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Dunkin’ Same-Store Sales Cool, Baskin’s Sizzle in Q3 2014

Dunkin' Donuts

CANTON, Mass. – Growth in same-restaurant sales for Dunkin' Donuts franchise owners in the United States came in at a disappointing 2 percent in its third quarter of 2014 compared to 4 percent for the same period last year. Sister company Baskin-Robbins recorded a stellar 5.8 percent in U.S. same-store sales.

Fast Food Burgers Losing Popularity

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

Starbucks CEO Says, "We are Winning"

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz says his company is dealing with the upward climb of the price of coffee. He discusses how he is winning against the competition.

Starbucks CEO Says He Isn't Losing Sleep over Dunkin'

Starbucks' CEO Howard Schulz told CNBC on Friday that he isn't losing sleep from Dunkin' Brands strong earnings and its foray into selling franchise licenses in California.

Restaurant Predictions for 2013

Some interesting food for thought for the restaurant industry (pun inadvertent) as FastCasual provides its annual list of predictions.

Coffee Basics for Aliens

 So you’re sitting on a bench kind of putting off going to work or at least steeling yourself for it, and a spaceship lands. Out comes some sort of creature.

Coffee Cools, Especially at Starbucks

With the weather being some of the hottest in decades, one might think that iced coffee sales would be going through the roof. But if Howard Schultz, founder and CEO of Starbucks, seemed a bit jittery, it wasn’t from too much caffeine.

Cendant Founder Can't Prove Genius

Henry Silverman may be a genius, he just can't prove it in a New York court.

Dunkin' Donuts: Competitive Sales Pressure From The Coffee Wars

The Wall Street Journal highlights a study conducted by market research firm CustomersDNA LLC. It finds that McDonald's coffee consumers are more loyal to the Golden Arches than the customers who frequent Starbucks and Dunkin' Donuts.

Top 20 Restaurant Commercials Named

Ace Metrix has come out with the top 20 restaurant commercials for 2010, rated by consumers for watchability and persuasiveness.