Quick service restaurants roll out smart phone app payment options for customers

McDonald’s, Burger King, and Wendy’s all experimenting with mobile payments.

Pizza Patron is a fast food brand leveraging Hispanic growth and expertise.
March 2014

The rapidly growing Hispanic population is causing a major shakeup in the limited-service business.

Wendy's may sell its underperforming Baja Fresh chain, according to a press release issued by the company today.
All Wendy's U.S. restaurants are rolling out three new Garden Sensations(TM) salads this month: Spinach Chicken, Chicken Caesar and Southwest Taco.
The Wendy's International-owned Canadian coffee and donuts chain Tim Hortons could raise $580 million in its initial public offering.
Wendy's International Inc. today announced it will focus more attention on younger consumers in an effort to increase sales after experiencing declines in sales at restaurants open at least a year for the first time in 18 years, the Associated Press reports.
Wendy's International Inc., ending a traumatic year on the offensive, Friday accused a major shareholder of delivering "an ultimatum" to get its chief executive's attention, the Associated Press reports.
Wendy's International Inc. President Tom Mueller suddenly resigned from the troubled fast-food chain Monday in what analysts believe signals sluggish sales and waning support within the Wendy's franchise community, MarketWatch.com reported today.
The state of California has filed a lawsuit against top French fry and potato chip manufacturers to force them to warn consumers about a potentially cancer-causing substance found in the snacks.
Today, Wendy's begins its search to find the next class of Heisman recipients who demonstrate exceptional talents both in and out of the classroom.
Wendy's International, Inc. today announced the buyback of 2 million shares of its common stock for approximately $98 million in an accelerated share repurchase (ASR) transaction.
Wendy’s International announced its plans to offer to the public a stake in its Tim Hortons chain and close, or to sell approximately 450 Wendy’s units.
In the wake of the introduction of its fresh fruit bowl, Wendy’s is adding a low-fat, strawberry-flavored, 6.85-ounce yogurt cup with granola to its menu.
Wendy’s estimates it will serve 14 million free Junior Frostys during its three-day customer appreciation event.
A woman who found a finger in her chili while dining at a Northern California Wendy's is now under custody.
Former Café Express CEO and 15-year Wendy’s veteran, Brion Grube has taken over the helm at Baja Fresh.
The chain now offers dietary guidelines and new educational tools online and in stores.
Struggling Baja Fresh attributes to burger chains financial stumble.
CEO Schuessler promises to focus on store operations and introduce several new products and initiatives to promote growth.
In a program being launched throughout the U.S. and Canada, consumers can order a small chili, baked potato, or one of two side salads -- instead of french fries -- in their combo meals at no extra charge.
Decreases in same store sales lead to stock downgrade.
After a nine-month test, Wendy's announced it will offer customers the option of substituting milk and a fruit cup for soft drinks and French fries in their Kids' Meals.