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Restaurant Industry Reporter — Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal restaurant reporter, mom of three. LA-area transplant via Chicago. Obsessed with mountains, the beach, California wine and West Coast rap

McDonald’s Lands in a Real-Estate Dilemma

wsj.com — Spinning off properties, as urged by some, would unlock value-and open can of worms For McDonald's Corp., the suggestion that it should spin off its vast property holdings poses an existential question: What are the Golden Arches without real estate?
Aug 25, 2015

Huh. Looks like people are seriously talking about a McDonald's REIT on.wsj.com/1IbOrYL

Aug 25, 2015

McDonald’s lands in a real-estate dilemma as it is pressured on properties on.wsj.com/1IbOrYL via @WSJ @juliejargon $MCD

Aug 25, 2015

McDonald’s lands in a real-estate dilemma as it is pressured on properties on.wsj.com/1IbOrYL via @WSJ $MCD

Aug 25, 2015

RT @WSJbusiness: McDonald’s lands in a real-estate dilemma as it is pressured on properties on.wsj.com/1IbOrYL via @WSJ pic.twitter.com/kh5tiHn7DZ

Aug 25, 2015

McDonald’s lands in a real-estate dilemma as it is pressured on properties on.wsj.com/1IbOrYL limitations for $MCD to do a REIT

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Chipotle plans one-day, 4,000 worker hiring binge

marketwatch.com — Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. plans to hire 4,000 employees in a single day next month, seeking to counter a tightening market for restaurant labor by dangling the possibility that high-performing recruits could someday earn six-figure salaries and stock in the burrito chain. The planned Sept.
Aug 24, 2015

Cheery news item in a sea of red: Chipotle plans one-day, 4,000 worker hiring binge $CMG on.mktw.net/1JfIuhv pic.twitter.com/KCJnFpdSBZ

Aug 24, 2015

Amid competition for workers, Chipotle plans one-day, 4,000 worker hiring binge $CMG on.mktw.net/1JfIuhv pic.twitter.com/eIH6XwmGgf

Chipotle Plans One-Day, 4,000-Worker Hiring Binge

wsj.com — Tightening labor market prompts burrito chain to tout advancement opportunities Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. plans to hire 4,000 employees in a single day next month, seeking to counter a tightening market for restaurant labor by dangling the possibility that high-performing recruits could someday earn six-figure salaries and stock in the burrito chain.
Aug 24, 2015

Sept 9- one restaurant chain hopes to hire 4,000 workers wsj.com/articles/chipo…

Aug 24, 2015

Chipotle Plans One-Day, 4,000-Worker Hiring Binge as Industry Battles Tighter Labor Market on.wsj.com/1hBUKjB via @WSJ @juliejargon

Aug 24, 2015

Chipotle is going to hire 4,000 employees in a single day next month wsj.com/articles/chipo…

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Former Subway Pitchman Jared Fogle to Plead Guilty in Child-Sex Case

wsj.com — Longtime Subway pitchman Jared Fogle is scheduled to plead guilty Wednesday to federal charges of distributing child pornography and illicit sexual conduct with a minor, according to court documents released by U.S. prosecutors.
Aug 19, 2015

The Subway/Jared comments do not disappoint (Hillary doesn't appear till the 4th one) wsj.com/articles/forme…

Aug 19, 2015

Ex-Subway Pitchman's Deal to Plead Guilty on Child-Sex Charges May Cause Marketing Rethink on.wsj.com/1J3SJoZ @juliejargon @mrmmpeters

Aug 19, 2015

RT @davidkesmodel: Ex-Subway Pitchman's Deal to Plead Guilty on Child-Sex Charges May Cause Marketing Rethink on.wsj.com/1J3SJoZ @juliejargon @mrmmpeters

Aug 19, 2015

RT @davidkesmodel: Ex-Subway Pitchman's Deal to Plead Guilty on Child-Sex Charges May Cause Marketing Rethink on.wsj.com/1J3SJoZ @juliejargon @mrmmpeters

Yum Brands Names New China CEO

wsj.com — Yum Brands Inc., which receives about half of its sales from China, has named a new chief executive of its China operations. Yum owns the KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell chains. Micky Pant, 60, has been named CEO of the China division, replacing Sam...
Aug 18, 2015

Sam Su to step down after 26 years at Yum Brands as it names Micky Pant new China CEO on.wsj.com/1NrOzdQ via @WSJ $YUM @juliejargon

Fast Food’s Big Challenge: Fresh Ingredients

wsj.com — WATSONVILLE, Calif.-It will have taken three years and a search involving more than 30 growers for Wendy's Co. to procure enough blackberries for a new salad it plans to offer next summer. "It's been a slow, painful journey for us," said Dave Kourie, who heads procurement for Wendy's.
Aug 18, 2015

