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Burger King unveils $400 million plan to revive U.S. sales by investing in renovations, advertising

Burger King unveils $400 million plan to revive U.S. sales by investing in renovations, advertising

CASCAIS, Portugal — Burger King signs can be seen at local fast food restaurants. Horacio Villalobos | Corbis News | Getty Images Burger King said Friday it plans to spend $400 million over the next two years on advertising and renovating its restaurants as part of a broader strategy to revive lagging U.S. sales. The …

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Panera Bread tests AI tech in drive-thru lanes

Panera Bread tests AI tech in drive-thru lanes

Panera Bakery in Spring Hill, Florida. Jeff Greenberg | Universal Pictures Group | Getty Images Beginning Monday, drive-thru customers at two Panera Bread stores in upstate New York will take orders by computer to test the accuracy of artificial intelligence technology and the ability to shorten service times. The sandwich chain is the latest restaurant …

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Panera Bread tests AI tech in drive-thru lanes

Panera Bread tests AI tech in drive-thru lanes

Panera Bakery in Spring Hill, Florida. Jeff Greenberg | Universal Pictures Group | Getty Images Starting Monday, drive-thru customers at two Panera Bread stores in upstate New York will receive their orders by computer to test the accuracy of artificial intelligence technology and the ability to shorten service times. The sandwich chain is the latest …

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Starbucks notifies workers at two stores to close, union claims retaliation

Starbucks notifies workers at two stores to close, union claims retaliation

Activists hold a United Nations Birthday Party and Picketing for Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz on July 19, 2022, in New York City. Activists gathered near Schultz’s West Village home on his 75th birthday to protest the treatment of Starbucks employees trying to unionize, and Schultz’s recent announcement to permanently close 16 stores. Michael M. Santiago …

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Starbucks notifies workers at two stores to close, union claims retaliation

Starbucks notifies workers at two stores to close, union claims retaliation

Activists hold a United Nations Birthday Party and Picketing for Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz in New York City on July 19, 2022. Activists gathered near Schultz’s West Village home on his 75th birthday to protest the treatment of Starbucks employees trying to unionize, and Schultz’s recent announcement to permanently close 16 locations. Michael M. Santiago …

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