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Ladurée's Sweet Ascent: How a Fad Food Is Spawning an International Empire
Growth Strategies

Ladurée's Sweet Ascent: How a Fad Food Is Spawning an International Empire

The Holder family has turned the Parisian bakery Ladurée -- famous for its macarons -- into a global brand that's about to open its first American flagship and venture into ecommerce.
Geoff Weiss
We the People Want McDonald's to Give Us a Veggie Burger
Franchises

We the People Want McDonald's to Give Us a Veggie Burger

More than 87,000 people including celebs such as Ellen DeGeneres and Pamela Anderson have signed a petition asking McDonald's for a McVeggie.
Kate Taylor
3 Culinary Startups Heating Up the Food Industry
Starting a Business

3 Culinary Startups Heating Up the Food Industry

With space and mentorship, the Hot Bread Kitchen incubator provides a location for food startups to start cooking up a storm.
Brittany VanBibber and Justin Snyder
Franchise Players: A Complete Nutrition Franchisee on Learning to 'Be the Boss'
Franchises

Franchise Players: A Complete Nutrition Franchisee on Learning to 'Be the Boss'

Ashley Olson's employers turned into her biggest cheerleaders when she was chosen by Complete Nutrition's owners to open her own franchise.
Kate Taylor
Chobani Can't Be Marketed as 'Greek Yogurt' in the U.K.
Legal Center

Chobani Can't Be Marketed as 'Greek Yogurt' in the U.K.

A British court ruled that Chobani can't call their product 'Greek yogurt' because it is made in the U.S.
Kate Taylor
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Burger With A Side of Heroin? McDonald's Worker Found Selling Drugs in Happy Meals
Legal Center

Burger With A Side of Heroin? McDonald's Worker Found Selling Drugs in Happy Meals

A McDonald's employee in Pittsburgh was arrested for selling heroin to customers at the drive-thru.
Kate Taylor
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Franchise Players: The Sweet Success and Brand Support of a Cinnabon Franchisee
Franchises

Franchise Players: The Sweet Success and Brand Support of a Cinnabon Franchisee

A Q&A with Miguel Di Costanzo on what happened when his hard work caught the eye of his 'Undercover Boss.'
Kate Taylor
Southern Hospitality: Home Depot, Chick-Fil-A and Others Open Doors to Snow-Stranded Drivers
Franchises

Southern Hospitality: Home Depot, Chick-Fil-A and Others Open Doors to Snow-Stranded Drivers

As a snowstorm turned Georgia and Alabama into a scene out of a zombie movie, businesses lent a helping hand.
Kate Taylor
Everything Seems to Be Getting Worse for Company Behind Red Lobster, Olive Garden
Franchises

Everything Seems to Be Getting Worse for Company Behind Red Lobster, Olive Garden

Darden Restaurants continues to struggle, cutting employees and dealing with investors who are challenging the company's decisions.
Kate Taylor
Chipotle Is Making a Dark Comedy Series About Industrial Farming. (Yes, Seriously.)
Marketing

Chipotle Is Making a Dark Comedy Series About Industrial Farming. (Yes, Seriously.)

The burrito chain is releasing a four-part comedy series on Hulu next month that offers a satirical take on industrial farming.
Kate Taylor
Don't Panic: There Will Definitely Be Enough Chicken Wings for the Super Bowl
Franchises

Don't Panic: There Will Definitely Be Enough Chicken Wings for the Super Bowl

With the biggest weekend for wings consumption looming, the chicken industry and restaurants are ready.
Kate Taylor
How 10 Savvy Companies Use Food to Boost Morale and Collaboration
Business Management

How 10 Savvy Companies Use Food to Boost Morale and Collaboration

The key to your staff's heart (and productivity) might be through their stomachs. Check out the innovative ways these companies are getting work done while keeping bellies full and spirits high.
Linda Lacina
How Denny's Weirdness Wins the Social Media Game
Franchises

How Denny's Weirdness Wins the Social Media Game

Denny's stands out in social media by breaking the rules-- and posting photos of pugs in seas of ranch dressing.
Kate Taylor
Hershey's Foray Into 3-D Printing Could Allow You to Be Your Own Willy Wonka
Technology

Hershey's Foray Into 3-D Printing Could Allow You to Be Your Own Willy Wonka

A multi-year agreement between a 3-D printing tech company and a global leader in chocolate could bring sweet results.
Brian Patrick Eha