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After closing its Teavana tea cafes, Starbucks is shutting down the retail component of the business as well, with plans to close all 379 Teavana retail stores within a year. “Many of the company’s...
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Recently, delivery-only or virtual restaurants have increased in popularity , especially in major cities like New York, Chicago, and the Bay Area. With the rise in social media; a variety of high-...
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With other restaurants whimpering about labor costs, Passport Pizza knows how sweet it is to be paid for hiring talent. “I love getting those $4,600 checks,” says Sue LaTour, president of the Detroit...
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After sneering at fast food for decades, Chipotle has decided traditional quick-service chains may not be as brain-dead as it alleged. The home of Food with Integrity is showing a change of heart...
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When it comes to flavoring foods, chefs and home cooks alike rely on a few staples: acids, salts, fats and of course, spices and herbs. Spices and herbs can bring heat to an otherwise ordinary dish,...
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Taco Bell is partnering with Lyft to allow customers to grab late-night tacos while using the car ride service. A function of the Lyft app, Taco Mode, enables users to request a stop at a Taco Bell...
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Aggressive discontinuing and simultaneous promotion of a new premium sandwich line added momentum during the second quarter to McDonald’s turnaround , with same-store sales for U.S. restaurants...
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When opening a franchise, there are a lot of upfront costs that franchisees have to consider. Beyond the obvious such as food costs and labor, the cost of technology to help run the business—...
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The Tijuana Flats fast-casual Tex-Mex chain is adding a family meal kit as a delivery option available from all 130 of its branches starting Monday. The $31.99 kit consists of a taco bar in portable...
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The Beef ‘O’ Brady’s and The Brass Tap casual-dining chains have been sold by Levine Leichtman Capital Partners to CapitalSpring Partners, a New York City-based concern that specializes in the...