Winn-Dixie Owner Bi-Lo Prepares for Bankruptcy Filing

February 19, 2018 wpanews 0

Bi-Lo LLC, the supermarket company that owns the Winn-Dixie chain, is preparing for a potential bankruptcy filing as soon as next month, according to people with knowledge of the matter. Bi-Lo is laboring under more than $1 billion in debt following its 2005 buyout by Lone Star Funds. The company and its creditors have held talks to discuss a possible debt-to-equity swap, as well as alternatives such as asset sales, Bloomberg reported […] READ MORE

Most KFCs in UK remain closed because of chicken shortage

February 19, 2018 wpanews 0

Fast food chain blames contract with delivery firm DHL, with more than 600 outlets still shut Signs on many of the closed stores said: “Sorry, we’re closed. We deliver our chickens fresh into our restaurants, but we’ve had a few hiccups with the delivery today. We wouldn’t want to be open without offering our full menu, but we’ll be back at the fryers as soon as we can.” KFC published […] READ MORE

KFC, Taco Bell teaming with Grubhub to start home deliveries

February 11, 2018 wpanews 0

Fast-food company’s pact with Grubhub could give McDonald’s a run for its money in the delivery business Americans will soon have to walk no further than their front door to partake in KFC and Taco Bell. Yum Brands (YUM) — parent of KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut — on Thursday announced a deal with food delivery service Grubhub (GRUB) that will lead to deliveries from thousands of locations across the U.S. […] READ MORE

king5.com | Save some dough today: It’s National Pizza and Bagel Day Friday

February 9, 2018 wpanews 0

Offers can vary by location so call ahead to be on the safe side. Baskin-Robbins: Ice cream pizza? Why not! The ice cream chain is giving free samples of its new Sweetheart Polar Pizza Ice Cream Treat from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday at participating locations nationwide. Bearno’s: Find specials at www.bearnos.com/specials. Blaze Pizza: For a limited time, go to www.blazepizza.com/work to get a buy-one, get-one free coupon code, which you’ll enter […] READ MORE

Amazon launches free, 2-hour Whole Foods deliveries in four cities

February 9, 2018 wpanews 0

  SAN FRANCISCO – Amazon is introducing free, two-hour delivery from Whole Foods stores to its Prime members in neighborhoods of Austin, Cincinnati, Dallas and Virginia Beach, Va. beginning Thursday. Amazon Prime customers in those cities will be able to order fresh produce, meat, seafood, flowers and most, but not all, items that their local Whole Foods stores stock, said Stephenie Landry, vice president of Prime Now, Amazon Fresh and Amazon Restaurants. […] READ MORE

Panera Bread recalls cream cheese products over listeria fears | WPXI

January 30, 2018 wpanews 0

Panera Bread has issued a recall of all cream cheese products from its U.S. bakery cafes over fears of listeria contamination. Products recalled have an expiration date on or before April 2, 2018. The recall includes all 2 oz. and 8 oz. cream cheese products. The associated facility stopped production, as well. According to the CDC, about 1,600 people become infected with listeria each year, killing about 260. If you have these products, discard them […] READ MORE

Pittsburgh Brewing, maker of Iron City, sold as investors tout turnaround | TribLIVE

January 26, 2018 wpanews 0

The company making Iron City beer has been sold to Kittanning-based mining company founder Cliff Forrest. New York-based Verus Investment Partners announced the sale Tuesday, touting the Pittsburgh Brewing Co.’s 150-year history and the turnarounds the company had made since it was bought in 2011 , when Verus went by Uni-World Capital, LLC. The announcement from Verus did not name the buyer or terms of the sale. Source: Pittsburgh Brewing, maker of […] READ MORE

KFC chicken wing box transforms into a drone

January 24, 2018 wpanews 0

KFC has a long history of doing wacky PR stunts such as the time they released fried chicken scented candles or their “Extra Crispy Sunscreen.” The company has often tried gimmicky tech items like the chicken bucket photo printer or the takeout box with a USB port to charge your phone. Just last year, they came out with a creepy VR game to train new employees and a special edition KFC smartphone from Huawei. On Tuesday, […] READ MORE

Protesters Continue Pizza Milano Boycott After Alleged Assault « CBS Pittsburgh

January 17, 2018 wpanews 0

A group of protesters gathered in front of Pizza Milano on Fifth Avenue in Pittsburgh’s Uptown neighborhood Monday afternoon for the second time in a move to try to close the business for good. A cell phone video that went viral over the weekend shows shop manager Mahmut Yilmaz physically assaulting 34-year-old Jade Martin, who told police she had gone into the restaurant to use the restroom. Source: Protesters Continue […] READ MORE

Giant Eagle store in Monroeville is closing after more than 40 years

January 5, 2018 wpanews 0

A Giant Eagle grocery store in Monroeville that has been open since 1976 is being shut down. As the company prepares for the expiration of the lease agreement for the supermarket at 4680 Old William Penn Highway in Monroeville this upcoming spring, Giant Eagle has made the decision to close the store at the end of business on Saturday, February 3, 2018. Source: Giant Eagle store in Monroeville is closing […] READ MORE