Curbside Pickup

Accelerating Advances: Catching Up with Fast Casual

Fast-casual restaurant growth continues to accelerate. Learn how Slim Chickens, Panera Bread and the fast-casual segment are driving sales to new heights.

Picking Up The Pace: Restaurants Accelerate Drive-Thru Enhancements, Ramp Up Rewards

Economic issues compel restaurants to take drive-thrus and loyalty programs to the next level. Explore restaurant drive-thru and loyalty program trends.

A Hunger for Convenience: Digital Innovation, From Fast Casual to C-Store Segments

Shake Shack is a beacon of digital innovation in the fast-casual segment. Now QuikTrip raises the bar for c-stores with frictionless cashier-free shopping.

Restaurant Rebound: From Eating Losses to Platefuls of Profits

Learn how major restaurant chains like McDonald's, Starbucks and Domino's repositioned their brands for big sales over the course of the pandemic.

Balance of Power: Foodservice Industry Weighs Onsite Traffic vs. Off-Premises Channels

As foot traffic returns, restaurants look to maximize onsite sales while maintaining off-premises momentum. See how Chipotle and Starbucks balance the two.

App and You Shall Receive: Digital Links Tech and Menu Innovation

Digital integration continues for restaurant brands, despite returning foot traffic. Learn the latest ways Denny's and Chipotle use digital to drive sales.

Love at First Site: Foodservice Increasingly Linking Up Staff and Tech

Learn how parent companies of major restaurant chains are stepping up efforts to ensure foodservice staff and technology are in sync for optimal sales.

Time-Tested: Which Pandemic Practices Could Become Permanent?

Find out what adjustments operators across the country made during the pandemic—and how those moves are now helping them increase business.

Under Wraps: What’s Next for Off-Premises Packaging?

Restaurants met evolving off-premises packaging needs last year. But are they ready to address new outdoor dining demands this summer?

The Rise of Ghost Kitchens: What to Know

Find out how ghost kitchens are helping both established restaurants and new dining concepts make delivery a cost-effective option.

All in Good Time: What Makes for a Winning LTO in 2021?

The pandemic has altered operators’ approach to limited time offers. Find out why—and what consumers want from LTOs now.

The Skinny on Foodservice Innovation: Trim the Fat, Beef Up Technology

Learn how the COVID-19 has compelled major restaurant chains to trim menus and integrate technology to manage margins more effectively and increase sales.

Can’t Curb the Enthusiasm: Foodservice Consumers Brake for Curbside Pickup

Curbside pickup is claiming a growing share of off-premise business. Learn how the trend is impacting the foodservice and how chains are adapting.

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