Alex Dixon

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Starbucks Seeks Patent for New Cold-Pressed Espresso

2017-09-12 It’s no secret that cold coffee remains one of the most popular beverage segments no matter the season, and Starbucks wants to take it a step further ...

It's Official: Queso is Coming to Chipotle September 12

2017-09-05 After a testing period of nearly two months, Chipotle will be rolling out queso nationwide on September 12.

The Founder of Umami Burger is Starting a Coffee Revolution

2017-08-31 From burgers to pizza to peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, Adam Fleischman has found ways to elevate ubiquitous foods to new territories.

In-N-Out Sues Smashburger over Sandwich Names

2017-08-30 A Smashburger product that is posting double-digit sales increases for the brand has caught the attention of a competitor.

Bruegger’s Bagels Being Sold to Caribou Coffee

2017-08-24 The parent company of Bruegger’s Bagels will sell the brand to Caribou Coffee as it seeks to expand its international concepts in the U.S.

Wendy’s Targets ‘Buy and Flips’ for Sustainable Growth

2017-08-09 Wendy’s posted its 18th consecutive quarter of positive same-store sales Wednesday, beating profit and sales estimates and sending share values up des...

Fiesta Preps for Brand Relaunch Amid Dismal Sales

2017-08-08 Though Fiesta Restaurant Group posted revenue decline of 4.9 percent and a same-store sales drop of more than 4 percent at Taco Cabana and Pollo Tropi...

Freshii Stock Plummets Despite Sales Growth

2017-08-04 Despite posting same-store sales growth of 4.2 percent in the second quarter, Freshii shares dropped by nearly 20 percent Thursday as the company post...

Yum! Not Seeing Results from Pizza Hut's Fix Just Yet

2017-08-03 Another quarter of declining same-store sales at Pizza Hut offset strong sales growth at KFC and Taco Bell as parent company Yum!...

Papa John's Buying Back $500M Worth of Shares

2017-08-02 Papa John’s delivered yet another quarter of positive same-store sales and is planning to buy back $500 million worth of shares from investors.