Chains

Chains

McDonald’s Spent $50 Million on TV Advertising in April

5 months ago

We're continuing to see a trend among large restaurant chains of marketing during sports telecasts. What will these companies do during the summer, when the sports calendar is always runs a little dry?

Chains

Papa John’s Claims It’s Still on Track Despite More Losses

5 months ago

To Papa John's credit, the company has been on the offensive this year, but positive same-store sales will likely not come until 2020.

Chains

Luckin Coffee Needs a New Business Model for Long-Term Profitability

5 months ago

As we reported shortly after Luckin Coffee's IPO, the startup will need more than just creative marketing to stick around and compete with Starbucks in China.

Chains

Delivery Is Crucial to All Restaurant Chains’ Growth

6 months ago

Operators have no choice but to figure out how to make delivery work, whether on their own or through aggregators. Who will ultimately have more control over the other has yet to be determined.

Chains

Shake Shack Raises Prices on Chicken, Delivery Could Be Next

6 months ago

Delivery pricing and the high cost of chicken cut into the chain's profits this quarter.

Chains

Dunkin’ Proves it Can Run on Espresso

6 months ago

A blend of espresso and smart digital strategy propelled Dunkin' to its best performance in years. Thanks, mobile apps and delivery.

Chains

Pizza Hut Delivery Works, Dine-In Does Not

6 months ago

As far as Pizza Hut is concerned, the company cannot construct Delco stores fast enough, especially with foot traffic down in recent quarters. It will surely leverage its new $5 value menu and expanding Grubhub partnership to lure customers back.

Chains

Taco Bell Tests Order Ahead on Grubhub

6 months ago

The sooner the better, as order ahead could be a bigger sales channel than delivery.

Chains

Denny’s Off-Premise Business Continues to Fuel Growth

6 months ago

The diner is the latest chain this earnings season to talk up the importance of delivery for their business, as it gradually sells company-owned stores to franchisees.

Food

Rising Meat Prices Threaten Restaurant Chains’ Bottom Lines

6 months ago

Here's another reason those Impossible Burgers are so irresistible.

Chains

McDonald’s U.S. Delivery Business Lags Behind International Growth

6 months ago

Get ready for a deluge of McDelivery advertising campaigns this year.

Chains

Chili’s Is ‘Close’ to Finding an Official Delivery Partner

6 months ago

Grubhub checks most of the boxes Chili's parent company is looking to fill, so that's our pick — if we had to guess.