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Tim Hortons

Leadership

Tim Hortons names Axel Schwan U.S. and Canada president

The coffee and doughnut chain's former global chief marketing officer will oversee the chain’s biggest market.

Financing

Burger King and Tim Hortons hope plant-based products lift sales

The two chains are seeing slow sales in their home markets and believe the introduction of plant-based items can reverse that trend.

In an amended lawsuit, the operators’ franchise association says the franchisor’s cost cutting is squeezing franchisees.

The chain is ultrapopular in Canada, but not so much here. It’s an issue the chain has perpetually struggled to fix, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

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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.

Tim Hortons had its best same-store-sales performance in more than two years thanks to an improved image in Canada.

He helped turn the coffee and doughnut chain into a Canadian icon.

Daniel Schwartz was promoted to executive chairman while Josh Kobza was named chief operating officer.

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