Beyond Meat Inc. May Have Just Had the Best IPO Debut of 2019

Beyond Meat Inc. piled on the beef-substitute market value as it headed for what could be the year’s best debut for a U.S. initial public offering. The maker of vegan beef and sausage substitutes soared, rising as much as 192 percent from its IPO price of $25 share. The shares opened at $46 and were […]

McDonald’s Says “Yes” to Dutch Stroopwafel McFlurry for U.S. Menus, But “No” to Malaysian BBQ McShaker Fries

Americans dining at McDonald’s may soon be fancying a Stroopwafel McFlurry– the Dutch caramel waffle cookies mixed with vanilla ice cream. Or, they might crave Australian cheesy bacon fries, a Canadian tomato and mozzarella chicken sandwich and Spanish Grand McExtreme Bacon Burger. When asked for confirmation about the international fare set for this summer, a […]

McDonald’s Says “Yes” to Spanish Bacon Burger for U.S. Menus, But “No” to Malaysian Fries

Americans dining at McDonald’s may soon be fancying a Stroopwafel McFlurry– the Dutch caramel waffle cookies mixed with vanilla ice cream. Or, they might crave Australian cheesy bacon fries, a Canadian tomato and mozzarella chicken sandwich and Spanish Grand McExtreme Bacon Burger. When asked for confirmation about the international fare set for this summer, a […]

Textio’s New Tool Will Take the Words Right Out of Your Mouth—and Maybe Improve Them

Words matter, and they often matter in different ways to different people. That’s why, for the past five years, text analytics startup Textio has studied–and helped to augment–the way companies in search of more diverse candidates communicate with prospective hires. Now, the company is launching a new product that takes that mission one step further. […]

McDonald’s Is Buying a Decision-Logic Tech Company to Personalize Your Drive-Thru Experience

McDonald’s Corp., in its largest acquisition in 20 years, is buying a decision-logic technology company to better personalize menus in its digital push. The world’s biggest restaurant chain is spending more than $300 million on Dynamic Yield Ltd., according to a person familiar with the matter. With the new technology, McDonald’s restaurants can vary their […]