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  GoVeg.com // Corporate Campaigns // Victory: PETA Wins 'Murder King' Campaign!
Burger King also petitioned the U.S. Department of Agriculture to enforce the Humane Slaughter Act.
In March 2007, Burger King announced a groundbreaking new plan, placing it at the forefront of the fast-food industry with regard to animal welfare.
PETA applauds Burger King for this groundbreaking step and will continue to work with the company to improve its animal welfare requirements.
www.murderking.com   (494 words)

  
  Burger King's new strategy. - By Seth Stevenson - Slate Magazine
But the king's head appears to be made of plastic and is perhaps three times too large for his body.
The King sort of hits you between the eyes—it's difficult to forget that he represents Burger King.
Interestingly, this King character was a fixture of Burger King marketing in the late 1970s.
www.slate.com /id/2107697   (836 words)

  
  Burger King - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Burger King is also known for its longtime giveaway of free paper crowns, which are sometimes redesigned to match any promotions the restaurant may be running.
While Burger King's logo has since changed to the "blue swirl" design, the Hungry Jack's logo is still (as of 2005) based on the previous Burger King logo, employing the simpler bun-and-filling motif.
The famous Burger King "Bun Halves" logo made its debut in 1969 and endured, with a graphical tightening in 1994, until it was replaced in 1999 (however, most restaurants did not acquire signs with the new logo until 2001).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Burger_King   (3664 words)

  
 Burger King Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Burger King Kingdom was the name of Burger King's answer to McDonaldland during the mid-1970s.
The King appeared not to catch on with the UK market and was seemingly retired there after only two brief commercials (featuring him at an ATM and as a pole dancer).
The King's popularity was so phenomenal, that he has a cameo appearance in Fight Night Round 3 for the Xbox 360, released in February, 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Burger_King_Kingdom   (560 words)

  
 The Burger King - Uncyclopedia
The 'Burger King is alleged to have been the child of King Henry VIII and yet another of the innumerable mistresses that he had during his rule.
The 'Burger King was supposedly raised by King Henry VIII himself, as his mother died shortly after his birth, due to health problems stemming from what top doctors of the time referred to as "demons".
The 'Burger Kings rise to power can be traced back to a jousting accident his father sustained in 1536, which led him to become unable to exercise in any capacity, become morbidly obese and eventually die.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/The_Burger_King   (836 words)

  
 Burger King
Burger King's first restaurant—originally called Insta Burger King—was opened in 1954 in Miami, Florida, USA by James McLamore and David Edgerton, who were both alumni of the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration.
The "Burger King" was a bearded king, who ruled the Burger King Kingdom, along with other characters such as The Duke of Doubt (his arch nemesis), Burger Thing (a large burger puppet), Sir Shakes-A-Lot (a knight with a craving for Burger King milkshakes), and the Wizard of Fries (a robot powered by french fries).
When Burger King decided to expand their operations into Australia, they found that their business name was already trademarked by a man running a small takeaway food shop.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/b/bu/burger_king.html   (2578 words)

  
 Burger King - Encyclopedia Dramatica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
It is speculated that he took control of the Burger underground by viciously murdering long-time crime boss The Hamburglar with nothing but a spork and a smile.
He is known for shouting his catchphrase at the top of his Burger lungs in order to scare all of the little Burger children in the little Burger villages.
Burger King burgers are better than McDonald's burgers, because that's how Burger King likes it, and nobody's going to go toe-to-toe with Burger King.
www.encyclopediadramatica.com /index.php/Burger_King   (282 words)

  
 Renewal of Burger King - The Boston Globe
Burger King yesterday disclosed plans to file paperwork for an initial public stock offering later this month or early in March.
Burger King's business was struggling badly when Bain, Texas Pacific Group, and Goldman Sachs Capital Partners purchased the sagging company from British liquor conglomerate Diageo PLC for $1.5 billion in December 2002.
Burger King's business has clearly improved since private equity investors bought it, especially during the past two years, and sales have increased in each of the past seven quarters.
www.boston.com /business/articles/2006/02/02/renewal_of_burger_king   (647 words)

  
 Burger King - Education - Information - Educational Resources - Encyclopedia - Music
Burger King (BK for short) is a large international food corporation that sells fast food in chain stores.
Burger King also serves BK Big Kids Meal, once called Burger King Kids Club, which is a burger with a free toy.
However Burger King has seen its revenues and market share decline in the early 2000s, and projections now have it falling to third-place (behind Wendy's) in hamburger market share in the United States in the near future.
education.music.us /B/Burger-King.htm   (987 words)

