Burger King Worldwide Inc., the second-biggest U.S. burger chain by store count, is introducing an application that will allow customers to pay for Whoppers with their smartphones as it races rivals to woo younger diners.
Starbucks Corp., the world’s largest coffee-shop operator, will test a smartphone service this year that lets customers order items ahead of time at some U.S. cafes, part of a push to promote its mobile application.
U.S. Supreme Court justices questioned whether the Environmental Protection Agency had authority to impose permit requirements on power plants and factories in a test of President Barack Obama’s climate-change agenda.
Nestle SA is supersizing its Nespresso machine to appeal to Americans who prefer a big mug of Joe to a dainty shot to try and win more customers in a market where it’s dwarfed by Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc.
Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc. plans to bring its colorful Baskin-Robbins ice-cream cakes to Germany next year and open more Dunkin’ Donuts stores in Europe as it sees the region bouncing back from the recession.