Articles from the August 2010 issue

After changing the recipe to its pizzas, Domino's' sales are higher than ever be

Two years of reinvention, capped by the release of the chain’s new pizza recipe, has Domino’s at the fore of the segment—and sales are booming.

Generation Y, the Millennial generation, is coming on strong, and restaurants ar

You probably know one. They’re young, motivated, mobile, and ready to spend money.

Fred DeLuca decided when he was just 17 years old that he wanted to launch a san

Subway president Fred DeLuca started his sandwich chain 45 years ago and now opens new restaurants at the pace of one every eight hours. What does he know that you don’t?

Refocused strategy and energy are key to reviving a faltering quick serve.

Fast food concepts and vendors are establishing training centers that take potential franchisees and users back to school.

The hot new tech gadget has many quick-service insiders exploring its potential uses, from marketing to point-of-sale solutions.

The secret to Jason’s Deli’s success is its positive, family focused culture, says the company’s CEO Joe Tortorice.

The newest generation of food trucks should serve as a blueprint to quick-serve marketers on how they can attract customers.

George Green tells you the difference between can and can’t thinkers. Which is your crew?

What do you do when you know you’re sitting on a goldmine? Roy recounts such times from his days with McDonald’s.

Customers have been trained that they can have it their way. The secret weapon to answer their demands? Sauces.

Web-based marketing solutions let companies control their brand and messaging, while helping local stores tailor their own campaigns.

The burger chain decided to make all its locations identical, but design firm CEO Mike Brady says that’s an out-dated strategy. Today’s consumers don’t want a cookie-cutter feel.

Building a culture of positive values and morals may not sound like a business essential, but the stability it creates with employees will trickle down to your customers.

The founders of Cheeseburger Bobby’s know consumers have a lot of choices, so they are always searching for ways to stand out from the crowd. The Build Your Own Burger Bar is one of those ways.

Founder Diego Cortes used his mother’s cooking inspiration for his Mexican concept.

The healthier fast-food option offers a guilt-free version of a burger, shake, and fries.

Despite the industry's endless upgrades, chains are still holding onto the outdated, and unoriginal, blister pack. There's a world of flavor out there, why not take advantage of it?

Creativity is usually the trait that gets an executive his position, but making it a priority on the job is what keeps him there.