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Drive-Thru Digest

September 14, 2022

Matt Cook, Editor

Starbucks and Burger King grabbed the headlines this week as they look to heavily invest in their operations.  Determined to improve their efficiency and morale, Starbucks plans to invest $450 million next year.  Meanwhile, Burger King looks to forge a brighter future by putting $400 million into modernizing stores over the next two years.

And now, the news…

Drive-Thru Digest – Issue #36

Starbucks to revamp stores to speed service, boost morale

Starbucks plans to spend $450 million next year to make its North American stores more efficient and less complex.

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Starbucks Enters New Era of Growth Driven by an Unparalleled Reinvention Plan

Starbucks introduced a framework for accelerated earnings growth over the next three years.

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How Restaurant Brand International's CEO plans to turn around Burger King

The $400 million plan to bring Burger King into the future will rollout over the next two years.

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Smokey Bones is out to prove that drive-thru can work in full service

Casual-dining player became the first to use this pandemic solution.

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Shake Shack sees promising early results in the drive thru

The chain’s six drive-thru units generated higher average weekly sales than other restaurants.

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'Massive' H-E-B with drive thru BBQ joint to open in TX

The new location will boast a True Texas BBQ restaurant with a drive-thru.

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Staten Island to get drive-thru Krispy Kreme shop

The doughnut-slinger plans to open the state’s very first drive-thru Krispy Kreme shop.

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Man Rides Horse Through McDonald's Drive-Thru and Orders 100 McNuggets

One TikToker is going viral for his antics at a McDonald's in the UK.

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The Beast surprises fans by going through McDonald's drive-thru - in a tank

The former World's Strongest Man casually rolled up and placed his order on the intercom.

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