Tag: fast food

Chains

Burger King’s Ad Misfire Could Hurt Asia Expansion Plans

3 months ago

Burger King has issued an apology for its chopstick ad blunder, but the damage may already have been done.

Chains

Burger King Hopes to Lure Morning Crowd with $5-a-Month Coffee

4 months ago

Sure it's cheap, but what about quality? The chain might claim some business from rival McDonald's, but it's unlikely to sway people from their morning Starbucks or Dunkin.

Food

Restaurant Brands and Big Food Are Blamed for Obesity and More

6 months 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

Restaurant Megatrends 2019: Franchisees Assert Their Power Over Chains

6 months ago

Corporate initiatives and decision-making grab headlines, but a chain is only as strong as its operators. And they are angry.

Chains

Domino’s Outspent Rival Restaurants on TV Advertising in December

6 months ago

Despite not reclaiming the top spot in December, quick-service restaurants continue to dominate television advertising spending, as the value menu wars rage on.

Chains

Brazilians’ Appetite For Whoppers Is Rising

6 months ago

A Whopper costs far less than a meal at a Brazilian steakhouse in Brazil. Go figure. That, coupled with South America's struggling economy, explains why BK Brasil SA is faring well.

Chains

Jack in the Box Really Wants Someone to Buy It

7 months ago

Is every fast-food chain with franchisee problems open to selling? It sure seems like it. Unfortunately for Jack in the Box, the company isn't looking too attractive to potential buyers at the moment.

Food

Fast Food Prices Rise to Better Reflect True Costs

7 months ago

Yes, the price of menu items has gone up over the last decade, but so too have the costs associated with buying food and paying workers. Those are the breaks.

Chains

Jack in the Box is Exploring Selling Itself

8 months ago

There is no certainty a deal will be reached, according to reports. But it's safe to assume what Jack in the Box's franchisees want.

Operations

The New Fast Food Labor Force Is Increasingly Senior Citizen

8 months ago

This is a feel-good approach to what is a complicated challenge: Many seniors in the U.S. can't support themselves on their retirement. Restaurants are able to both provide help and take advantage of these problems.

Chains

One Out of Every 3 U.S. Adults Eat Fast Food Every Day

10 months ago

That's good news for the fast food industry, not so much for public health officials. Fortunately the former are diversifying their menus with slightly healthier offerings.

Chains

Can the Best Part of the Muffin Save McDonald’s Breakfast?

1 year ago

The chain's all-day breakfast announcement was great press, but McDonald's hasn't done much beyond pushing its tried-and-true favorites to an all-day crowd.