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  • Top 10 Burger King changes

    Burger King's new menu has a purpose. Last year, Wendy's surpassed Burger King to become the second best-selling burger chain in the United States. It was close: Wendy's had $8.5 billion in sales, while Burger King had $8.4 billion. (Both were miles behind No. 1 McDonald's, at $34 billion). In an effort to regain the No. 2 slot,  the chain has undergone a massive makeover, complete with Burger King new menu items, décor, and employee uniforms. Here are the Top 10 changes Burger King has made in the past year, in its biggest overhaul since it first opened its doors back in 1954:

  • World markets rattled, but Dow only down six

    The wait for an expected deal between Greece and its creditors hurt financial markets around the world, but US stocks only dropped slightly. The Dow lost 6 points to close at 12653 after being down as much as 131 points earlier Monday.

  • Taco Bell breakfast debuts; some stores open 24 hours

    Taco Bell breakfast is here. The Mexican-style fast-food chain that caters to the late-night snacking crowd with tacos and gorditas, introduced a Taco Bell breakfast menu Thursday at almost 800 restaurants in 14 states.

  • Change Agent Starbucks' new blend – working with community nonprofits

    The coffee chain will join with two 'change-making' groups in New York and Los Angeles doing 'heroic work' to address economic, social, and education challenges.
    10/04/2011 04:19 pm

  • Dave's Hot 'N Juicy: Wendy's unveils its new burger

    Dave's Hot 'N Juicy, the new hamburger from Wendy's, is available today. But will the Dave's Hot 'N Juicy boost the restaurant's lagging sales figures?
    09/19/2011 01:55 pm

  • Happy Meal change: Apple slices in every Happy Meal

    Happy Meal change: McDonald's on Tuesday said that it would add apple slices and reduce the portion of French fries in its children's meal boxes this fall, effectively taking away consumers' current choice between either having apples with caramel dip or fries as a Happy Meal side.
    07/26/2011 06:07 pm

  • Arby's goes on sale causing Wendy's shares to rise

    Arby's restaurant chain is being put up for sale by Wendy's after losing money in the third quarter. The announcement caused shares to rise 8.5 percent.
    01/21/2011 12:54 am

  • Wendy's fries spicier, but not its earnings

    Wendy's fries with skins debuted Nov. 11. A day later, Wendy's/Arby's Group announced disappointing earnings.
    11/12/2010 08:39 am

  • Wendy's fries recipe to contain potato skins and sea salt

    Wendy's fries: Wendy's is planning a marketing push, including national television ads airing later this month, to highlight the changes.
    11/10/2010 04:02 pm

  • The New Economy Krispy Kreme Cheeseburger: Today, state fairs. Tomorrow?

    Krispy Kreme Cheeseburger sounds atrocious, but many who've tried it become fans. Will a restaurant chain pick it up?
    08/17/2010 07:41 pm

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