Darkness Expands

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Kroger, one of the largest supermarket chains, is partnering with an Indianapolis startup called ClusterTruck in order to open delivery-only kitchens, known asĀ  “dark” or “ghost” kitchens in Indianapolis, Columbus, and Denver. Questions: What is the new Kroger concept called? Who do they see as their competitors and their advantage over competitors? According to the… Read more »

Cheap Drinks?

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McDonalds is trying to mix it up. No all-day breakfast but cheap drinks. Will it work? Questions: 1. What are the profit margins on drinks? 2. Who is McDonalds’ CEO? How long has he been there? 3. When does the drink promotion begin? 4. What is happening in the fast-food restaurant industry overall in terms… Read more »