Wendy's takes No. 2 spot from BK

Wendy's takes No. 2 spot from BK

There are 35 comments on the KNVA-TV Austin story from Mar 19, 2012, titled Wendy's takes No. 2 spot from BK. In it, KNVA-TV Austin reports that:

A report by the food industry research firm Technomic Inc. set to be released next month will show that Wendy's edged out Burger King in U.S. sales volume for the first time last year since Wendy's was founded in 1969.

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Mitt s Santorum Slippage

Wilmington, DE

#1 Mar 19, 2012
>The privately held company that's based in Miami recently retired its mascot "The King" last year....

Just goes to show you that consumers are influenced by advertising.

To stay the hell away.
Kanye East

Huntington, NY

#2 Mar 19, 2012
Yo word!!!!

Wendys is da bomb!!!!

There fries and chili are the best yo!!!

“Hello Trump”

Since: Jan 07

Goodby Hillary

#3 Mar 19, 2012
Maybe if they made a better Whopper..... The ones now are crap. Years ago the Whopper was better than any Big Mac could ever be but they changed something about 10-12 years ago and they have been losing the burger wars since.

Since: May 08

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#4 Mar 19, 2012
Slime, Pink and otherwise.

“So Hillary Blames the Universe”

Since: Jun 08

..for being unpopular..

#5 Mar 19, 2012
okimar wrote:
Maybe if they made a better Whopper..... The ones now are crap. Years ago the Whopper was better than any Big Mac could ever be but they changed something about 10-12 years ago and they have been losing the burger wars since.
I agree.

I always like BK, but they messed with the recipes or somethin'. They changed the fries a month or so back, because their fries were so bad. And their fries USED to be (IMHO) as good as MunchDonalds.

Anyway...I agree with the article. Wendy's gets my $$$ nowadays. Best fries (IMHO again) out there. The burgers are good enough for me.

We avoid MunchDonalds like the plague. But I have some of their stock, so y'all keep spendin' your $$$$ there!

“So Hillary Blames the Universe”

Since: Jun 08

..for being unpopular..

#6 Mar 19, 2012
...liked...

Like in the past. Duh. Sorry.

“Hello Trump”

Since: Jan 07

Goodby Hillary

#7 Mar 19, 2012
Old Sam wrote:
<quoted text>I agree.
I always like BK, but they messed with the recipes or somethin'. They changed the fries a month or so back, because their fries were so bad. And their fries USED to be (IMHO) as good as MunchDonalds.
Anyway...I agree with the article. Wendy's gets my $$$ nowadays. Best fries (IMHO again) out there. The burgers are good enough for me.
We avoid MunchDonalds like the plague. But I have some of their stock, so y'all keep spendin' your $$$$ there!
I've been a dedicated White Castle fan for decades. Sadly the closest ones are an hour away,both east and west of me. Luckily tomorrow I have to go to Louisville where there are several scattered around. A couple on the way home soooo...... I see a bag of sliders in my future supper.

“So Hillary Blames the Universe”

Since: Jun 08

..for being unpopular..

#8 Mar 19, 2012
okimar wrote:
<quoted text>I've been a dedicated White Castle fan for decades. Sadly the closest ones are an hour away,both east and west of me. Luckily tomorrow I have to go to Louisville where there are several scattered around. A couple on the way home soooo...... I see a bag of sliders in my future supper.
In the service...in Florida...a friend of mine would drive back to Pennsylvania on leave. He'd stop at WC and get a sack of sliders and 3 cups of coffee before he left. That way, he explained, he'd have heartburn so bad he could drive the whole way and not fall asleep.

I grew up eatin' Whataburgers. Texas. When we head back thataway, I wear them Dudes OUT!

But for the sake of this article, I can see how Wendys has lapped BK.
crazy e j

Kansas City, MO

#9 Mar 19, 2012
Wendy's SUCKS...

