Restaurant News Roundup: Dark Clouds at Subway & Papa John’s, Trump Tax Bill Praised

  Subway reported to be in serious trouble as over 900 of its sandwich stores close in 2017 because of changing consumer tastes.  Read more here: http://www.businessinsider.com/subways-closes-stores-spirals-downwards-2017-12   Papa John’s stock price continues to drop despite the outspoken founder’s decision to step down in the wake of the NFL controversy.  Read […]

Restaurant News Roundup, 1/13/16

Chipotle vows to win back the trust of its customers following a multi-state E.coli outbreak, telling financial analysts it expects a full recovery in its profits by 2017. Read more here: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-01-13/chipotle-jumps-after-chain-tells-analysts-it-can-regain-luster Morgan Stanley forecasts huge growth for Restaurant Brands International, parent company of Burger King and Tim Hortons. Read […]

Restaurant News Roundup, 12/14/15

Want to expand your restaurant business to more than just one location? Here are some pros and cons to consider first. Read more here: http://www.pizzamarketplace.com/articles/5-pros-and-cons-of-scaling-your-restaurant-business-3/ Five ways to cope with the rapid changes underway in the restaurant industry. Read more here: http://www.fastcasual.com/articles/5-ways-restaurants-can-keep-up-with-industry-changes/ Arby’s launches new, super-modern designed eatery in Manhattan […]

Restaurant News Roundup, 8/11/15

Research group says breakfast visits up by 4% this year, as more consumers eat their breakfasts at restaurants. Main factors are that breakfasts are less costly and have shorter waiting times, according to the research. Read more here: http://www.zacks.com/stock/news/185792/latest-craze-in-the-us-restaurant-industry-breakfast Restaurant industry employment continued climbing in July, adding some 29,000 jobs […]

Restaurant News Roundup, 7/13/15

FDA extends deadline for chain restaurants to include calorie count information on their menus. The new deadline to comply with the controversial rule that some restaurants oppose is December 2016. Read more here: http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/248352 More than 1500 restaurants in the US, including Chilis and Olive Garden, now using Ziosk tablets […]

Restaurant News Roundup, 7/6/15

Restaurant operators are optimistic about improved business prospects in the months ahead, says National Restaurant Association. Read more here: http://www.fastcasual.com/news/healthy-outlook-expansion-likely-ahead-for-restaurant-industry-report-new-industry-index/ Latest US Labor statistics show job growth in the restaurant industry continues to accelerate, registering its fourth, consecutive year of job growth of at least 3.5 percent. Read more here: […]

Restaurant News Roundup, 6/29/15

Study finds that consumer dining habits are increasingly focused on choosing healthy and sustainable menu options at restaurants. Millenials lead the way in what the study calls “Sustainable-Receptive Diners.” Read more here: http://www.forbes.com/sites/thehartmangroup/2015/06/26/restaurant-patrons-seek-fresh-healthy-and-sustainable-options/ California-based burger chain deemed “best” fast food restaurant to work for according to survey. Read more here: […]

Restaurant News Roundup, 6/22/2015

Restaurants raise prices, drop menu items, as they scramble to deal with an egg shortage caused by the avian flu. USDA forecasts a 5% decline in egg production for this year. Read more here: http://www.nbcnews.com/business/consumer/egg-shortage-restaurants-raise-prices-drop-items-n379611 More restaurant chains are opening up in Las Vegas, as the city once known only […]

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Wendy’s shedding 640 of its company-owned restaurants to franchisees, 380 of them this year alone – though profits are up at the Ohio-based company…Read more here. NYTimes article offers guide on eating healthy restaurant meals, cites Pret A Manger among restaurant chain providing healthy, tasty food…Read more here. Motley Fool […]

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