Wendy’s has introduced its new line of Dave’s Hot ‘N Juicy Cheeseburgers, a product launch it has tested for nearly a year and a major move sources say is needed to spark sales.
The cheeseburgers, named for the brand’s founder and longtime spokesman Dave Thomas, feature thicker beef patties, toasted and buttered buns, and upgraded ingredients like crinkle-cut pickles and red onions. At a downtown Chicago location, the burger was selling for $3.99 for a single, $5.19 for a double and $6.59 for a triple.
Arby’s has announced that it is unveiling a new, healthier kids’ meal strategy and leveraging it to raise money to fight childhood hunger.
On Monday, the Atlanta-based company will debut two new kids’ meal entrees and replace fries with apple slices and strawberry yogurt dipping sauce as a side to every option on its Kids Meal menu.The Arby’s Foundation will then use the roll out to support the company’s new partnership with Share Our Strength’s “No Kid Hungry” campaign, which seeks to end childhood hunger in the U.S. by 2015. Arby’s aims to raise $1 million for the “No Kid Hungry” campaign by the end of the year.
What's the key element of real estate? Location, location, location.
That’s something the bigwigs at “America’s Next Great Restaurant” forgot. If you’re going to set up a soul food restaurant somewhere, pick your location carefully. New York? No. Hollywood? Never. Bloomington, Minn.? Huh?Location is what Jamawn Woods has in mind. The winner of the NBC reality TV show “won” and “lost” a chain of three restaurants over the course of eight weeks. Though that was momentary bad news for Jamawn, it has turned into something better: a Soul building at that location. The Detroit Soul Daddy will be built from the ground up.