Burger King Worldwide Inc., the second-biggest U.S. burger chain, is introducing an application that will allow customers to pay for Whoppers with their smartphones as it races rivals to woo younger diners.
U.S. stocks fell for the week, giving benchmark indexes their biggest loss since January, as mounting tensions in Ukraine and signs of a slowdown in China overshadowed reports showing an improving American economy.
McDonald’s Corp., the world’s biggest restaurant chain, was sued by workers claiming they’re being idled without pay for minutes and hours at work when demand slackens, in violation of U.S. and state labor laws.
Cyril Ramaphosa will take over management of the economy and implement a 20-year government plan after being appointed South Africa’s deputy president following May 7 elections, according to two people familiar with the plans of the ruling party.
Jeanina Jenkins, a 20-year-old high- school graduate from St. Louis, is stuck in a $7.82-an-hour part-time job at McDonald’s Corp. that she calls a “last resort” because nobody would offer her anything better.
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.