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Operations

Restaurants Megatrends 2019: Labor Crunch Determines In-Restaurant Changes

1 min ago

From sourcing smart technology integrations to managing staff more effectively, operators are rethinking how their restaurants are run in the face of rising labor costs and an ongoing war for industry talent.

Chains

Starbucks No Longer Dominates the Coffee Market in China

15 hours ago

One-year-old startup Luckin' Coffee is making huge gains in China with an easy, straightforward strategy: sell cheaper coffee than Starbucks and be consistently faster on pick-up and delivery.

Sponsored

Free Report: Restaurateurs Look to Stop Online Fraud Before It Starts

4 months ago

With fraudsters targeting the food and beverage industry in new and creative ways, companies must take every precaution to protect themselves and their customers. Many are turning to Forter for identity-based fraud prevention that protects e-commerce merchants during every stage of the customer lifecycle.

Chains

Shake Shack Plans to Launch Food Trucks in February

18 hours ago

Shake Shack's food trucks are a smart play to boost company sales in the lucrative private events and catering space.

Tech

Yelp’s Underwhelming Performance Is Frustrating a Top Investor

19 hours ago

This isn't the first time SQN Investors has made recommendations to help Yelp increase value for shareholders. The review site's failure to add many new accounts recently has investors antsy.

Food

McDonald’s Loses Big Mac Battle to Irish Chain

23 hours ago

When a little chain beats a big chain we tend to get excited, but when that little chain is also the licensee of Papa John's in Ireland we get less excited.

Chains

Restaurant Megatrends 2019: Franchisees Assert Their Power Over Chains

1 day ago

Corporate initiatives and decision-making grab headlines, but a chain is only as strong as its operators. And they are angry.

Chains

Chipotle Is Staying Away From Limited Time Offers

2 days ago

The Mexican fast casual chain is instead focused on marketing, specifically advertising more during sports games.

Chains

Domino’s Outspent Rival Restaurants on TV Advertising in December

2 days ago

Despite not reclaiming the top spot in December, quick-service restaurants continue to dominate television advertising spending, as the value menu wars rage on.