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Carl Icahn may seek seats on the McDonald’s board for better treatment of pigs

The Bottom Line: The famed investor is not a big shareholder. But he is close to igniting a proxy war against the burger giant over what he says is an unkept promise on the use of gestation crates.

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The market cools off for restaurant acquisitions

The Bottom Line: Inflation concerns and margin pressures haven’t just hurt stocks. The market for restaurant deals has slowed to a crawl as sellers wait until things improve.

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Why rising interest rates are unlikely to slow restaurant expansion

Borrowing costs are increasing as the Federal Reserve looks to slow inflation. But they seem unlikely to slow the industry’s growth.

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Why a familiar name could be a candidate for the Starbucks CEO job

The Bottom Line: Bloomberg suggested that one of the chain’s directors could take the position, including former Domino’s CEO Ritch Allison and former McDonald’s CMO Mary Dillon.