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Reports of a McDonald’s price rise send customers in a spin: Has the fast food chain made a hash of its communication? | SmartCompany

Reports of a McDonald’s price rise send customers in a spin: Has the fast food chain made a hash of its communication? | SmartCompany

McDonald’s customers have been left in a spin by reports overnight that the price of a humble hash brown has increased to $2.20 across the country, and while some potato lovers insist they’ve always paid more than $2 for the treat, the news has sparked anger from customers across the nation. According to The Daily […]

Top restaurants slap on Sunday surcharge | The Sydney Morning Herald

Top restaurants slap on Sunday surcharge | The Sydney Morning Herald

Lucas says there are “absolutely” going to be more restaurants introducing Sunday surcharges across Melbourne bringing the restaurant industry into line with Sydney where surcharges are more common. It’s a business move Victor Liong has also imposed a 15 per cent surcharge on Sundays at his restaurant Lee Ho Fook to cover staffing costs. Lee Ho […]

Restaurants add minimum wage surcharge | Business Insider

Restaurants add minimum wage surcharge | Business Insider

For years, restaurant owners have argued that a higher minimum wage means pricier meals.Now some restaurants in states that recently raised the minimum wage — including Arizona, California, and Colorado — are putting the proof in customers’ checks. Surcharges of 3% to 4% to pay for higher labor costs are “the emerging new norm,” a […]

Maximizing revenue: Pricing lessons from South Florida’s best value meal | Miami Herald

Maximizing revenue: Pricing lessons from South Florida’s best value meal | Miami Herald

You might not have given it much thought, but odds are you’re part of a company’s smart bundled pricing strategy. I know I am. I really wanted blind spot detection in my new Subaru, so I bought that option as part of a bundle that included pre-collision braking, lane sway warning and adaptive cruise control. […]

McDonald’s Starts a Price War It Can Only Lose | The Motley Fool

McDonald’s Starts a Price War It Can Only Lose | The Motley Fool

It’s going to get a lot cheaper to get your drink on at McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD). Bloomberg is reporting that the chain is gearing up for a springtime promotion where it slashes prices on some of its more popular beverages. Soft drinks of any size will sell for $1 come April. McCafe beverages — including smoothies, frappes, […]

Cheap Eats, Cheap Labor: The Hidden Human Costs Of Those Lists | NPR

Cheap Eats, Cheap Labor: The Hidden Human Costs Of Those Lists | NPR

This view of people of color as sources of “cheap” labor bleeds into our restaurant culture: Immigrant food is often expected to be cheap, because, implicitly, the labor that produces it is expected to be cheap, because that labor has historically been cheap. And so pulling together a “cheap eats” list rather than, say, an […]

What Businesses Can Learn From Restaurants | Search Engine People

What Businesses Can Learn From Restaurants | Search Engine People

When it comes to pricing your services or products, you will be surprised to know that pricing changes can effect your business quite a bit. If you think about it, you probably have competitors, so your customers don’t need to buy your services or products. They usually do it because of your unique selling proposition, […]

Whole Foods under fire for selling chopped cheese sandwich for $8 | NY Daily News

Whole Foods under fire for selling chopped cheese sandwich for $8 | NY Daily News

Whole Foods is asking NYC residents to double down on one of their delicacies. The pricey food-store chain rolled out a chopped cheese sandwich for $8 — but savvy shoppers know you can find the same product in most bodegas for just half the price. The “chopped cheese” — New York’s version of the Philly […]

City Munch: the app that’s changing the way we use restaurants | The Telegraph

City Munch: the app that’s changing the way we use restaurants | The Telegraph

New app City Munch lets diners pay less during quieter periods to help restaurants put bums on seats, offering real-time deals in your area. It’s 4pm and you’re hungry. You open your City Munch app and see there are six restaurants nearby offering up to 50pc off their food. Ten minutes later, you sit down […]

$4 is the New $5 | RestaurantNews.com

$4 is the New $5 | RestaurantNews.com

Driving sales and traffic is difficult for many restaurants these days. Yet some chains manage to do both. The legendary burger brand Krystal, for example, has applied a successful pricing strategy for decades, putting their iconic square-shaped burgers at its core. As a result, sales and traffic have climbed. … Krystal offers 12 of its […]