Chains

Chains

Coupons Still Matter for Quick-Service Restaurants and Price-Conscious Consumers

7 hours ago

The reason that a person chooses McDonald's over Wendy's more often than not comes down to the money. Wherever that dollar can travel further, that's where the customer will go.

Chains

Restaurant Megatrends 2019: Forget Main Street, It’s the Year of the Suburb

3 days ago

As they race to dominate in the market, third party delivery companies are targeting large, suburban markets to fuel expansion. National chain partnerships boosted these efforts in 2018 and will continue to drive growth in 2019.

Chains

Domino’s CFO: Our New Expansion Strategy Hurt Comparable Sales in 2018

4 days ago

It's clear the pizza chain has placed greater emphasis on net sales and order count than on comparable store sales.

Chains

Starbucks No Longer Dominates the Coffee Market in China

5 days 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.

Chains

Shake Shack Plans to Launch Food Trucks in February

5 days ago

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

Food

McDonald’s Loses Big Mac Battle to Irish Chain

5 days 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

5 days 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

6 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

6 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.

Chains

Wingstop Pursues the Same Real Estate Strategy as Domino’s

7 days ago

Where one Wingstop goes, another will follow. The company is employing a familiar real estate strategy to further solidify its dominance in the chain's most successful U.S. markets.

Chains

Dine Brands Global’s Chains, Explained

1 week ago

Consider this a cheat sheet for all things happening at Dine Brands.

Chains

P.F. Chang’s Sold to New Private Equity Owners

2 weeks ago

Back in the glory days of the late 1990s and early 2000s, P.F. Chang's was a fresh concept with fresh food. Under it's most recent private equity owners it wasn't fresh by any stretch. Success is no further than paying a bit more for better ingredients and staff.