Alex Dixon

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Starbucks Rallies After Earnings Miss

2017-11-03 Along with the news Thursday that it was selling its tea brand Tazo for $384 million, Starbucks cut its earnings estimates for 2018 and came in below ...

Could Chuck E. Cheese Merge with Qdoba?

2017-11-03 The parent company of Chuck E. Cheese may be the top contender in a bid for Qdoba, the New York Post has reported.

Bojangles’ to Test Delivery, Ramp Up Value Focus

2017-11-02 As it faces a challenging and competitive environment built on value promotions and changing consumer preferences, Bojangles’ plans to alter its strat...

Shake Shack Poised for Biggest Growth Year Ever

2017-11-02 Boosted by both revenue and overall sales increases of nearly 27 percent during its latest quarter, Shake Shack is planning to open more locations in ...

Papa John’s: NFL Protests to Blame for Weak Sales

2017-11-02 Papa John’s is blaming the National Football League, particularly the leadership of Commissioner Roger Goodell, for missing sales estimates in its lat...

Dunkin' Donuts' Morning Focus Is Paying Off

2017-10-26 Dunkin’ Donuts’ multi-year plan to transform to a beverage-led, on-the-go brand is beginning to positively affect the company’s financials, executives...

McDonald’s Will Introduce a New Value Menu Next Year

2017-10-25 McDonald’s focus on value has boosted sales in 2017, and the brand hopes to continue that momentum into next year.

McDonald's Beats Wall Street's Q3 Expectations

2017-10-24 McDonald’s continued its streak of positive comparable U.S.

How Arby’s Inspires its Employees

2017-10-19 Amid a brand revitalization that includes new menu items and remodeled stores, Arby’s is also looking inward to continue its momentum.

Sonic Seeks More Differentiated Value Promotions

2017-10-17 Value bundling may work for some brands, but it hasn’t created loyal customers for Sonic.