An A for timing: McDonald’s UK beef newspaper ad
1) Where there’s an advantage to be had, take it. There’s no evidence that Burger King served horsemeat to consumers, but the chain did withdraw and dump product from one of its meat suppliers, which has been implicated in the supermarket scandal, British magazine Marketing [...]
Fast-casual burger chain Meatheads celebrates its fifth anniversary today (1/28), which means it is young enough to remain true to the quality commitment on which it was founded but mature enough to concede that a few tweaks could be made to the concept.
Meatheads offers build-your-own burgers or “chef-inspired” signature burgers.
One departure from [...]
Source: The NPD Group/Fall 2012 ReCount
The total number of U.S. restaurants increased by 4,442 or 0.7% to 616,008 between the fall of 2011 and fall 2012, according to new data from The NPD Group. Additionally, the number of QSR (quick service and fast casual) burger-menu restaurants grew by 0.7% as well.
But the [...]
Breakfast goes on the back burner for now.
Bottom line, Wendy’s hasn’t found a way to make breakfast profitable. Speaking at this week’s ICR Xchange Investor Conference, The Wendy’s Co. CEO Emil Brolick breezed through his A Cut Above/Recipe to Win presentation, stopping just long enough to essentially say, “Oh, and breakfast? Maybe in [...]