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7-Eleven tries to retake Manhattan

Jan 17, 2013
After pulling up stakes in New York years ago, 7-Eleven has returned and is making Manhattan its top priority for rapid expansion
Posted In: 7-Eleven, fast food

Why fast-food workers struggle to unionize

Nov 29, 2012
A walk-out by workers at several fast-food chains in New York marks latest effort to organize an industry with high worker turnover.
Posted In: McDonald's, strike, protests, union, fast food, labor

'Well, blow me down!' Popeye is out at Popeyes

Nov 29, 2012
The spinach-chomping sailor loses his contract as a fast-food pitchman.
Posted In: fast food, branding

'Old-fashioned' has lost its chic for Wendy's

Oct 11, 2012
The hamburger chain is updating its logo and look for the first time in 30 years, trying to rise above its fast-food competitors when fast food has lost some of its appeal.
Posted In: wendy's, fast food, marketing, logo

McDonald's opens all-vegetarian restaurants in India

Sep 6, 2012
The fast food giant makes a bold move in a country where about 50 percent of the people are vegetarian.
Posted In: India, McDonald's, fast food

Soda for breakfast?

Jul 6, 2012
Three fast food chains are promoting breakfast deals that include drinks like a 28-ounce soda -- starting at six o'clock in the morning.
Posted In: soda, fast food, breakfast

Taco Bell goes gourmet

Jul 5, 2012
Call it “the Chipotle effect,” but more and more fast food joints are going upscale.
Posted In: fast food, Taco Bell, Chipotle

Dunkin’ Donuts sets up shop in India

May 8, 2012
Dunkin’ Donuts launches a flagship outlet in New Delhi, with a full snack menu strategy. It aims to get a jump on Starbucks in India.
Posted In: Dunkin' Donuts, coffee, India, fast food, starbucks

Burger King moves to 'cage-free' eggs and pork

Apr 26, 2012
The fast-food giant will move away from tightly packed chickens and pigs within five years. Farmers and consumers will feel the impact.
Posted In: cage-free, chicken, eggs, pork, pigs, Burger King, fast food

Burger King to go public -- again

Apr 4, 2012
Burger King has been bought and sold several times in the last decade. Now its private investors plan to take it public again.
Posted In: Burger King, fast food

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