Tag: wendy’s

Food

Beyond Meat’s Successful IPO Points to Opportunity for Restaurants

6 months ago

The consumer demand is there. Whether restaurants (and the faux-meat startups) have the operational capacity to keep up with demand is another question.

Chains

Wendy’s Commits an Extra $25 Million to Digital Initiatives This Year

9 months ago

Will this be enough to save Wendy's lagging comparable store sales and overall revenue growth? It sure hopes so.

Chains

Papa John’s Accepts $200 Million Investment From Activist Hedge Fund

9 months ago

The struggling pizza chain did not fancy offers from third parties willing to purchase it outright, but for $200 million, it's willing to make Starboard's CEO the chairman of the company.

Chains

5 Big Takeaways From Restaurant Earnings Season

12 months ago

Brands are being pulled in all directions but there are consistent messages coming out of earnings season, both in terms of shortcomings and triumphs.

People

U.S. Restaurants and Retail Battle for Labor Before Holiday Crunch

1 year ago

As restaurants and retails are forced to pay a bit more for labor, it's time also that consumers got used to paying for what things are worth.

Chains

Wendy’s CEO: Income Inequality Is Hurting Sales

1 year ago

Recent minimum wage raises voted into effect could be exactly what Wendy's needs to jumpstart sales growth.

Chains

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.

Chains

Wendy’s Marketing Formula: ‘Know Your Brand Better Than Anyone Else’

1 year ago

The best way to copy Wendy's marketing success: don't. Find your own brand voice, sharpen it up, and be willing to get controversial.

Chains

Fast Food Restaurants Can’t Keep Up With Changing Consumer Habits

1 year ago

This story captures all the influences that have an impact on restaurants right now in the U.S., except the rapid changes happening in the delivery space.

Chains

Wendy’s Sells Stake in Arby’s Parent Company for $450 Million

1 year ago

It was the last remaining stake that Wendy's had in Arby's, which it formerly owned. The influx of cash (about $335 million after taxes) will go towards stock buybacks and investing in undefined general company growth.

Chains

Papa John’s-Wendy’s Merger Talks Derailed by Ex-Chairman’s Gaffe

1 year ago

Here's an interesting twist. Also, one has to wonder if any established, respected brand would consider doing business with Papa John's at the moment.

Chains

Some Fast Food Chains Drop Non-Compete Rules for Low-Wage Workers

1 year ago

Great win by the Attorney General. We look forward to seeing the remaining chains drop the rules, too.