Arby’s Owner Bets on Fast Food With Dunkin’ Buy
The $11.3 billion deal will put Dunkin' under the same roof as Inspire Brands' Arby's, Buffalo Wild Wings, Sonic Drive-In, and Jimmy John's chains.
FAT Brands to Buy Johnny Rockets
When the deal closes, it will have more than 700 restaurants worldwide with annual system-wide sales exceeding $700 million.
Largest Pizza Hut Franchisee Files Chapter 11
NPC International has been dealing with “a perfect storm of problems” including coronavirus-related shutdowns, a massive debt load, and rising costs.
McDonald’s Shares Jump 6% on Earnings Beat
The company benefited from value deals and increased menu prices as it undergoes the largest construction project in its history.
Arby’s Owner Beefs up With $1.5B Sonic Buy
Sonic is America's largest drive-in chain but has been facing intense pricing competition from bigger fast-food rivals.
Storms Dent Wendy’s Same-Store Sales in Q3
The fast-food chain's stock falls 3% amid concerns it is losing ground to its rivals in the burger wars.
Chipotle Sales Rise 8.8% But Stock Dips 9.5%
The Q3 revenue gain "is not bad per se, but ... it is clear that Chipotle has still not made up all of the ground it lost" after a food-safety scandal.
Promotions Drive McD’s 6% Comp Sales Jump
Deals such as McPick 2 and the Signature Crafted premium sandwich helped the chain post a 4.1% Q3 gain in U.S. same-store sales.
Burger King Owner Buys Popeyes for $1.8B
The deal adds Popeyes' Louisiana-style fried chicken and buttermilk biscuits to a fast-food empire that also includes Tim Hortons.
Burger King Same-Store Sales Jump 2.8% in Q4
The chain "seems to be reaping the benefits of an unabashed focus on fast food products, from hot dogs to chicken fries."
Wendy’s Third-Quarter Profit Soars to $49M
The burger chain's bottom line has benefited from the sale of company-owned stores, resulting in higher franchise fees and lower costs.