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Wendy’s Sales Aren’t Fresh Like the Ads Promise

1 year ago

While Wendy's emphasis on value deals like its popular 4 for $4 menu option got customers into the restaurants, the company failed to convert those diners into higher-paying customers.

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Papa John’s Failures Can Be Measured in the Double Digits

1 year ago

It's a long way back for the pizza chain, which should first focus on making its former CEO go away before winning back customer approval.

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Shake Shack CEO: Labor Will ‘Probably Always Be Our Greatest Challenge’

1 year ago

CEO Randy Garutti is right: Shake Shack has "got to win" on labor in order to keep up with the company's wide-ranging expansion plans.

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Starbucks Speeds Up Its Beverage Innovation to Stay Relevant

1 year ago

Speed and convenience rule the day at Starbucks as it works to grow and stay relevant.

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Applebee’s and IHOP Are Latest Chains to See Big Potential in Delivery

1 year ago

While earnings for Dine Brands' companies tell two different stories, returns from off-premise sales for both are too big to ignore.

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Denny’s Growth Isn’t Happening In Its Dining Rooms

1 year ago

Yet another food chain is proving that delivery and takeout is a trend restaurants would be foolish to ignore.

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Chili’s Earnings Fueled by Marketing and Takeout Demand

1 year ago

Marketing campaigns and rewards programs can only stretch so far. Chili's elongated success in keeping new-found customers will depend on getting takeout and delivery right fast.

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Outback Parent Company Sees Great Promise In Off-Premise Sales

1 year ago

Unlike some of its competitors, Bloomin' Brands is bullish on the potential of delivery, take-out, and catering to eventually make up 30 percent of the company's overall sales. They are willing to invest in everything from an in-house delivery team to store remodels with specific delivery-friendly components to make it happen.

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Wingstop CEO Wants to ‘Digitize Every Transaction’

1 year ago

Wingstop's digital sales and tech-forward initiatives are poised to launch it into pizza delivery territory, but it still needs to contend with a nationwide awareness and recognition issue.

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Restaurant Brands International CEO: ‘We’re Really Just Playing Catch-Up’ on Technology

1 year ago

This won't be the only time that we hear this sentiment from industry CEOs who have been dragging their feet on offering delivery, updating loyalty programs, and utilizing in-store technology. On the plus side, they get to learn from others' mistakes.

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Chipotle CEO Looks to Ads and Digital Sales to ‘Cultivate a Better Future’

1 year ago

Chipotle CEO Brian Niccol outlined his turnaround plan in June, but still cautions it's "early days" for just about everything, from menu changes to price changes to a new customer loyalty program.

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Grubhub Is Pouring Money Into Rapid Expansion Across U.S. Markets

1 year ago

Like every delivery service has been saying all year, rapid market expansion is key for the services who will be successful in this space. In the race to be the one to offer the best deal to everybody, Grubhub claims it's the one to beat right now.