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Chipotle Is So Stable Again, It’s Boring

5 years ago

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

Tech

Uber’s Latest Food Delivery Initiative Takes on Its Founder’s New Business

5 years ago

This is less a story about competition and more a look at an emerging new business model facilitated by evolving technology.

Tech

Chinese Food Deliverer Meituan Is Learning Quickly From Early Mistakes

5 years ago

By cutting its losses now, Meituan can better focus on its core battle against ele.me, the delivery service backed by Alibaba Group.

Marketing

How Effective Are Calorie Counts on Restaurant Menus?

5 years ago

Menu design makes all the difference when analyzing whether or not calorie counts affect purchasing decisions.

Marketing

The Vegan Sausage Roll That Became a Social Media Sensation

5 years ago

Another example of the commen-sense yet rarely practiced concept that people are happy to eat meat-free menu items as long as they taste good.

Chains

Yum China’s Female-Led Executive Ranks

5 years ago

Restaurant chains in the U.S. and other markets should take note of Yum China's promotion process.

Food

The New Hudson Yards Restaurants Offer Plenty of Chef Star Power

5 years ago

Are the views from the a seven-story building worth fighting tourists fresh off the High Line for a table? Not to me. But the list of chefs is quite impressive.

Chains

Yum China’s Bet on AI and Robot Servers Is Beginning to Pay Off

5 years ago

Not to pile on Pizza Hut, but it's telling that the Yum brands that are resonating with Chinese diners are the same ones connecting with those in the U.S.: KFC and Taco Bell.

Chains

Papa John’s Founder Will Resign From Company Board

5 years ago

What a whirlwind the past eight months have been for Papa John's. After a long battle with its former chairman, the company can now focus on putting Starboard's recent $200 million investment to good use.

Food

New Yorkers Have a Growing Appetite for Endangered Eel Species

5 years ago

Unagi, or freshwater eel, is an endangered species in Japan. So expect to pay a pretty penny for the delicacy.

Tech

South Korea’s Largest Delivery Service Will Use Robots by 2022

5 years ago

The company wants to reduce delivery-related accidents, and lessen the burden of ongoing labor shortages in South Korea. That's fancy talk for robots taking over jobs humans do not want to do.

Chains

Papa John’s Is Expanding Its DoorDash Partnership

5 years ago

It's telling when even the pizza chains — the one sector of the industry that had a leg up on delivery long before the third-party services arrived on the scene — are turning towards Grubhub, Postmates, and DoorDash to help out with off-premise sales and logistics.