Hayley Peterson

Hayley Peterson

Hayley Peterson is a reporter for Business Insider's retail section.

Why Americans Don't Participate in the Biggest Shopping Day in the World
Shopping

Why Americans Don't Participate in the Biggest Shopping Day in the World

The holiday is called Singles' Day and it's held every year on Nov. 11. It's like China's version of Cyber Monday, but seven times as big.
McDonald's Is Finally Catching Up to Other Fast Food Chains in One Big Way
McDonald's

McDonald's Is Finally Catching Up to Other Fast Food Chains in One Big Way

Cutting down on customer wait times and improving order accuracy has been a main focus of the company's turnaround over the last year.
Taco Bell's New Restaurants Are Unrecognizable
Taco Bell

Taco Bell's New Restaurants Are Unrecognizable

The company rolled out four new store models, and they look nothing like the fast-food chain we know.
Chipotle Is Spending an Astronomical Amount of Money on Free Burritos
Chipotle

Chipotle Is Spending an Astronomical Amount of Money on Free Burritos

The burrito eatery's executives said Wednesday that the free food offers have been helping to drive traffic in the wake of two E. coli outbreaks that have sent the chain's sales plunging.
This Abandoned Floating McDonald's Is Getting a $4.5 Million Makeover
McDonald's

This Abandoned Floating McDonald's Is Getting a $4.5 Million Makeover

Known as the McBarge, the restaurant has been sitting in Canadian waters for nearly 30 years.
Mark Wahlberg's Tiny Burger Chain Is About to Blow Up
Franchises

Mark Wahlberg's Tiny Burger Chain Is About to Blow Up

The Boston-based chain, called Wahlburgers, has signed agreements with five franchise groups to open 30 new restaurants in seven states.
This Photo Forced Subway to Make a Major Change to its Sandwiches
Subway

This Photo Forced Subway to Make a Major Change to its Sandwiches

The image led to outrage from several customers, and eventually a class action lawsuit.
McDonald's New Marketing Campaign Aims to Make its Food Look 'Ugly'
McDonald's

McDonald's New Marketing Campaign Aims to Make its Food Look 'Ugly'

Ads are among the most recent in a series of similar videos posted over the past couple of weeks showing food at McDonald's being cooked and prepared.
Former Costco Executive Launches First Ever Certified Organic Fast-Food Chain
Fast Food

Former Costco Executive Launches First Ever Certified Organic Fast-Food Chain

Erica Welton was a food buyer for Costco for 14 years before leaving to launch the restaurant chain, called The Organic Coup.
Jared Fogle Sentenced to Nearly 16 Years in Prison
Legal

Jared Fogle Sentenced to Nearly 16 Years in Prison

The former pitchman for Subway is said to have possessed and distributed child porn and traveled across state lines for sex with a minor
Why Urban Outfitters Just Bought a Pizza Chain
Urban Outfitters

Why Urban Outfitters Just Bought a Pizza Chain

The retail giant's latest move comes after several quarters of sales declines at its namesake stores.
McDonald's Just Launched a Burger Made of Ground Chicken
McDonald's

McDonald's Just Launched a Burger Made of Ground Chicken

There are two varieties: classic and tangy.