Competitor News

In their ongoing quest to develop a stronger and more consistent lunchtime customer, Starbucks began promoting an $8 “Power lunch” this week.  The limited time offer incorporates a choice from 24 items including sandwiches, panini, salads, or wraps among other items.  The options do not include coffee or tea.  Dairy Queen announced last week that…

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More On Data Breaches at Dairy Queen and K-Mart

We didn’t report any new data breaches last week and hoped that we have finally solved that problem, but unfortunately, there’s more news on the subject this week.  First, another franchised concept admitted that customer data had been breached in hundreds of their stores early this month when Dairy Queen reported that almost 400 of…

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Roll Call of Data Breaches Continues

It seems almost a weekly occurrence lately, but another major business admitted that it was likely a victim of a data breach – this time a franchise concept!  Dairy Queen announced this week that a number of their stores may have been hacked and that some of their customer’s confidential information was compromised.  Each individual store that…

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