Chains

Chains

California-Based Blaze Pizza Chain Will Expand Internationally

4 months ago

Not sure I understand how the fast casual pizza market differs from the pizza market, but it seems to be working out well for this chain.

Food

Subway Will Give Diners $2 in Exchange for Their Loyalty

4 months ago

We know it's a big ask, but we'd love to see our loyalty repaid by serving us sandwiches that we enjoy eating.

Chains

Taco Bell Is Now the Fourth-Largest Restaurant Chain in the U.S.

4 months ago

Watch out Subway. You can't hide behind your bland sandwiches forever.

Chains

KFC Is Having a Chicken Shortage Across the UK

4 months ago

Nothing says "we don't source locally" than "the chicken got lost in the mail."

Chains

The Tricky Business of International Restaurant Franchising

4 months ago

International expansion often provides the best opportunity for growth when a brand has saturated the U.S. market, but expanding overseas isn't without its challenges.

Chains

Shake Shack’s Grand Plans Aren’t Enough for Investors

4 months ago

Shake Shack executives sound optimistic and excited about the chain's expansion plans, but it seems to be moving a lot slower than investors would like.

Chains

Shake Shack Plans for Large Expansion, but Moves Deliberately

4 months ago

For a company that touts the value of its technology, Shake Shack is surprisingly slow on the draw to innovate in the space.

Chains

McDonald’s Will Try to Make Its Happy Meals Healthier by Holding the Cheese

4 months ago

We're not saying this is nothing, but as healthy initiatives go "hold the cheese" seems like an afterthought.

Chains

The Trouble With Chipotle Is Labor and Food Costs

4 months ago

According to this columnist, food and labor costs are Chipotle's biggest problems, and a former fast food executive may be exactly who the chain needs to fix them.

Food

Chipotle Wastes No Time Testing New Menu Items

4 months ago

After several misses, Chipotle desperately needs a hit here — and this is likely a priority for incoming CEO, Brian Niccol.

Chains

Chipotle’s New CEO Is Taco Bell’s Old CEO

4 months ago

If anyone can right Chipotle, it's the executive who helped make Taco Bell cool again.

Chains

McDonald’s Wants to Become a ‘Credible Chicken Player’

4 months ago

A poultry push coincides with a shift a way from beef that many diners aspire to. And we all know that better quality is where McD's needs to start.