industry headlines

Attacks on Restaurants Grow 377% in 2008

2009-02-27 Animal rights groups are growing in the U.S. and they're taking aim at quick-serves.

7-Eleven Takes on Caribou & Starbucks

2009-02-25 The convenience-store chain is expanding its coffee offerings and looking to give the national coffeehouses a run for their money.

Corner Bakery Named One of Health Magazine's Healthiest Quick-Serve Chains

2009-02-24 The brand is No. 5 on the magazine's top 10 list.

McDonald's Not Scared of Starbucks at Breakfast

2009-02-23 CEO Jim Skinner says Starbucks isn't eating into the company's market share, but how long will it stay that way?...

Local McDonald's Sends 15 Students to College

2009-02-18 A select group of Philadelphia high school seniors will celebrate their accomplishments next week.

McDonald's Canada Begins Olympic Countdown

2009-02-12 As a top sponsor for next year's Winter Olympics, McDonald's Canada will launch several programs to promote the games.

Why You Win if Starbucks Survives

2009-02-11 A leading industry expert outlines how Starbucks has made the industry better and why brands should want that to continue.

McDonald's Sales Continue to Increase

2009-02-09 The 10.2 percent increase in McDonald's APMEA comparable sales is attributed to strong sales growth in Australia and China.

McDonald's Dispells Internet Rumors

2009-01-28 A company statement lays to rest claims that McDonald's was funding the Israeli army.

McDonald's Concludes Blockbuster Year

2009-01-26 U.S. sees smallest sales increase compared to other areas around the globe.