Alex Dixon

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Can Queso Win Back Chipotle Customers?

2017-07-26 Following a second quarter in which same-store sales rose 8 percent and revenue increased 17 percent, Chipotle is still seeking ways to gain new custo...

McDonald’s Sales Soar on New Products, Discounts

2017-07-25 McDonald’s beat Wall Street expectations in its second-quarter performance, posting a 3.9 percent U.S.

Pizza Hut Launches 'Everyman' Campaign

2017-07-24 In its new ad campaign, Pizza Hut created “The Everyman—a character that represent the desires of every man, woman and child in America—oven-hot pizza...

Pizza Hut Plans to Hire 3,000 Drivers Per Month

2017-07-18 In an effort to bring in roughly 14,000 new delivery drivers by the end of this year, Pizza Hut expects to hire nearly 3,000 new drivers per month.

Papa John’s Facebook Ordering Takes Flight

2017-07-17 Papa John’s customers can now order pizza while browsing social media.

Report Shows Industry Sales Improving (Slightly)

2017-07-14 While restaurant industry performance has been dismal for the past six quarters, June’s results provided a bit of good news.

Chipotle is Testing Queso in NYC

2017-07-11 Long avoided because of Chipotle’s stance on using industrial additives, added colors, flavors or preservatives, the fast casual brand is now testing ...

Qdoba Franchisees Band Together in 'Uncertain' Time

2017-06-30 Following a Jack in the Box announcement that it could potentially sell Qdoba, franchisees from the fast casual brand have formed an association to pr...

Activist Criticizes Potbelly: 'Nothing but Losses'

2017-06-29 An activist shareholder wants sandwich company Potbelly to either change its strategy or explore selling.

Pizza Hut Has Donated Over 100 Million Pounds of Food

2017-06-26 Pizza Hut has reached the 25th year of its Harvest program and surpassed 100 million pounds of food donated to feed those in need.

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