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10 Strange And Fascinating Fast Food Tales

Fast food is a relatively recent innovation, only about as old as the automobile, and not really taking off until the 1950s. But in that short time, it has become an ultimately pervasive part of our culture; outside the most desolate tribes, it would be difficult to find someone who has not visited a McDonald’s in his life. 1,633 more words

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When the moon hits your eye like a big PIZZA PIE, that's amore

Pizza Hut is getting a makeover dubbed “The Flavor of Now” to be released November 19th, 2014.

The pizza chain is keeping its core recipes but is adding many, many more options to enhance any part of your pie: new sauces, crust options, drizzles, and premium toppings. 265 more words

The CEO Of Chipotle Thinks Competition From Taco Bell And Rival Fast Food Chains Is 'A Joke'

In a recent interview with Chipotle CEO Steve Ells discussing the proven business tactics of the thriving casual food chain, Ells didn’t hold back when asked about Chipotle’s competition. 241 more words

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Chinese meat scandal hurts sales at fast-food giant Yum Brands

What you need to know: Yum Brands lowered its earnings growth forecast for the year after reporting worse-than expected sales numbers for its third quarter following a food scandal in China in which a supplier re-labeled meat that had passed its expiration date. 471 more words

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Trading Update 7-10-2014

Still have my strangle on in (NYSE:X). Initially sold the October17 40 Put/50 Call. Now Ive gone inverted (39Call/40Put) as the stock is trading at $35.54. 210 more words

Yum Brands' charmed life in China is a thing of the past

The numbers: The owner of the combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell – KFC too – posted net income of $404 million for the third quarter, up 21% from the same period a year earlier. 232 more words

Fast-food earnings and holiday shopping — 5 things to know today

Good morning, friends and Fortune readers.

Stocks look set to open lower Tuesday as investors look ahead to the start of third-quarter earnings season, which kicks off (unofficially) with the release of Alcoa’s earnings report tomorrow afternoon. 330 more words

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