  
 Burger King®
™ & © 2007 Burger King Brands, Inc. (USA only).
™ & © 2007 Burger King Corporation (outside USA).
CHEESY TOTS™ is a trademark of H.J. Heinz Company and used under license by Burger King Corporation.
www.burgerking.com   (87 words)

  
 Burger King: Burger King Confirms Xbox 360 Game Dev - Kotaku
The General Counsel for Greenfield Online, the company conducting a survey about Burger King possibly creating some next-gen King-infested video games, was the opposite of delighted to learn that we were sent the information along with concept images.
The GC of GO (for BK) claims we are violating the intellectual property rights of Burger King and demands we remove the images and text post haste.
I stopped eating at Burger King when I realized that, hey, their burgers are...
www.kotaku.com /gaming/burger-king/burger-king-confirms-xbox-360-game-dev-166583.php   (1054 words)

  
 TV ACRES: Advertising Mascots > Burger King
The bearded figure of Burger King generally is tall, wears a bejeweled crown, and sports a burgundy and gold robe trimmed with white fur collar.
As a marketing gimmick, Burger King hired actors to portray the king and appear around the country performing magic tricks in the parking lot outside of local BK franchises.
The idea for the over-sized plastic head on the Burger King character was inspired by a plastic fixture (23" tall with a diameter of 14") created to sit atop a tank of helium, the type used to fill party balloons.
www.tvacres.com /admascots_burger_king.htm   (828 words)

  
 washingtonpost.com: U.S. Troops Order Comfort, With Fries on the Side
The headquarters of the 1st Armored Division are across from the Burger King.
For soldiers based away from the airport, on the other hand, the Burger King is a reminder of the seemingly cruel inequities of military life.
He was still wearing his hairnet and blue polo shirt with the Burger King logo on the short sleeve.
www.washingtonpost.com /ac2/wp-dyn/A46700-2003Oct18?language=printer   (1114 words)

  
 Burger King Does It the Vegetarian Way
That changed on March 18, 2002, when Burger King introduced the BK Veggie burger to its menus nationwide, abruptly bringing the vegetarian movement into the most mainstream of restaurants.
Consumers and advocate groups played an influential role last summer in the decision by several chain restaurants, including Burger King, to purchase meat only from slaughterhouses that adhere to the Humane Slaughter Act, and from farms where laying hens are raised in larger-than-average cages.
By supporting the BK Veggie burger and pushing other fast-food restaurants to follow Burger King's lead, consumers can continue to express their concerns about the methods by which farm animals are raised in the United States and to help to make a difference for those animals.
www.hsus.org /farm_animals/farm_animals_news/burger_king_does_it_the_vegetarian_way.html   (540 words)

  
 New Burger King breakfast offering outdoes Whopper - Mar. 29, 2005
A Burger King spokeswoman defended the giant egg sandwich, saying eating one is little different than ordering a full plate breakfast at a local diner.
Post said Burger King has a variety of food choices on the menu and that many of the people who liked the sandwich in focus groups were young men with active jobs.
Burger King has been privately held since it was sold by British food conglomerate Diageo to a group led by Texas Pacific Group in 2002.
money.cnn.com /2005/03/28/news/midcaps/burgerking_breakfast/index.htm?cnn=yes   (767 words)

  
 Burger King Corporation Selects Business Objects
as Business Intelligence Standard
BURGER KING®, with restaurants in 11,435 locations worldwide, will implement Business Objects software to drive improvements in operations, sales, marketing, and human resource management.
Burger King Corporation was founded in 1954 and created the American icon, the HOME OF THE WHOPPER®;, in 1957.
Burger King Corporation is a part of Diageo (NYSE: DEO), the international food and drinks company.
www.businessobjects.com /news/press/press2002/burger_king.htm   (488 words)

  
 Burger King Uncowed
OAKLAND — The addition of a vegetarian option to Burger King’s sandwich menu last month was greeted with a rousing cheer by a one-time nemesis of the fast-food giant.
Froot Loops, Pepsi and Burger King’s own French fries, for that matter, are also free of animal products, but few health advocates would seriously recommend consuming these foods as part of a well-balanced meal plan.
They are brought to a central manufacturing plant, assembled, packaged and reshipped in their new “value-added” incarnation to Burger King franchises far and wide.
www.informedeating.org /docs/burger_king_uncowed.html   (745 words)

