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Top 10: Tech stories drew readers this week

From technology to restaurant news, read this week's 10 most-clicked food and beverage stories.

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Tech stories drew readers this week


News about technology was popular among SmartBrief’s food and beverage readers this week, with Amazon’s development of new food retail formats coming in near the top of this week’s 10 most-clicked stories from our newsletters. Readers were also drawn to news about Mondelez’s strong results despite costly cyberattack, and a test at more than 50 Walmart stores that has robots restocking shelves.

Restaurant news also performed well with SmartBrief readers this week. The award of three Michelin stars to San Francisco eatery Coi was popular with readers, as was speculation about whether the parent company of Krispy Kreme and Panera Bread will bid for Dunkin’ Brands. Dunkin’ made this week’s top 10 list a second time with news about streamlining its menu and adding value deals.

All these stories followed the week’s top story, which piqued readers’ sweet tooth with a sneak peek at Reese’s Outrageous bars. Read the full list of the week’s 10 most-clicked stories:

  1. Hershey offers sneak peek at Reese’s Outrageous bars ahead of launch
  2. Will Amazon dream up the grocery store of the future?
  3. Nooyi: Pepsi soda now makes up less than 20% of PepsiCo’s portfolio
  4. Cyberattack cost Mondelez $100 million
  5. Walmart turns to robots to speed up restocking
  6. Michelin adds a seventh 3-star restaurant in San Francisco
  7. Lidl plans more store openings in Ga.
  8. Could Krispy Kreme’s parent bid to buy Dunkin’?
  9. Dunkin’ Donuts to streamline menus, add more value deals
  10. White House could reverse Obama-era tip-pooling restriction


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