Consumers' demand for fresh ingredients is making it challenging for fast-food restaurants to procure the stuff: on.wsj.com/1Nq4IjV

Aug 18, 2015

Sourcing enough blueberries took Wendy's 3 yrs; a "slow, painful journey for us." No kidding. wsj.com/articles/fast-… pic.twitter.com/2ZYDki0gKk

Aug 18, 2015

RT @PreetaTweets: Consumers' demand for fresh ingredients is making it challenging for fast-food restaurants to procure the stuff: on.wsj.com/1Nq4IjV

Aug 18, 2015

How long did it take @Wendys to find 2 million pounds of blackberries: only three years... on.wsj.com/1hlza2w pic.twitter.com/0tW7Q4GCd9

Aug 18, 2015

"Adding blackberries posed Wendy’s most difficult supply-chain challenge ever, executives say." wsj.com/articles/fast-…

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Subway’s Salad Days Are Past

wsj.com — Subway, suffering through its biggest slump in years, is testing just how sprawling a fast-food chain can get before it becomes too big. In its 50-year history, the sandwich chain has penetrated seemingly every commercial nook in the U.S., from strip malls to laundromats to car dealerships.
Aug 14, 2015

Subway is testing just how sprawling a fast-food chain can get before it becomes too big on.wsj.com/1Nt8Pte via @WSJ

Aug 13, 2015

Subway is testing just how sprawling a fast-food chain can get before it becomes too big on.wsj.com/1Nt8Pte via @WSJ @juliejargon

Aug 13, 2015

RT @davidkesmodel: Subway is testing just how sprawling a fast-food chain can get before it becomes too big on.wsj.com/1Nt8Pte via @WSJ @juliejargon

Aug 14, 2015

RT @WSJGraphics: Subway is testing just how sprawling a fast-food chain can get before it becomes too big on.wsj.com/1WoFtm2 pic.twitter.com/gLa6n7k5h5

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Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz Decries U.S. Presidential Candidates but Says He Won’t Run

wsj.com — Article in New York Times is latest example of café magnate thrusting self and company into American political and social debate Starbucks Corp. Chief Executive Howard Schultz has written an opinion piece slamming the current slate of U.S. presidential candidates from both parties, simultaneously calling attention to and rebuffing the idea that he might run.
Aug 06, 2015

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz decries the U.S. presidential candidates but won’t run on.wsj.com/1hlPTCJ $SBUX

McDonald’s Names Executives With Health-Care Ties to Its Board

wsj.com — McDonald's Corp. appointed two new board members with ties to the health-care industry as the burger giant pursues a turnaround amid a shift in U.S. consumer tastes toward healthier, fresher foods. Lloyd Dean, chief executive of Dignity Health, and John Mulligan, chief financial officer at Target Corp.
Aug 04, 2015

Executives tied to health-care industry named to McDonald’s board $MCD on.wsj.com/1P52LIw via @WSJ

Aug 04, 2015

RT @juliejargon: Executives tied to health-care industry named to McDonald’s board $MCD on.wsj.com/1P52LIw via @WSJ

Restaurant Brands Profit Rises on Burger King, Tim Hortons Sales Growth

wsj.com — Restaurant Brands International Inc., parent of Burger King and Tim Hortons, posted a stronger-than-expected second-quarter profit on Monday as both chains recorded same-store sales growth driven partly by new product launches. Oakville, Ontario-based Restaurant Brands said Tim Hortons same-store sales were up 5.5%, while Burger King same-store sales rose 6.7%.
Jul 27, 2015

Restaurant Brands Profit Rises on Burger King, Tim Hortons Sales Growth on.wsj.com/1In5UxZ via @WSJ

Jul 27, 2015

Where are McDonald's customers going? Burger King is stealing some of them. $QSR $MCD on.wsj.com/1In5UxZ via @WSJ

Jul 27, 2015

RT @juliejargon: Where are McDonald's customers going? Burger King is stealing some of them. $QSR $MCD on.wsj.com/1In5UxZ via @WSJ

Jul 27, 2015

RT @juliejargon: Where are McDonald's customers going? Burger King is stealing some of them. $QSR $MCD on.wsj.com/1In5UxZ via @WSJ

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Aug 25, 2015

McDonald’s lands in a real-estate dilemma as it is pressured on properties on.wsj.com/1IbOrYL via @WSJ $MCD

Aug 13, 2015

I didn't really need an excuse to eat more potatoes, but... nyti.ms/1L8JEPm

Aug 13, 2015

Subway is testing just how sprawling a fast-food chain can get before it becomes too big on.wsj.com/1Nt8Pte #Subway

Aug 10, 2015

3G Capital’s brands lose market share amid focus on costs on.wsj.com/1Iwzep0 via @annie_gasparro


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