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McDonald's and franchisees to make safety checks as 'COVID fatigue' grips

McDonald's and franchisees to make safety checks as 'COVID fatigue' grips

By: Hilary Russ
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: November 13th, 2020
McDonald's Corp MCD.N will inspect all its U.S. restaurants to ensure compliance with safety standards as coronavirus cases surge again and "COVID fatigue" sets in, according to an internal note seen by Reuters on Friday.
Tyson Foods beats profit estimates, sees lower COVID-19 costs in 2021

Tyson Foods beats profit estimates, sees lower COVID-19 costs in 2021

By: Tom Polansek, Praveen Paramasivam
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: November 16th, 2020
Tyson Foods TSN.N beat Wall Street estimates for fourth-quarter profit on Monday, but faces rising costs for animal feed and uncertainty over labor as COVID-19 cases surge in the United States.
DoorDash shows surge in revenue growth, profitable quarter in IPO filing

DoorDash shows surge in revenue growth, profitable quarter in IPO filing

By: Anirban Sen, Joshua Franklin
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: November 13th, 2020
DoorDash Inc, the U.S. food delivery startup backed by SoftBank Group Corp 9984.T, made public on Friday its regulatory filing for a listing on the New York Stock Exchange, setting the stage for a blockbuster IPO before the end of the year.
Hershey reinstates full-year outlook after Halloween playbook pays off

Hershey reinstates full-year outlook after Halloween playbook pays off

By: Siddharth Cavale
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: November 6th, 2020
Hershey Co HSY.N beat profit and sales estimates and reinstated its full-year financial forecasts on Friday, after early promotions and strong use of data to predict Halloween trends paid off in the third quarter, sending its shares up 3%.
McDonald's launches new growth strategy; beats profit estimates

McDonald's launches new growth strategy; beats profit estimates

Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: November 9th, 2020
McDonald's Corp MCD.N said on Monday it would test a loyalty program for customers and launch a new crispy chicken sandwich next year as it refocuses its long-term strategy to look beyond the COVID-19 pandemic.
Wendy's breakfast

Wendy’s breakfast nabs new customers as pandemic pushes consumers to break habits

By: Amelia Lucas
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: November 4th, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has upset consumers’ usual breakfast habits, leading fast-food restaurants and coffee chains to miss out on early morning sales.
Wendy's Scare-thru

Wendy's turns drive-thru into spooky Halloween experience

By: Aaron Baar
Source: Marketing Dive
Date of Publication: October 30th, 2020
Wendy's is staging a "Scare-thru" at its South Gate restaurant in the Los Angeles area, per details shared with Marketing Dive.
Mondelez candy in Halloween buckets

Brands have some new tricks up their sleeves this Halloween

Source: Marketing Dive
Date of Publication: October 28th, 2020
The pandemic has pushed marketers to adopt more digital and mobile tactics, with promising early results as sales of chocolate and candy tick upward.
Nestlé logo

Pandemic-Era Shoppers Splurge on Vitamins, Boosting Nestlé Sales

By: Saabira Chaudhuri
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: October 21st, 2020
Small health-science division posts double-digit gains as consumers flock to products that boost health.
Coca-Cola emerges from lockdown blues as out-of-home demand recovers

Coca-Cola emerges from lockdown blues as out-of-home demand recovers

By: Nivedita Balu
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: October 22nd, 2020
Coca-Cola Co beat revenue and profit expectations on Thursday as a partial reopening of theaters and restaurants boosted demand and helped the world's largest soda maker bounce back from a shattering second quarter.