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Innovation on the Menu for McDonald’s

Innovation on the Menu for McDonald’s

McDonald’s is renewing its push to foster innovation as the way to build its QSR sales leadership in a slow-growth restaurant marketplace. The result of that push may be significant developments in food, store operations and technology. The focus on continued innovation was a recurring theme during the company’s two-day “Open Doors” event for journalists […]

CKE Tweaks McD’s Over Angus; Wendy’s Tests BBQ Salad

CKE Tweaks McD’s Over Angus; Wendy’s Tests BBQ Salad

Just as McDonald’s rolls out its new Quarter Pounder varieties that replace the discontinued Angus Third Pounder line, rival CKE Restaurants is reminding burger lovers that its Angus burgers aren’t leaving. Even better, CKE is offering $1 to salve McDonald’s customers’ broken hearts. CKE took out a full-page ad in USA Today and posted messages […]

Can the CBO Revive McDonald’s Sales?

Can the CBO Revive McDonald’s Sales?

It’s all about market share, says McDonald’s CEO Don Thompson, and the chain plans to improve share by emphasizing the “entry level” Dollar Menu, Daily Double and Bacon McDouble burgers while encouraging trade-up to premium-price items such as its new pair of CBO (Cheddar Bacon Onion) Angus and chicken sandwiches. Thompson promised that the CBO […]

McDonald’s is Serious About Angus Beef, Too

McDonald’s is Serious About Angus Beef, Too

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[Update: In New Zealand,McDonald’s adds a Moroccan Lamb Burger on Sept. 26.] Last month, McDonald’s introduced its Serious Lamb Burger to consumers in Australia. Now it’s going back to its beef roots: This week (9/26) the chain unveils a new Serious Angus Burger as a limited-time offering there, according to sources. This member of the […]

Better Burgers: The View from Everest

What happens when you follow conventional wisdom but your customers don’t? When Everest Burger opened a year ago in Glencoe, Ill., an affluent northern Chicago suburb, it had all the 21st-century burger-restaurant earmarks: upscale grass-fed-beef specialty burgers and a fast-casual service model. Owners Mark and Margarita Challenger weren’t novices: They own the successful Guanajuato Mexican […]

Another New Burger for Wendy’s?

Ah, chains can menu chicken if they must but they can’t stop trying to perfect better burgers, can they? Wendy’s can’t. GrubGrade reports that in Wichita, Kan., the chain is testing yet another premium burger line that it’s calling Black Label Hamburgers, a name reminiscent of top-shelf spirits. This is the same chain that shocked […]

McDonald’s Zesty BBQ Cruncher: Beef or Chicken

McDonald’s continues to experiment with its ingredient pantry, mixing and matching patties, proteins and buns to create new sandwiches. Its latest idea, now in test, is the Zesty BBQ Crunch, a premium sandwich with a twist: it’s available as either an Angus or chicken burger.  The Zesty BBQ Crunch calls in peppered bacon, barbecue sauce […]

Ted’s Montana Grill Reclaims Its Burger Cred

Ted’s Montana Grill reasserts its status as an innovative burger chain with the addition of five thick new burgers, including two egg-topped builds and interesting toppings such as house-made tomato jam. As with its other burgers, the new items can be ordered with either Angus beef ($13) or bison patty ($16). Under President-COO Kristi Nyhof, the […]

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