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  • New from Fatburger: A bun made of...meat Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 12:32 PM ET

    Fatburger has rolled out a new "Skinny Burger" that has a lot of meat, but apparently not a lot of calories.

  • Oct 23- Dunkin' Brands Group Inc on Thursday warned that this year's sales at established U.S. Dunkin' Donuts coffee shops will be weaker than forecast as more chains try to take a bite out of the fast-food breakfast business. Shares in the company, which reaps roughly three-quarters of total revenue from its U.S. Dunkin' Donuts business, dropped 3.5 percent to...

  • Casino owner Full House Resorts looks for buyer Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Full House Resorts Inc., the casino and hotel operator, said Wednesday that it is putting itself up for sale. The company, based in Las Vegas, evaluated strategic alternatives and decided that a sale was the best move. Full House, headquartered in Las Vegas, owns the Rising Star Riverboat Casino in Rising Sun, Indiana; the Silver Slipper Casino in Hancock...

  • Oct 21- McDonald's Corp Chief Executive Officer Don Thompson owned up to some corporate image problems on Tuesday after it posted a nearly one-third drop in quarterly profit and warned that its global restaurant sales would fall again this month. Stock in the fast-food chain, which Thompson conceded is sometimes seen as little more than "a manufacturing plant,"...

  • 5 problems McDonald's is facing in the US Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 9:28 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Times are getting leaner for McDonald's. McDonald's said Tuesday a key sales figure declined 3.3 percent in the U.S., marking the fourth straight quarter of declines for the world's biggest hamburger chain. The company has run similar programs in Canada and Australia, where it says the program has built trust with customers.

  • Oct 21- McDonald's Corp reported a 30 percent fall in quarterly profit due to a food scandal in China and tough competition in the United States, and the world's largest restaurant chain said these factors were expected to hurt current-quarter results. McDonald's business in Europe, its biggest market, was hurt by issues in Russia and Germany.

  • McDonald's quarterly profit falls 30 pct Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 8:11 AM ET

    Oct 21- McDonald's Corp reported a 30 percent fall in quarterly profit, hurt by a food scandal in China and intense competition in the United States. The company's net income fell to $1.07 billion, or $1.09 per share, in the third quarter ended Sept. 30 from $1.52 billion, or $1.52 per share, a year earlier. Total revenue at the world's largest restaurant chain fell 4.6...

  • Arguments made, no ruling in eminent domain case Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 2:54 AM ET

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— The piano-tuner battling to save his family home from being seized through eminent domain looks out the three-story brick house in the shadow of the closed $2.4 billion Revel Casino Hotel and sees one constant in the community: vacant land. Attorneys for Birnbaum and the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority sparred in court Tuesday...

  • Chipotle's profit tops expectations as sales surge Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 4:06 PM ET

    DENVER— Chipotle reported a profit Monday that topped Wall Street expectations as sales continued to surge. The better-than-expected performance comes as traditional fast-food chains such as McDonald's and Burger King have struggled to boost sales in the U.S. Looking ahead to 2015, Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. said it expects sales at established...

  • Property fight goes on, even after Revel's closing Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 9:55 AM ET

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— A New Jersey man battling the state to save his family home in the shadow of the closed Revel Casino Hotel may soon get a resolution to his eminent domain fight. A Superior Court judge is scheduled to hear final arguments in Charlie Birnbaum's case against the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority on Tuesday, though it's unclear when a...

  • Justices will decide privacy case on hotel records Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 9:36 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Supreme Court agreed Monday to referee a dispute over police access to hotels' guest information without first getting a search warrant. The justices said they will hear an appeal by the city of Los Angeles of a lower court ruling that struck down an ordinance that requires hotel operators to open their guest registries at the demand of police.

  • How to save, and even cash in, on airport parking Saturday, 18 Oct 2014 | 3:00 PM ET

    A little research can uncover deep discounts, freebies and even options to get paid for leaving your car while on vacation.

  • Tesla—the other one—nets a big crowdfunding win Saturday, 18 Oct 2014 | 11:00 AM ET
    A film still from the documentary “Tower to the People” shows how Nikola Tesla’s Wardenclyffe lab may have looked on Long Island before his wireless transmission tower was torn down in 1917.

    The last remaining lab of "mad scientist" Nikola Tesla will open it doors to the public this summer after a fundraising campaign saved the site.

  • Oct 16- Delta Air Lines Inc's quarterly profit slumped 74 percent as higher operating expenses did not allow the U.S. airline to take advantage of strong business and leisure travel. The Atlanta- based airline also booked a $134 million loss on extinguishment of debt and set aside $222 million as income tax provision. Net income dropped to $357 million, or 42 cents...

  • Delta Air Lines profit slumps Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 7:52 AM ET

    Oct 16- Delta Air Lines Inc's quarterly profit fell 74 percent to $357 million, partly due to a jump in operating expenses.

  • UPDATE 1-Burger chain Habit Restaurants files for IPO Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 7:12 AM ET

    Oct 16- Habit Restaurants Inc, a fast-food restaurant chain known for its burgers, filed with U.S. regulators on Thursday for an initial public offering of common stock. The Irvine, California- based company listed Piper Jaffray, Baird and Wells Fargo among the underwriters to the IPO. The company, which operates the Habit Burger Grill chain of restaurants, offers...

  • Burger chain Habit Restaurants files for IPO Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 6:25 AM ET

    Oct 16- Habit Restaurants Inc, a fast-food restaurant chain known for its burgers, filed with U.S. regulators on Thursday to raise up to $86.3 million in an initial public offering of common stock. The Irvine, California- based company listed Piper Jaffray, Baird and Wells Fargo among the underwriters to the IPO. The amount of money a company says it plans to raise in...

  • Booze price hike irks Va. consumers, restaurants Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 3:56 AM ET

    Terry McAuliffe has directed the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to hike the costs of liquor. Virginia saw record alcohol sales of $801 million in the latest fiscal year— the 16th consecutive year of record-breaking sales. "It just makes it harder for consumers to go out and spend money," said Travis Croxton, co-owner of Rappahannock River Oyster Co.,...

  • Taco Bell tests Sriracha flavored items Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 12:40 PM ET

    Taco Bell is testing a new menu that promises just that, looking to tap into the cult following for the red Thai hot sauce known as Sriracha. Taco Bell, which is owned by Yum Brands Inc., has been on a strong run since rolling out its Dorito-flavored tacos in 2012. Since then, it has looked to build on the success with a variety of new offerings, including snacks intended...

  • Ann shares rise after disclosing Golden Gate pact Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 6:52 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of Ann Inc. rose in extended trading Tuesday after the women's clothing chain said it had a deal to provide confidential company information to one its investors, Golden Gate Capital. The private equity firm also has invested in Eddie Bauer and California Pizza Kitchen. This year it bought the Red Lobster chain from Darden Restaurants Inc. for...