Media Mentions

Oct 19, 2021
"Texas Roadhouse, Olive Garden, and other casual chains benefit from independent restaurant closures of the last year"
Sep 30, 2021
"Opinion: ‘Is this Taco Bell or a Greek gyro restaurant?’: The Mexican fast-food chain offers a confusing take on the chicken sandwich"
Sep 30, 2021
"Starbucks should take a cue from Dutch Bros. and seize the opportunity in energy drinks, analyst says"
Sep 28, 2021
"Domino's Brings In The Dough, As Wall Street Sweats Delivery Boom"
Sep 27, 2021
"2 Chick-fil-A locations in LA stopped serving breakfast because they don't have enough workers"
Sep 27, 2021
"The restaurant giant that owns Olive Garden says it hasn't seen a spike in job seekers since unemployment benefits ended"
Sep 16, 2021
"Some restaurants are closing dining rooms again, but owners blame staffing shortages, not COVID"
Sep 12, 2021
"Fast food menus are finally growing again after getting down to the basics in 2020"
Aug 28, 2021
"Starbucks is Leaving Some of America's Dying Malls and Focusing on Drive-Thrus"
Aug 24, 2021
"Starbucks is Trying to Ensure There's Plenty of PSLs as Supply Chain Shortages Continue to Hammer the Chain"
Aug 22, 2021
"Drive-Thrus are Getting Larger and Larger with No End in Sight"
Aug 18, 2021
"Who Doesn’t like Pizza? Domino’s and Papa John’s have Global Possibilities"
Aug 15, 2021
"This is how Dunkin' has changed since it dropped the 'Donuts'"
Aug 06, 2021
"Starbucks Stores are Already Stocking up on Pumpkin Sauce with PSL Season Fast Approaching as Supply Issues Linger"
Aug 02, 2021
"McDonald’s Riding the Trend in Comfort Food to Soaring Same-Store Sales Results"
Jul 27, 2021
"McDonald's Big Sales Growth Expected as Labor Crunch Looms"
Jul 18, 2021
"Dunkin' Adds Trendy Foods to Attract Younger Customers"
Jun 30, 2021
"Starbucks' Embrace of Viral Social Media Drinks is Infuriating Some Baristas"
Jun 26, 2021
"This is How Sonic Increased Sales by $1 Billion During the Pandemic, According to the Drive-In Chain's President"
Jun 24, 2021
"Closed on Sunday"
May 21, 2021
"McDonald’s shareholders reelect board members despite criticism over ex-CEO’s firing"
May 18, 2021
"Finance Insider (McDonald's and Dine Brands)"
May 17, 2021
"Walmart, 7-Eleven, and McDonald's shortened hours during the COVID-19 pandemic, and 24 hour shopping might be slow to return"
May 11, 2021
"Restaurants are Betting on To-Go Alcohol as Business Picks Back Up, but Experts Say Competing with Liquor Stores Won't be Easy"
May 07, 2021
"What early results say about McDonald's chicken foray"
May 04, 2021
"KFC's Nashville Hot Chicken sales are suddenly surging after it went viral on TikTok, causing a surprise shortage"
Apr 30, 2021
"Chicken run! Fast food joints complain of poultry shortage as 'chicken sandwich wars' cause demand to soar"
Apr 29, 2021
"McDonald's chicken sandwich sales are exploding as the fast-food giant finally launches a worthy Chick-fil-A rival"
Apr 28, 2021
"Chicken sandwich wars pay off for KFC and McDonald’s, putting pressure on supply"
Apr 23, 2021
"I went to Dunkin' and Starbucks to compare their drive-thrus, and I'm convinced they're after totally different customers"
Apr 23, 2021
"Golden Corral's CEO reveals how the chain implemented a drive-thru-less drive-thru"
Apr 09, 2021
"Expect ‘eye popping’ sales numbers from consumer companies as calendar laps COVID closures"
Apr 05, 2021
"McFamily Feud: Scandal, lawsuits, and cultural upheaval at McDonald’s"
Mar 26, 2021
"Casual dining gets boost on pent up consumer demand, stimulus"
Mar 24, 2021
"Starbucks fired an employee over a TikTok video made at work as brands become increasingly wary of workers’ social media"
Mar 24, 2021
"7-Eleven is opening its first drive-thru store and it will feature tacos and special-flavored Slurpees"
Mar 21, 2021
"Why we won't see Starbucks kill off menu items to speed up service like nearly every other drive-thru restaurant"
Mar 17, 2021
"Pizza Hut US just had its best quarter in a decade. Here's how owner Yum Brands rescued the chain."
