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After years of declines, McDonald’s plans U.S. unit growth this year
The Bottom Line: The company has not added locations since 2014. After closing another 239 locations in 2021 it has the smallest number of units in 20 years.
Are restaurants sleeping through a new labor crisis?
A big union's penetration of Starbucks after 30 years of failed efforts to organize restaurant chains has largely been shrugged off as one brand's problem, and a minor one at that. That under-appreciation could be a big mistake.