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Free Coffee From McDonald’s — Again

Following a similar promotion in March of this year, McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) is once again offering customers a free small coffee during breakfast hours for the next two weeks. ...
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UPS to Hire Up to 95,000 Seasonal Workers for 2014 Holiday Surge

The first announcement for seasonal hiring plans came out Tuesday morning from United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS). The package delivery service said it will hire 90,000 to 95,000 seasonal ...
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Manchester United Profits Drop 84%

English soccer club Manchester United PLC (NYSE: MANU) reported financial results for its fourth quarter and full 2014 fiscal year Tuesday, and the results were not pretty. The club posted ...
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McDonald’s Shares at 52-Week Low as August Sales Bomb

Same-store sales for McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) were bad in July and worse in August. The company reported Friday morning that U.S. same-store sales fell 2.8% year-over-year, that European sales ...
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Starbucks Launches Super-Premium, Express Store Formats

It’s a busy day in Seattle. Coffee and tea merchant Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) announced Friday morning that the company will open its first Roastery and Tasting Room by December ...
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What to Expect From El Pollo Loco Earnings Debut

El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LOCO) is set to report its first formal earnings report since coming public on Thursday after the market closes. Investors are eager to see what ...
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Neff Corp. Files for IPO

Neff Corporation has filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to conduct an initial public offering (IPO). There were no terms given for the offering, but its filing ...
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The Risks to Travel Sites: Providers No Longer Allow Price Comparisons

The online travel business is both one of the oldest e-commerce sectors and one of its better growing sectors as well. In the United States, online travel sales totaled $111 ...
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How Warren Buffett Is Helping Burger King and Tim Horton Merger

A conference call is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. ET Tuesday, at which the CEOs of Burger King Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: BKW) and Tim Hortons Inc. (NYSE: THI) will discuss the ...
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New McDonald’s U.S. President Returning to His Roots

McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) announced on Friday that Mike Andres will replace retiring McDonald’s U.S. president Jeff Stratton who has spent 41 years under the Golden Arches. Andres has plenty ...
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Disney Leads 2014 Movie Box Office Sweepstakes

Of the top 10 grossing movies so far this year, the Buena Vista Studio owned by The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) claims three titles, while Time Warner Inc.’s (NYSE: ...
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US Postal Service Grows Revenues, But Costs Rise Faster

The U.S. Postal Service ended the June 30, 2014 quarter with a net loss of $2.0 billion. This compares to a net loss of $740 million for the same quarter ...
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Priceline Disappointing Forecast May Offer a Chance to Buy the Dip

The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ: PCLN) reported second quarter 2014 results before markets opened Monday morning. The online travel and hotel reservation company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) ...
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McDonald’s Sales Tank in July, Stock Takes Aim at New 52-Week Low

Same-store sales for McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) could have been worse in July but it’s really hard to see how. The company reported Friday morning that U.S. same-store sales fell ...
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Wendy’s Earnings and Franchise Sales Keeping Its Turnaround Alive

Wendy’s Co. (NASDAQ: WEN) reported second-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Thursday. The fast-food restaurant chain posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.09 on revenues of $523.4 million. In ...
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