Restaurant News Roundup, 11/06/2019

Restaurant Brands International, which operates Burger King and Tim Hortons among others, is among four restaurant companies that have received a prestigious industry award.  Read more here: https://www.restaurantbusinessonline.com/leadership/4-restaurant-companies-awarded-top-global-industry-honor More full service restaurants are closing down as more customers patronize fast casual and quick service markets.   Read more here:  https://www.foxbusiness.com/lifestyle/restaurant-chains-dying The […]

Restaurant News Roundup: 1st Quarter Sales, Millennial Families, & Bourdain Impact

Quick serve, fast casual, casual and pizza restaurants all saw increases in same-store sales in the first quarter of 2018, according to this analysis.  Read more here:  https://www.fastcasual.com/blogs/the-counter-restaurant-industry-scorecard-for-q1-2018/ As millennials become parents, family-friendly chains and concepts are likely to benefit. Chick-fil-A and Cicis are among those that could emerge as […]

Restaurant News Roundup, 12/3/16

Fast Casual restaurants like Panera account for just under 8% of the restaurant industry, but are poised to grow more if they can continue to make inroads into the fast food business.  Read more here: http://www.foxbusiness.com/markets/2016/12/03/5-fast-casual-stats-that-will-blow-away.html   Restaurants can benefit from SMS marketing, just follow the example of Texas Roadhouse […]

Restaurant News Roundup, 1/5/16

New trends, including customer demands for food free of additives, will shape the quick-service and fast-casual restaurant industry in 2016, according to restaurant experts. Read more here: https://www.qsrmagazine.com/reports/9-fast-food-trends-2016 The stocks of Starbucks, Carrolls Restaurant Group, and Chuy’s Holdings made big gains in 2015, over 55 percent in one case. Read […]

Restaurant News Roundup, 11/9/15

Advocates say ending the practice of tipping will help curb sexual harassment of women working at restaurants. Read more here: http://www.newsweek.com/curb-sexual-harassment-nix-tipping-restaurants-advocates-say-391955 Food industry executives offer advice at forum on transitioning from traditional restaurants to fast-casual eateries. Read more here: http://www.pizzamarketplace.com/articles/navigating-the-crossover-fast-casualization-of-the-restaurant-industry/ New study says there’s a strong correlation between the amount […]

Restaurant News Roundup, 7/31/15

Restaurant Performance Index, which tracks outlook for US restaurant industry, declines for second consecutive month in June, reflecting dampened optimism by restaurant owners – despite expansion in some key indicators. Read more here: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/dampened-outlook-causes-restaurant-performance-index-decline-in-june-300121916.html Although the restaurant industry is growing overall, some parts of the industry are being cannibalized by […]

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