Keep your eyes on your latte: forget Burger King, McDonald’s is now taking aim at Starbucks

When Jim Cantalupo took over as CEO of McDonald’s in 2003, he was looked to as the man to save the world’s largest restaurant chain. McDonald’s had just recorded its first-ever quarterly loss and sales were slipping badly. Cantalupo set to orchestrating a crucial turnaround. Then, just a year later,Read More…

The Hooters debate: a U.S. restaurant chain flirts with Canada

Hooters of America Inc is a restaurant chain that employs scantily-clad female waitresses to attract a mostly-male clientele. Marketing VP Mike McNeil says the chain wants to expand into Canada in 1996-97, but some people feel the chain is not appropriate for Canada. At lunchtime on a Friday afternoon, theRead More…