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Philippines Favorite Jollibee Is Looking for Acquisitions to Grow in the U.S. and China

2 months ago

An acquisition of Pret would certainaly diversify the brand, as well as put it on nearly every corner in major markets like New York City.

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Domino’s Investors Aren’t Happy With the Chain, Despite Solid Quarterly Results

2 months ago

Note to investors: “Torrid expansions” always wane.

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Fast Food and Fast Fashion Collide in Taco Bell and Forever 21 Collaboration

2 months ago

Nice work by Yum brands to get patrons to pay to advertise its restaurants on their clothing.

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Pakistan Is Having a Fast Food Moment as More Women Take Jobs and Incomes Swell

2 months ago

As the U.S. market hits a saturation point, opportunities for growth outside the U.S. abound and offer excellent opportunities to rethink global food businesses.

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Burger King Tries to Burn Wendy’s with Its Own Spicy Nuggets

2 months ago

I don't know about you but I'm crossing my fingers for another fast food Twitter smackdown over spicy nuggets.

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Carl’s Jr. Begs for Amazon’s Attention on Twitter with #AmazonBuyUs Stunt

2 months ago

Is Carl's Jr. serious? The tweets are funny... but also a little weird.

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Danny Meyer Clarifies Shake Shack Automation and his Employee-Centric Private Equity Fund

2 months ago

A close reading of all of the Danny Meyer and Shake Shack news supports Meyer's point here, but with so much happening so quickly, it's easy to see how the two unrelated stories got tangled together.

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Bareburger Announces a New Vegan Concept Coming Next Year

2 months ago

Bareburger found success serving the plant-based Impossible Burger in half of its locations, but to sustain a standalone vegan concept, the menu has to go much deeper than a basic burger.

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TGI Friday’s Dodges a Class-Action Bullet in Battle Over Drink Prices on Menus

2 months ago

We dislike this practice of surge pricing at casual eateries almost as much as we despise frivolous lawsuits. Let consumers vote with their dollars, which they're clearly doing at TGI Fridays and its peers these days.

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Shake Shack to Add Touch Screens and Cashless Payments at Newest NYC Location

2 months ago

Long lines are part of the Shake Shack experience, but don't exactly project hospitality. Ironically, touch screens may be the solution to a frustrating problem.

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Fast Food Restaurants Slow Down Hiring After Years of Growth

2 months ago

Humans are better than tablets, which is why smart restaurants will see digital tools as a way to increase growth rather than simply cut other costs.

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We’re Probably Over-Restauranted, Says Dunkin’ Brands CEO

2 months ago

It's getting harder to stand out in a crowded market as restaurants rush to compete and expand.