Tagged: mcdonald's

Dunkin’ Donuts Intensifies Push Into Arkansas

by Jan Cottingham 4/18/2016 12:00 am

The parent company of Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins is placing its hopes for revenue growth on drastically expanding its footprint, and new Dunkin’ Donuts stores in Arkansas are part of that plan.

Walmart, Sam's Club Commit to Cage-Free Eggs by 2025

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/5/2016 4:55 pm

Walmart U.S. and Sam’s Club U.S. announced Tuesday their goal to transition to a 100 percent cage-free egg supply chain by 2025, representing an effort to maintain affordable prices while improving the food supply.

You Deserve a Break Today (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

by Craig Douglass 2/1/2016 12:00 am

McDonald’s, under new CEO Steve Easterbrook, has decided to heed national consumer research and take a bold, new and yet simple step: The most important meal of the day now has become the most important meal of the day, as McDonald’s unveiled in October its all-day breakfast menu.

Ghidotti Communications Ends ERI Partnership, Moves to Regions Center

by Mark Carter 1/5/2016 11:00 am

Ghidotti Communications of Little Rock has ended its strategic partnership with advertising agency Eric Rob & Isaac and opened new offices on the 29th floor of the Regions Bank Center, Natalie Ghidotti said Tuesday.

McDonald's to Use Chicken Without Human Antibiotics

by Associated Press 3/4/2015 10:33 am

In a statement, chicken supplier Tyson Foods Inc. said it looks forward to working with McDonald's to meet its new standards.

Have It Your Way, Eh? (Robert Coon On Politics)

by Robert Coon 9/3/2014 2:52 pm

The recent announcement by Burger King Corp. that it would be merging with Canadian donut and coffee chain Tim Hortons and “domiciling” the combined company in Canada has reignited the debate over corporate tax inversions.

Fast-Food Protests Return Amid Push for Wage Hikes

by Associated Press 12/5/2013 2:29 pm

Fast-food workers and labor organizers are marching, waving signs and chanting in cities across the country Thursday amid a push for higher wages.

Beverly Morrow Keeps Arches Golden for Ronald McDonald House

by Jennifer Pyron 2/1/2013 12:00 am

As a McDonald’s owner/operator for 25 years, Beverly Morrow gets the pleasure of directly supporting Ronald McDonald House Charities by donating a portion of Happy Meal proceeds to the organization. But her passion for the local chapter goes deeper than that.

Midtown's Baker Building To Be Replaced by Chipotle

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/17/2012 12:00 am

Did you know a five-story building in midtown Little Rock has an appointment with the wrecking ball? We’re told the 38,000-SF Baker Building at 100 S. University Ave. will give way to a Chipotle Mexican Grill. In March, the building was 98 percent occupied.

Tough Times in the Burger Business: Back Yard Burgers Files Bankruptcy

by Lance Turner 10/19/2012 8:16 am

After closing all eight of its corporate-owned restaurants in Arkansas, Back Yard Burgers files bankruptcy. It's not the only fast-food burger chain facing tough times.

Stronger Dollar Hurts McDonald's 3Q Results

by Associated Press 10/19/2012 8:11 am

The world's largest hamburger chain with 33,000 locations worldwide has thrived in boom and bust times by selling cheap eats and constantly updating its menu. But global economic pressures and intensifying competition is wearing at the company, which makes two-thirds of its sales overseas.

Stylish New McDonald's Opens at Promenade at Chenal

by Karen Martin 6/18/2012 9:07 am

A new McDonald's -- one of the first in the state to showcase the restaurant chain's modernized decor -- is open at Promenade at Chenal.

Juanita's Has New Owners

by Karen Martin 8/26/2010 2:11 pm

A little less than two years after he purchased Juanita's, Johnny Weaver has sold the Tex-Mex restaurant and venue to Jim O'Brien and Joe Cates.

Cheap Chills: Frozen Sweets

by Karen Martin 7/20/2010 4:26 pm

Keep your cool and control costs with these relatively low-priced treats that are especially appealing on 97-degree afternoons.