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  • Burger King heats it up with spicy Whopper and sales surge

    The home of the Whopper enjoyed its biggest sales jump in nearly a decade in the U.S. and Canada during the first quarter, boosted by a pricier new flavor of its signature burger and an ongoing 2 for $5 promotion. Burger King's sales rose 6.9 percent...
  • Starbucks stores reopen Saturday after computer glitch

    Starbucks was back in business Saturday after a computer outage forced thousands of its stores to close early the night before. The company said the outage was resolved Friday night after several hours. The glitch affected registers at 7,400 company-...
  • What could McDonald's do to fix its business?

    When it comes to McDonald's, everyone seems to have an opinion about what the company needs to do differently. After turning in another quarter of sliding sales and profit, McDonald's CEO Steve Easterbrook said the chain will unveil initial details on...
  • It's jobs, stupid

    Even though she's worked at the Checkers in Lincoln Park for four years, Mya Hill is still only paid $8.15 an hour � Michigan's minimum wage. Her fiance, Jonathan, is paid the same amount at a nearby McDonald's. Between their two fast-food incomes,...
  • Strong dollar squeezes company earnings

    Procter & Gamble and Facebook seem to have nothing in common. One deals in razors and toothpaste, the other in "likes," self-promotion and embarrassing family photos. But this week, they shared the same problem: the strong dollar took a cut of their...
  • McDonald's customer uses kiosk to create a massive Mac

    McDonald's customer uses kiosk to create a massive Mac
    McDonald's might want to prepare its Create Your Taste kiosks and its registers for a workout. The kiosks, installed at a small number of McDonald's restaurants around the United States, allow patrons to customize burgers or chicken sandwiches with a...
  • Chipotle and McDonald's are big market movers

    Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc., down $51.29 to $641.23 The Mexican food chain reported lower-than-expected sales growth, partly...
  • McDonald's plots turnaround as sales continue to slide

    McDonald's plans to unwrap a plan next month that it says will help turn around sales declines around the world. CEO Steve Easterbrook, who stepped into the role just last month, said Wednesday the company will share "initial details" of the plan May 4....
  • Activists fasting outside L.A. City Hall tell council to hike minimum wage

    Activists fasting outside L.A. City Hall tell council to hike minimum wage
    A light breeze blew outside Los Angeles City Hall on Tuesday as a nurse took the blood pressures of eight women in the midst of a 15-day fast designed to pressure officials into approving a $15-an-hour minimum wage. The temperature was in the mid-60s...
  • Why McDonald's is still a powerhouse, despite troubles

    McDonald's sales have been sputtering for more than two years and the company seems trapped in a cycle of bad headlines that likely won't end soon. Its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday aren't expected to be pretty either, and there's a chance...
  • Five myths about fast-food work

    Five myths about fast-food work
    Since fast-food workers started walking off the job in New York more than two years ago, their campaign has grown into a worldwide movement. Demanding $15 per hour and a union, workers in fast food and other low-wage industries have staged strikes,...