Wendy's adds self-service kiosks to 6,000 locations

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Wendy's Adds Self-Service Kiosks

Good news for fast food addicts who may be a bit anti-social: Wendy's is adding self-service restaurants to more than 6,000 restaurants in the US.

The move is due to many Wendy's restaurants seeing "wage inflation" of five to six percent, due to minimum wage increases.

They opted for the classic, corporate money-saving solution: let the machines do the work!

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All Wendy's restaurants in California are franchise-operated, causing different franchises to raise prices in order to offset rising labor costs. In California, the minimum wage is $10. It is projected that by the year 2022, the minimum wage will reach $15.

The kiosks will be available in restaurants by the end of this year. With the change, fast food will be available even faster and possibly even cheaper.

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