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  • Why dining out surpassed grocery sales: Economist Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 6:09 PM ET
    Millennials dining out

    Americans are now spending more money dining out than in grocery stores. Here's why, according to economist Chris Low.

  • NEW YORK, April 15- Fast-food workers rallied on Wednesday for higher pay, using the April 15 tax deadline to publicize their claims that they cannot survive on the hourly wages paid by many U.S. corporations. The protests for pay increases to $15 an hour, planned to spread nationwide, kicked off at dawn outside a McDonald's in New York with several hundred...

  • NEW YORK, April 15- U.S. fast food workers fighting for better wages enlisted students, healthcare workers and racial justice activists to swell the ranks of rallies set for Wednesday in 230 cities. The latest wave of protests to press for pay increases to $15 an hour was expected to kick off in New York at dawn outside a McDonald's in Brooklyn, pick up momentum...

  • Time to travel to Europe: CEO Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 2:30 AM ET
    Time to travel to Europe: CEO

    Orbitz Worldwide CEO, Barney Harford, says it's the year for U.S. travellers to travel to Europe, thanks to the strong dollar.

  • Dining at Olive Garden is about to change Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 1:04 PM ET
    Austen Mulinder, CEO of Ziosk.

    Ziosk is aiming to improve the customer experience by allowing guests to order and pay through table-top tablets at casual-dining restaurants.

  • Starbucks college plan like 'teaching man to fish' Saturday, 11 Apr 2015 | 11:00 AM ET

    Starbucks' decision to pay for a four year degree is better than a pay hike, Georgetown University's Nicole Smith said.

  • Yum's upmarket China diner seeks recipe for revival Friday, 10 Apr 2015 | 9:26 PM ET

    SHANGHAI, April 11- Dimmed lights and colonial-style balconies give little indication that trendy Shanghai eatery Atto Primo is part of global fast-food giant Yum Brands Inc, owner of the KFC and Pizza Hut brands. Yum's same-store sales at its nearly 7,000 restaurants in China, the firm's biggest market for revenue and profit, fell 16 percent in the last quarter...

  • New golf association's mantra: 'Face it, you suck' Friday, 10 Apr 2015 | 1:02 PM ET
    The Mediocre Golf Association: You’ll never win the Green Jacket, but that doesn’t mean you can’t be a winner.

    "We are striving to be the best that we can achieve, but the best that we can achieve is at a mediocre level," says the MGA's co-founder.

  • Inside the 'Divorce Hotel' Friday, 10 Apr 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    Inside the 'Divorce Hotel'

    A hotel in Saratoga Springs, NY, will let couples check in married on Friday, check out divorced on Sunday. Jane Wells has the story.

  • LOS ANGELES, April 10- Carolin Wood, an artist and graduate student from Brooklyn's trendy Greenpoint neighborhood, has a secret that she keeps from her husband and some foodie friends. Once a month, she takes her two young children to McDonald's for inexpensive breakfasts or ice cream. To lure back consumers, McDonald's Corp's new Chief Executive Steve...

  • Hotel deals in Asia will kill it this year Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 6:35 PM ET
    A room in South Korea's Lotte Hotel.

    Holidaymakers eyeing a trip to Asia this year now have an additional reason to start booking: Cheap hotel deals.

  • YOUR MONEY-How much is your hotel loyalty worth? Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 8:00 AM ET

    In about 20 years of traveling, he has stayed 1,079 nights in Marriott International Inc hotels, where he expects- and receives- a certain level of service, says the 51- year-old sales manager for Oregon- based Tec Laboratories. Hilton and Marriott have by far the most popular hotel loyalty programs, according to a 2014 study by MMGY Global, and Wyndham unveiled a...

  • April 6- Starbucks Corp is expanding its employee college tuition assistance program to cover the entire cost of getting an online bachelor's degree, the chief executive of the coffee chain said on Monday. The enhanced tuition reimbursement program from Starbucks comes at a time when an improving U.S. labor market is forcing major restaurant chains and...

  • U.S. restaurant chain Bojangles' files for IPO Monday, 6 Apr 2015 | 5:31 PM ET

    April 6- Bojangles' Inc, a chicken-and-biscuits restaurant chain in the United States, filed with the country's regulators for an initial public offering of its common stock. The filing had a nominal fundraising target of $100 million. The amount of money a company says it plans to raise in its first IPO filing is used to calculate registration fees.

  • NEW YORK/ LOS ANGELES, April 2- McDonald's Corp's announcement that it will raise the average pay at its company-operated U.S. restaurants threatens to complicate an ongoing labor dispute that turns on whether McDonald's can be held responsible for the labor violations of its franchisees. Steve Caldeira, president of the International Franchise...

  • April 2- A federal bankruptcy judge in New Jersey on Thursday said she would approve an $82 million sale of Atlantic City's Revel Casino Hotel to Florida developer Glenn Straub. U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Gloria Burns said from the bench that she would sign off on the deal, the third one she has approved. Before that, Brookfield Asset Management backed out of its...

  • LOS ANGELES, April 1- McDonald's Corp plans to raise the average pay of about 90,000 U.S. workers to around $10 an hour, but the increase will not benefit workers at the vast majority of the restaurants, because they are operated by franchisees, who make their own wage decisions. Wal-Mart Stores Inc and other retailers have introduced entry-level wage hikes in...

  • LOS ANGELES, April 1- McDonald's Corp plans to raise the average pay of roughly 90,000 U.S. restaurant workers to around $10 and to tack on benefits such as paid vacations, the fast-food giant said on Wednesday. On July 1, starting wages at McDonald's roughly 1,500 company-operated U.S. restaurants will be $1 above the locally mandated minimum wage.

  • BRUSSELS, March 31- European Union antitrust regulators have asked Luxembourg for information on its tax rulings for McDonald's after labor unions accused the U.S. fast food chain of avoiding taxes, a person involved in the issue said on Tuesday. The move, which neither the EU nor Luxembourg would immediately confirm, falls well short of the proceedings the EU...

  • BRUSSELS, March 31- European Union antitrust regulators have asked Luxembourg for more information on its tax rulings on McDonald's after labor unions and a charity accused the U.S. fast food chain of avoiding taxes, a person involved in the issue said on Tuesday. Umbrella organizations for unions representing millions of workers in the United States and...