Problems With Franchise Workers Hurt McDonald’s

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) on Friday issued complaints against McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) and the company’s franchisees as “joint employers” alleging that the employers violated workers’ rights and ...
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FedEx Earnings Sag on Lower per Package Revenue

FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) reported second-quarter fiscal 2015 results before markets opened Wednesday. The package delivery service posted quarterly diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $2.14 on revenues of $11.9 ...
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Will Consumers Trust Brand New Menu Efforts of McDonald’s?

The new president of the U.S. division of McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) faced analysts for the first time on Wednesday since taking over in the middle of October. Mike Andres ...
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McDonald’s Sales Tanking Everywhere

McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) on Monday morning announced same-store sales for November, and it is hard to figure how the news could be worse. U.S. sales were down 4.6% year-over-year ...
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Aramark Private Equity Backers Unloading More Shares

Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) has been public a year now. Since its IPO debut in December of 2013 at $20 per share, the stock has enjoyed a post-IPO trading range of ...
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Weather Triggers Cancellation Of Over 200 Flights

Both airlines and passengers lose. One sheds revenue, and the other may not make it home for Thanksgiving. Exactly 222  flights "within, into, or out of the United States" have ...
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Americans Rate Postal Service Highest, VA Lowest

The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has lost billions of dollars. However, it does deliver the mail to every American, usually on time, at its motto suggests: Neither snow nor rain ...
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Starbucks Earnings Leave Investors Cold

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) reported fiscal fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 results after markets closed Thursday. For the quarter, the coffee roaster and restaurant company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share ...
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The High Cost of Cancelled Airline Flights

In the past 30 days, Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has cancelled 707 U.S. flights, more than any other major carrier. United Continental Holdings Inc. (NYSE: UAL) has cancelled 518, ...
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Wynn Resorts’ Earnings Get Helping Hand From Dividend Boost

Wynn Resorts Ltd. (NASDAQ: WYNN) reported third-quarter 2014 results after markets closed on Tuesday. The casino and resort operator posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.95 on revenues ...
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UPS Delivers on Earnings, Prepares for Busy December

United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS) reported its third-quarter results before the market opened Friday as $1.32 in earnings per share and $14.29 billion in revenue. That was against Thomson ...
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FedEx Predicts Record Holiday Season Shipments

Package delivery service FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) said on Wednesday that it expects global shipments to rise 8.8% during this year’s holiday season to a total of more than 290 ...
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Not a Lot of Sizzle in Dave & Buster’s IPO

Dave & Buster’s Entertainment Inc. (NASDAQ: PLAY) priced 5.88 million shares at $16 for the company’s initial public offering (IPO) Friday morning. Shares opened at $16 and rose to a ...
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What Is Driving HubSpot Even Higher

HubSpot Inc. (NYSE: HUBS) raised its expected initial public offering (IPO) price range earlier this week, and then priced the offering higher still. The stock wasn’t finished though, opening about ...
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5 Top Technology Business Process Outsourcing Stocks Driven by E-Commerce

The world of payments has changed so much in the past 50 years that some are predicting a day will come when there will be no cash in the monetary ...
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