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Burger King

Financing

Burger King franchisee Carrols sees its inflation problems easing

The burger chain’s largest operator said it believes its labor costs and commodity prices are improving, which could help its profit margins later this year.

Financing

Digital sales drive performance at parent of Burger King and Tim Hortons

Brand operator Restaurant Brands International now gets a third of its sales through digital channels. Sales at Burger King and Popeyes also improve in the U.S.

The Bottom Line: While the two chains and their revitalization plans are different, the Canadian coffee brand’s strong second-quarter results give its sister brand hope of a comeback in its U.S. market.

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He will oversee the fast-food chain’s efforts to use digital to create "the best guest experience."

The burger chain is doubling down on its Impossible Foods offerings with a pair of new options, one of which features bacon, which is not a plant.

The former Amazon Web Services and McDonald’s executive will work on strategy and business innovation.

The Bottom Line: Weak sales and rising costs, including delivery fees, have eaten into the profit margins of big operators like GPS Hospitality and Carrols Restaurant Group.

Jose Cil, CEO of the parent company of Burger King, Popeye, Tim Hortons and Firehouse Subs, said during a talk at the National Restaurant Association Show that raising prices is more than a simple math problem.

The company’s labor issues have improved, but food costs have risen 17% over the past year, thanks to high beef costs. It says pricing alone won’t fix the problem.

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