Wendy’s is Upgrading its Fries in Fight Against Drive-Th...
Dining

New things in life are worse than a soggy french fry. Wendy's says it has a solution. The fast food chain is giving its top-selling menu item a makeover for the Covid era: a fry that retains more hea...

CNN
August 27, 2021

How QSR Loyalty Programs Stack up in 2021
Dining

Chains from McDonald's to Burger King are adding loyalty programs for the first time to attract and retain customers, and they're gaining ground against competitors' long-standing programs. QSR custo...

RestaurantDive
August 27, 2021

How Wendy’s Plans to Keep You Coming Back for Breakfast
Dining

Customers are buying Wendy's breakfast. And the chain wants to keep it that way. The company announced on Thursday that it will spend an additional $10 million to advertise breakfast this year, bring...

CNN
August 18, 2021

Wendy’s to Open 700 Ghost Kitchens by 2025 with Start-Up Ree...
Dining

Wendy’s announced Wednesday it will open 700 ghost kitchens across the United States, United Kingdom and Canada by 2025 through a partnership with start-up Reef Technology. Also known as virtual, c...

CNBC
August 12, 2021

Wendy’s Continues to Build Breakfast with Bus Stop Pop-Up
Branding - Dining

The Wendy’s Co., which is into its second year of systemwide breakfast, highlighted a new meal deal promotion Wednesday with a bus-stop giveaway in Providence, R.I., that was aimed at building aware...

Nation's Restaurant News
July 19, 2021

The 10 Most Downloaded Restaurant Apps in June 2021
Dining - Tech

The 10 most downloaded quick-service restaurant apps in June combined for 7.7 million new installs, compared to 8.7 million last month. For the second month in a row, McDonald’s had the most downloa...

QSR Magazine
July 14, 2021

These Are America’s Favorite Fast-Food Chains in 2021
Dining

Americans are heading back to restaurants in droves, but some fast-food chains currently have a better reputation among customers than others. The just-released American Customer Satisfaction Index re...

Eat This, Not That!
July 7, 2021

Wendy’s CMO Talks Rick & Morty Activation, $1B Brea...
Attractions - Dining - Online

In early March of 2020, Wendy's was in the midst of one of its biggest innovations in years: The introduction of a nationwide breakfast menu. A heavy marketing push generated hype for the rollout when...

RestaurantDive
June 29, 2021

Wendy’s is Testing a New Plant-Based Burger
Branding - Dining - Retail

Wendy's is testing a new plant-based burger -- but it doesn't use a meat alternative. Beginning June 28, the fast food chain is selling a new "Spicy Black Bean Burger" in three US cities, including J...

CNN Business
June 25, 2021

Wendy’s Expands Partnership with Rick And Morty
Beverages - Dining - Streaming - Television

Wubba Lubba Grub Grub! Wendy's and Adult Swim's Rick and Morty are back at it again, annoucing year two of a wide-ranging partnership tied to the Emmy Award-winning hit series' fifth season, premierin...

QSR Magazine
June 15, 2021

Restaurants (McD’s, Taco Bell, Jack in the Box, Others) ...
Dining - Online - Retail - Tech

The loyalty program wars are coming. Starbucks, Panera Bread and Domino’s Pizza paved the way, while Chipotle Mexican Grill launched its own version in 2019. But the last year has brought even more ...

CNBC
June 14, 2021

Wendy’s Pursues Ghost Kitchens, Says 30% of New Units Wi...
Dining

As Wendy's works to expand its global footprint to 8,000 restaurants by 2025, the restaurant chain is betting on nontraditional locations to help drive growth, Wendy's Chief Development Officer Abigai...

Restaurant Dive
May 14, 2021

Smashburger Enters Chicken Sandwich Wars with Spicy New Entran...
Dining

Smashburger is jumping into the white hot chicken sandwich craze. The national burger chain on Monday announced its newest menu creation: the Scorchin’ Hot Crispy Chicken Sandwich. The spicy sandw...

Yahoo! Finance
April 22, 2021

7-Eleven Adding Fish Bites to its Hot Food Lineup
CPG - Dining - Retail

7-Eleven has announced the addition of Wild Alaskan Pollock Fish Bites to its hot-food options, to be available for a limited time during the Lenten season. The bites, which are sold in packs of five...

Fox News
March 10, 2021

Wendy’s Is Heating Up the Chicken Sandwich Wars With Thi...
Dining

Wendy's is heating up the fried chicken sandwich wars — quite literally this time. The newest entrant into the poultry clash is a Jalapeño Popper Sandwich, a spicy spin on the classic. The $5.99 s...

CNN
February 18, 2021

7 Fast Food Restaurants Selling Fish Sandwiches During Lent
Dining

Nothing fishy about sticking to your Lenten promises. Lent began for Christians around the world on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 17, kicking off a season of reflection and preparation before Easter Sunday, ce...

Fox News
February 18, 2021

Burger King is Testing a Rewards Program; Here’s Why Res...
Branding - Dining

Beginning this week, Burger King is rolling out its new Royal Perks program in five areas of the US, including Los Angeles, Miami, New Jersey, New York City and Long Island, New York. It works a lot l...

CNN
February 15, 2021

Wendy’s Is Serving 2 Breakfast Sandwiches for $4 Right N...
Dining

It's been nearly an entire year since Wendy's launched its improved national breakfast menu to great success. And with its roster of Breakfast Baconators, Frosty-ccinos, and Honey Butter Chicken Bi...

Thrilliist
January 21, 2021

McDonald’s is officially entering the chicken wars with thes...
Dining

A new power has decided to join in on the fast food chicken sandwich wars, perhaps throwing the current hierarchy of chicken sandwiches into a tumbling chaos. On Monday, McDonald’s announced the ad...

DeseretNews
January 5, 2021

The year in fried chicken sandwiches
Branding - Dining

Fried chicken sandwiches have been a menu success story of the pandemic. In 2020, literally dozens of restaurant chains launched new or improved versions of this American comfort food. Initially spurr...

Nation's Restaurant News
December 20, 2020

34 restaurant-company CEO changes in 2020
Dining

Some companies, like ghost-kitchen provider Kitchen United, Boston Market, Sysco and Punch Bowl Social, saw big public exits from the top roles. Boston Market’s former CEO Frances Allen and Sysco’...

Nation's Restaurant News
December 15, 2020

Wendy’s introduces ‘Never Stop Gaming’ Uber ...
Dining - Gaming - Streaming

Wendy's and Uber Eats are teaming up to release the "Never Stop Gaming" menu and a contest where consoles and other prizes are up for grabs Tuesday through Dec. 12. The fast-food brand and on-deman...

USA Today
December 7, 2020

USAA unveils #HonorThroughAction social challenge for Veterans...
Finance

Military veterans, athletes, entertainers and supporters will participate with social media posts that explain what Veterans Day means to them. Tags: 7-Eleven, Starbucks, Wendy’s, Dunkin, USAA Fo...

Mobile Marketer
November 10, 2020

Burger King dares customers to visit abandoned rival locations
Dining - Tech

Burger King this week is running a Halloween promotion that offers free food to mobile customers who visit "BK Scary Places". For the full story, visit Mobile Marketer  -  https://www.mobilemarke...

Mobile Marketer
October 26, 2020

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