Mar 17, 2021
"What concept might Yum Brands acquire in the future?"
Mar 17, 2021
"How Roark Capital's Neal Aronson won over franchisees to build a $54 billion fast-food juggernaut with brands like Arby's, Dunkin', and Buffalo Wild Wings"
Mar 17, 2021
"A bit late to the poultry party! Burger King becomes latest chain to unveil a crispy chicken sandwich - 18 months after Popeyes sparked a fast food war with its viral version"
Mar 17, 2021
"How Chick-fil-A is trying to keep drive-thru workers safe as long lines force employees to face harsh weather this winter"
Mar 17, 2021
"An inside look at career opportunities and pay at In-N-Out, one of America's best places to work, according to employees"
Jan 08, 2021
"KFC launches new sandwich as chicken wars heat up"
Jan 04, 2021
"Top Restaurant Stocks Poised for Biggest Gains in a Generation: Analysts"
Jan 04, 2021
"McDonald's wants a bite of crispy chicken market with new sandwiches"
Dec 28, 2020
"Pandemic Fuels Mergers and Acquisitions in the Restaurant Industry"
Nov 24, 2020
"COVID-related restaurant closures mount, but perhaps 'less dire' than forecast"
Nov 05, 2020
"COVID-19 pandemic fuels huge growth at Papa John’s"
Oct 27, 2020
"McDonald's franchisees are more optimistic than they've been in years, as analysts predict that 20% of independent restaurants will close across America"
Sep 16, 2020
"McDonald’s Says Demand for Travis Scott Meal Spurring Burger Shortages"
Sep 15, 2020
"McDonald’s September Sales get a Boost from Rapper Travis Scott"
Jul 27, 2020
"Big Restaurant Chains Could See Sales Rebound This Week"
Jul 21, 2020
"NYC is Now the Worst Place to do Business, Retailers Say"
Jul 07, 2020
"Skyrocketing of COVID-19 Cases Around the U.S. Slows Dine-in Restaurant Recovery"
Jun 10, 2020
"Starbucks to Fast-Track Pickup-Only Stores Amid $3.2 Billion Loss"
May 27, 2020
"Papa John's Second Record Sales Month Sends Stocks Soaring"
May 18, 2020
"Finance Insider - Mark Kalinowski"
May 14, 2020
"Chick-fil-A is the Third-Largest Fast-Food Chain in America, and that Should Terrify Wendy's and Burger King"
Jan 29, 2020
"In fast-food war, victory goes to those who have the little chickens"
Jan 29, 2020
"McDonald's Earnings Top on Best Same-Store Sales Gain in 10 Years"
Jan 28, 2020
"McDonald's: New Chicken Sandwich 'Might Blow Your Mind'"
Jan 28, 2020
"McDonald's unveils two chicken breakfast sandwiches to compete with Chick-fil-A"
Jan 27, 2020
"Chick-fil-A is the largest competitive threat to McDonald's in the U.S., report states"
Jan 23, 2020
"McDonald's franchisees are terrified of Chick-fil-A's success as the chicken chain emerges as the biggest threat to the fast-food giant's dominance"
Jan 23, 2020
"McDonald's earnings preview: Chick-fil-A is the fast-food giant's biggest competition in the U.S."
