Analysts: Burger King Delivery Is ‘bold Move’ | Service...
Americans spent more than $69 billion at independent takeout restaurants in 2011, according to a Euromonitor International Report, and quick-service chain Burger King aims to capture some of those customers by expanding its delivery service — a risky but smart move, according to some industry
New York Fast-food Workers Turn Up Heat In Bid For Better Pay
(Reuters) - Hundreds of fast-food restaurant workers in New York City are expected to walk off the job on Thursday in what organizers said would be their largest rally yet for better pay.
Tacos Caballos? Taco Bell Now Implicated In Worldwide...
That horsemeat has been detected in another ground beef product in the United Kingdom is by no means surprising. The latest news, however, comes dosed with a fair bit of irony: Taco Bell’s “taco meat filling,” which was the subject of a class-action lawsuit in 2011 after it was revealed that
McDonald's U.S. January Sales Can't Offset Dismal Global...
McDonald's Corporation today announced that global comparable sales decreased 1.9 percent in January. Performance by segment was as follows:"McDonald's is focused on satisfying the needs of each and every customer visiting our restaurants in search of great-tasting food and beverages, outstanding
Your New Destination For Sustainable Seafood: McDonald’s
For those of you who like to vote with your fork, you can head over to McDonald’s. That’s right: Filet-O-Fish sandwiches are now being served with a supersized side of sustainability.McDonald’s USA announced this morning that 100 percent of the fish sold in its U.S.-based restaurants will be
Yelp To Include Restaurant Health Inspection Scores
San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee, chairman of the US Conference of Mayors Technology and Innovation Task Force, and Yelp CEO and co-founder Jeremy Stoppelman have announced the initial integration of a,city-provided restaurant health score information on the site.San Francisco will be the initial
New York's QSR Employees Return To Work After Wage Protest
A day after hundreds of quick-service restaurant employees from a variety of chains staged a walk-out in New York City asking for higher wages and unionization, most went back to work today without incident. They were accompanied by elected officials and religious and other community members to
McDonald's Monthly Sales Fall For First Time In Nine Years
McDonald's flourished throughout the Great Recession with its burgers and price-conscious Dollar Menu. Above, a restaurant in New York City. (Mary Altaffer, Associated Press / June 12, 2012)After more than nine years of monthly sales increases, McDonald's Corp. finally felt the heat of competition
Burrito Battle: Chipotle Vs Taco Bell Cantina Burrito. $CMG...
David Einhorn of Greenlight Capital made comments at the Value Investing Conference that Yum Brands Taco Bell was eating Chipotle's lunch. These comments slammed Chipotle's stock price and we wanted to determine if there was any truth to his comments. What we found was quite the
McDonald's, Dunkin' Trademark Moves Heat Up Coffee Wars
In September, McDonald's filed a U.S. trademark registration for its name to cover ground and whole-bean coffee. According to Burger Business, this move likely signals a move by the Golden Arches to enter the coffee retail space, alongside Starbucks, Dunkin' Donuts and Tim Hortons.A spokesperson
Study: Baby Boomers’ Health Very Poor, Getting Worse
Baby Boomer health is in sharp decline from the generation before them, a new study has found. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)WASHINGTON (CBSDC) – The Baby Boomer generation’s overall health has been on a sharp decline.Australian researchers from Adelaide’s three universities
QSRs Generate Loyalty Through New Mover Marketing Programs
While restaurants increasingly try to figure out which mobile apps and social media sites to pour their resources into, one "old-fashioned" marketing program continues to generate notable response rates.New mover marketing programs are still helping operators attract new customers and create
Study: Burgers Pollute More Than Diesel Trucks
Have you ever gazed at an 18-wheel semi truck on the highway and thought to yourself, “I wonder how much pollution that thing is causing.” Well, a new study indicates that it may be less than you think. The study shows that commercial charbroilers produce significantly more pollutants than a
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