Retail News: Top Stories
September 11, 2019
Top stories in retail news and the business headlines that interest us today.
Taco Bell Vegetarian Menu
“The Irvine, Calif.-based brand said Tuesday that a 200-unit test, started in April in Dallas, would be expanded nationwide with permanent ‘Vegetarian Favorites’ sections that feature four items, including a new Black Bean Crunchwrap Supreme, a new Black Bean Quesarito, the 7-Layer Burrito and the regular bean burrito.”
Wendy’s Breakfast Menu
“Wendy’s has tried and failed multiple times to add a breakfast daypart—beginning as far back as the 1980s—much as both McDonald’s and Burger King have done, along with other chains such as Taco Bell. It’s the biggest daypart at the country’s second-largest chain, Starbucks, along with its rival, Dunkin’.”
GameStop to Close 180-200 Stores
“GameStop has been struggling in its core videogame category as consumers increasingly opt to download games through their gaming consoles and online. And new competition looms: Apple will launch a videogame subscription service on Sept. 19, with a monthly fee of $4.99 a month. Google is rolling out a cloud-based gaming site in November.”
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