restaurants

Are Starbucks Lines Too Long?

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) disappointed Wall Street with a lukewarm forecast. It did not say exactly what the cause was but did mention that it has developed tactics for when ...
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Why Starbucks Earnings Are Tanking the Stock

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) reported fiscal fourth-quarter and full-year 2017 results after markets closed Thursday. For the quarter, the coffee roasting and restaurant company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share ...
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How Does Chipotle CEO Ells Keep His Job?

Under almost any circumstances, the board of a company as badly troubled as Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE: CMG) would fire its chief executive officer. Yet founder, CEO and Chairman ...
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Was Chipotle Downgraded Just Because It Overpays Its Workers?

If there is one company that has had a multitude of problems over the past few years it has been Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NASDAQ: CMG). The company has suffered ...
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Starbucks Growth Showing Signs of Trouble?

If it seems to you that a new specialty coffee store springs up every other day, you're not far wrong. Over the past three years the total number of coffee ...
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The Best and Worst Customer Service Among Restaurants

One of the best performing stocks among the 30 that comprise the Dow Jones Industrial Average belongs to a restaurant chain that is among the worst in its category for ...
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Applebee’s and IHOP Closures Indicate Pressure on Casual-Dining Sector

The announcement Thursday that the parent company of Applebee’s and IHOP plans to close as many as 160 restaurants underscores the financial pressure many casual restaurant chains are under. Many ...
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Starbucks Hit by Fake Ad, Phone Scam

Success, they say, is its own reward. Sometimes, though, there's a penalty to pay as well. Over the past few days, Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) has been the victim of ...
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Yelp Gets a Big Boost From Eat24 Sale

When local business guide service Yelp Inc. (NYSE: YELP) reported second-quarter earnings Thursday afternoon, shares jumped nearly 20% following a massive profit beat and a solid revenue beat. The company ...
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El Pollo Loco Q2 Earnings Fall Short

When El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LOCO) released its second-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Thursday, the crazy chicken said that it had $0.21 in earnings per ...
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McDonald’s Struggles to Overcome Perceptions of Poor Customer Service

The turnaround of McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) has been monumental, with global comparable sales up more than 6% in its recent better-than-expected earnings report. As we have pointed out, a ...
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How Times Change: When McDonald’s Is Loved More Than Starbucks

It is no secret that the Dow and S&P 500 have hit new all-time highs. That being said, the stock market is a market of stocks rather than a market ...
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Why Analysts Aren’t Totally Bearish on Chipotle After Earnings and Health Scare

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE: CMG) has been beaten down over the past few years. As recently as 2015 this was a $700 stock, but now it’s about half that. ...
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Starbucks Earnings on Target, but Sales Dipped and Execs Are Wary

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) reported fiscal third quarter 2017 results after markets closed Thursday. For the quarter, the coffee roaster and restaurant company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) ...
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What Analysts Are Saying About Chipotle After Earnings and Norovirus Scare

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE: CMG) reported its most recent quarterly results after the markets closed Tuesday, following a week of bad press surrounding the burrito chain’s most recent health ...
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