Tag: earnings

Chains

Wendy’s Won’t Stop Bragging About Its Fresh Beef

12 months ago

Like the competition, Wendy's is continuing to expand its digital footprint while doubling down on value menu offerings, exploring delivery partnerships, and, of course, having a great time calling out McDonald's on Twitter.

Chains

Papa John’s Is Suffering and It Only Has Papa John’s to Blame

12 months ago

Papa John's commercials for the last few years have focused on its founder rather than its product. Neither one is a compelling offering, but they have a chance now to distance themselves from one and improve the other.

Chains

Shake Shack’s Latest Earnings Don’t Quite Deliver on Its Promises

12 months ago

Shake Shack pushes forward with grand expansion plans, but low same-store sales continue to raise questions about the brand's viability.

Chains

Yum Brands Beats Some Expectations but Still Falls Short on Sales

12 months ago

The chain is making more money from each visit, which isn't the worst news. But it's competitors are on track to perform much better this quarter.

Chains

High Grocery Prices Are Good News for Value-Focused Chains Like Chili’s

12 months ago

Higher grocery prices might lead diners to restaurants, but Chili's still has to compete with newer, flashier, of-the-moment fast casual chains for consumer dollars.

Tech

Grubhub’s Aggressive Growth Fueled by Chain Partnerships

12 months ago

Like everyone in the delivery space, Grubhub has extremely aggressive expansion plans and is looking to shore up as many restaurant chain partnerships as possible. In the race to grab market share, it's positioning itself as the one to beat.

Chains

McDonald’s Discount Menu and Store Remodels Are Working

12 months ago

People want a bargain, and they want to eat their bargain in a nice, clean restaurant space.

Chains

What’s Chipotle’s Problem? The Brand Is Invisible

12 months ago

Chipotle's efforts at a turnaround are powered by the brains behind the chain that brought us the fourth meal and the naked egg taco. Who knows what happens next.

Chains

Shake Shack’s Grand Plans Aren’t Enough for Investors

1 year ago

Shake Shack executives sound optimistic and excited about the chain's expansion plans, but it seems to be moving a lot slower than investors would like.

Chains

Burger King Boosts Parent Company Earnings With Its Surprising Results

1 year ago

Good news for Burger King, which beat expectations with its fourth-quarter numbers. But in the competitive world of fast food, they'll need to continue to adapt — including doubling down on technology — in order to continue this good fortune.

Tech

With Delivery out of the Way, Yelp Doubles Down on Restaurant Products

1 year ago

As expected, Yelp is focusing a lot of energy — and money — on its products for restaurants in an effort to own the entire process, from booking to post-meal review.

Food

Chipotle Admits It Needs a New Menu Hit

1 year ago

In its recent earnings call, Chipotle executives reaffirmed the chain's commitment to mobile ordering and digital technology, but for that to work, the food has to be good, too.