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Chuck E. Cheese Is Reinventing Itself as a Millennial Parent Hangout

6 months ago

No one goes to Chuck E. Cheese for the food. So this is clearly an eatertainment play; almost like a Dave & Buster's for kids.

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Delivery Strategy Doesn’t Matter When Guests Come for the Fun, Not the Food

7 months ago

As more and more chains beef up their delivery sales, Dave & Buster's and similar "eatertainment" concepts are instead relying on their ability to get customers off the couch and into their stores.

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Red Robin’s CEO Is Out

7 months ago

That brand turnaround didn't come fast enough to satisfy company stakeholders.

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Jack in the Box Franchisees Call for CEO’s Removal … Again

7 months ago

Jack in the Box is not the only restaurant chain dealing with franchisee unrest. But it does appear that its relationship with operators will not be salvaged at this point. A sale of the company is what both the company and franchisees really want.

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Chick-fil-A Is Falling Out of Favor With U.S. Airports

7 months ago

Chick-fil-A has a long history of donating money to conservative groups, and it's starting to plague the chain in historically liberal cities.

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Taco Bell Starts Testing Dedicated Vegetarian Menu

7 months ago

Vegetarian offerings are basically table stakes for fast food at this point, and Taco Bell is capitalizing on the success its already seen by offering a dedicated vegetarian menu within its own mobile app.

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Burger King Tests Plant-Based Impossible Whopper

7 months ago

We've seen many chains become early adopters of plant-based options for customers over the past year, but Burger King is probably the most surprising.

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Why Expansion to Fast Casual Works for Established Restaurant Brands

7 months ago

Fast casual concepts represent a large opportunity for restaurant groups that may be feeling a bit of pressure to keep sales momentum going after turning fortunes around.

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Subway Shutters More Stores as Diners Pass on Footlongs

7 months ago

Subway was once considered a healthier option than traditional fast food. But then diners began to realize its sandwiches are packed with calories and carbs.

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Papa John’s Targets a Younger Demographic With Star Power and Third-Party Delivery

7 months ago

Papa John's is fighting for cultural relevance, and it is doing so in every way imaginable. It's easily the greatest soap opera happening right now.

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McDonald’s Ends Fight Against Minimum-Wage Increases

7 months ago

Technology isn't the only area where McDonald's is getting more progressive.

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Dynamic Yield CEO: McDonald’s Deal Will Make Us Innovate Faster

7 months ago

Liad Agmon is not the first member of his family to start a tech company. But he is now responsible for helping execute McDonald's vision for its reimagined stores.