A truckload of Burger King french fries recently caught fire in a Walmart parking lot. Unfortunately, firefighters didn’t use buckets of ketchup to contain the blaze. Although this may sound like a headline straight out of a poorly-written Hollywood comedy, the situation actually went down earlier this week in Waterville, Maine. According to The Washington
Burger King Worldwide's lead over McDonald's and Wendy's in gross margins should continue this quarter. That's one of three big keys to watch.
These fries are a little overcooked. In a Walmart parking lot in Maine, a tractor-trailer carrying 40,000 pounds of frozen Burger King French fries caught fire, destroying the cargo, the truck, and the dreams of the fast food-loving people of New Jersey. The spuds were on their way from New Brunswick, Canada to New Jersey, where they would ultimately be … [More]
Burger King learned the hard way that it’s not nice to pick on someone’s weight. For some bizarre reason, the fast food joint thought French customers would get a chuckle or two out of an ad that poked fun at Marseille striker Andre-Pierre Gignac. Instead of generating positive buzz with the questionable advertisement, Burger King
A St. Louis man was convicted in May 2000 of robbing a Burger King and was told that he would receive instructions on when and where to report to prison. He waited. The instructions never came.
"It's an unexpected texture," according to one reviewer, "that gives a surprise when they explode."
Yes, you've read right. Some marketing geniuses at Burger King came up with a brilliant English name for their creamy, mouthwatering new smoothies (no pun intended). Why PooPoo Smoothies? Because "Taste is King". What should we say, at least it's not some nutty chocolate flavor. [ more › ]
Welcome to the Onion Bag, your one-stop shop for the latest weird and wonderful football news. First today, we bring some attention to PFA Player of the Year favourite Luis Suarez, who has received support from a very unlikely source. Next,...Show More Summary
The opportunity for growth may have flipped inside out.
Earlier this week reports began to circulate that Burger King was making plans to move into the newly Russian annexed area of Crimea. Very quickly Burger King officials stepped in to deny those rumors outright. So were the initial reports based on unfounded rumor, or was it simply a case of miscommunication? According to NPR,
Burger King is giving folks another reason to stop by for a Whopper. The fast food restaurant will soon roll out free Wi-Fi to its customers across the United States. Instead of selecting just a few locations, the company intends to give patrons access to the internet in all of its restaurants in the United
French Burger King have launched a funny ad campaign with their opening of new outlets in Marseille. For conext: in 2012, PSG fans serenaded Andre Pierre Gignac with ‘A Big Mac for Gignac’, making light of the Marseille striker’s burly frame and supposed love of fast food grub. And now with Burger King opening their [...]
One year ago today How is a $12 phone possible? Bunnie's teardown shows a little bit about how this $12 piece of electronics can possibly be profitable, but far more tantalizing are his notes about Gongkai, "a network of ideas, spread...Show More Summary
The Big King is Burger King’s version of a two-patty burger with vegetables, cheese, and “King Sauce,” and it is totally not a clone of the Big Mac. Nope. On Saturday, Burger King introduces a new member of this royal family: the Chicken Big King, with two breaded chicken patties. Reader Adam lives in a test market where he had … [More]
Burger King is introducing the Chicken Big King, a further evolution of the Big King burger it unveiled last November and then increased in size in February. The new sandwich's build remains the same as with the previous two iterations...Show More Summary
While more than 50% of its restaurants are in the U.S., the company is looking to expand in international markets. Burger Kings main competition is with McDonald's and Wendy's in the fast food category, both of which have a larger market share in the U.S.
Crimea may represent a tasty target market in the future, but not just yet.
Here’s another to add to the list of product names that don’t travel well: Burger King China’s PooPoo Smoothie, which may conjure up images of… well, I’d rather not say, but your inner grossed-out 8-year-old knows what I mean, but which has nothing to do with excrement and is apparently not awful. Kotaku writer Eric Jou went to a BK … [More]
But don't let the name deceive you. Apparently it's delicious