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This week’s 5 head-spinning moments: Matters of scale

Developments that turned heads this week in the restaurant business, including a tax revelation from the Golden Arches, were astounding in the breadth of their size and scope.

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McDonald's quiet shrinkage

The burger giant has closed more than 300 locations the past three years, says RB's The Bottom Line. Will it grow again?

In 2017, the company generated positive traffic for the first time in five years.

Unexpected developments abounded in the restaurant business, from a surge in popularity of hurling hatchets to new revelations about how much some restaurants pay.

Restaurants are reformatting their layouts and processes to accommodate the shift in their business toward takeout, delivery and catering.

Restaurants are reformatting their layouts and processes to accommodate the shift in their business toward takeout, delivery and catering.

But operators in an Instinet survey say the menu and other changes won't help their profits.

These burger variations are in the chain’s pipeline here and abroad.

A decision last week underscores a change in how the NLRB views a franchisor's accountability for the actions of franchisees.

When the happy talk is all about taxes, you know this was a good spell for restaurants. Also on the plus side: a cover-up for breastaurants, a lovefest for the big burger chains and bitcoins make an inroad.

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