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  • "We're seeing a bifurcated behavior pattern, with a lot of affluent consumers still trying to be frugal where they can by spending at quick-service restaurants and discount retailers, but we're also seeing a return to higher-end spending on air travel and luxury items," said Ed Jay, senior vice president of American Express Business Insights, which studied spending patterns among its cardholders.

    Wealthy Take Bigger Helping of Fast Food

  • Dunkin' Brands franchises quick-service restaurants that serve coffee and baked goods under its Dunkin' Donuts brand as well as Baskin-Robbins ice cream.

    Dunkin' Brands Sets IPO Price Range

  • Indians, traditionally tea drinkers, are preferring to order espressos and cappuccinos at quick-service cafes as the country's growing middle class increasingly adapts to Western tastes.

    Jubilant FoodWorks Plans Dunkin' Donuts in India

  • Dunkin' Brands Group, which franchises quick-service restaurants, filed to sell at least $400 million of stock in an initial public offering.

    Business Watch

  • Indians, traditionally tea drinkers, now prefer ordering espressos and cappuccino at quick-service cafes as the country's growing middle class increasingly adapts to Western tastes.

    Starbucks Hopes for India Joint Venture

  • I think the problem here is our quick-service lifestyle.

    Revolution and Evolution, Part 2 (The Dean Koontz edition) | Johnny B. Truant

  • But analysts caution that the company's debt level is high and its valuation is steep compared with other quick-service chains that court a breakfast crowd.

    As Dunkin' Donuts Goes Public, It's Time to Question the Valuation

  • We're starting to see some folks in the quick-service category, not necessarily pizza, taking a bit of price, so we're certainly going to look at that as well.

    Domino's Pizza Profit, Sales Keep Rising

  • A spokesman for the Boathouse said business at the restaurant, one of Central Park's marquee eateries near the eastern-end of the lake, has been steady, but that there has been an impact on the "quick-service" operation closer to where workers have been protesting.

    Talks Extended Over Boathouse Flap

  • Mr. Overton: In Beverly Hills, there were a couple of quick-service restaurants but everything else was very expensive.

    Aspiring Drummer Discovers Sweet Success in Restaurants


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