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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...

Shake Shack: Don't Focus on Negative Sales

2017-08-04 A continued slip in same-store sales, along with a weak outlook for 2017, sent shares of Shake Shack tumbling nearly 5 percent in after-hours trading ...

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.

Del Taco Impressing with Sales, Menu Innovations

2017-07-28 John Cappasola is only weeks into his role as Del Taco Restaurants Inc.’s chief executive officer.

Bojangles’ Will Open Fewer Company-Operated Stores

2017-07-28 Bojangles’, Inc. announced financial results for the 13-week second fiscal quarter ended June 25, 2017.

Starbucks to Shutter All 379 Teavana Stores

2017-07-27 Starbucks announced Thursday it will shutter all 379 Teavana retail stores over the coming year, with the majority being closed by spring 2018.

Convenience is the Future for Dunkin’ Donuts

2017-07-27 Faced with stagnant same-store sales and traffic, Dunkin’ Donuts is turning to a multi-year plan to differentiate itself through convenience and simpl...

Starbucks Announces Largest Acquisition in Company History

2017-07-27 Starbucks is set to report third-quarter earnings after the bell Thursday.

McDonald’s Sales Soar on New Products, Discounts

2017-07-25 McDonald’s beat Wall Street expectations in its second-quarter performance, posting a 3.9 percent U.S.