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IHOP Will Open in Pakistan This Year

3 months ago

With IHOP's problems in the U.S. all but resolved, the chain has full license to seek added revenue overseas.

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Pizza Chains Usher in New Era in Delivery Through Third Parties

3 months ago

Papa John's and Pizza Hut partnering with DoorDash and Grubhub give them access to an entirely new consumer base each company needs. But they will need more than this to dethrone Domino's.

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Former OpenTable Executive Joins Papa John’s Board

3 months ago

Papa John's needs all the help it can get, and these new board appointments are steps in the right direction.

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Shake Shack Tests Four-Day Work Week

3 months ago

This sounds great in theory, but we want to know more about how this works with a labor force that largely relies on an hourly pay structure.

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The Strategy Behind Chipotle’s Loyalty Play

3 months ago

What makes customers spend money with Chipotle? The loyalty program will go a long way in helping the company to figure that out and influence future purchasing behavior.

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Burger King Hopes to Lure Morning Crowd with $5-a-Month Coffee

3 months ago

Sure it's cheap, but what about quality? The chain might claim some business from rival McDonald's, but it's unlikely to sway people from their morning Starbucks or Dunkin.

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Craft Coffee Roasters Force Big Coffee’s Hand

3 months ago

As smaller operations catch on and consumers become more educated about coffee, big brands will be forced to adapt and innovate. But in this competition, it could all come down to price for the consumer.

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Popeyes Shuffles Executive Ranks

3 months ago

Popeyes reported strong sales growth in 2018, but it needs to start expanding its footprint more quickly.

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Chipotle Is So Stable Again, It’s Boring

3 months ago

If boring means getting digital innovation right and driving up share price for stockholders, Chipotle should be happy with the label.

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Denny’s Wins Big With Millennials

3 months ago

I do not know a single millennial that does not appreciate the homey feeling of eating at a diner. This comes as no surprise to me.

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Is Pizza Delivery as We Know It Over?

3 months ago

Third-party ordering and delivery services are starting to power big chain pizza delivery, a big departure from the in-house strategy we've come to know.

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Del Frisco’s Still Backs Barteca Acquisition as Overall Traffic Declines

3 months ago

Del Frisco's earnings reveal that its own brands are the real concern, not the Barteca deal investors were worried about.