August 1, 2023
Fast-casual restaurant growth continues to accelerate. Learn how Slim Chickens, Panera Bread and the fast-casual segment are driving sales to new heights.
December 13, 2022
Major chains continue to turn to kiosks as a solution to the labor crisis. Learn how McDonald's, Panera, Taco Bell and others are integrating kiosks.
October 18, 2022
As a versatile staple, pizza continues to power sales. Lean how fast-casual restaurant chains Pie Five and 7Pie are taking pizza innovation to new levels.
August 30, 2022
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.
August 9, 2022
As demographics change, restaurant chains innovate the customer experience accordingly. Explore customer experience innovations from IHOP and Sweetgreen.
July 26, 2022
Yelp searches for dining and takeout reflect the changing foodservice landscape. Explore the data and new innovations for pickup at Panera and Chipotle.
July 12, 2022
From Chipotle's lucrative Chipotlane to Taco Bell's high-tech prototype Taco Bell Defy, drive-thrus are paving the way to the fast-casual future.
June 7, 2022
Fast-casual restaurant brands are expanding digital access. Learn how Shake Shack, Panera and others are building out an omnichannel customer experience.
May 3, 2022
Sky-high digital sales at Wendy, drone delivery at It's Just Wings and RFID food safety tech at Chipotle's point to a future of unlimited possibilities.
February 8, 2022
Franchisees are paving the way for higher sales in 2022. Learn how Penn Station East Coast Subs and Bee Healthy Cafe are expanding franchise opportunities.
January 25, 2022
2021 was a time of sweeping transformations. Explore key technology trends expected to continue to evolve and take sales to new heights in the new year.
December 21, 2021
Research shows consumers look forward to holiday LTOs that leverage seasonal flavors. Explore these and post-holiday menu strategies for optimal sales.
November 2, 2021
In another sign foodservice is turning the COVID-19 corner, restaurant brands plan big growth. Explore growth strategies for Portillo's and Fat Brands.
October 28, 2021
Consumers’ taste for snacks has increased—find out how you can meet the demand for between-meal menu items.
September 7, 2021
Menus are filling up on nonalcoholic beverage concepts at major chains. Explore the latest taste trends, from dessert-inspired drinks to vegan varieties.
August 31, 2021
Even as concerns over the Delta variant persist, major restaurant brands post surging sales. Learn how Burger King, KFC and others are boosting business.
August 26, 2021
Find out what adjustments operators across the country made during the pandemic—and how those moves are now helping them increase business.
August 3, 2021
Secret menus provide foodservice operations with cost-effective opportunities for customization. Explore secret menu items from major restaurant chains.
July 29, 2021
Discover which flavor, format and other breakfast trends today’s consumers want commercial and noncommercial foodservice, micro market and vending operators to provide.
June 29, 2021
While snacks overtook meals during COVID-19, family dining had to be transformed. Explore how Golden Corral, IHOP, and others are reinventing themselves.
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