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The Truth About Transparency
How to respond to consumers’ demands to know everything about your business.
Tale of Two Brands
McDonald’s used to own a majority stake in Chipotle. Now it might be losing its status as top industry influencer to Steve Ells & Co.
No Hangover in Sight
Naysayers have doubts about alcohol service in limited-service settings, but many fast casuals are partying on.
Anatomy of a Marketing Campaign
A breakdown of what makes a successful campaign, as seen through the lens of four quick-service marketing efforts.
Connecting the Dots
New technology allows quick serves to improve supply chain traceability.
Getting to the Meat of Marketing
Quick-serve brands adapt marketing strategies to highlight sustainable meat.
Pork’s versatility, cost effectiveness propel its addition to menus.
What Great Brands Do
Seven ways quick serves can elevate themselves from good to great.
Deconstruct breakfast items into a bowl to vary the morning menu mix.
2013’s 7 Best Brand Stories
Marketing and product moves from these quick serves kept the industry buzzing this year.
Looking for Sustainability Advice? The NRA Has It
The National Restaurant Association (NRA) has unveiled a new report focused on sustainability best practices for the foodservice industry. ...
Chipotle Invites Fans to Join in 'Adventurrito' Treasure Hunt
Get ready to say “happy birthday” to one of your favorite foil-wrapped meals.
Chipotle Commits to 15M Pounds of Local Produce
Chipotle Mexican Grill plans to serve more than 15 million pounds of locally grown produce in its restaurants this year, up from its 2012 goal of 10 m...
Chipotle Unveils Cultivate Festival Lineups and Dates
Chipotle Mexican Grill has announced the lineup for its 2013 Cultivate food, music, and ideas festival series, with events planned in San Francisco, D...
AllergyEats Reveals the Most Allergy-Friendly Restaurants
AllergyEats, the leading guide to allergy-friendly restaurants nationwide, has just revealed the most accommodating restaurant chains, based on feedba...
Chipotle Appeals to Vegans, Vegetarians with Tofu Product
Chipotle Mexican Grill plans to test a new vegetarian menu item called “Sofritas” in seven San Francisco Bay Area restaurants beginning Tuesday, Febru...
Chipotle Caters Colorado; National Rollout Coming Soon
Chipotle Mexican Grill will offer customers a new way to enjoy their food with the launch of its catering service, beginning in Colorado on January 21...
Chipotle Offers 'Burritos by the Box' Promo
Pro football fans typically celebrate the sport’s biggest game of the year with food—lots of food—making it the second-largest eating occasion of the ...
Chipotle Signs Agreement with CIW to Join Fair Food Program
Chipotle Mexican Grill and the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW), a farmworker-based human rights organization, have reached an agreement that brin...
Starbucks Holds $87.4M in Impact Media Value
Starbucks is the top quick-service restaurant brand with $87.4 million of Impact Media Value according to General Sentiment’s Q2 2012 QSR MediaMatch r...
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