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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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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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McDonald’s Burgers Rate Last in Survey

When it comes to fast food, Americans eat a lot of it, and they are getting more demanding about the quality of the food they are eating. And the biggest ...
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Poor Wages Given as Reason for Poor McDonald’s Service Rating

For the past 20 years, the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) has been rating what it calls limited-service restaurants and the rest of us call fast-food restaurants. In every one ...
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McDonald’s Gets Worst Rating Among Restaurant Chains

McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) may dominate fast-food sales in the United States based on revenue, and also as one of the largest in terms of locations, but its customer service ...
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Hot May Numbers Make These Five Top Restaurant Stocks Solid Summer Buys

Many of the consumer discretionary stocks that make up that sector have suffered this year. As of the end of last week, it is the only sector that was down ...
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Panera Bread Makes a Clean Break Toward Sustainability

Is it just coincidence the leaders in the fast casual dining segment, virtually the only segment of the restaurant industry showing consistently high growth, are also the ones that seemingly ...
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Here’s Why Dunkin Donuts and Starbucks Will Be Serving Lunch

McDonald's (NYSE: MCD) still owns breakfast, regardless of the recent assault made on the day part by numerous fast food and fast casual restaurants. Lunchtime, however, may become the next ...
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McDonald’s Promises Investors 20% Higher Returns

Fast-food giant McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) announced Wednesday morning that it plans to return $18 billion to $20 billion to shareholders over the next three years, a 10% to 20% ...
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Protests in Store for McDonald’s Annual Meeting

A week following last Thursday's global strikes and protests in 230 cities, hundreds of workers at McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) are planning to travel to this Thursday's annual shareholders' meeting ...
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Red Lobster Never Recovered From the Great Recession

It has been less than six months since Darden Restaurants Inc. (NYSE: DRI) first said that it would shed its Red Lobster restaurants, either in a spin-off or in a ...
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Pizza Store Papa Murphy’s IPO Fresh From the Oven

Pizza store operator and franchisor Papa Murphy's Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: FRSH) launched its initial public offering (IPO) Friday morning, selling 5.8 million shares at $11 a share, the low end ...
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Starbucks Will Have to Raise Prices

Coffee prices started spiking in late January, from less than $1.20 a pound to near $2.15 a pound today. Milk and sugar prices are also higher, and eventually this confluence ...
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Yum Fortunes Ride With China

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