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Are the profits better at Hungry Jack's?

Topix - Sun, 2017-02-19 00:26

Australians spend more than $1.2 billion a year at the fast-food restaurants owned by BRW Rich-Lister Jack Cowin. Mr Cowin's Competitive Foods Australia operates the Burger King franchise under the Hungry Jack's brand and some KFC stores.

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Day Without Immigrants strikes shake US

Topix - Sat, 2017-02-18 18:20

"McDonald's workers clearly aren't lovin' Trump's immigration policies," Mashable.com said. "On Thursday, McDonald's restaurants across the United States, along with a variety of other businesses , closed their doors as part of a nationwide ' Day Without Immigrants ' protest."

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Asian-Inspired Fast Food Burgers - The Shanghai Whopper from Burger...

Topix - Sat, 2017-02-18 05:35

The Shanghai Whopper is a newly announced fast food burger from Burger King India that looks to blend a number of different ingredients in order to create a flavorful option for guests. The Shanghai Whopper features a patty that is made with a choice of vegetables, chicken or mutton and is topped with crispy chow mein noodles.

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Rice burgers at Robson Public Market's new Cup Bap Burger offer Korean spin on fast food

Topix - Sat, 2017-02-18 01:42

If you've been to Asia enjoyed rice burgers at places like Japan's MOS Burger, but are wondering where to find them here, the options are limited. If you haven't tried rice burgers and love both burgers and Asian food, then you're missing out because they combine the best of both worlds.

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Kraft-Unilever: Heinz CEO insulted Britain's women and "terrible" food

Topix - Fri, 2017-02-17 21:43

The man who could lead the world's largest food company once branded British food "terrible" and said the country's women are unattractive. On recounting his youth studying for an MBA at the University of Warwick to an audience in Chicago, he said: "The food is terrible and the women are not very attractive.

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Arby's sued by credit card issuer over data breach

Topix - Fri, 2017-02-17 17:22

Fast food restaurant chain Arby's Restaurant Group Inc. is being sued by a Visa credit card issuer in a putative class action in connection with the data breach the company announced earlier this month. The Atlanta-based fast-food chain had announced in a statement on its website that it was "recently provided with information that prompted it to launch an investigation of its payment card systems."

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2017 Digital Signage Trends

FastCasual.com - Fri, 2017-02-17 13:18
In the past, retail has always been the leader to deploy digital signage. But now on the rise are smart businesses that want high resolution imaging and collaboration tools to transform the work environment.

How to make your junk food healthy: Easy tips and tricks to make...

Topix - Fri, 2017-02-17 12:55

Eating healthy doesn't have to be as big a hassle as it's made out to be. It involves making small but steady right choices in food, and that doesn't just include choosing what to eat, but also choosing the way you prepare your food, or having it prepared the right way.

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4 metrics every restaurant should track

FastCasual.com - Fri, 2017-02-17 11:08
You may be running a well-structured training program for new staff in the hopes that they’ll learn quickly and become more productive, but you might be missing a critical piece in your evaluation of staff growth — the impact new staff are having on sales and profitability.

This fast-food chain you've probably never heard of is making a killing selling $8 burgers

Topix - Fri, 2017-02-17 08:27

The San Francisco Bay Area fast-food burger chain has garnered a cult following for its extra juicy, double-patty burgers that cost $8.50 with cheese. The chain is now looking to grow its fan base by expanding from 10 locations to 13 by early 2018.

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Problem nominations hard to avoid, history shows

Topix - Fri, 2017-02-17 04:16

On Wednesday, Trump's choice for labor secretary, fast food CEO Andrew Puzder, withdrew his name after Republicans expressed concern over his failure to pay taxes promptly on a former housekeeper who wasn't authorized to work in the U.S. Democrats also had complained about Puzder's business record and remarks about women and workers at his company, which owns Hardee's and Carl's Jr. Puzder was Trump's first Cabinet-level nominee to withdraw. The president also ousted his first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, after just weeks on the job because Flynn wasn't truthful about his contacts with Russian officials during the transition.

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Inmate's lawyers argue last execution went 'horribly wrong'

Topix - Fri, 2017-02-17 00:06

Lawyers for a condemned Alabama inmate urged the state to hold off on his execution date, arguing that the state's last lethal injection went "horribly wrong." The state is seeking an execution date for Robert Melson , who was convicted of killing three fast food employees during a 1995 robbery of a Popeye's restaurant in Gadsden.

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Billionaire Bill Ackman's Pershing Square Boosts Bet on Fast Food Industry, Cuts Down on Healthcare

Topix - Fri, 2017-02-17 00:06

Bill Ackman 's Pershing Square is well-known for holding a concentrated equity portfolio with a few, but rather large, positions. One of the 140 Biggest and Most Famous Activist Hedge Funds in the world, Pershing Square usually accumulates a large stake in a company and then gets involved in reshaping it, in this way creating catalysts that stimulate growth.

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Romantic Fast Food Commercials - The Recent Jollibee Ads Were...

Topix - Fri, 2017-02-17 00:06

The most recent Jollibee ads were created by the company to celebrate Valentine's Day, and they have been extremely popular. The brand is a popular fast food chain in the Philippines, similar to McDonald's and Burger King.

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Trump names Acosta as new choice to become labor secretary

Topix - Thu, 2017-02-16 21:22

President Donald Trump on Thursday announced law school dean R. Alexander Acosta as his new labor secretary nominee, one day after his original pick abruptly withdrew from consideration. Trump said Acosta, who did not appear with the president, "has had a tremendous career."

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Andrew Puzder's nomination for labor secretary may be running onto the rocks.

Topix - Thu, 2017-02-16 21:22

Earlier Wednesday top Republicans urged the White House to pull his name from consideration because he did not have enough votes to win confirmation. There were four firm Republican no votes, which is enough to keep him from winning the vote of approval on the Senate Floor.

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Trend Alert! Fast Food Hacking

Topix - Thu, 2017-02-16 21:22

If you ask them to hold the sauce and get some salsa packets to add to your wrap, you get a makeshift quesadilla. It is a whole different experience! If you're older than 35, you're probably asking yourself why this is relevant information, but if you are a millennial like myself who gets bored with absolutely everything and practically lives off fast food, I know I have just added this to your #FastFoodHack list.

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McDonald's Introduces Fancy Engineered 'STRAW' For Their Shamrock Shakes

Topix - Thu, 2017-02-16 18:05

If you've been around the block once or twice, you've probably drank from your fair share of straws. But have you ever drank from a STRAW? McDonald's is proud to debut their latest invention, a fancy new straw designed by engineers, just in time for St. Patrick's Day and Shamrock Shake season.

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