Stories tagged: fast food
Thu., Dec. 5, 2019
Authorities in Tennessee say an irate woman pointed a gun at fast food workers because they gave her ketchup instead of jelly.
Sun., July 14, 2019
How do we think about the 40th anniversary of the McDonald’s Happy Meal?
Tue., May 14, 2019
Arby’s is offering three new King’s Hawaiian sandwiches for a limited time – the Big Kahuna, Smokehouse Brisket and Sweet & Spicy Luau Chicken, all with a King’s Hawaiian bun …
UPDATED: Sun., April 14, 2019
The McDonald’s on Third Avenue in downtown Spokane is planning a major renovation, according to permits issued by the city.
Sun., Sept. 16, 2018
Restaurants are getting dinged by the convenience of Netflix, the advent of pre-made meals, the spread of online grocery delivery, plus crushing student debt and a focus on healthy eating.
UPDATED: Thu., July 12, 2018
Seven fast-food chains have agreed to drop “no-poaching” clauses that bar employees from switching between company franchises, agreeing to end a practice critics say drags down wages for millions of …
UPDATED: Mon., July 9, 2018
Eleven state attorneys general – Oregon’s among them – are launching an investigation of contracts at fast-food chains that prevent their workers from switching franchises, targeting a practice some economists …
Tue., Feb. 13, 2018
Is that love in the air or french fries? White Castle, KFC and other fast-food restaurants are trying to lure sweethearts for Valentine’s Day.
Sun., Oct. 29, 2017
McDonald’s has posted positive U.S. same-store sales for eight of the past nine quarters. Shares of Burger King’s parent company are trading near an all-time high. It’s not kale salads …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 22, 2017
McDonald’s India has announced it will close nearly 170 McDonald’s outlets in northern and eastern India after the American fast food giant decided to terminate a franchise agreement with its …
Mon., July 17, 2017
A McDonald’s promotion for free ice cream cones to celebrate National Ice Cream Day went awry over a glitch with the fast food giant’s mobile app.
Wed., May 31, 2017
McDonald’s will expand delivery service to 1,000 more U.S. restaurants this week, including locations in the New York area, part of a gambit that the 77-year-old chain can find a …
UPDATED: Wed., May 24, 2017
Spokane’s first McDonald’s restaurant on North Monroe is coming down to make room for an updated McDonald’s at the same location
UPDATED: Wed., May 24, 2017
McDonald’s annual shareholder meeting Wednesday attracted hoards of protesters outside the burger giant’s suburban Chicago headquarters. Inside, though, the meeting produced few surprises.
Thu., May 11, 2017
For Mother’s Day, KFC has released a steamy romance book, “Tender Wings of Desire.”
UPDATED: Sat., May 6, 2017
There’s plenty of talk about the retail industry dying, with malls closing and the slump stressing iconic chains like Sears and J. Crew, but healthier big-box giants such as Wal-Mart …
UPDATED: Mon., May 1, 2017
McDonald’s has launched a line of premium mix-and-match sandwiches it calls Signature Crafted, a pricier option it hopes customers will bite onto despite their focus on value. The Signature Crafted …
Tue., April 11, 2017
By year’s end, the world’s largest burger chain will roll out nationwide a mobile ordering system that will collect a wealth of data about the habits of customers.
Wed., March 1, 2017
McDonald’s Corp. says it will launch mobile order-and-pay and curbside pickup across its U.S. restaurants toward the end of the year.
Thu., Feb. 23, 2017
A Taco Bell treat that has a shell made entirely of fried chicken will vanish from the fast-food chain’s menu despite its popularity. Taco Bell spokesman Rob Poetsch says the …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 16, 2017
Old favorites are getting new life under the Golden Arches. Last month, McDonald’s rolled out two new sizes of Big Macs – the Grand Mac and the Mac Jr. – …
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016
McDonald’s is testing the use of fresh, never frozen beef for its Quarter Pounder hamburgers.
Sat., Nov. 26, 2016
Brazil has been bogged down in a recession for over two years but one business is still growing. Fast food. And as it expands, so does the country’s obesity problem.
Mon., Nov. 14, 2016
Yum Brands Inc., now more reliant on its Taco Bell chain to fuel growth, is opening a booze-serving flagship restaurant on the Las Vegas Strip to help invigorate the Mexican-food …
Fri., Oct. 21, 2016
McDonald’s Corp. Chief Executive Officer Steve Easterbrook has more tricks up his sleeve than serving Egg McMuffins all day.
Fri., Oct. 21, 2016
DEAR MISS MANNERS: Many of us who use drive-thrus regularly are often on our way to work. Unfortunately, we often end up behind someone who has placed an order for …
Tue., Sept. 20, 2016
Panera Bread and Chipotle Mexican Grill passed with flying colors, but KFC and Olive Garden were among the laggards in commitments to eliminate medically important antibiotics from their meat and …
Tue., Aug. 30, 2016
Chipotle’s latest burrito giveaway is for children. The company is offering free kid’s meals on Sundays during the month of September.
Wed., July 6, 2016
McDonald’s this fall is expanding its all-day breakfast menu to include McGriddles and the option of biscuits for a wider swath of the country.
Mon., June 13, 2016
McDonald’s is moving back to Chicago and taking over the old home of “The Oprah Winfrey Show.”