Jan 10, 2020
"Beyond Meat, Tyson's Raised & Rooted, and other plant-based foods are officially mainstream"
Jan 07, 2020
"Taco Bell parent Yum Brands makes a questionable move with burger joint purchase, analysts say"
Dec 30, 2019
"Beyond Meat Stock Eyes Rebound and Other 2020 Trends to Watch in How We Eat"
Dec 03, 2019
"IHOP wants your lunch money (and your dinner money, too)"
Oct 22, 2019
"McDonald's shares fall amid chicken sandwich craze"
Sep 23, 2019
"Suddenly -- four years later -- Chipotle's stock has completed its comeback: CEO tells MarketWatch how his company got the job done"
Aug 28, 2019
"Papa John's stock surges, upgraded three times after new leadership brings hope for fast change"
Aug 27, 2019
"Papa John's names Arby's President Rob Lynch as CEO, shares jump 7%"
Aug 27, 2019
"Papa John's stock soars after company names new CEO"
Jul 29, 2019
"Chick-fil-A likely loses out on more than $1 billion in sales every year by closing on Sundays -- and it's a brilliant business strategy"
Jul 19, 2019
"Chick-fil-A consulted Ritz-Carlton and fine-dining pro Danny Meyer on how to make its customer service better than any other fast-food chain"
Jun 28, 2019
"Why Red Robin is under siege"
Jun 28, 2019
"Reservations for the Taco Bell hotel sold out in two minutes"
Jun 24, 2019
"Fresh beef Quarter Pounders help McDonald's gain market share for the first time in 5 years"
Jun 19, 2019
"Does Chick-fil-A's Growth have a Ceiling?"
Jun 01, 2019
"Chick-fil-A is dominating fast food while teaching workers to say 'my pleasure'..."
May 13, 2019
"Evidence is mounting that fast-food chains from Chick-fil-A to McDonald's will be forced to add vegan menu items -- or face the consequences"
Apr 23, 2019
"Starbucks rival Luckin Coffee files for U.S. IPO"
Apr 23, 2019
"Are McDonald's global menu favorites coming to U.S. stores?"
Apr 16, 2019
"Starbucks launches revamped rewards program with communication hiccups"
Apr 15, 2019
"Cheryl Bachelder joins Chick-fil-A board"
Apr 09, 2019
"Will Chuck E. Cheese's IPO Lure More Restaurants Back To The Market?"
Mar 07, 2019
"Why Wendy's Is Facing Campus Protests (It's About the Tomatoes)"
Feb 28, 2019
"Pizza Hut tests 99-cent condiment shaker in California"
Feb 26, 2019
"Despite disappointing earnings, Domino's is still winning the pizza wars"
Feb 21, 2019
"Parent company of Applebee's and IHOP reverses slump"
Feb 12, 2019
"What might Darden buy next?"
Feb 07, 2019
"Dunkin' shares drop after coffee chain focuses on espresso"
Feb 05, 2019
"Papa John's scores $200M investment, new chairman"
Jan 31, 2019
"McDonald's Downplays Franchisee Unrest, But Expects Costs To Hit Profits"
Jan 29, 2019
"Starbucks could get dragged into politics by a Howard Schultz run for president""
Jan 28, 2019
"McDonald’s operators reveal aspirations for National Owners Association"
Jan 28, 2019
"Ex-Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz teases presidential run"
Jan 07, 2019
"Report: McDonald’s operators feel ‘cash-strapped"
Jan 03, 2019
"McDonald's Cheesy Bacon Fries launch has the potential to be a massive win for the fast-food giant"
Jan 02, 2019
"$1 cocktails and cheesy bacon fries could make Dine Brands, McDonald’s top restaurant stocks in 2019"
Dec 28, 2018
"Seven big restaurant questions heading into 2019"
Dec 28, 2018
"Chick-fil-A is the fast-food chain of the year, and things are only getting better"
Dec 27, 2018
"Olive Garden parent Darden Restaurants, Chick-fil-A are names to watch in 2019"
Dec 19, 2018
"Chick-fil-A poised to jump Subway, Burger King in US fast food market"
Dec 17, 2018
"Chick-fil-A is on track to become the third-largest chain in America — and McDonald's and Wendy's should be terrified"
Dec 17, 2018
"Chick-fil-A on track to become No. 3 fast-food chain in US"
