Thanks to a handful of musical retirees, we've found the world's happiest fast food joint. Every Friday morning, a group of retired individuals from all over the Hawaiian island of Oahu come together at a local Burger King to start the...Show More Summary
This should restore your faith in Burger King. Apparently, each year Burger King gives a big prize to its "Franchisee of the Year." This year's winner, Tom Barnett, an obviously wealthy-enough guy who owns 24 Burger Kings in Arizona, won a brand-new Corvette and a Rolex, which together were worth about $60,000. Show More Summary
The man who once fronted for Burger King and Coca-Cola will now spearhead the social impact engine for the new millennial media company. Alex Bogusky, the ad world's agile master of reinvention, has now paired up with new media outfit, Fusion, which itself hopes to reinvent media. Show More Summary
GREENVILLE, SC—Expressing his disappointment shortly after sitting down for lunch at a local franchise location Wednesday, area man Peter Strauss told reporters that the customers at Burger King were actually far less appealing in real life than the...
Back in the mid-2000s, Burger King had a really unnerving ad campaign where a man in a plastic Burger King mask breaks into people's houses and watches them sleep. Over in the New Inquiry, Adam Kotsko uses the skin-crawling mascot, the King, as a jumping-off point to discuss the history of creepiness. Read more...
Burger King is the home of the Whopper, but it’s also home to one of the most generous franchisees in the U.S. (and maybe the world). The Barnett Management Company runs a chain of Burger King restaurants in Arizona, and when owner Tom...Show More Summary
It's a battle of golden-brown, honey mustard-dipped attrition. Burger King is playing the volume game, mortar-shelling every discounted, mechanically separated chicken nugget it has directly into consumers' mouths. For a limited time,...Show More Summary
Barnett Management Company, Burger King's 2014 Franchisee of the Year, cashed in the new Corvette and Rolex they received and turned that hypothetical straw into gold for employees who do the day-to-day work at the 24 locations owned by Barnett. Show More Summary
THIS SEEMS LIKE A POOR TACTIC: Cabs Strike In Chicago Against Uber; Uber Drivers Presumably Report Uptick In Business. Next: Burger King goes on strike against McDonald’s.
Rather than keeping the "Franchisee of the Year" prizes for themselves, they passed them on to their employees. Earning the coveted title of Burger King "Franchisee of the Year" doesn't just mean bragging rights — the fast food giant also lavishes the winner with some seriously big-ticket prizes. Show More Summary
A roundup of worthy weekend reading material. Nice to Meat You The New Inquiry Perhaps the creepiest aspect of The King, however, is his mask. Were a normal actor, even a creepy one like Zach Galifianakis, to appear in some unsuspecting customer's bed, the effect would presumably be less alarming. Show More Summary
Starbucks’ new breakfast sandwich looks a latte like Burger King’s.
If you’re a UK customer who frequents Burger King, you’ll be pleased to hear that the fast food giants will be offering a delivery service on a trial basis across the country. A report from The Independent says the company will begin trials in Romford, Truro, Hornchurch, Skegness, Hull, Northampton, Hayes and Gants Hill. Show More Summary
Consumerist picks up on a classy little move by the owners of two dozen Burger Kings in Arizona. When the chain designated Barnett Management as "franchisee of the year," it doled out a Corvette and a Rolex in thanks. Tom Barnett and the other owners then sold the car and...
Consumers aren't running away from fast food as much as they're shunning Mickey D's right now.
When the Arizona-based owners of two dozen Burger Kings was given the “Franchisee of the Year” award from the folks at BK HQ for his restaurants’ high marks on service and cleanliness, they could have just kept the new Corvette and Rolex watch they received for the honor. Instead, the owners turned those prizes into cash that they then paid … [More]
Post by Liz Alterman. There's a new item on Burger King's menu and it's called free delivery (if you live in the United Kingdom, that is!). Yes, that's right, fast food just got even more convenient. During a three-month trial period,...Show More Summary
Uber, but for ordering a Whopper without putting pants on
LONDON — Fancy a flame-grilled burger and fries but don't want to leave your couch? If you live in the right part of the UK, it could come right to your doorstep. Burger King announced on Thursday that it is trying out a home delivery...Show More Summary
Burger King is trialling an online food delivery service in the U.K., three years after the fast-food giant first introduced a similar service in the U.S.