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Weekly Global News Wrap: Pizza Hut partners with FedEx to trial delivery robot; Taco Bell expands ‘Triplelupa' trial; Starbucks debunks ‘#Shallowbucks' promo

Here is a summary of the most interesting QSR news stories of the week from around the world.

Pizza Hut USA has partnered with FedEx to trial a delivery robot. In an announcement, testing of the FedEx SameDay Bot is planned for summer 2019. Read more here.

Fast food is less healthy today than it was 30 years ago, according to a new study. As Forbes reported, researchers examined offerings of the most popular fast food chains from three specific years: 1986, 1991 and 2016. Read more here.

Taco Bell USA’s 'Triplelupa' is now second round of testing. Delish reports that the tear-apart chalupa is hitting locations in Minneapolis locations following up last fall's Orange County test run. Read more here.

Subway USA is adding two new items to its Signature Wraps collection. The Sesame-Ginger Glazed Chicken Signature Wrap and Sweet N' Smoky Steak & Guac Signature Wrap will be available until April 24 at participating restaurants. Read more here.

Papa John's announces their Q4 results and provided their outlook for this year. Read more here.

Starbucks USA has debunked a false promotion reportedly spread by fans of U.S. singer-songwriter Lady Gaga, BuzzfeedNews has reported. The "Shallowbucks" scam suggested that the coffee company will give customers a free beverage voucher if they send a screenshot of themselves listening Gaga’s Oscar-winning song ‘Shallow’. Read more here.

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