RBI: More customers redeeming coupons, loyalty rewards

As severe price pressures continue for customers and restaurants alike, more consumers are turning to money-saving options such as coupons and loyalty rewards to stretch their dollars further. That’s a conclusion reached by Restaurant Brands International (RBI), whose brands include Burger King, Tim Hortons, and Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen. RBI, like many restaurant chains and operators, […]

Digital sales are fueling fast-food chains’ growth

Leading fast-food chains are reporting that a year of growth in 2021 was fuelled by a surge in digital sales, which are making up an increasing percentage of orders. The shift towards off-premises consumption is set to outlast the pandemic. Sales of that nature have largely held firm even as indoor dining has been reintroduced […]

Restaurant Brands International makes first acquisition since 2017

Toronto-based Restaurant Brands International is buying sandwich chain Firehouse Subs for over $1 billion in its first acquisition since it brought Popeyes on board in 2017. The deal will give the company, already the owner of Burger King and Tim Hortons in addition to Popeyes, another growth vehicle. Firehouse was founded in 1994 by brothers […]

Restaurant Brands International aims to go greener

Restaurant Brands International, the parent company of global quick-service restaurant chains Burger King, Tim Hortons, and Popeyes, has announced new commitments to help address climate change. RBI says it will collaborate with franchisees and suppliers to pursue science-based targets (SBTs) for reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 50 per cent by 2030. It also aims […]

Food retailers & restaurants launch recycling organization

A group of Canada’s leading consumer brands, retailers and restaurants have launched a new organization that will help companies comply with new blue box recycling rules in Ontario. Circular Materials, a not-for-profit producer responsibility organization, was created by 15 companies in response to Ontario’s decision to shift 100 per cent of recycling costs to product and […]

A Double Double you can eat! Introducing the new Tim Hortons Double Double Coffee Bar

Press Release Need a coffee fix while you’re on the go? No problem! Soon, you’ll be able to put your coffee in your pocket with Tim Hortons new Double Double Coffee Bar. Made with Tim Hortons coffee beans, the Double Double Coffee Bar is similar in size to a chocolate bar, has a smooth and silky texture with an […]