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

Former McDonald''s Executive David Hoffmann Moves to Dunkin'' Donuts

nasdaq.com — By Julie Jargon David Hoffmann, a 22-year McDonald's Corp. veteran, has been appointed president of Dunkin' Donuts U.S. and Canada after resigning abruptly from the burger giant last week. Mr. Hoffmann, who oversaw McDonald's high-growth markets division, is the latest high-ranking executive to depart the fast-food chain in recent months.

Former McDonald’s Executive David Hoffmann Moves to Dunkin’ Donuts

wsj.com — David Hoffmann, a 22-year McDonald's Corp. veteran, has been appointed president of Dunkin' Donuts U.S. and Canada after resigning abruptly from the burger giant last week. Mr. Hoffmann, who oversaw McDonald's high-growth markets division, is the latest high-ranking executive to depart the fast-food chain in recent months.

Chipotle Explains Food-Safety Practices in New Ad Campaign

wsj.com — Nearly a year after two E. coli outbreaks sickened dozens of its customers in several states, Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. still is trying to convince people that they can trust what's in their burritos.

Chipotle Executive Returns to Work Following Drug Charges

wsj.com — Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc.'s marketing chief has returned to work following less than three months on administrative leave after he was indicted for allegedly buying cocaine. Mark Crumpacker's return comes as Chipotle embarks on a new marketing campaign to convince customers that its food is safe and as an activist shareholder adds new scrutiny to the company's turnaround effort.

Ackman’s Stake Acquisition Increases Pressure on Chipotle

wsj.com — William Ackman's large stake in Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. adds pressure to the struggling burrito chain that has faced longstanding shareholder concerns about the board and executive pay. Judging from the stock bounce Wednesday morning, investors welcome the move by Mr. Ackman, whose Pershing Square Capital Management LP late Tuesday disclosed a 9.9% stake in the company.

Pershing Square Reveals 9.9% Stake in Chipotle

wsj.com — William Ackman's Pershing Square Capital Management LP on Tuesday reported a position of 2.9 million shares of troubled Mexican-food chain Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc., placing the hedge fund among its largest shareholders. According to a regulatory filing, the hedge fund holds 9.9% of shares outstanding.

Food Price Deflation Cheers Consumers, Hurts Farmers, Grocers and Restaurants

wsj.com — The U.S. is on track this year to post the longest stretch of falling food prices in more than 50 years, a streak that is cheering U.S. shoppers at the checkout line but putting a financial strain on farmers, grocery stores and restaurants.

Across the U.S., Workers at the Bottom of the Ladder Get Pay Raises

wsj.com — U.S. companies are giving raises to more of the nation's lowest-paid workers, and they are eager to trumpet the news. For Americans in the bottom quarter of the income scale, who were left behind for much of the expansion, pay is rising at the fastest rate since the recession.

Wendy’s Profit, Revenue Slide

wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Fast-food chain says its plan to reduce its company-operated restaurant ownership remains on track Wendy's Co.

McDonald’s to remove high-fructose corn syrup from sandwich buns

marketwatch.com — McDonald's Corp. said Monday it will replace high-fructose corn syrup in its sandwich buns with sugar as part of an ongoing effort to simplify its ingredients. The company is also rolling out Chicken McNuggets and some breakfast items free of artificial preservatives and said it has curbed the use of chicken raised with antibiotics, a year earlier than planned.
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Sep 22, 2016

Former McDonald’s executive to give up more than $6 million in move to Dunkin’ Brands  http://on.wsj.com/2deIecD  $MCD $DNKN

Sep 22, 2016

Late night scoop: Former McDonald’s Executive Moves to Dunkin’ Donuts  http://on.wsj.com/2dcrL8X  $MCD

Sep 12, 2016

@madeline_keig Hi Maddie. I'm a WSJ reporter and wanted to reach out to you. Can you follow me so I can send you a DM? Thx

Sep 08, 2016

More people are going to supermarkets for prepared meals, but are grocers prepared?  http://on.wsj.com/2cJ4ds8  @heatherhaddon @jessenewman13

Sep 07, 2016

Ackman’s Chipotle Stake Puts Pressure on $CMG to Shake Up Board, Rethink Exec Pay  http://on.wsj.com/2cGh4Lj  w/ @DaveCBenoit

Sep 01, 2016

RT @SarahNassauer: Retail is changing for retail workers too: Wal-Mart to cut 7,000 back-office store jobs  http://on.wsj.com/2ctzMG9  via…


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