Grasping at straws

The industry’s breakup with plastic straws has happened at a breathtaking pace.


Which restaurants do consumers deem the least clean?

New Technomic data reveals which brands diners called “dirty,” “greasy” and “filthy.”

The company is giving away the selfie-aiding devices on Thursday, National Selfie Day.

The company is switching to paper in the U.K. and Ireland and will look at alternatives to plastic straws in other countries.

The chain is removing layers from field offices to improve communication and support with its franchisees.

The company’s U.S. business is changing its field structure as part of planned cost-saving efforts.

One is the center of a scandal, the other an international bargaining chip; both stories reflect the chains’ strengths, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The building is designed to inspire community among employees, customers and the surrounding neighborhood.

The company’s new Chicago headquarters is a symbol of the chain’s shift in a new direction.

The company is planning a renewed focus on the morning daypart after its traffic declined.