Chains

Chains

Shake Shack Plans to Launch Food Trucks in February

3 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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

3 months ago

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

Chains

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

3 months 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.

Chains

Taco Bell Plans to Launch a Dedicated Vegetarian Menu Later This Year

3 months ago

The announcement underscores the increasingly mainstream appeal of vegetarianism and meat alternatives in the U.S.

Chains

Brazilians’ Appetite For Whoppers Is Rising

3 months ago

A Whopper costs far less than a meal at a Brazilian steakhouse in Brazil. Go figure. That, coupled with South America's struggling economy, explains why BK Brasil SA is faring well.

Chains

Greggs Ups Profit Estimates Thanks to Vegan Sausage Rolls

3 months ago

The shift to meat substitutes is a trend many restaurants are following, as consumers' eating habits continue to change.

Chains

The Real Estate Strategy Behind Domino’s Effort to Improve Delivery Times

3 months ago

Fortressing is a smart way for Domino's to grow its store footprint and shorten delivery times, but at the same time it puts a lot of pressure on franchisees to find territory to build.