Finance http://nrn.com/taxonomy/term/44080/more en Restaurant Finance Watch: Investors pushing McDonald’s on real estate spin-off http://nrn.com/corporate-news/restaurant-finance-watch-investors-pushing-mcdonald-s-real-estate-spin <div class="field-deck"> Longtime push has accelerated following a difficult 2014 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Longtime push has accelerated following a difficult 2014</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/corporate-news/restaurant-finance-watch-investors-pushing-mcdonald-s-real-estate-spin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/corporate-news/restaurant-finance-watch-investors-pushing-mcdonald-s-real-estate-spin#comments Corporate News Latest Headlines Quick Service McDonald's Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:21:00 +0000 129601 at http://nrn.com How much change will Easterbrook make? http://nrn.com/blog/how-much-change-will-easterbrook-make <div class="node-body blog-body">McDonald's Corp. appears willing to look at major changes in an effort to lift sales under new CEO Steve Easterbrook, but the full extent of those changes remains uncertain.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/reporters-notebook">Reporter&#039;s Notebook</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/how-much-change-will-easterbrook-make" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/how-much-change-will-easterbrook-make#comments Corporate News Quick Service Reporter&#039;s Notebook Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:06:00 +0000 129581 at http://nrn.com Why chicken wing prices are rising when they should be dropping http://nrn.com/commodities/why-chicken-wing-prices-are-rising-when-they-should-be-dropping <div class="field-deck"> More chickens doesn’t necessarily more wing supply for restaurants </div> <div class="node-body article-body">More chickens doesn’t necessarily more wing supply for restaurants</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/commodities/why-chicken-wing-prices-are-rising-when-they-should-be-dropping" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/commodities/why-chicken-wing-prices-are-rising-when-they-should-be-dropping#comments Commodities Latest Headlines Fri, 27 Mar 2015 19:04:00 +0000 129571 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock Proxy advisory firms give Biglari a win http://nrn.com/corporate-news/proxy-advisory-firms-give-biglari-win <div class="node-body article-body">Shareholders shouldn’t vote for Biglari Holdings board nominees on either side, says one firm</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/corporate-news/proxy-advisory-firms-give-biglari-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/corporate-news/proxy-advisory-firms-give-biglari-win#comments Corporate News Latest Headlines Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:31:00 +0000 129531 at http://nrn.com Why did investors hammer Sonic's stock? http://nrn.com/blog/why-did-investors-hammer-sonics-stock <div class="node-body blog-body">Sonic Corp. this week reported a strong quarter with improving sales and margins that beat expectations. So why did the company's stock fall by more than 12 percent?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/reporters-notebook">Reporter&#039;s Notebook</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/why-did-investors-hammer-sonics-stock" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/why-did-investors-hammer-sonics-stock#comments Same-store sales Reporter&#039;s Notebook Wed, 25 Mar 2015 20:49:00 +0000 129401 at http://nrn.com What the Kraft–Heinz merger means for restaurants http://nrn.com/mergers-acquisitions/what-kraft-heinz-merger-means-restaurants <div class="field-deck"> Combined company could ignite more mergers in the foodservice industry </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Combined company could ignite more mergers in the foodservice industry</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/mergers-acquisitions/what-kraft-heinz-merger-means-restaurants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/mergers-acquisitions/what-kraft-heinz-merger-means-restaurants#comments Latest Headlines Mergers-Acquisitions Supplier Wed, 25 Mar 2015 20:44:00 +0000 129391 at http://nrn.com Kraft, Heinz plan merger http://nrn.com/mergers-acquisitions/kraft-heinz-plan-merger <div class="field-deck"> Combined entity to create third-largest packaged food company in U.S. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Combined entity to create third-largest packaged food company in U.S.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/mergers-acquisitions/kraft-heinz-plan-merger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/mergers-acquisitions/kraft-heinz-plan-merger#comments Latest Headlines Mergers-Acquisitions Supplier Wed, 25 Mar 2015 15:12:00 +0000 129341 at http://nrn.com Sonic 2Q profit surges 86.6% http://nrn.com/corporate-news/sonic-2q-profit-surges-866 <div class="field-deck"> Drive-in chain’s same-store sales rise 11.5% </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Drive-in chain’s same-store sales rise 11.5%</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/corporate-news/sonic-2q-profit-surges-866" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/corporate-news/sonic-2q-profit-surges-866#comments Corporate News Latest Headlines Quick Service Sonic Drive-In Tue, 24 Mar 2015 20:30:00 +0000 129321 at http://nrn.com Taco Bell CEO: 2015 plans include delivery http://nrn.com/corporate-news/taco-bell-ceo-2015-plans-include-delivery <div class="node-body article-body">CEO Brian Niccol reveals what’s next for the brand</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/corporate-news/taco-bell-ceo-2015-plans-include-delivery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/corporate-news/taco-bell-ceo-2015-plans-include-delivery#comments Corporate News Latest Headlines Quick Service Taco Bell Tue, 24 Mar 2015 04:01:00 +0000 129251 at http://nrn.com <p>Brian Niccol, CEO</p> Photo courtesy of Taco Bell The Melting Pot creates financing program for franchisees http://nrn.com/corporate-news/melting-pot-creates-financing-program-franchisees <div class="node-body article-body">Loans to help general managers buy their own locations</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/corporate-news/melting-pot-creates-financing-program-franchisees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/corporate-news/melting-pot-creates-financing-program-franchisees#comments Casual Dining Corporate News Latest Headlines Mon, 23 Mar 2015 15:51:00 +0000 129211 at http://nrn.com <p>The Melting Pot Arrowhead, AZ location</p> Photo courtesy of The Melting Pot