“I was a Grim Reaper”

Since: Apr 07

But now I take antidepressants

#10 Mar 20, 2012
Mitt s Santorum Slippage wrote:
>The privately held company that's based in Miami recently retired its mascot "The King" last year....
Just goes to show you that consumers are influenced by advertising.
To stay the hell away.
Why they changed the "Burger King" into such a creepy character is a mystery to me. Would you buy food from someone that you're afraid to turn your back to?
Dr Stinko

Hampton, VA

#11 Mar 20, 2012
The local Wendy's, on Mercury Blvd in Hampton deserves a number two rating, because from surliness of the servers to dried out chicken they are number toe.
Dr Stinko

Hampton, VA

#12 Mar 20, 2012
"two" not "toe" which almost works actually.

Since: Nov 10

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#13 Mar 20, 2012
We are not a big fan of Fast Food...but when we do have it...we usually go to Wendy's...
However, I wish we had a Sonic, in this area...I hear it's rather good.
Duh

Charleston, WV

#14 Mar 20, 2012
Love the McDonald's fish sammiches. and fries. Tried Wendy's fish, they are pretty good but still not as good as Macky D's.(cannot stomach the McRib)
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Since I one time worked at Burger King, I don't eat there. I guess that happens to almost everyone.
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More of a Taco Bell person now. Loved their flat tacos,TOSTADAS. But they quit making them.. Whatever..
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I miss the Taco Bell Dawg. whatever happened to it?
'
Terettduh

“I was a Grim Reaper”

Since: Apr 07

But now I take antidepressants

#15 Mar 20, 2012
Duh wrote:
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I miss the Taco Bell Dawg. whatever happened to it?
'
Terettduh
She died a couple of years ago(yes, the dog was a she)

Since: May 08

Location hidden

#16 Mar 20, 2012
Billy R wrote:
<quoted text>She died a couple of years ago(yes, the dog was a she)
They needed more meat for the Tocos.

“1943-2013”

Since: Apr 07

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#18 Mar 20, 2012
Golly Gee,
Some folks is so lucky to have a Wendy's or a BK in their hood. All we gots here in TY TY is a Mories and a family dollar store.

However.. there is Grandpa Georges tire and rim shop where they make some fine BBQ out back.

Since: May 08

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#19 Mar 20, 2012
Rick Saintpornum wrote:
<quoted text>
I think they were going for snark to appeal to internet submerged 10 to 45 year olds.
And that would provide a clear distinction against McDonald's uplifting, humanistic, you deserve a break today branding.
People certainly _talked_ about the King ads...so they did get publicity and awareness.
The king was a Queen. too much makeup and over dressed.to appeal to more gays and lesbians he had to go.

He needs a replacement. maybe a Geo Washington or Barrack Obama. Or even a cute and taste animal. Prime beef, with endorsements from animal taste experts, like PETA, PETA II, Sea Shepard or such. Even a turkey, promoting that they do not use turkey in their products.( a sense of humor is required).

“Hello Trump”

Since: Jan 07

Goodby Hillary

#20 Mar 20, 2012
Duh wrote:
Love the McDonald's fish sammiches. and fries. Tried Wendy's fish, they are pretty good but still not as good as Macky D's.(cannot stomach the McRib)
'
Since I one time worked at Burger King, I don't eat there. I guess that happens to almost everyone.
'
More of a Taco Bell person now. Loved their flat tacos,TOSTADAS. But they quit making them.. Whatever..
'
I miss the Taco Bell Dawg. whatever happened to it?
'
Terettduh
It finally caught a car..........

“So Hillary Blames the Universe”

Since: Jun 08

..for being unpopular..

#21 Mar 20, 2012
Duh wrote:
Love the McDonald's fish sammiches. and fries. Tried Wendy's fish, they are pretty good but still not as good as Macky D's.(cannot stomach the McRib)
'
Since I one time worked at Burger King, I don't eat there. I guess that happens to almost everyone.
'
More of a Taco Bell person now. Loved their flat tacos,TOSTADAS. But they quit making them.. Whatever..
'
I miss the Taco Bell Dawg. whatever happened to it?
'
Terettduh
Ask for a tostada next time you are there. They haven't been on the menu for years, but I get 2 every time we hit Taco Bell....they still make them here.

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