CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Quick service industry focuses on providing healthy and convenient options for consumers: GRILLiT, Inc. (OTC: GRLT), The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ: WEN), Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM), McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) and Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE: CMG)
GRILLiT, Inc. (OTCPink: GRLT) today announced that it has changed its name to Healthy & Tasty Brands Corporation in its domicile State of Nevada, and has initiated the name change with FINRA. The Company's new corporate web address is http://www.handtbrands.com. As announced in its news release on February 24, 2014, the name change was done to reflect the broadening of its corporate vision to include a strategy of acquisition of interests in health-conscious, premium foods suppliers, restaurant franchises, and other synergistic entities within the expanding healthy, natural foods sector. The Company will continue to operate GRILLiT as a wholly owned subsidiary, which will continue to carry out its restaurant operations and franchise development plan.
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The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ: WEN) is keeping it fresh with today's debut of two new permanent menu items to its premium salad line - the Asian Cashew Chicken Salad and BBQ Ranch Chicken Salad. With chef-inspired flavors and cutting edge ingredients, Wendy's is providing salad consumers with fresh new tastes they would typically find in casual dining restaurants, but with the speed, convenience and price of a quick service restaurant. "Wendy's is a leader in the salad business and we are very excited to raise the bar even higher," said Craig Bahner, Wendy's Chief Marketing Officer.
Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) Board of Directors declared a dividend of $0.37 per share of common stock. The quarterly dividend will be distributed May 2, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 11, 2014. Since initiating a dividend in 2004, Yum! has increased its dividend at a double-digit percentage rate each of the past nine years, placing Yum! in a select group of companies from the S&P 500 to do so. Yum!'s first priority with the operating cash it generates is to invest in high-return global growth opportunities. In addition, Yum! is committed to returning significant cash to shareholders. The Company has returned $5.3 billion of cash through the combination of share repurchases and dividends over the past five fiscal years.
McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) recently announced that global comparable sales decreased 0.3% in February. Performance by segment was as follows: U.S. down 1.4%, Europe up 0.6% and Asia/Pacific, Middle East and Africa (APMEA) down 2.6%. "McDonald's global growth priorities - optimizing our menu, modernizing the customer experience and broadening accessibility to Brand McDonald's - are the foundation of our customer-centric approach to building our business for the long term," said McDonald's President and Chief Executive Officer Don Thompson. "We are intent on improving our business performance by thoughtfully evolving our approach to ensure that we are delivering the most compelling value, service and convenience to each of the approximately 70 million customers who choose McDonald's each day."
Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE: CMG) the national chain of burrito restaurants known for serving Food With Integrity, has announced that it will host a conference call to discuss first quarter 2014 financial results on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 11:00 AM Eastern time. A press release with first quarter 2014 financial results will be issued at approximately 8:00 AM Eastern time that same day. The conference call can be accessed live over the phone by dialing 1-888-490-2763 or for international callers by dialing 1-719-325-2249. A replay will be available one hour after the call and can be accessed by dialing 1-877-870-5176 or 1-858-384-5517 for international callers; the password is 2712305. The replay will be available until April 24, 2014. The call will be webcast live from the Company's website at chipotle.com under the investor relations section. An archived webcast will be available one hour after the end of the call.
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