Alex Dixon

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NRA Show Report: 4 Ways Trump Could Affect Restaurants

2017-05-23 President Donald Trump has had a contentious first 124 days in office, but the new administration has assured the restaurant industry that there is a ...

NRA Show Report: 3 Tips from the Chicago Cubs' Owner

2017-05-23 While it may not seem like an obvious connection, the restaurant industry may have something to learn from Major League Baseball.

Jack in the Box Could Sell Qdoba

2017-05-18 Fourteen years and more than 600 new locations later, Jack in the Box has decided it is time to potentially sell Qdoba.

Wendy's Focus on Freshness Drives Strong Sales

2017-05-11 Continued marketing around value and ingredients drove Wendy’s to its 17th consecutive quarter of positive same-store sales.

Dunkin’ Speeding Up Service to Bring Back Guests

2017-05-05 Dunkin’ Donuts will continue to seek ways to differentiate itself by focusing on value, convenience, and simplification as the brand faces a decline i...

Yum! Brands' $130 Million Plan to Fix Pizza Hut

2017-05-04 While Taco Bell’s same-store sales grew 8 percent in the first quarter of 2017 for Yum!...

Starbucks' Plan to Fix its Ultra-Popular Mobile Business

2017-04-28 Starbucks has a problem many brands would hope for, as its mobile order and pay platform has become so popular it’s challenging the traditional store ...

Burger King Parent Company Plots Growth for Popeyes

2017-04-26 In its first quarter as the owner of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Restaurant Brands International faced relatively flat sales growth as it plans the chi...

3 Reasons Why Chipotle is Beating Expectations in 2017

2017-04-25 Chipotle announced its Q1 2017 earnings results Tuesday amid positive investor sentiment that the brand has begun to recover from food safety outbreak...

Burger King Wants to Hack Your Google Home Device

2017-04-12 Through a new ad released Wednesday, Burger King is attempting to hijack viewers’ voice-activated speakers to prolong the commercial.