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McDonald’s July Sales Beat Flat Expectations

Golden Arches in New York City

OAK BROOK, Ill.—McDonald's Corporation on Thursday announced that U.S. comparable sales for stores opened at least 13 months were slightly better than the grim expectations.

Quick Service Restaurants Face Food Fight

Only Wall Street financial analysts could spin a prolonged daunting food sales market share fight as good news.

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.

McDonald’s USA Changes President

U.S. Flag and McDonald's Golden Arches
McDonald's U.S. hits headwinds. Photo, Keoni Cabral

OAK BROOK, IL — McDonald's Corporation (NYSE: MCD) this morning announced that after 35 years with the company, McDonald's U.S.A. president Jan Fields will be replaced by global chief restaurant officer Jeff Stratton.

Wendy's Wants to Stop Franchisee from Using Brand

Wendy's International has asked for a court injunction to stop a franchisee with restaurants in Montana, Oregon and Washington from using its brand. Why does Wendy's want to terminate the agreement and have the franchisee pull down its trademarks?

Wendy’s Moves Atlanta Office Back to Ohio

DUBLIN, Ohio — Wendy's announced today that its Atlanta support center will be moved back to its world headquarters in Dublin, Ohio.

Wendy’s Wants a Bite of Five Guys

photo:wendy's web site

Fresh from Yum Brands, the new CEO of the Wendy's brand has big burger plans.

Wand Wins Digital Sign Award

Earlier sign for a Wendy's franchise Thomas Five Ltd, photo/Wand*

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – An innovator of quick service restaurant signage has received an award for digital content at the sign industry's annual show, the 2011 Digital Signage Expo in Las Vegas.

February Chain Restaurant Fundamentals

In January and early February, we had a lot of restaurant earnings and investor conference news, from YUM (NYSE:YUM), Darden (NYSE:DRI) Wendy’s Arby’s Group (NYSE:WEN), Brinker (NYSE:EAT) and McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD).

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