Tag: execs

Chains

McDonald’s Makes Its Executive Cuts Official

2 weeks ago

McDonald's should be careful not to sack too many execs outside of its headquarters. It needs people who understand what franchisees need. It doesn't want to be another Subway after all.

Operations

Dave & Buster’s Has Better Revenue and a New CEO, Too

2 weeks ago

When your offerings include skee-ball as well as food, it's best to keep things simple. A streamlined menu is the better way to go.

Chains

Departing Starbucks Chairman Leaves His Company in Excellent Shape

3 weeks ago

Schultz's impact has been incredible, and he's been rewarded well. We will note that very, very few business people (Michael Bloomberg among the rare exceptions) have made the transition to politics and produced a track record of success similar to their business endeavors.

Tech

OpenTable Reorganizes Its Marketing, Product and People Teams

3 weeks ago

If OpenTable's corporate leadership wants to position it as a force in the restaurant world, dropping key marketing, product, and communications executives is a step in the wrong direction.

Chains

Subway Is Finally Looking Outside the Family for Its Next CEO

1 month ago

Subway needs someone from the outside to both lead the business and help explain to its founding families why its food offerings are no longer competitive with other sandwich chains or independents.

People

The 20 Most-Compensated U.S. Restaurant Executives of 2017

1 month ago

If you're an executive at McDonald's right now there's a chance that "I'm loving it" is the phrase that is resonating.

Chains

Subway CEO Leaves After Over Four Decades With the Brand

2 months ago

Despite its size, Subway is playing catch up to nearly every other fast food brand. What was once healthy is now nearly as passé as a cottage cheese salad. A leadership (and board) running on autopilot could be to blame.

Chains

Chipotle Needs to Find a New Top Marketer

3 months ago

Even though the chain is under new leadership, the task of improving Chipotle's brand image is a tough one for any executive, no matter how seasoned.

Chains

Chipotle’s New CEO Is Taco Bell’s Old CEO

4 months ago

If anyone can right Chipotle, it's the executive who helped make Taco Bell cool again.

Chains

Domino’s Plans Orderly Departure of Highly Successful CEO

6 months ago

Interesting how Domino's, a chain that is doing quite well, is bucking the trend of pizza companies replacing a CEO right before a holiday with no secession plan in place.

Chains

5 People Who Could Replace Chipotle’s Outgoing CEO

6 months ago

Chipotle's message of healthier and better food has been hammered by its health scares (which, to be fair, seem to be at least partially a product of always-on social media outrage). The new CEO's first job is to change this conversation.

Chains

Papa John’s Stock Drops After CEO Departure Announcement

6 months ago

Founders and CEOs don't get pushed out of their companies right before a holiday with no succession plan in place just because sales are down and they made a slightly unpopular comment about the NFL. The stock market is reacting like this because something smells funny.