  
 Burger King Confirms Xbox 360 Game Dev - Kotaku
The General Counsel for Greenfield Online, the company conducting a survey about Burger King possibly creating some next-gen King-infested video games, was the opposite of delighted to learn that we were sent the information along with concept images.
The GC of GO (for BK) claims we are violating the intellectual property rights of Burger King and demands we remove the images and text post haste.
Can I not be the first to say that the mascot of the "Burger King" is terrible and does in fact scare little children (and myself in more vulnerable times).
kotaku.com /.../burger-king-confirms-xbox-360-game-dev-166583.php   (1011 words)

  
 Reign of The Burger King? - AdJab   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Apparently, a new direction for Burger King all around, as their old ad campaign was a bunch of white guys in an office trying to out-do each other's burger toppings.
Sure, the Burger "King" is now seared into my brain, and causes sweaty, shaky nightmares, but it doesn't necessarily make me want to dig in to a Croissan'wich—the clever name not withstanding.
The King freaks her out and when he pops up on TV she tells me how much he freaks her out, and how the people should be kicking the $h!t out of him and not having a laugh, and/or eating anything he gives them.
www.adjab.com /2005/04/23/reign-of-the-burger-king   (1311 words)

  
 burger king franchise   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Burger King sued under its franchise agreement for payment and Defendant counterclaimed on a wide variety of grounds.
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 Siam Future : Burger King fights for control of outlets
Burger King Corp yesterday stressed its right to buy the assets and take over the leases for the majority of the remaining Burger King outlets in Thailand operated by the Thai International Fast Food Co, (TIFF) in the event of their closure.
Burger King fears that Central may fill the vacated Burger King spaces with Pizza Hut outlets.
A Burger King statement stressed that Burger King would continue to press ahead with its preparations to commence proceedings through arbitration and the Intellectual Property and International Trade Court against TIFF over the closure of Burger King restaurants in Thailand.
www.siamfuture.com /ThaiNews/ThNewsTxt.asp?tid=574   (664 words)

  
 Burger King bids expected this week - Apr. 23, 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
NEW YORK (CNN/Money) - Initial bids for Burger King, a unit of Diageo PLC, are expected later this week and the business is expected to fetch as much as $2.3 billion, people familiar with the auction told CNN/Money Tuesday.
Miami-based Burger King, the world's second-largest burger chain behind McDonalds, has 11,435 restaurants in 57 countries and territories.
Burger King was part of the Pillsbury business that U.K. food and drink company Grand Metropolitan PLC bought in 1989, and became part of Diageo when GrandMet and Guinness merged in December 1997.
money.cnn.com /2002/04/23/news/deals/burgerking   (503 words)

  
 Fifties Web Pop History - The First Burger King   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The first Burger King hamburger stand opens at 3090 NW 36th Street in Miami.
In 1958, the "Burger King, Home of the WHOPPER" campaign is inaugurated and in 1974 "Have it Your Way" will become a household expression.
In 1998, Burger King opened its 10,000th restaurant.
www.fiftiesweb.com /pop/burger-king.htm   (95 words)

  
 Burger King
You know the Burger King name - it's synonymous with delicious fire-grilled burgers, and a wide variety of other great, tasty, healthy choices at a great value - all provided via fast and friendly service.
What you may not know is that Quality Dining, Inc.® is proud to be one of the largest franchisees in the worldwide Burger King system, operating 122 Burger King restaurants in Indiana and Michigan.
And not only do we consistently meet the high standards of the Burger King System, we continue to set and meet our own high standards for each individual restaurant we operate.
www.qdi.com /burgerking/burgerking.htm   (167 words)

  
 Burger King: Have It Your Way
Burger King Corporation has created special policies for the online collection, use, and disclosure of information from children under 13 years of age ("children" or "child") at Burger King Corporation's website, http://www.burgerking.com or any other Burger King Corporation operated website (collectively the "BKC Websites").
In the event that Burger King Corporation or any of its assets are acquired by a third party, personal information acquired by Burger King Corporation may be one of the assets transferred.
Burger King Corporation is not responsible for the policies, content, and practices of other companies.
www.bk.com /Kids/ChildrensPrivacy.aspx   (1025 words)

  
 Techdirt: Burger King Betting That You'll Want To Go See Burger King, The Movie
Burger King is (no, really) making a movie that use their King character as the star.
Also, this wouldn't be Burger King's first experiment in the blurring line between ads and content, as they had a huge hit with their "subservient chicken" online time-waster game a little while ago, and last month announced they were going to be releasing some video games for the Xbox.
Burger King food is far superior to McDonalds food.
www.techdirt.com /articles/20061110/094445.shtml   (1478 words)

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