Burger King Worldwide Inc


  • The strike is the latest in a series of U.S. protests over the past 18 months that have targeted fast-food restaurant operators, including McDonald's Corp and Burger King Worldwide Inc.. "I have done so much for Burger King and I don't make enough to pay the rent." Castellanos said she has worked for Burger King for 10 years and makes $10 an hour.

  • The strike will be the latest in a series of protests over the past 18 months in the United States that have targeted fast-food restaurant operators, including McDonald's Corp and Burger King Worldwide Inc.. Jessica Davis, 25, a single mother of two who earns $8.98 an hour as a crew trainer at a Chicago McDonald's restaurant, said she needs more to make ends meet.

  • Fast-food workers worldwide walk off the job Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 6:13 AM ET

    Fast-food workers from dozens of countries are joining the push for higher pay and worker rights by taking part in strikes and protests.

  • Burger King launches 'Burgers at Breakfast' Thursday, 8 May 2014 | 12:16 PM ET
    Burger King to offer hamburgers on their breakfast menu.

    The new 'Burgers at Breakfast' program at Burger King offers whoppers and chicken sandwiches at the crack of dawn. BurgerBusiness.com reports.

  • NEW YORK, May 7- Fast-food workers plan strikes in 150 cities across the United States and protests in 33 other countries on May 15 to demand higher pay and better working conditions, organizers said in New York on Wednesday.

  • Fast-food worker strike about to go global Wednesday, 7 May 2014 | 1:41 PM ET
    Fast food workers and activists protest outside of a McDonald's restaurant on March 18, 2014 in Oakland, California.

    They want higher pay. This is why the fast-food worker strike is about to become global. The movement has spread to other countries around the world.

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    The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.

  • Early movers: F, WMT, SBUX, AMZN & more Friday, 25 Apr 2014 | 7:50 AM ET

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Texting apps do more than send messages Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    Facebook's latest moves in mobile have demonstrated how messaging is shifting from SMS texts to full-blown content sharing, including money.

  • McDonald's ups ante with free coffee for breakfast Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 10:31 AM ET

    McDonald's is offering free coffee to its breakfast customers for a limited time as competition for the breakfast crowd intensifies.

  • Wendy's allows customers to pay with their phones Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 2:57 PM ET
    Wendy's mobile payment app for iPhone

    Fast food chains are increasingly realizing how important phones have become to customers, especially young ones.

  • Midday movers: General Motors, Burger King & More Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 | 12:23 PM ET

    Some of Thursday's midday movers:

  • UPDATE 1-New menu items boost Burger King profit Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 | 8:13 AM ET

    Feb 13- Burger King Worldwide Inc, known for its Whopper hamburgers, reported a better-than-expected 37 percent jump in quarterly profit as new products, including the Big King sandwich and Satisfries french fries, drew customers in North America.

  • Burger King's quarterly profit jumps 37 pct Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 | 7:15 AM ET

    Feb 13- Burger King Worldwide Inc, known for its Whopper hamburgers, reported a 37 percent jump in quarterly profit, as new products drove the company's same-restaurant sales growth in North America. Burger King's net income rose to $66.8 million, or 19 cents per share, in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31 from $48.6 million, or 14 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • Food fight: Burger King takes aim at McDonald's Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 1:43 PM ET
    Burger King's Big King

    The world's No. 2 burger chain is adding more beef to its latest McDonald's mimic—the Big Mac-inspired Big King. USA Today reports.

  • McDonald's to juice US sales with breakfast, coffee Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 8:04 AM ET
    A customer holds a McCafe cup inside a McDonald's Corp. restaurant in Oak Brook, Illinois.

    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.

  • LOS ANGELES, Feb 11- Raymond Tremblay, a loyal McDonald's Corp customer from Los Angeles, thinks the fast-food chain sells tasty food at reasonable prices and he cannot think of a quick fix that would help end the company's disappointing U.S. performance.

  • That chemical Subway ditched? Yep, it's everywhere Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 1:47 PM ET
    A Subway fast food restaurant

    Subway's decision has at least one food chain pondering its use. So how widespread is its use among fast-food giants? Very.

  • Ackman's Pershing Square posts 3.8% gain in Jan. Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 4:08 PM ET
    Bill Ackman

    Billionaire investor William Ackman's fund surged 3.8 percent in January, handily beating the stock market's decline and taking some of the sting away from last year, when losing trades involving J.C. Penney and Herbalife dragged on his fund's performance.

  • Chipotle eyes price hike after strong quarter Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 12:32 PM ET
    An employee carries bags of tortilla chips at a Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. restaurant in Hollywood, California, July 16, 2013.

    Chipotle's popularity isn't showing any signs of fading, and the food chain is eyeing whether it can raise prices later this year.