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GPS Hospitality Expands Portfolio with Yum! Brands Partnership

GPS Hospitality Expands Portfolio with Yum! Brands Partnership

Fast-Growing Franchisee to Acquire 75 Pizza Hut Restaurants GPS Hospitality, a rapidly growing franchisee with more than 400 BURGER KING and Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen restaurants in 11 states, today announces the next major step in the organization’s growth: the acquisition of 75 Pizza Hut restaurants in Georgia, Alabama, Kentucky and […]

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Cheryl Bachelder to Step Down as CEO of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. Upon Closing of Transaction with Restaurant Brands International Inc.

Cheryl Bachelder to Step Down as CEO of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. Upon Closing of Transaction with Restaurant Brands International Inc.

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen today announced that Cheryl Bachelder will be stepping down as CEO at the closing of the Company’s previously announced transaction with Restaurant Brands International. A new Popeyes leader will be named by RBI at that time. Cheryl joined Popeyes in 2006 as a member of the Board […]

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Restaurant Brands International to Acquire Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen

Restaurant Brands International to Acquire Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen

Transaction to add an iconic brand with rich Louisiana heritage and strong U.S. and international growth potential to RBI Restaurant Brands International Inc. and Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. announced today that the companies have reached an agreement for RBI to acquire Popeyes for $79.00 per share in cash, or $1.8 […]

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GPS Hospitality Secures Major BURGER KING Expansion

GPS Hospitality Secures Major BURGER KING Expansion

Doubling in Size, GPS Adds 194 BURGER KING Restaurants Across the Southeast In its largest acquisition to date for Atlanta-based GPS Hospitality, the rapidly growing franchisee group announced today that it will expand its national footprint into five new states with the acquisition of 194 BURGER KING restaurants. The acquisition […]

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How Far Will Fast-Food Restaurants Push Innovation?

How Far Will Fast-Food Restaurants Push Innovation?

At a time when Doritos can serve as the base of a taco shell and Cheetos dust has become a star ingredient, it’s hard to see where fast-food chains will draw the line. The battle for consumers has gotten so intense that simply adding a thicker slice of bacon or […]

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McDonald's All-Day Breakfast Sparks a Fast Food Fight

McDonald’s All-Day Breakfast Sparks a Fast Food Fight

McDonald’s Corp.’s decision to start selling Egg McMuffins all day long last year — meant to help sales during lunch and dinner time — has boosted its morning business as well. That, in turn, has kicked off a scramble among its rivals to find new ways to combine eggs, potatoes […]

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Fast Food Workers Falling for Destructive Prank

Fast Food Workers Falling for Destructive Prank

It’s a whopper of a prank that could lead to felony charges. Calls have been coming into fast-food restaurants in several states, leading employees to break out the windows. The prankster frames it as a gas emergency and the only way to vent the store is to smash all the […]

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Checkers & Rally's Ignites Wiener War with Full Page Ad in USA Today

Checkers & Rally’s Ignites Wiener War with Full Page Ad in USA Today

Iconic Brand Reminds the World It Launched Hot Dogs 30 Years Ago by Offering a Dog at Half the Price of Burger King’s In a world full of copycats, Checkers & Rally’s Restaurants has challenged the competition to be original. When Burger King announced its hot dog launch at $1.99, […]

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GPS Hospitality Acquires 60 Burger King Restaurants across Michigan

GPS Hospitality Acquires 60 Burger King Restaurants across Michigan

Key Purchases Highlight Midwest Growth as Total Franchises near 200 Rapidly growing Burger King franchisee GPS Hospitality today announces the purchase of 60 Burger King restaurants across Michigan from TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants. The newly acquired eateries stretch across the Lower Peninsula and include areas such as Detroit, Lansing, Saginaw, […]

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Barnett Management Wins Burger King Corporation Franchisee of the Year Award

Barnett Management Wins Burger King Corporation Franchisee of the Year Award

Franchisee gives $120,000 in bonuses to managers Burger King Corporation recently awarded the Phoenix-based Barnett Management Company, the second largest Burger King franchisee in the state, its national Franchisee of the Year honor. “The BURGER KING brand selected Barnett Management Company as the Franchisee of the Year because its high […]

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After Walmart, will fast-food wages rise also?

After Walmart, will fast-food wages rise also?

With Walmart’s announcement that it will raise the wages of 500,000 employees, the public spotlight is shining on other employers, such as restaurants, that rely on low-wage workers to see if they follow suit. The pressure is coming at in inopportune moment for the $709 billion restaurant industry, which has […]

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Burger King Restaurants Look to Hook Guests with the New Spicy Big Fish Sandwich

Burger King Restaurants Look to Hook Guests with the New Spicy Big Fish Sandwich

New Spicy Big Fish Sandwich Part of the 2 for $5 Menu It’s no fluke. The tide is rising for fiery flavors with more consumers than ever saying they enjoy spicy foods and sauces*, and Burger King restaurants are riding the wave with their new Spicy Big Fish Sandwich. The Spicy […]

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Fast Food Is Going to War Over These Three Menu Items

Fast Food Is Going to War Over These Three Menu Items

Chicken nugget deals are incredibly cheap at fast food restaurants right now, and coffee promotions are cheaper still. Competition over breakfast sandwiches is white hot too. Fast food’s biggest players will always compete over burgers, low-price value menu deals, and limited-time-only items that pop up seasonally. (Speaking of which, it’s […]

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Burger King Restaurants Bring Back the Yumbo Hot Ham & Cheese Sandwich

Burger King Restaurants Bring Back the Yumbo Hot Ham & Cheese Sandwich

Available for a Limited Time Only on the 2 for $5 Menu Starting today, Burger King is bringing back the YUMBO Hot Ham & Cheese Sandwich. Available for a limited time at Burger King restaurants nationwide, the YUMBO Hot Ham & Cheese Sandwich features slices of savory black forest ham, topped […]

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