Dec 17, 2018
"As Chick-fil-A surges, McDonald’s and Wendy’s are under threat"
Dec 07, 2018
"Leaked photos reveal that McDonald's is rolling out its new cheesy bacon fries across the US"
Nov 30, 2018
"IBD Stock Of The Day: Domino's Pizza Makes Two Bullish Moves On Road To Buy Point"
Nov 16, 2018
"McDonald’s teases with Cheesy Bacon Fries"
Nov 09, 2018
"KFC wants to raise the bar with chicken-and-waffles meal"
Nov 06, 2018
"Papa John’s to report ‘terrible’ earnings. That could spell trouble for a sale"
Oct 29, 2018
"McDonald’s testing made-to-order chicken items"
Oct 16, 2018
"McDonald’s operators move to form franchisee association"
Oct 16, 2018
"McDonald’s operators move to form franchisee association"
Oct 15, 2018
"Cheesecake Factory downgraded on same-store sales concerns"
Oct 10, 2018
"Papa John’s will likely be sold in the next year, analyst says"
Sep 26, 2018
"McDonald’s Removes Artificial Ingredients From Burgers"
Sep 25, 2018
"Arby’s Parent to Buy Sonic for $2.3 Billion"
Sep 13, 2018
"Taco Bell’s Beefy Crunch Burrito back on the menu"
Sep 07, 2018
"Papa John’s could close up to 250 stores if sales do not improve in the next six months, analyst says"
Sep 05, 2018
"McDonald’s latest menu tests: global foods and chicken tenders"
Aug 22, 2018
"IBD Stock Of The Day: Stock With 1,000% Gain Nears New Buy Point"
Aug 20, 2018
"Taco Bell tests Nacho Fries sauce made with world’s hottest pepper"
Aug 15, 2018
"The inside story of how McDonald’s innovated the Quarter Pounder"
Aug 10, 2018
"Papa John’s sales are up for grabs, Domino’s emerges as the early winner"
Aug 09, 2018
"Papa John’s ‘drama’ weighs on earnings and guidance, sending shares down 5%"
Aug 08, 2018
"The ongoing feud between Papa John’s founder and its board is ‘destroying shareholder value"
Aug 02, 2018
"Yum! Brands dragged down by sluggish comps at Pizza Hut, KFC"
Aug 02, 2018
"Wendy's downgraded on same-store sales expectations"
Jul 26, 2018
"McDonald's Vows To Get 'More Aggressive' As Fast-Food Wars Hit Q2 Sales"
Jul 25, 2018
"Papa John’s missteps and mistakes have Wall Street wondering whether the pizza chain is beyond recovery"
Jun 22, 2018
"A restaurant-winery combo making vino out of an office park in Woodridge is growing like crazy"
Jun 20, 2018
"Starbucks to triple average yearly store closures to 150"
Jun 19, 2018
"Domino's Pizza Misses Q2 Revenue, Comp Sales Forecasts; Stock Falls"
Jun 18, 2018
"Papa John’s Founder Recently Held Merger Talks With Wendy’s"
Jun 16, 2018
"Schultz’s 2020 ambitions give Starbucks the jitters"
Jun 07, 2018
"McDonald’s Plans Corporate Job Cuts, ‘Eliminating Layers"
Jun 07, 2018
"Analyst: McDonald’s is set to keep cooking"
Jun 07, 2018
"McDonald's Plans More Corporate Job Cuts Amid Tech Push: Report"
Jun 07, 2018
"McDonald's stock upgraded on positive effect of fresh beef burgers"
Jun 07, 2018
"Kalinowski: McDonald's is top restaurant-stock pick"
Jun 03, 2018
"McDonald’s adds Muffin Toppers to McCafé menu"
May 30, 2018
"Pret A Manger’s new owners are giving employees bonuses"
May 08, 2018
"Starbucks deal with Nestlé opens doors internationally after some near-term pain"
May 07, 2018
"Starbucks expands retail reach in $7B deal with Nestlé"
Apr 30, 2018
"McDonald’s fresh-beef burgers expected to give the Quarter Pounder a boost"
Apr 30, 2018
"McDonald’s sales sizzle on demand for ‘gourmet’ burgers"
Apr 30, 2018
"McDonald's New Value Menu Dispels Fears As Earnings, Sales Beat Views"
Apr 30, 2018
"U.S. fast-food price war flares as consumer spending softens"
Apr 30, 2018
"Starbucks wants you to take an afternoon coffee break"
Apr 27, 2018
"McDonald’s Earnings: What to Watch"
Apr 20, 2018
"These are the 5 fastest growing restaurants in America"