This week’s 5 head-spinning moments: Ah, indulgence!

This week's look at industry developments is intended for mature audiences only.

Starbucks plots new lunch strategy

The coffee giant is about to test freshly made sandwiches that will also enable the chain to feed the hungry.

One brand stood out among the eateries preferred by teens, who continue to spend more at restaurants than they do at clothing stores.

The mini store was so popular, it was moved to make way for a full-sized unit.

The takeaway for foodservice distributors, according to Bernadette McGuane, senior product manager of Technomic Information Services, is that they should be...

Just as the week was about to close on a so-so raft of restaurant ideas, a big thinker uncorked a notion that left the whole business bug-eyed.

After seeing what Starbucks’ management did last quarter, Washington may want to turn over its operations.

The app is partnering with a dozen companies to allow users to reserve a car directly through those companies' own apps, including Starbucks' and OpenTable's.

To build buzz around traditional winter drinks such as hot chocolate and cider, operators are borrowing tactics from the coffee wars, touting handcrafted techniques and seasonal flavors more often associated with lattes and mochas.

Seasonal flavors still win big with coffee consumers.

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