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Food

Will McDonald’s do a plant-based burger in the U.S.?

The company has been adding vegan and vegetarian products in other markets and seems open to the idea of adding one domestically.

Financing

McDonald’s reports strong sales, thanks to Donut Sticks and bacon

The company said its U.S. same-store sales rose 4.5% in the first quarter, but traffic is still down.

The Phoenix test, expected to be expanded to additional markets this spring, will allow customers and store managers to track drivers.

One-fifth of Canadians are members of the program after just a few weeks, but the chain’s same-store sales fell in the first quarter.

The company plans to introduce the plant-based burger nationally toward the end of the year as its U.S. sales slow.

The company is negotiating lower fees from Uber Eats and might bring in a competing provider.

According to Technomic data, the generation has been shrinking its visits for the past year, especially in casual dining, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The former Krispy Kreme executive will take over for the retiring Blaine Hurst.

The 37 locations in Southern Texas owned by Guillermo Perales will remain open.

The chain introduced the “KFC Chickendales,” with personalized Mother’s Day videos featuring the dancers.

The fast-casual chain revealed that it received a request for information regarding last year’s incident in Ohio, sending its shares falling.

Online and mobile orders doubled in the first quarter as the company’s comparable-store sales rose 9.9%.

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