Tag: earnings

Chains

Dunkin’ Donuts’ Beverage Strategy Is Working, at Least for Now

4 months ago

Early signs for Dunkin' Donuts' look good as it challenges Starbucks for the heart of coffee lovers everywhere.

Chains

Analysts Like Wingstop, But the Downgrades Keep Coming

4 months ago

Sure, the downgrades don't feel good. But other chains would love to have its stock performance this year.

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McDonald’s Sales Bump Isn’t Benefitting Operators

4 months ago

Despite investors' approval of McDonald's strategy to revamp U.S. restaurant locations, operators aren't loving it — and claim cash flow is lacking.

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Domino’s Claims Confidence as Rivals Stumble

4 months ago

Domino's isn't so much a pizza company as a delivery and technology juggernaut, and that's allowing it to sidestep a lot of the industry's operational issues.

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Papa John’s Comeback Plan Depends on Getting Rid of John

6 months ago

Papa John's was already having sales troubles earlier this year, before the fallout with the company's founder. Now, however, the situation is exponentially worse: the company is expecting an unspecified number of store closures and potentially double-digit sales declines by the end of the year.

Chains

Smaller Restaurants Miss on Growth Numbers This Earnings Season

7 months ago

Restaurant company stock performance may not be indicative of consumer sentiment, but it does indicate potential business troubles that could cause rocky days ahead for even beloved brands.

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Pizza Hut Is Still Losing Even as a Rival Stumbles

7 months ago

If there's a competitive sales lift to be had from Papa John's disastrous summer, Pizza Hut isn't seeing it.

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The Cheesecake Factory Struggles With Rising Labor Costs

7 months ago

Labor costs took up 36 percent of Cheesecake Factory's total sales, and management isn't happy with it. We expect to see the company testing different methods of labor cost-cutting in the near future.

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The Cheesecake Factory Will Partner Exclusively With DoorDash for Delivery

7 months ago

Chain restaurants entering into exclusive agreements with delivery partners isn't the norm just yet — most continue to partner with several companies as they explore delivery's potential. But when executed properly, an exclusive partnership can be good news for both companies involved.

Chains

Starbucks Might Launch a Television Ad Campaign to Revise Image

7 months ago

Will that be enough to change public perception for the brand? Regardless, Starbucks' CEO has his work cut out for himself here.

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Chipotle’s Focus on In-Store Employees Pays Off in Guest Satisfaction

7 months ago

Chipotle's digital initiatives get a lot of play for their potential impact during the much-needed turnaround for the brand, but turns out real satisfaction comes from properly trained, hospitable in-store employees.

Chains

McDonald’s Breakfast Push Helps It Beat Earnings Estimates

7 months ago

McDonald's willingness to try multiple new things at the same time is rare for a giant of its size, and it appears to be paying off.