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 is testing the option for consumers to substitute chili, baked potato, or salad at no charge in combo meals.
This week Wendy's began offering the Spinach Chicken Salad as a limited-time addition to its salad line. It will be available through the summer months.
Tim Hortons (New England), Inc., a subsidiary of Wendy's International, has reached a conditional agreement to acquire Bess Eaton coffee and donut restaurants.
More than 3,000 Wendy's restaurants now accept credit cards, with more stores being added each week.
Highlights include record revenues and improved same-store sales at Wendy's and Tim Horton's.
As part of Wendy’s "Let Kids Be Choosy” market test, over 400 East Coast Wendy’s units will offer kids’ meals with milk in plastic containers and fresh fruit cups in lieu of French fries.
Wendy's has announced a comprehensive effort to make consumers aware that nutrition and ingredient information is readily available.
After months of negative same store sales, Wendy's stores report positive numbers.
New “four under ten” meals highlight healthier eating without altering menu.
Chain says report of BSE in Canada is not significant enough to warrant changes in its business approach.
Wendy's has announced preliminary same-store sales for January 2003.
Today Wendy's International, Inc., reported results for 2002, highlighted by record systemwide sales of $9.4 billion, up 12.7 percent from the previous year.
Company continues to repurchase common shares.
Company tightens 2002 EPS growth to 14% to 15%.
Purchase of 25% of Pasta Pomodora complete.
Company reiterates 2002 EPS growth goal and announces 25% investment intention in Pasta Pomodora®.
Both Wendy's and Tim Hortons brands post same-store sales increases; 2002 EPS increase reiterated; Shares repurchased.
Company to Repurchase up to $25 Million in Common Shares
As a result of 13.4 percent in systemwide sales to $2.4 billion and revenue growth of 12.2 percent Wendy's has raised its 2002 EPS growth goal to a range of 15 percent to 18 percent
Outlook higher than the company's previous EPS goal of $1.85 to $1.90.