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McDonald’s Still King of High-Calorie, High-Fat Food

Part of the McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) turnaround is supposed to be an altered menu, which also is supposed to have more healthy food choices. However, the core of the ...
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Is Slowing Growth the Best Option for McDonald’s Future?

Before the markets opened Friday morning, McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) reported its fourth-quarter financials as $1.13 in earnings per share (EPS) on $6.57 billion in revenue. That compared to Thomson ...
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Starbucks: Can Everybody Make Money on Fast Food?

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) has announced an extraordinary increase in its financial results. For the quarter that ended December 28, revenue rose 13% to $4.8 billion. EPS rose 83% to ...
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Shake Shack IPO

Shake Shack Sets IPO Terms and Pricing

Shake Shack Inc. has just announced the pricing and terms for its initial public offering (IPO). The offering will be for 5 million shares, with an overallotment option for 750,000, ...
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How McDonald’s Helped Shake Shack Go Public

In early December, McDonald’s Corp.’s (NYSE: MCD) new U.S. president talked about the company’s strategy for building its U.S. sales. The quick-service restaurant giant will cut items from its menu ...
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More Strikes for Higher Wages Coming in 160 Cities

Following the Black Friday strikes and protests at more than 1,600 Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) locations across the United States, fast-food workers will walk off the job in 160 ...
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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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Dave & Buster's

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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Yum China

Bad Chicken in China Haunts Yum! Earnings

Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) reported third quarter 2014 results after markets closed on Tuesday. The fast-food restaurant operator posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.87 and revenues ...
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McDonald's

Why Morgan Stanley Says Buy Burger King and Sell McDonald’s

An analyst at Morgan Stanley has kicked off the week with an upgrade to Overweight for Burger King Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: BKW) and a downgrade to Equal Weight for McDonald’s ...
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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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McDonalds Store

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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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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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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