology for its chopstick ad blunder, but the damage may already have been done.