Posts Tagged ‘fast food’

  • Everyday economics and Shake Shack

    Why Shake Shack is About More Than a Burger

    Feb 1, 15 • 921 Views • No Comments

    Displaying the characteristics of monopolistic competition, Shake Shack is showing how the U.S. burger market is adjusting to a changing consumer. ......  [read more]

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    Foreign Investment: French Fast Food

    May 2, 13 • 469 Views • No Comments

    Representing 54% of all restaurant purchases, fast food sales are soaring in France. McDonald’s has more than 1200 outlets, Subway has opened 400 stores during the past 10 years and Burger King recently returned to France after leaving 16 years ago.......  [read more]

  • Yoplait

    Oligopoly: Competing For Stomach Share

    Feb 24, 13 • 1729 Views • No Comments

    For an oligopoly that sells food, competition is all about “stomach share.” Our story starts with Yoplait… More than a decade ago, General Mills made sure that yogurt would become a popular “health food.” No, it was not because......  [read more]

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    Burger Wars

    Mar 21, 12 • 731 Views • No Comments

    By Mira Korber, guest blogger. Times have changed. Wendy’s is now the second largest fast food chain restaurant in the US. This interesting Atlantic article describes how Wendy’s savvy marketing pushed BK from second place to third. By focusing on......  [read more]

  • Everyday economics and Shake Shack

    Fast (and Slow) Food

    Dec 23, 11 • 467 Views • No Comments

    Wendy’s is about to pull ahead of Burger King in the U.S. The reason? People care about their lettuce and the shape of their burgers. Led by new ownership, Wendy’s now has 11 different greens (not just iceberg), a slightly rounded bun......  [read more]