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Jonathan Maze

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Marketing

KFC's newest product: Scratch 'n sniff valentines

The chain is making chicken-scented valentines available at restaurants today.

Financing

Surging Burger King lifts Restaurant Brands International

But the company's Tim Hortons and Popeyes chains both struggled to win over consumers last quarter.

Higher wages are putting pressure on chains to grow sales in a tough environment.

The new Technomic Chain Restaurant Index shows 4.4% sales growth in the quarter.

But the coffee chains also could be expanding too quickly, says RB's The Bottom Line.

Same-store sales declined 0.3% as storms hit the Midwest and Northeast.

But its sister chain KFC stumbles in the fourth quarter amid intense competition.

The online ordering company will be the delivery provider for KFC and Taco Bell in the U.S.

Privet Fund, which is pushing for a sale, kicked off a proxy fight with a slate of board candidates.

The company didn't put a timeline on when its new executive would be in place, says RB's The Bottom Line.

But the company is investing $50 million on store remodels while planning a new loyalty program.

Inspire Brands, which owns Arby's and Buffalo Wild Wings, is a new kind of brand operator.

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