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How Arby’s (Yes, Arby’s) Is Crushing It

Arby’s is best known for its meats. But the sandwich chain is also starting to get a reputation for its dough—and not the kind used as a platform for its classic roast beef. 576 more words


Chipotle's Stock Just Got a Big Boost Today

Despite its crippling food safety crisis, the Chipotle brand is so strong that customers will slowly gravitate back to the chain, according to analysts from J.P. 332 more words


Free Burritos Can't Help Chipotle Recover before 2018, But Maybe Burgers Can?

After their colossal – and well publicized – downfall, Chipotle has been doing everything possible to get back in customer’s good graces. That includes giving away about 9 million free burritos earlier this month, according to the chain (that’s $62 million worth, if anyone’s counting). 174 more words

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Chipotle Trademarks Name 'Better Burger,' Thinking About Fast-Casual Burger Chain

Would you eat a burger from Chipotle? No, not at Chipotle, but a fast-casual burger restsaurant that uses the same food-sourcing and cooking methods, and has a similar vibe and a GMO-free menu? 209 more words


Chipotle is thinking about getting into the burger business

The Chipotle-McDonald’s convergence is really happening.

It started with changes to food safety and prep that Chipotle made after a series of health scares late last year.  292 more words

McDonald’s is trademarking a new phrase focused on simplicity

McDonald’s has chalked its recent turnaround up to all-day breakfast, and the numbers certainly support that story:

But another ongoing effort—which the US-based fast food chain hopes will be similarly transformative—is menu simplification.  284 more words