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Shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill skyrocketed on Wednesday after the company posted better-than-expected earnings after the closing bell.
Restaurant Brands International tells investors it's about to make major changes at its Canadian-based coffee chain Tim Hortons.
Pizza Hut is gearing up for its first big promotion as the official pizza sponsor of the National Football League.
Hasbro shares crater after lackluster earnings report; company blames the Toys R Us liquidation for disappointing sales.
Many restaurants generated systemwide sales of at least $200 million in 2017, but some are growing faster than others.
Kreiz has been a director on Mattel's board since June 2017, and was slated to be elected as the board's chairman at its shareholder meeting on May 17.
Starbucks is shuttering all of its company-owned stores during the afternoon on May 29 and it could cost the brand millions in lost revenue.
Fake Starbucks coupons have begun circulating on social media in the wake of protests over the arrests of two black men who had asked to use a Starbucks restroom.
Kevin Johnson's response to the arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks is an "instructive playbook" for other CEO's dealing with crisis.
Starbucks announced Tuesday that it will close all of its company-owned locations in the U.S. during the afternoon of May 29 to conduct a racial-bias education program.