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Buffalo Wild Wings Franchisee Association Supports Company Over Activist

The Buffalo Wild Wings franchisee association has recently noted its support of current brand management over the vision of Marcato, the San Francisco based activist investor, who is battling the c

Hedge Fund Activist Pressuring Buffalo Wild Wings to Refranchise Nearly 500 Locations

Hedge funds invest and make quick changes in their target companies in order to make as much money as possible in the shortest amount of time. Many stock investors, individual or institutional, who after all have invested in a company’s shares hoping to make a profit, like when a hedge fund with a proven track record becomes interested in a company whose shares they hold.

Buffalo Wild Wings Pulls Ads Featuring Comedian Who Lied about 9/11

Buffalo Wild Wings says they are dropping their commercials featuring disgraced comedian Steve Rannazzisi. He admitted last week to lying for years about being in one of the buildings of the World Trade Center as it was hit during the September 11 attack.

Retailers Should Look to Restaurants for In-Store Mobile Experiences

The Connect Mobile conference in Chicago was, for me, an unusual mix of mostly restaurants and some more traditional retailers. All were there to explore the opportunity that mobile presents for their business, whether mobile marketing, mobile in stores, mobile for employees, or mobile for payments.

Buffalo Wild Wings Introduces Tabletop Tablets

Buffalo Wild Wings Introduces Tablets

MINNEAPOLIS – Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. (NASDAQ:BWLD) announced that it will use tablets for guests to order food, request songs, television programming, play video games and pay the bill.

Buffalo Wild Wings CEO Sally Smith on Competing Stakeholders

Sally J. Smith is president and CEO of Buffalo Wild Wings (Nasdaq: BWLD). She sat down with Dean Sri Zaheer of the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management for its 8th Annual Women's Leadership Conference in 2012.

Brands Experiment with Two Minute Artisan Pizza

@PizzaRev Instagram photo
photo/@PizzaRev on Instagram

Two quick service restaurant chains are experimenting with pizzas for a nation that wants food faster.

Fast Food Stock Slump Blamed for Dow Decline

With Americans spending less money on eating out last month, McDonald’s and other fast-food company stocks slumped, holding back The Dow Jones industrial average.

Pay Less for Franchising Companies

Mad Money's investment guru and founder of The Street, Jim Cramer, says: "Generally, we pay less for companies that rely on franchises to drive growth because franchising can really limit your upside."

Analysis Gives Grim Outlook for Yum Franchisees

Goldman Sachs chart of Yum franchises declining
Yum U.S. franchise closures accelerate, Chart: Goldman Sachs, Yum data

NEW YORK – Goldman Sachs, hired as a financial advisor by Yum Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM), released an in-depth analysis of the fast food chain’s prospects in the developed world. And it isn’t pretty.