Chains

Chains

Chipotle’s Investors Are (Finally) Feeling Better After Quarterly Profit Gains

5 months ago

The profits are the best news Chipotle has had in weeks and should allow it to focus publicly on non-health disasters.

Chains

Domino’s Reports Profit, But Overseas Sales Drop

5 months ago

Chains

Lyft Wants You to Add Some Taco Bell to Your Next Ride

5 months ago

While we love technology and disruption, we pity the poor Lyft drivers and their soon-to-be overworked vacuums.

Chains

Drinks, Burgers and Digital Ordering Bring People Back to McDonald’s

5 months ago

McDonald's had a stronger-than-expected quarter thanks to big changes at the fast food giant. Could this be the big turnaround they were hoping for?

Independents

The Real Competition Among Restaurants Is for People’s Time, Says Danny Meyer

5 months ago

Meyer is right to think about his competitive set as much, much bigger than the rival restaurant down the block.

Chains

McDonald’s Adds a Sweet Afternoon Menu to Capture the Snacking Crowd

5 months ago

Given all the work McDonald's has done to distance itself from foods dubbed unhealthy, introducing calorie-laden afternoon snacks seems off-message. Whatever it takes to keep the drive-thru full, I guess?

Chains

Pizza Hut Bets More Drivers and Better Algorithms Will Help Business

5 months ago

This strategy is in direct opposition to the one we've seen from other fast-food chains who work alongside existing delivery services. Delivery is Pizza Hut's bread-and-butter, though, so make sense for them to work to control the entire process.

Chains

Bobby Flay Burger Chain IPO Plans Highlight the Market’s Disinterest

5 months ago

Easy (bad) pun: This IPO tastes undercooked.

Chains

Chipotle Forced to Close Store Due to Outbreak

5 months ago

The Virginia store's closure is likely due to norovirus, not foodborne illness. Still, Chipotle's past continues to haunt it, and it's likely the chain will have to contend with this as long as it exists.

Chains

Restaurants Know They Don’t Market Enough, Survey Finds

5 months ago

A focus on restaurant marketing can take a business to the next level, but according to this survey, most restaurants don't have the time — though they wish they did. One solution: building paid tools for restaurants to take best advantage of your platform in the least time possible.

Chains

Subway Unveils a Fresher Look and More Tech at Its Stores

5 months ago

Subway has the most US locations of any chain restaurant, so a remodel of this magnitude will take years to roll out. Great effort by the sandwich chain, but it might be too late to come back.

Chains

McDonald’s Pulls out All the Stops, But Visits Still Declining

5 months ago

All of the recent changes McDonald's has made — delivery, digital ordering, and sustainable ingredient sourcing — won't matter if they can't get diners to come to the restaurants.