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Shake Shack Investors Feeling Indigestion
Shake Shack

Shake Shack Investors Feeling Indigestion

Sales soar in the burger chain's first quarter as a publicly traded company but shares take a hit.
John Kell
Meet Dos Toros, the NYC-Based Burrito Chain That's Not Afraid of Your Chipotle Comparisons
Expansion

Meet Dos Toros, the NYC-Based Burrito Chain That's Not Afraid of Your Chipotle Comparisons

Founded by brothers Leo and Oliver Kremer in 2009, Dos Toros just opened its seventh location in New York City and is on the brink of a ferocious growing spree.
Laura Entis
McDonald's Makeover Promises to Be Pricey for Franchisees
McDonalds

McDonald's Makeover Promises to Be Pricey for Franchisees

With a new customizable burger platform and minimum wage on the agenda, McDonald's image revamp may end up costing franchisees.
Kate Taylor
Hackers Hijack Chipotle's Twitter Account, Tweet F-Bomb and N-Word Insults
Chipotle

Hackers Hijack Chipotle's Twitter Account, Tweet F-Bomb and N-Word Insults

The global burrito giant fell victim to racist trolls who changed its Twitter profile image to a swastika, then ripped into a profanity-laden tweetstorm that was beyond offensive.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Struggles in Asia Drag Down McDonald's January Sales
McDonalds

Struggles in Asia Drag Down McDonald's January Sales

McDonald's global sales dropped almost 2 percent in January, even though same-store sales rose in the U.S. for the first time in more than a year.
Kate Taylor
Chipotle-Backed Pizzeria Locale Expands to Kansas City
Pizza

Chipotle-Backed Pizzeria Locale Expands to Kansas City

The Denver-based fast-casual pizza chain is ready to open its third location.
Kate Taylor
Shake Shack IPO Is Hot But Can It Match Chipotle?
IPOs

Shake Shack IPO Is Hot But Can It Match Chipotle?

The IPO market has been particularly fruitful recently for so-called fast-casual restaurant operators.
Can McDonald's New CEO Bring Real Change for the Chain?
McDonalds

Can McDonald's New CEO Bring Real Change for the Chain?

After just two years leading the fast-food giant, Don Thompson is being replaced by Steve Easterbrook, McDonald's chief brand officer with experience in the fast-casual business.
Kate Taylor
Why Jack in the Box Is a Franchise to Watch
Franchise 500

Why Jack in the Box Is a Franchise to Watch

After a 24-year hiatus, the chain participated in Entrepreneur's Franchise 500 list -- and ended up at No. 4.
McDonald's Is Testing a New Healthy, High-Quality Food Concept – Just Not in the U.S.
McDonalds

McDonald's Is Testing a New Healthy, High-Quality Food Concept – Just Not in the U.S.

A revamped McCafe in Australia has opened as 'The Corner,' selling not burgers and fries, but brown rice and lentils.
Kate Taylor
Shake Shack Files for IPO
IPO

Shake Shack Files for IPO

'The bigger we get, the smaller we need to act,' the burger chain declared in its filing.
Kate Taylor
McDonald's Slashes Menu in Bid to Turn Around Sales
McDonalds

McDonald's Slashes Menu in Bid to Turn Around Sales

The fast-food chain is finally taking serious action to fix slumping sales, making menu cuts while focusing on fresher, higher-quality food.
Kate Taylor
What Does McDonald's Have to Do to Stop Its Downward Spiral?
McDonalds

What Does McDonald's Have to Do to Stop Its Downward Spiral?

McDonald's same-store sales fell 2.2 percent in November, even worse than analysts' expectations. Here are four ways to end the slump.
Kate Taylor