The guy who brought McDonald’s to India is raging against the Mac-chine

Mickey D’s tried to buy Bakshi out in '08 for a measly $5m, but he refused, citing evidence that his share was actually worth $331m. So they fired him.

John Havel • September 29, 2017

The crockpot cult leader

Last summer, the smash hit of Amazon Prime Day wasn’t a tablet, a flat-screen, or fancy VR goggles… It was the Instant Pot, a multi-function electric pressure cooker, which also doubles as a rice cooker, crockpot, saute pan, steamer, yogurt maker, and stockpot. Dang. During the 24-hour online sale, the Instant Pot sold more than […]

The Hustle • March 8, 2017

Oh yes he did: How Doyle saved Domino’s

When Patrick Doyle came on board as CEO of Domino’s Pizza in 2010 he vowed to transform the struggling pizza company into a “Technology-Enabled, Nimble, Category Disrupting Machine.” We’re not sure what that means either, but the company Doyle has re-built in the past 6 years is probably pretty close to that vision. It all […]

The Hustle • December 1, 2016

How is Arizona Iced Tea still cheaper than water?

When Arizona Iced Tea came onto the scene in 1992, the family-owned company quickly toppled industry leader, Snapple, thanks to a simple formula: never raise prices. In fact, Arizona is so committed to its 99 cent price tag that “99¢” is still printed in bold on every can to keep retailers from charging more (though […]

Kendall Baker • November 3, 2016

How One Professor’s Lecture Launched a Food Movement

What are the odds? That two college seniors were a) paying attention in a business ethics class, and b) simultaneously heard their college professor say...
Kamran Rosen • September 4, 2015

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