Dec 9- McDonald's Corp continued to grapple with slack demand and intense competition in November, as weakness in the United States, Germany and Japan dragged on sales at established restaurants.» Read More
After 41 years at McDonald's, the company's CEO & vice chairman, Jim Skinner gives his final television interview to CNBC's Carl Quintanilla. In a wide-ranging interview, the corporate leader discusses how he was able to grow shareholder value as part of his "plan to win" strategy.
J. Clifford Hudson, Sonic Corp. chairman & CEO, discusses his company's plans to mix up the menu and draw customers into its drive-in restaurants.
Small manufacturers are worried about the impact the "fiscal cliff" may have on their businesses, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau. Madelyn Alfano, Maria's Italian Kitchen owner and Beezer Molten, Half-Moon Outfitters founder, discuss their own strategies amid global worries.
The “Mad Money” host analyzes both fast food joints to determine which stock is the better buy.
Twin Peaks and similar restaurants are part of a booming niche in the beleaguered restaurant industry known as "breastaurants," or sports bars that feature scantily clad waitresses.
Starbucks stock continues to trade flat near $52, after coming off a high of $61.15 on April 26. A recent UBS report suggested the momentum trade may be over for Starbucks.
Amid Greece's economic woes, there is some good news: importers and top sommeliers are becoming more interested in the increasing quality (and rising prices) of Greek wines.
The success of Smashburger has proven that there is room for an upscale market in the burger franchise business.
Matthew DiFrisco, Lazard Capital Markets senior restaurant analyst, discusses what may have caused the fast-food restaurant to miss its same-store sales target and why he maintains a "buy" rating on the stock and lowered its price target by one dollar.
Taco Bell is going more upscale., rolling out a new menu created by celebrity chef Lorena Garcia that features ingredients such as black beans, cilantro rice, citrus- and herb-marinated chicken and cilantro dressing.
Low-cost franchise opportunities — those with an average investment of $150,000 or less — are among the most popular and sought-after.
The Facebook billionaire raised Romans' ire when he failed to leave a tip at a posh restaurant. But do Italians have different rules for Americans?
Franchise brands go belly up for many reasons. But not all bankrupt restaurant franchises deserve such a fate. In fact, some brands have enough mojo to revive themselves.
Matthew Roberts, OpenTable CEO, discusses the feast of options available to consumers making restaurant reservations online and the growing competition to gain market share.
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Here’s a look at five food stocks that could be about to increase their dividend payments in the next quarter.
The “Mad Money” host analyzes both stocks to determine which is best.
Investing in restaurants has a bad name. But plenty of people find ways to run restaurants profitably and make a good deal of money from the enterprise.
Matt Maloney, GrubHub co-founder and CEO, discusses his company's innovative app which allows hungry consumers to connect with delivery and takeout restaurants online.
Patrick Doyle, Domino's Pizza president & CEO, discusses the company's new product launch and its global sales outlook, with the Fast Money traders.