The recession has been good to McDonald’s. As consumers trade down to cheaper, faster food on the go, McDonald’s has kept up its growth during the downturn. Same-store sales rose 4.3% for the quarter that ended March 29.Read More »
Denny’s Corp. is continuing its plan to increase its percentage of franchise-owned units, which should result in new-restaurant growth.Read More »
The McDonald’s Corporation, the world’s largest restaurant company, said global sales rose 6.9 percent in April, topping analysts’ estimates, as consumers bought more coffee drinks and chicken snack wraps. Sales at domestic restaurants open at least 13 months climbed 6.1 percent, while European orders increased 8.4 percent, McDonald’s said. Sales in Asia, the Middle East…Read More »
Burger King’s National Franchisee Association announced to franchisees at its Town Hall meeting in Las Vegas that thirty minutes prior it had served Burger King Corp. with a lawsuit as it was kicking off its grand annual convention across the street.Read More »
McDonald’s Corp. on Tuesday began a more than $100 million marketing campaign including TV, radio, print, online and outdoor ads for its McCafe line of espresso drinks. The drinks are now being rolled out to the chain’s 14,000 U.S. locations.Read More »
The notion that the early bird gets the worm has quick-service operators pursuing profits in the breakfast daypart like never before — and with good reason. Numerous studies have shown a large share of Americans eat nothing more than cold cereal at breakfast, or they bypass the first meal of the day entirely. Given that…Read More »
Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter has become a member of the Democratic caucus has given new life to legislation that many thought had been put to rest for this Congress — the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA)Read More »
It’s a fine time to be telling people not to spend less on coffee.
But that’s just what Starbucks is doing in a new ad campaign to be released this week.
In a press conference held on Monday, April 27, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano addressed swine flu (A H1N1) as it affects the American workplace.Read More »
Starbucks Corp. is hoping its Seattle’s Best Coffee chain will be its growth engine during the recession.Read More »