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Starbucks Speeds Up Service at Express Stores, Ups Quality at Starbucks Reserves

Starbucks is hoping to entice both high-paying and convenience-craving customers with two new store formats.

6 Super-Hot Food Trends You Need to Know About

Barbecue, snack mashups and the next Sriracha – here's what Technomic predicts restaurants will be serving up in the second half of 2014.

The Weirdest Fast-Food Mashups in America

X plus Y equals fast-food mega sales? From Doritos Locos Tacos to the Pizza Cake, bizarre food concoctions are appearing on menus across the nation.

Survey: McDonald's Has the Worst Burger in America

In the battle of the chain restaurants, Consumer Reports found that customers were sick of many of fast food mega-chains' specialties.

The Quickest Way to Make Customers Like Your Food: Raise Your Prices.

A new study shows that when customers pay more, they perceive their food as tastier.

8 Totally Weird Fast-Food Items That Everyone Is Talking About

Fast-food chains have been trying to one-up each other with wacky offerings like the Waffle Taco and Chicken Corsage. Here are some of the weirdest items on the menu.

How the New Obama Overtime Rules Will Squelch Opportunity

By making more workers eligible for overtime, the Obama Administration may be making the job market worse, not better.

Passwords You Swallow, Sharks That Tweet and 90-MPH Cheeseburgers

A roundup of the 10 most interesting new technologies that make us scratch our heads and say, 'What the heck?'

In France, Fresh Foods Have to Carry a Special Stamp So They Aren't Mistaken for Frozen

French Parliament approved legislation on Wednesday stating that restaurants must denote homemade cuisine on their menus with a special seal.

Faster Food: This Restaurant Delivers Burgers to Your Table at 90 MPH

A cafe in New Zealand is using a pneumatic tube system to deliver burgers to customers at an astounding speed.

Is This the Year Fast-Food Pizza Disappears?

Domino's and Pizza Hut are attempting to compete with fast-casual rookies by upping quality and revamping design.

Sonic Looks to Conquer Tougher Markets on Encouraging Q1 Results

The drive-in chain is continuing its expansion with franchised restaurants in California and New York.

Fast Food CEO: U.S. Government Making it Hard for Us to Grow

Andy Puzder, CEO of CKE Restaurants, the parent company of Carl's Jr. and Hardee's, has found it easier to set up shop in countries like Brazil and China rather than contend with U.S. government regulations.

McDonald's Kills Employee Resource Site After Another Gaffe

Another piece of misguided advice on McDonald's employee McResource Line has landed the fast-food chain in hot water.

A French Fry Franchise Finds Success With Belgian-Style Frites

French Fry Heaven feeds an insatiable demand for fries and franchises.

Burger King to Sell Healthier Fries Called 'Satisfries'

Burger King is rolling out less-fattening French fries called 'Satisfries' but will still keep its traditional fries on the menu.

Chipotle's Brilliant Branding Move

The fast-food franchise partners with celebrities to create beautiful short films that hint at the company's values.

5 Lessons for Brands From the Burger King Twitter Hack

The company regained control of its Twitter feed after hackers overtook it for hours. Here's what brands need to know.

The Five Things Employees Really Want

The recent 'Undercover Boss' episode on Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen showed exactly what workers really want from their employer. Here's a hint: It's not a raise.

Three Franchise Industries to Watch

Here's a look at three of the most popular industries in this year's Franchise 500 and the trends that are shaping their future.

The Top 10 Sandwich Franchises

From Philly cheese steaks to stuffed pitas, meet the companies devouring the competition.

More Fast-Food Franchises Go Lean

High-calorie fare is so 2010. Fast food takes a lean turn this year. (You want fries with that oatmeal?)

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