Stories tagged: fast food
Sun., July 14, 2019, 5 a.m.
How do we think about the 40th anniversary of the McDonald’s Happy Meal?
Tue., May 14, 2019, 11:46 a.m.
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, 8:31 a.m.
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, 8:15 a.m.
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, 4:31 p.m.
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, 6:33 p.m.
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, 12:16 p.m.
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, 5 a.m.
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, 9:42 a.m.
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, 8:12 a.m.
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, 8:45 a.m.
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, 8:21 p.m.
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, 4:15 p.m.
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, 7:22 a.m.
For Mother’s Day, KFC has released a steamy romance book, “Tender Wings of Desire.”
UPDATED: Sat., May 6, 2017, 9:23 p.m.
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, 4:15 p.m.
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, 10:50 p.m.
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, 11:30 a.m.
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, 3:09 p.m.
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, 4:11 p.m.
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, 10:34 a.m.
McDonald’s is testing the use of fresh, never frozen beef for its Quarter Pounder hamburgers.
Sat., Nov. 26, 2016, 4:16 p.m.
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, 9:20 a.m.
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, 12:37 p.m.
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, 5:37 p.m.
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, 11:01 a.m.
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, 1:37 p.m.
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, 4:02 p.m.
McDonald’s is moving back to Chicago and taking over the old home of “The Oprah Winfrey Show.”
Thu., May 26, 2016, 3:39 p.m.
McDonald’s, under intense pressure in a competitive industry, sought to reassure its shareholders Thursday that it is making changes to its food and service that customers want.