Tag: Restaurant Pricing

McDonald’s Has Finally Solved the Value Menu Equation | The Motley Fool

McDonald’s Has Finally Solved the Value Menu Equation | The Motley Fool

Back when McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD) began offering its Dollar Menu, franchisees complained that it drove down their margins. The problem was that the menu offered extensive $1 choices that made it too easy for customers to construct a full meal from it for just a few bucks. Now, after multiple tries, it appears the fast-food chain […]

Study Shows Customer Preference for Direct Delivery from Restaurants | Food On Demand

Study Shows Customer Preference for Direct Delivery from Restaurants | Food On Demand

Customers report they would order from their favorite restaurants one extra time per month if delivery was offered, and more than 70 percent of QSR and fast-casual customers said they would choose a restaurant more often if delivery were offered. The importance of delivery doesn’t apply only to millennials. Of customers 35-44, around 78 percent […]

Your McDonald’s Experience Is About to Change | The Motley Fool

Your McDonald’s Experience Is About to Change | The Motley Fool

What else is McDonald’s doing? The company has also made some changes to its menu. This includes cooked-to-order Quarter Pounder hamburgers made with fresh beef. It has also revamped its menu, which CFO Kevin Ozan credited for part of the chain’s 2.9% increase in U.S. comparable-store sales in the quarter. “Sales were fueled by higher […]

A $49 lobster roll? A recent shortage has lobster prices soaring. | The Boston Globe

A $49 lobster roll? A recent shortage has lobster prices soaring. | The Boston Globe

It’s no shell game: As the price per pound has skyrocketed over the last few months, the costs of lobster dishes on restaurant menus across the city have been off the charts as chefs have been looking to claw back some of the margins. A combination of lousy weather, international demand, and iced-over Canadian fisheries […]

Tackling unfair trading practices in the food supply chain | European Commission

Tackling unfair trading practices in the food supply chain | European Commission

Will the price of food products increase for consumers? No. There is no reason why this EU legislation should lead to price increases for consumers: in the public con­sultation carried out by the Commission, there was no evidence presented to suggest that the unfair trading practices targeted lead to lower consumer prices or that prohibiting […]

Feedback App Lets Restaurants Pick Their Off-Peak Pricing | The Spoon

Feedback App Lets Restaurants Pick Their Off-Peak Pricing | The Spoon

If you’ve ever been to a restaurant between two and five o’clock, chances are pretty good that you walked into a near-empty establishment, with servers, hosts and kitchen staff waiting around until the dinner rush. Feedback wants to make those off-peak hours more productive by giving restaurants the ability to offer dynamic pricing and discounts […]

Grubhub delivers food for free in Charleston through April | postandcourier.com

Grubhub delivers food for free in Charleston through April | postandcourier.com

Charleston is suddenly being served by a variety of ordering and restaurant delivery companies. Quickfoxes is the original local business that continues to service a large selection of restaurants. UberEats has muscled in with delivery from national chains like McDonald’s and Papa John’s in addition to a large selection of local places. EatStreet is also […]

DoorDash is here to deliver food from more than 1,500 local restaurants | Next Pittsburg

DoorDash is here to deliver food from more than 1,500 local restaurants | Next Pittsburg

Between 11 a.m. and 10 p.m, people in those areas can order from hundreds of local restaurants including Primanti’s, Kaya and Bluebird Kitchen, as well as national chains such as  Houlihan’s, PF Chang’s and Buca di Beppo. “Delivery is something we see as the future of restaurant dining, and we are excited to be a part […]

Pret a Manger’s pricing policy is raising eyebrows when wealth divides are widening | Verdict

Pret a Manger’s pricing policy is raising eyebrows when wealth divides are widening | Verdict

The move could raise awareness of Pret’s (and others) current flat pricing strategy. Pret a Manger has boasted its employees had given away 1.7 million free cups of coffee through its “random acts of kindness” scheme in its 2016 financial report — but the value of a free cup of coffee is not the same […]

EatClub: Celebrity chef Marco Pierre White backs start-up luring diners off sofa | afr.com

EatClub: Celebrity chef Marco Pierre White backs start-up luring diners off sofa | afr.com

A food technology start-up luring diners off their sofas and back into restaurants is on the march in Australia and eyeing expansion overseas with the help of celebrity chef and shareholder Marco Pierre White. In the space of five months EatClub, a dynamic pricing platform that enables restaurants to offer last-minute deals to attract diners […]