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:
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.
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?
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.
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.
Wendy's fries with skins debuted Nov. 11. A day later, Wendy's/Arby's Group announced disappointing earnings.
Wendy's fries: Wendy's is planning a marketing push, including national television ads airing later this month, to highlight the changes.
Krispy Kreme Cheeseburger sounds atrocious, but many who've tried it become fans. Will a restaurant chain pick it up?