| Oct 28, 2013
| 9:01 AM
Burger King stock was on the upswing Monday after the fast-food company said its profit surged nearly 33% in the third quarter, beating predictions from Wall Street.
The Miami-based company said its adjusted net income soared to $81.1 million, or 23...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 9:06 AM
Burger King has launched a low-fat, crinkle-cut French fry to appeal to health-conscious consumers, the second-largest burger chain announced Tuesday.
Dubbed "Satisfries," the new fries are taking aim at the fried spuds from rival McDonald's. Burger...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 10:57 AM
McDonald’s this week said it would offer value menu customers a side of salad, fruit or vegetables as an alternative to French fries in a move that some analysts attributed to an attempt to boost static sales.
The arrangement will be set in motion...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 9:40 AM
Wish that turkey would just cook itself? Tuckered out after hours at the mall? That’s why many American restaurants will be open on Thanksgiving and serving up special bargains on Black Friday.
On the holiday itself, Boston Market will serve up...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 11:38 AM
The latest entry in the fast-food value menu competition comes from Burger King, with the launch of its King Deals on Monday.
The offerings include more than 20 items that are priced starting at $1. The list includes the new Rodeo Crispy Chicken...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 12:22 PM
McDonald’s said 2013 was a “difficult year,” with a decline in foot traffic pushing global sales at restaurants open at least a year down 0.1% in the fourth quarter.
The Oak Brook, Ill., fast food giant said so-called same store...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 3:22 AM
Happy Freebie Friday!
It's a nippy 43 degrees this morning. Warm up with today's edition of hot freebies like free popcorn at AMC Theatres, coupon savings at Kohl's and Macy's and tasty dining deals at Domino's and Smokey Bones. You also can save at the...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 1:13 PM
The developer of Fox Mill Centre Shopping Center has purchased a 1.4-acre vacant lot along Route 17 as part of future expansion plans.
The parcel is located on John Hudgins Drive between the row of shops that includes Little Italy, Pizza Hut, the UPS...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 5:53 PM
Yogurtland Chief Executive Phillip Chang, founder of the Irvine-based self-serve yogurt chain, is relinquishing his head honcho post to concentrate on religious charity work.
Chief Operating Officer Huntley Castner, who joined Yogurtland in 2011 from...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 8:40 AM
McDonald's Corp. said Thursday that lower traffic led to weaker-than-expected quarterly sales at its established restaurants and warned that its sales would fall short again this month.
The Oak Brook-based company said it had fewer customer visits due...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Edgewood Lions Club welcomed Santa and Mrs. Claus on Dec. 9. Lions were also joined by members of the Abingdon Volunteer Fire Company with a fire engine and Sheriff Jesse Bane, who spent the evening with them. Among the gifts given to the children were...