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Brinker International Inc. rose$. 66 or 1.7 percent, to $40.60. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. rose$. 75 or. 2 percent, to $368.20. Darden Restaurants Inc. rose$. 26 or. 5 percent, to $53.25.
Brinker International Inc. rose$. 44 or 1.1 percent, to $40.38. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. rose $2.20 or. 6 percent, to $369.65. Darden Restaurants Inc. rose$. 28 or. 5 percent, to $53.27.
TORONTO, May 9- Tim Hortons Inc is likely to raise its debt levels and buy back shares but not to the extent that an activist investor is pushing for, Paul House, chief executive of the Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain, said on Thursday.
McDonald's said it is phasing out its one-third pound Angus burgers from U.S. menus, amid high beef prices.
McDonald's UK commercial touts new American city burgers, with the "Street Signs" crew.
TORONTO, May 8- Tim Hortons Inc named a long-time Nestle executive as its new chief on Wednesday, a job that will be no easy task given drooping demand at the Canadian coffee and doughnut chain and a push by a U.S. hedge fund for better returns.
*Wendy's Q1 restaurant sales fall short, loses ground on "value". May 8- McDonald's Corp, Wendy's Co and other U.S. restaurants are battling for the attention of frugal diners with coupons, limited time offers and other promotions- a fight that could intensify if the costs of chicken and other key ingredients remain less pricey than feared.
TORONTO, May 8- Tim Hortons Inc named a long-time Nestle executive as its new chief executive on Wednesday, a job that comes with tall tasks given drooping demand at the Canadian coffee and donut chain and a U.S. hedge fund pushing for better returns.
Despite an uneven consumer landscape, Wendy's expects its makeover to boost same-store sales this year, CEO Emil Brolich told CNBC.
*Wendy's Q1 restaurant sales fall short, loses ground on "value". *Taco Bell promotes $1 food deals.
McDonald's said on Wednesday that April sales at its established restaurants around the world declined 0.6 percent amid tough competition to attract frugal diners who are shopping around for the best deals.
Tough economic conditions around the world is putting pressure on sales, says David Palmer, UBS analyst, explaining how to play McDonald's outlook.
TORONTO, May 8- Tim Hortons Inc, which is under pressure from a U.S. hedge fund seeking better returns, named a new chief executive on Wednesday and reported a 3 percent fall in first-quarter profit.
*Europe same-restaurant sales fall 2.9 percent. May 8- McDonald's Corp's April sales at established restaurants declined slightly more than analysts had expected as it faced tougher times in Europe, Asia/Pacific, Middle East and Africa.
McDonald's said it will reach out to a man widely quoted in accounts of the three women who were found in Cleveland after they went missing about a decade ago.
May 8- McDonald's Corp said on Wednesday that April sales at its established restaurants around the world declined 0.6 percent amid tough competition to attract frugal diners who are shopping around for the best deals.
NEW YORK, May 7- Long considered the best option for growth investors, technology funds have lost some of their edge. It's not just that many technology funds have large stakes in Apple Inc, whose shares have fallen nearly 23 percent over the last year as it lost share of the worldwide smartphone market to Samsung Electronics Co Ltd.
MUMBAI, May 7- Fast food chain McDonalds Corp. But inflation is at 8-10 percent so we have to hike our prices, "said Amit Jatia, vice-chairman of Hardcastle Restaurants, which owns the McDonalds franchise for west and south India.
Retail investors loaded up on Apple last month. So much so that the stock now has more ownership than ever in the history of TD Ameritrade.