Chick-fil-A is now the third largest restaurant chain by system-wide sales. Its ascent has been so rapid that other fast-food brands are taking note of its unique business model. Popeyes recently launched its own chicken sandwich leading the two brands into a social media war.… Read the full article.
With thousands of store closures in the last three years and petitions against Subway from its franchise owners, the fast-food chain with the most locations globally seems to be on the rocks. We unpack what’s going on and where Subway’s headed from here.… Read the full article.
Protesters on Sunday were seen imploring President Trump to ‘stand with Hong Kong’
HONG KONG (AP) — Thousands of students formed human chains outside schools across Hong Kong on Monday to show solidarity after violent weekend clashes between police and activists seeking democratic reforms in the semiautonomous Chinese territory.… Read the full article.
Tim Hortons is Canada’s one-stop shop for coffee, breakfast, lunch and donuts, but now, the company needs to expand elsewhere. The U.S. has long been a target market, but they’ve struggling in America for decades. Watch this video to find out why this Canadian icon can’t win over its southern neighbors and beat out brands like McDonald’s, Taco Bell, and Dunkin’ Donuts in the breakfast wars.… Read the full article.
By Matt Stoller | The Guardian
Last week, state attorneys general, led by Texas and New York, announced investigations into Google and Facebook for possible antitrust violations. This is a big deal. No society has ever centralized control of information as we have in big tech, and this is the first real American strike at the problem.… Read the full article.