Burger, chicken, bakery and other quick-serve and fast-casual chains had better factor Dunkin’ Donuts into their competitive analyses because Dunkin’s coming for them.
Its Bakery Sandwiches line gave Dunkin’ Donuts a stronger midday presence.
In its quarterly call with analysts this week, the doughnuts-and-coffee chain made clear it’s no longer just a major morning [...]
Olive Garden hit the bottom of its Never Ending Pasta Bowl this week, adding a burger and fries to its menu in an effort to boost guest traffic at lunch.
The Italiano Burger is a 6-oz. beef patty topped with Italian prosciutto, fresh mozzarella cheese, arugula, marinated tomatoes and garlic-aïoli. It’s served with Parmesan garlic [...]
[Update: Dunkin' Donuts introduced its Pretzel Roll Roast Beef Sandwich LTO on Aug. 5. Additionally, other bakery sandwiches can bee served on a pretzel roll for a limited time.] Dunkin’ Donuts jumps on the pretzel-roll bandwagon next week (7/29) by rolling out a new Pretzel Roll Bakery Sandwich, the chain told analysts this week.
Speaking to analysts earlier this week, McDonald’s CEO Don Thompson said the Dollar Menu frees the chain from having to use “aggressive short-term discounting tactics” in the U.S. But in Australia, McDonald’s next week will begin offering the ultimate discount: free food
On July 29, McDonald’s stores in Australia will be giving away free [...]