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One Out of Every 3 U.S. Adults Eat Fast Food Every Day

1 month ago

That's good news for the fast food industry, not so much for public health officials. Fortunately the former are diversifying their menus with slightly healthier offerings.

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TGI Fridays Turns to Ruby Tuesday for New CEO

1 month ago

The jokes write themselves as executives shuffle between chains that are nearly indistinguishable from one another. But we'll state the obvious anyway: Fridays are better than Tuesdays.

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Applebee’s Owner Is Still Looking for the Right Acquisition

1 month ago

Dine Brands has something specific in mind, but should probably act fast to capitalize on Applebee's recent success — keep the momentum going.

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Pret A Manger Promises Change After Allergy Death of Teenage Girl

2 months ago

Proper food labeling is a no-brainer, but the real-world challenges of kitchens will always complicate matters.

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Starbucks Has More Top Executives Than Any of Its Rivals

2 months ago

It is challenging to innovate at top-heavy organizations, and you don't get much more top heavy than Starbucks, it seems.

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McDonald’s Removes Artificial Preservatives From Two-Thirds of Its Burgers

2 months ago

McDonalds' leadership has talked about the move toward better quality food for years, and it understandably takes some time to implement across the chain. It's also 100 percent necessary to keep up with competition.

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Hotpot Chain Haidilao Worth $12 Billion After Market Debut

2 months ago

The market valuation makes Haidilao worth more than all other publicly traded restaurant operators in Hong Kong combined.

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Dunkin’ Donuts Drops the ‘Donuts’

2 months ago

The company has been moving this direction for a while, but today it's official: the 'Donuts' is gone.

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Starbucks to Cut Jobs While It Tries to Push for Innovation

2 months ago

Innovating on one hand and cutting on the other hand is a bit like trying to have your morning bun and eat it too.

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Inspire Brands to Buy Sonic for $2.3 Billion

2 months ago

Should we expect an Arby's-style turnaround at Sonic if this deal goes through? Shareholders seem happy with the prospect.

Food

McDonald’s Needs to Treat Its Chickens Better Says Major Stockholder

2 months ago

More humane treatment of animals on a large scale would have a huge impact, but we're certain we'll hear that McDonald's can't provide better conditions and offer value meals at the same time.

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

2 months 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.