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Hello, 'Waffogato': Has the Cronut-Creator Gone Too Far for PR?
Marketing

Hello, 'Waffogato': Has the Cronut-Creator Gone Too Far for PR?

Pastry chef Dominique Ansel may have turned out one too many buzz-friendly mashups to be taken seriously.
Kate Taylor
This New Coffee Lid Is All About the Aroma
Coffee

This New Coffee Lid Is All About the Aroma

A new kind of plastic lid promises to give coffee drinkers a stronger whiff of their beverage.
How Do You Take Your Eggs? This Startup Likes Them 'Golden'
Inventions

How Do You Take Your Eggs? This Startup Likes Them 'Golden'

The Golden Goose, a kitchen gadget that scrambles raw eggs within their shells, has nearly surpassed its $34,500 Kickstarter goal in one week.
Geoff Weiss
Tech, Food & Transportation: How Life Has Changed Since the 1964 World's Fair
Innovation

Tech, Food & Transportation: How Life Has Changed Since the 1964 World's Fair

In 50 years' worth of innovation, much has changed. But in some ways, the more things change, the more they stay the same.
Nina Zipkin
McDonald's Profit Slips in Chilly First Quarter. Will Yum Brands Fare Better?
McDonalds

McDonald's Profit Slips in Chilly First Quarter. Will Yum Brands Fare Better?

In a quarter that saw fast-food breakfast wars and the polar vortex, here's how McDonald's is measuring up to the competition.
Kate Taylor
Just Add Water: Powdered Alcohol Approved by the U.S. Government
Alcohol

Just Add Water: Powdered Alcohol Approved by the U.S. Government

You may be able to order pouches of powdered vodka, Cosmopolitans and 'Powderitas' as soon as this fall.
Kate Taylor
Dislike: If You 'Like' General Mills on Facebook, You Can't Sue the Company
Legal Issues

Dislike: If You 'Like' General Mills on Facebook, You Can't Sue the Company

The American food manufacturer has made an unprecedented sneaky, (anti)social media move to keep itself out of court.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Drive-In-Loving Franchisees, Take Note: Sonic  to Open 1,000 Restaurants in Next 10 Years
Sonic

Drive-In-Loving Franchisees, Take Note: Sonic to Open 1,000 Restaurants in Next 10 Years

The burger chain is eyeing an aggressive expansion plan over the next decade.
Kate Taylor
How the Coolhaus Founder Stayed Chill as One Food Truck Became a Frozen Treat Empire
Food Trucks

How the Coolhaus Founder Stayed Chill as One Food Truck Became a Frozen Treat Empire

Coolhaus founder Natasha Case went from selling ice cream sandwiches out of an old postal truck to self-made millionaire. Here's how.
Kate Taylor
Restaurant Job Growth Rebounds in March (Infographic)
ADP Reports

Restaurant Job Growth Rebounds in March (Infographic)

After a grim February, restaurants once again ruled as the largest job creators in the franchise sector.
Kate Taylor
 5 American Entrepreneurs Doing Good Business
Jobs

5 American Entrepreneurs Doing Good Business

An inside look at business owners who are creating jobs and providing communities across the globe a chance to earn a living wage.
Natalia Angulo
Sriracha Factory Given 90-Day Ultimatum as Spicy Fumes Declared a 'Public Nuisance'
Legal

Sriracha Factory Given 90-Day Ultimatum as Spicy Fumes Declared a 'Public Nuisance'

With residents of Irwindale, Calif., complaining of a burning sensation in their eyes and throats, a Sriracha factory must clean up shop.
Geoff Weiss
Franchise Players: Serving Up Sweet Tea at a Southern Franchise With a 'Radical Fan Base'
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: Serving Up Sweet Tea at a Southern Franchise With a 'Radical Fan Base'

Bojangles' is known for having some of the most dedicated customers in the industry. Kristal Beaver would know -- she was one prior to becoming a franchisee.
Kate Taylor
GrubHub Stock Surges in Public Debut After Raising $192 Million
IPO

GrubHub Stock Surges in Public Debut After Raising $192 Million

GrubHub's IPO has proved to be a treat for investors, as the stock jumped 54 percent in its public debut.
Kate Taylor