Hoping to increase sales and traffic in their restaurants, fast-food and fast-casual operators are cranking up the menu innovation to produce items that stray from the gastronomic norm.» Read More
NEW YORK-- McDonald's will start selling bags of ground coffee at its restaurants in Canada next month, a move that could spread to other regions around the world if successful. John Betts, president of McDonald's Canada, also noted in an interview that McDonald's has a history of taking hit products from specific regions and expanding them globally.
NEW YORK-- Tough competition in the U.S. and the weakening economy abroad was a double whammy for McDonald's in the third-quarter, sending the burger chain's net income down nearly 4 percent.
NEW YORK-- McDonald's Corp. reports its third-quarter results Friday, which should give a glimpse of how the world's biggest hamburger chain is coping with intensifying competition and the challenging global economy. WHAT TO WATCH FOR: After outperforming its rivals for years, some analyst think McDonald's may be entering a period of slower growth.
Fitch Ratings upgraded its credit rating on Burger King Friday, saying it's attracting more customers with an updated menu, cutting costs and franchising stores. That cuts costs for Burger King Worldwide Inc. while increasing revenue with franchise fees and royalty. Burger King is also trying to ramp up growth by expanding overseas.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.-- The nation's largest meat company, Tyson Foods Inc., announced Friday that it will do an animal treatment audit of suppliers' farms.
Oct 12- Fitch Ratings has upgraded the ratings of Burger King Worldwide, Inc.. Burger King Worldwide, Inc.-- Long-term Issuer Default Rating to' B' from' B-'. Burger King Corporation-- $130 million secured revolver due 2015' BB/RR1';-- $1,030 million secured term loan A due 2017' BB/RR1';-- $705 million secured term loan B due 2019' BB/RR1'.
The video was shot using a hidden camera by a member of Mercy for Animals who got a job at Bettencourt Dairies' Dry Creek Dairy in Hansen for a few weeks this summer.
The 2012 QSR Drive-Thru Study ranked Wendy's service the fastest while Burger King came in last.
Oct 3- Burger King Worldwide, Inc.:. *On September 28, units entered into a credit agreement- SEC filing. up to $130 million of revolving extensions.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.-- The president of an organization leading the fight against cramped cages for pregnant pigs said Tuesday he's seeking a spot on Tyson Food Inc.' s board of directors to put more pressure on the nation's second-largest pork processor to abandon the crates.