Insiders are buzzing about Subway's attempts to sell itself to Arby's or Burger King's parent companies
Monday, 12 April 2021, 15:03:21
Summary List Placement In recent weeks, Insider has spoken with more than a dozen Subway insiders: current franchisees as well as current and former corporate employees. Nearly every single one says they have heard rumors about Subway's owners attempting the sell the struggling chain. “What is confirmed through chitchat in the restaurant industry is that both RBI — Restaurant Brands International — and also Inspire, in the last year to year and a half, have done due diligence looking at Subway,” John Gordon, a chain restaurant analyst with Pacific Management Consulting Group, told Insider. Read more: Rumors are flying that Subway is up for sale as the distressed sandwich chain lays off hundreds to cut costs and abandons franchisees Restaurant Brands International is the parent company of Popeyes and Tim Hortons, as well as Burger King, a chain that Subway CEO John Chidsey led in the early 2000s. As CEO, Chidsey slashed costs at Burger King, before selling the brand to 3G Capital in 2010.
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Millions of Facebook users' data was leaked
Monday, 5 April 2021, 01:02:55
Summary List Placement Hi and welcome to Insider Advertising for April 5. I'm senior advertising reporter Lauren Johnson, and here's what's going on: Millions of Facebook users' data leaked. What happened to Adobe's ad business. Fernando Machado moves to Activision. If this email was forwarded to you, sign up here for your daily insider's guide to advertising and media. Tips, comments, suggestions? Drop me a line at [email protected] or on Twitter at @LaurenJohnson. 533 million Facebook users' phone numbers and personal data have been leaked online The personal data of over 500 million Facebook users has been posted online in a low-level hacking forum. The data includes phone numbers, full names, location, email address, and biographical information. Security researchers warn that the data could be used by hackers to impersonate people and commit fraud. Read the story. Why Adobe's $540 million bet on advertising went awry, according to former employees, analysts and ad buyers Five years after Adobe paid $540 million for adtech business TubeMogul, only a small part of the business remains, I reported.
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Popeyes is bringing its fried chicken to the UK, and it plans to open 350 restaurants over the next 10 years
Tuesday, 23 March 2021, 01:01:00
Summary List Placement Popeyes, the fried-chicken chain, said it would open its first UK restaurant by the end of 2021, and that it planned to open hundreds more over the next decade. The US chain — a major player in the fast-food industry's chicken sandwich wars — planned to open 350 restaurants across the UK by 2031, it said Tuesday. David Shear, president international at Popeyes parent company Restaurant Brands International (RBI), told Insider that the company hadn't yet decided where the first restaurant would be, but that the sites would be spread across both suburban and city-center locations. Read more: Smashburger president lays out why the brand is looking for prime real estate, not ghost kitchen space People would be able to order food for delivery through Popeyes' own app or through other delivery services, Shear said. Shear said that it's too early to say whether the new UK restaurants would have food lockers , but Burger King , which has the same parent company, is rolling them out at its sites.
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Why QSR loyalty marketing misses 95% of diners and what to do about it
Friday, 19 March 2021, 11:00:00
You know great loyalty programs can pay off for QSRs. But what many operators don't know is how many customers even the greatest loyalty initiatives miss. This podcast fills you in on an approach that finds and effectively reaches the 95% of your customer base your loyalty program's missing.
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2 Canadian Stocks for Warren Buffett Fans to Buy for Late 2021
Wednesday, 17 March 2021, 13:22:22
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