Tag: fast food

Chains

Restaurant Megatrends 2019: Franchisees Assert Their Power Over Chains

10 hours 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

1 day 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

1 week 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

2 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

2 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

4 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?

7 months 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.

Food

Jack in the Box Warns of French Fry Inflation in 2018

8 months ago

Fast food restaurants aren't necessarily built on a pyramid of french fries, but the quintessential drive-thru item can cause a headache for chain restaurants that rely on potatoes to a substantial portion of business.

Food

The Farmer-Funded Campaigns That Put Mushrooms in Your Sonic Hamburger

9 months ago

Working with chains gives the groups the fastest connection with consumers and validation (or not) of a new twist on an existing staple.

Chains

Restaurant Megatrends 2018: Fast Food Drops the Corporate Voice in Favor of Personality

12 months ago

As competition in the quick service market intensifies, having a rebellious streak that engages potential customers and differentiates concepts from dozens of similar brands no longer seems like a risk, but a necessity.