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MCD  // Posts tagged as "MCD"

Burger King Whisper

Burger King Whisper

Research Question: Will Burger King’s acquisition of Tim Hortons result in a temporary share shift or in long term gains? Companies Covered: Burger King (BKW), Tim Hortons (THI), McDonald’s (MCD), Wendy’s (WEN), Carrols Restaurant Group (TAST) Report Available: January 22, 2015   Blueshift’s initial research shows Burger King will continue to grow through its acquisition of […]

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California Drought Whisper

California Drought Whisper

Research Question: Will California’s drought lead to product changes and price hikes in the food, beverage, and restaurant industry in 2014? Companies Covered: McDonalds (MCD), Wendy’s (WEN), Chipotle (CMG), General Mills (GIS), Doctor Pepper-Snapple (DPS), The J.M. Smucker Company (SJM), The Hain Celestial Group (HAIN), Constellation Brands (STZ), Valmont Industries (VMI), Lindsay Corporation (LNN), Deere & Co. (DE) […]

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Jul 01 2013 Restaurants, Services

Remodel Provides Initial and Sustainable Growth for Wendy’s

Research Question: Will restaurant remodels deliver a sales surge for Wendy’s and grow its market share? By: Susan Jennings Kantari Companies: BKW, MCD, WEN Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings The Wendy’s Co.’s (WEN) sales are expected to increase during the 12 months following a remodel and to sustain single to low double-digit […]

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Wendy’s Whisper

Wendy’s Whisper

Research Question: Will restaurant remodels deliver a sales surge for Wendy’s and help grow its market share? Companies Covered: Wendy’s (WEN), Burger King Worldwide (BKW), McDonalds (MCD), Yum! Brands (YUM) Report Available: July 1, 2013   Blueshift’s initial research shows positive sentiment for the effect of WEN’s remodeled stores, though actual results have yet to be […]

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Oct 31 2012 Food & Beverage, Retail

Tim Hortons Sees Share Plateau Following McCafé Launch in Canada

Research Question: Will McDonald’s Canadian store renovations, including the addition of McCafé premium coffee products, cause a loss in share for Tim Hortons? By: Reverdy Johnson Companies: BKW, DNKN, MCD, SBUX, THI/TSE:THI, WEN Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Fifteen of 24 non-customer sources who commented said Tim Hortons Inc. (THI/TSE:THI) is a […]

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Tim Hortons Whisper

Tim Hortons Whisper

Research Question: Will McDonald’s Canadian renovations, including the addition of McCafe products, cause a loss in share at Tim Hortons? Companies: Tim Hortons (THI) & McDonald’s (MCD)   Initial research by Blueshift indicates strategic initiatives at McDonald’s Canadian locations threatening Tim Hortons’ stranglehold on the coffee market in Canada, as Tim Hortons fights back with new […]

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Jul 19 2012 Restaurants, Retail

Dunkin’s Expansion West Will Succeed, Existing Franchises’ SSS May Slow

Research Question: Will Dunkin’ Donuts be able to replicate its success as it expands westward and maintain sales growth in existing markets? By: Susan Jennings Kantari Companies: DNKN, KKD, MCD, PEET, SBUX Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc.’s (DNKN) Dunkin’ Donuts will succeed in expanding into the West over […]

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May 31 2012 Food & Beverage, Retail

Burger King Menu, Ads Increase Chances of Recapturing Throne (QSR)

Research Question: Will Burger King’s $750-million brand investment, including a revamped menu, let it regain the No. 2 burger-chain spot it lost to Wendy’s? By: Reverdy Johnson Companies: AFCE, BKW, JUSH, JACK, MCD, SONC, TAST, WEN Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Burger King Worldwide Holdings Inc. (BKW) sales have increased up […]

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New Burgers, Refocus on Core Products Helping Wendy’s Sales (WEN)

Research Question: Will new products allow Wendy’s to increase sales and capture new customers? By: Reverdy Johnson Companies: BKC, CMG, DIN, DRI, EAT, JACK, MCD, PNRA, WEN, YUM Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings The Wendy’s Co.’s (WEN) new Hot ‘N Juicy burger line and the “W” burger are driving sales, according […]

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Calorie Counts, MyPanera Card More Helpful Than Ad Campaign (PNRA)

Research Question: How will Panera’s increased advertising, revised menu and calorie-count boards affect its market share? By: Susan Jennings Kantari Companies: CMG, MCD, PNRA, YUM Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Five of six Panera restaurant sources and five of seven Panera customers had not observed the advertising campaign or a related effect […]

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