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Fast Food Still Gets the Love on Social Media

2011-09-08 Despite the negative headlines that the fast food industry tends to generate, a new report shows that the vast majority of opinions about the industry...

Wendy's CEO Steps Down, To Be Replaced By Yum COO

2011-09-01 The Wendy’s Company announced that Emil J. Brolick will join Wendy’s as president and CEO, effective September 12.

Wendy’s Tests Four New Stores

2011-08-10 More than a few customers could be seen mouthing the word, “Wow,” as they walked through the electronic sliding door and gazed into the new prototype ...

Fast Food Closing in on Full Service in Customer Satisfaction

2011-06-21 The quick-service industry is closing the customer satisfaction gap standing between it and the full-service industry, according to a new study.

Arby's Goes to Roark for $430M

2011-06-13 Wendy’s/Arby’s Group, Inc. announced a definitive agreement for the sale of Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc. to a buyer formed by Roark Capital Group.

Treat it Forward on Father's Day

2011-06-13 From now through Father's Day, a cool Frosty from Wendy's can help warm the hearts of thousands of children seeking adoptive families.

McDonald's Tops BK, But Wendy's Still Has Most Buzz

2011-06-06 For the first time since September, McDonald’s surpassed Burger King as a more “buzzed about” burger brand—but it’s still second to Wendy’s.

Wendy's Has a Berry Good Idea This Summer

2011-05-25 Wendy's is introducing its new Berry Almond Chicken Salad—a fresh, innovative approach to salads that no other national fast food chain has accomplish...

Saved Time, Better Crew in New Wendy's Recruiting Tool

2011-05-10 WyckWyre.com, the Web-based recruiting solution developed specifically for the restaurant and hospitality industry, recently joined forces with severa...