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Restaurant Industry Reporter — The 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 Earnings: What to Watch

wsj.com — McDonald's Corp. is scheduled to announce its second-quarter earnings before the market opens on Tuesday. Here's what you need to know: EARNINGS FORECAST: Net income of $1.39 a share is expected, compared with $1.26 a share a year earlier.

Starbucks Is Shifting Roles of Senior Management

wsj.com — Starbucks Corp. said Monday it was reorganizing the roles of its senior leaders, a week after the coffee giant said it had a sales-target miss for its third consecutive quarter. Chief Executive Howard Schultz said he is shifting his focus to the company's long-term strategy and innovation efforts.

India Says Cadbury Used Phantom Factory to Avoid Taxes

wsj.com — India has accused Cadbury PLC of dodging about $46 million in taxes by pretending to produce candy at a factory that didn't exist. A 103-page report by the country's tax authorities, which was reviewed by The Wall Street Journal, accuses Cadbury's Indian unit of manipulating invoices and other documents to get a tax exemption available to companies that began production in new plants in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh by...

Starbucks Widens Workers’ Health-Insurance Options

wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Coffee chain to offer some U.S. employees the opportunity to shop for insurance on a private exchange Starbucks Corp. said it would be offering employees new health-insurance choices as part of an effort to make the coffee chain a more attractive employer.

Starbucks goes upscale, partners with Italy’s Princi bakery

marketwatch.com — Starbucks Corp. is partnering with a luxury Italian bakery in an effort to move more upscale. The coffee giant has made an investment in high-end Italian bakery and pizzeria Princi that allows it to develop and operate all new Princi locations outside of Italy, including in the U.S., and to offer Princi baked goods in Starbucks' new specialty coffee stores.

Starbucks Invests in High-End Italian Bakery Princi

wsj.com — Starbucks Corp. is partnering with a luxury Italian bakery in an effort to move more upscale. The coffee giant has made an investment in high-end Italian bakery and pizzeria Princi that allows it to develop and operate all new Princi locations outside of Italy, including in the U.S., and to offer Princi baked goods in Starbucks' new specialty coffee stores.

Chipotle Web Video Takes Aim at Rivals

wsj.com — Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. is going on the offensive with plans for a new web video that takes aim at rival fast-food chains. The burrito maker's advertising has mostly focused on the quality of its food since a string of disease outbreaks surfaced last fall, sending its sales and share price cascading.

Prospective Hershey suitors face numerous unusual hurdles

marketwatch.com — Snack maker Mondelez International Inc. or any other potential bidder for Hershey Co. is up against not only a board that indicated it doesn't want to sell, but a secretive, controlling shareholder-and the state's top law officer. Mondelez , whose roughly $23 billion bid was quickly rebuffed this week, is expected to continue fighting for a union.

Prospective Hershey Suitors Face Numerous Unusual Hurdles

wsj.com — Snack maker Mondelez International Inc. or any other potential bidder for Hershey Co. is up against not only a board that indicated it doesn't want to sell, but a secretive, controlling shareholder-and the state's top law officer. Mondelez, whose roughly $23 billion bid was quickly rebuffed this week, is expected to continue fighting for a union.

Chipotle executive indicted in New York cocaine bust

marketwatch.com — Efforts to regain customer trust at Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. could suffer a setback as the restaurant chain placed its top marketing executive on administrative leave after Manhattan prosecutors unveiled an indictment involving the executive and a cocaine drug ring.
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Jul 22, 2016

Scoop from @annie_gasparro: Hershey Trust to reach settlement with Pennsylvania attorney general’s office  http://on.wsj.com/2ajseBw 

Jul 21, 2016

Chipotle’s recovery is slower-than-expected, despite promotions  http://on.wsj.com/2aeMLKz  via @WSJ $CMG

Jul 20, 2016

A beautiful story with a twist at the end, by the great @jamesrhagerty: Obituary writing in the selfie age  http://on.wsj.com/2ab5AP0 

Jul 01, 2016

Prospective Hershey suitors, such as Mondelez, face numerous unusual hurdles $HSY $MDLZ  http://on.wsj.com/29klmqo  via @WSJ


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