"These guys are all competing for this very broad mass market, which is essentially very much focused on price and speed," said Ron Shaich, Panera's CEO.» Read More
Toyota, GM recalls push US to near-record pace. DETROIT— Big U.S. recalls by General Motors and Toyota have put the auto industry on a record pace as companies try to avoid bad publicity and punishment from an increasingly aggressive government.
NEW YORK— Panera CEO Ron Shaich realizes that ordering at his chain can be chaotic. The confusion is a problem for Panera Bread Co., which has seen its sales growth slow as customers go elsewhere.
Ever do a double take when the person in front of you asks for a McDonald's Monster Mac or Chipotle Quesarito? Check out these not-so-secret menu items.
NEW YORK, March 26- Not all coffee is created- or brewed- equally. More than 80 percent of U.S. adults identify themselves as coffee drinkers, according to the National Coffee Association.
Noodles' Kevin Reddy weighs in about possible increases in the minimum wage and why his restaurant chain has a no-tip policy.
Confused by the price action in Wednesday’s market? Jim Cramer sorts it out.
Amid a spate of recent restaurant bankruptcy protection filings, one analyst says "Circuit City" like closures are needed.
IHOP is in the early stages of designing a fast-casual concept that would launch within existing stores, said the CEO of its parent company.
March 3- The activist investor seeking to split Darden Restaurants Inc into two companies said on Monday it has lost confidence in its chief executive's ability to run the company.
Darden Restaurants estimated its third-quarter earnings to be lower than expected, blaming severe winter weather for lower sales.
March 3- Darden Restaurants Inc said it would proceed with its plan to spin off or sell its Red Lobster chain, rebuffing two activist investment firms that had urged the company to take other actions to boost results, including selling real estate.
March 3- Olive Garden owner Darden Restaurants Inc estimated third-quarter profit below analysts' expectations, blaming severe winter weather for lower sales. The company, under pressure from hedge fund Barington Capital Group, said in December that it would spin off or sell its floundering Red Lobster chain.
In his book "Get Rich Carefully," CNBC's "Mad Money" host explains how spotting long-term megatrends can help investors surf the wave of profitability.
TORONTO, Feb 25- Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc said on Tuesday that it will open at least 800 new restaurants over the next five years under a strategic plan to secure its dominance in Canada and boost returns in the United States.
Feb 20- Caterpillar Inc said on Thursday that sales of its construction equipment had surged in recent months, driven by an especially large jump in demand in North America, where a series of severe winter storms and arctic temperatures failed to keep builders out of dealer showrooms.
Wall Street continues to believe that the weather is the primary reason for the slowdown, and this will change soon.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Companies making headlines after the bell Tuesday.
With more storms coming, traders will be plowing through economic reports for the impact of winter weather on the economy and corporate profits.
McDonald's CEO vowed to "create more of a coffee culture through high-quality McCafe products," as well as to double-down on breakfast to boost sales.