Wendy’s Serves Up Big Kiosk Expansion As Wage Hikes Hit Fast Food
(Richard B. Levine/Newscom)
JED GRAHAM 5/11/2016
Wendy’s (WEN) said that self-service ordering kiosks will be made available across its 6,000-plus restaurants in the second half of the year as minimum wage hikes and a tight labor market push up wages.
It will be up to franchisees whether to deploy the labor-saving technology, but Wendy’s President Todd Penegor did note that some franchise locations have been raising prices to offset wage hikes