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Independents

Starbucks Rival Luckin Coffee Considers U.S. IPO

5 years ago

Is Luckin Coffee coming to America? Probably not in the near term. But an IPO would offer the startup extra capital to burn through to build the thousands of more stores it has planned.

Chains

McDonald’s Global Growth Provides Cover for U.S. Declines

5 years ago

McDonald's growth won't come in the U.S., where there's not much space to grow. It's going to be elsewhere, so it shouldn't let concerns about the U.S. market hold back global growth.

Chains

What 7 Analysts Predict for McDonald’s Coming Earnings Report

5 years ago

Our big questions: Can McDonald's make franchisees and customers happy in 2019?

Food

Restaurant Brands and Big Food Are Blamed for Obesity and More

5 years ago

Unlike the tobacco industry, the restaurant industry and health can find a middle ground where there are profits without devastating health results. But things will have to change at some big brand to make this happen.

Chains

Starbucks’ Diversity and Inclusion Training Presents More Challenges

5 years ago

Starbucks dreams of being a welcoming place for all — paying customers or not. It sounds like a great goal, but it requires a ton of resources to get there.

Tech

Munchery Shuts Down Abruptly After Multiple Service and Staff Cuts

5 years ago

In the end, Munchery taught all startups a valuable lesson: Make sure you have a profitable business model before expanding quickly.

Chains

McDonald’s Adds Another Wrinkle to Franchisee Remodeling Plans

5 years ago

We agree with the franchisees: paying for a dividing wall between the counter and kitchen is ridiculous, especially as more restaurants adopt open kitchen concepts.

Independents

Eleven Madison Park Expands to London With New Restaurant Concept

5 years ago

Make It Nice is keen on expansion. Will they succeed in Vegas and London where others have failed or will they continue to set their own course?

Food

Taco Bell Is Making Its Food Spicy in Thailand to Suit Local Tastes

5 years ago

Note to Taco Bell: We'd love it if your food had flavor in the U.S., too.

Chains

Starbucks Expands Uber Eats Delivery to Major U.S. Cities and London

5 years ago

Starbucks and Uber Eats are moving fast in the delivery space compared to rivals including Dunkin.

Strategy

Proposed Paper Receipt Ban Misses Larger Issue

5 years ago

Now that plastic bags and straws are out of the way, a San Francisco lawmaker has introduced legislation to ban paper receipts. Sustainable restaurant operations are important, but are these bans the best use of the industry's resources when it comes to downsizing environmental impact?

Tech

Just Eat’s CEO Out Amid Stronger Competition From Rivals

5 years ago

The pressure from investors begging for speedier decision-making on underperforming assets finally got to Just Eat. Is Yelp next, given its troubles?