You may think you're immune to transparent sales pitches, but the tactics restaurants use to nudge you into spending more may be subtler than you realize.
Qdoba succeeds by charging a single price for entrees based on the initial protein, letting customers pile on the extras, such as guacamole or queso.
Walmart made waves last week, announcing that it's raising its entry-level wages, but it's unlikely that McDonald's will be next. Here's why.
The week's biggest winner was Eagle Pharmaceuticals, for a promising cancer drug, and the biggest loser was the fast-casual chain Noodles & Co.
Cheesecake Factory warns of a larger-than-usual price hike. Chipotle, Chili's and Ruby Tuesday have noted increased costs that will be passed along to you.
On Wall Street this week, a leading toymaker grows at a time when its rivals are reeling and a home goods retailer fails to live up to its promises, again.
Panera is increasing customer counts, receipts and outlets, but the rub on the bottom line is that margins continue to contract.
Starbucks Single Origin Sumatra Coconut Milk is being added after years of customer requests for a non-dairy milk option beyond soy.
McDonald's says that a key global sales metric fell 1.8 percent in January, continuing to be weighed down by struggles in Japan and China.
Yum Brands may be able to mask its meandering performance if China turns around later this year, but it needs to start thinking beyond KenTacoHut.
As Steve Easterbrook readies to take the McDonald's helm on March 1, the company already has adopted some of his novel approaches more widely.
The iPhone helped deliver Apple a record quarter of profitability and a struggling restaurant chain comes under fire for sexual discrimination allegations.
Two wildly different and widely loved restaurant chains are now promoting vegetarian dishes -- and so are other groups in America and the world.
Brinker International, the parent of Chili's and Maggiano's Little Italy, raises the bar among traditional restaurants.
McDonald's reports falling earnings and sales for its fourth quarter, and says it is going to take action this year to bring customers back.
Several fired McDonald's employees who say they were subject to rampant racial discrimination and sexual harassment are suing the chain's corporate parent.