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A Big Reason McDonald's Is Losing Market Share

McDonald's sales have softened recently, and the company may continue to lose ground in the future — with its biggest competitive hazard coming not from its burger rivals, but from family-friendly

With Founder's Passing, What Is Chick-fil-A's Fast-Food Future?

When news first broke that Chick-fil-A founder Truett Cathy had passed away, many mourned the loss of a fast-food icon. Best known for his invention of the boneless chicken sandwich and his closed-on-Sundays business practice, Cathy may have also been the last of the Baby Boomer generation to offer true eat-and-go fast food.

Fast Food Burgers Losing Popularity

Americans are losing their taste for burgers and fries, according to financial analysts at Janney Capital Markets.

Sun Rises for Yum China, Night in America

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Yum Brands Inc. (NYSE:YUM), with some 40,000 affiliated restaurants worldwide, reported on Wednesday its financial results for the second quarter ended June 14, 2014.

Dan Cathy, Chick-fil-A President, Talks Business with Cheryl Bachelder of Popeyes

Dan Cathy, then president and COO of Chick-fil-A, his family-owned company, was interviewed last year by Cheryl Bachelder, CEO of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen.

Chick-fil-A Spent 7 Years and $50 Million on New Grilled Chicken

Chick-fil-A, the country's largest chicken chain in sales, introduced its new grilled chicken last week Monday after spending $50 million and seven years in research and testing.

What Came First, the Consumer or the Brand?

It was David Ogilvy who said, "Consumers don't say what they think and they don't do what they say." And he was right about that. At least most of the time.

Chick-fil-A Stealthily Upgrades to Healthier Food

Chick-fil-A has implemented healthy ingredients but done so stealthily so consumers wouldn't focus on the changes.

McDonald's Best for Value, Service, Customers Say

A recent survey of American restaurant patrons shows that when it comes to what factors influence which quick-service restaurants get visited the most, value is tops (58%), then convenience (57%

Wendy’s Has Fastest Drive-Thrus, Chick-fil-A the Friendliest

Wendy's Drive-thru time is #1 fastest
Photo: Blue MauMau

DUBLIN, Ohio — An annual national survey of drive-thru performance finds that Wendy's continues to have the fastest drive-thru performance in 2012.