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Quick service brands enhance nutritional profile of favorite foods like pizza.
April 2014

Industry experts, nutritionists, and menu developers share ideas on how the industry can make classic fast-food dishes healthier.

Quick service restaurants discount to attract new, price conscious customers.
March 2014

Becoming overly committed to discounting produces long-term margin headaches.

Americans increasingly enjoy hot and spicy foods from fast food restaurants.
February 2014

Hot, spicy menu items gaining popularity among diners.

When it comes to marketing, quick-serve companies have a host of demographics they try to get in front of: social media fanatics, Baby Boomers, Gen X-ers, Gen Y-ers, and even kids.

But some believe there is one segment they might be missing out on: new movers.

Now some companies...

Eating healthier just got easier at SUBWAY restaurants. Today, the world's largest restaurant chain, announces that it is the first and only quick-service restaurant to apply and meet the American Heart Association’s Heart-Check Meal Certification Program nutritional criteria.

Sandwiches are the cornerstone of lunch and dinner menus at both limited- and full-service restaurants, where they are offered more than any other entrée. More consumers report purchasing sandwiches away from home today versus just two years ago, due in large part to operators' innovative...

When it comes to familiarity, product quality, and intent to purchase, consumers rank Subway higher than any other quick-service brand, according to a new study.

Dairy Queen, Wendy’s, Five Guys, and Chick-fil-A round out the top five of the Harris Poll EquiTrend Study, which...

June 2012

With more consumers interested in knowing where their food comes from, a growing number of quick-service companies are either pressuring their suppliers to improve the humane treatment of animals or switching food suppliers altogether. Cage-free eggs, gestation crate–free pigs, and free-...

With more than 2,000 franchisees actively searching for locations, the SUBWAY sandwich chain has aggressive growth plans for 2012.

According to an article in the Wall Street Journal, the SUBWAY franchise system is the world's largest restaurant chain, in terms...

Added Value, the global brand development and marketing insight consultancy, today revealed the results of its second-annual Cultural Traction survey, which measures cultural relevance as an early indicator of brand success.

In the study, Apple led the way as the brand most vibrant in...

Egg sandwiches that are tasty and nutritious are hard to come by in most fast food chains. Consumer Reports tried egg sandwiches from Burger King, Dunkin’ Donuts, McDonald’s, Starbucks, and Subway—and deemed Subway’s Egg White and Cheese on Mornin’ Flatbread most...

A new, high-tech Subway franchise in Kokomo, Indiana, recently received the state’s first LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) commercial project certification, thanks in part to a Control4 automation system.

As part of Subway’s Eat Fresh, Live Green Eco-...

Real Digital Media, provider of the enterprise-class NEOCAST digital signage platform, and Independent Purchasing Cooperative Inc. (IPC), the independent Subway franchisee-owned purchasing cooperative, today announced expansion details for the Subway TV & RADIO digital signage network.

February 2012

QSR has been reporting on the largest companies in the quick-service segment for nearly 15 years. For many of those years (now more than a decade), we’ve also delivered a top-level ranking called the QSR 50 each August.

United Capital Business Lending, a national business lender specializing in franchised restaurant finance, announced today that it will allocate $42 million to qualified, multi-unit Popeyes franchisees in 2012.

The Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen chain recently designated United Capital as one...

Through the opening of more than 2,400 restaurants worldwide, including 1,100 new locations just in the U.S. and Canada alone, the Subway restaurant chain created approximately 24,000 new foodservice job and career opportunities in 2011.

YouGov’s BrandIndex looked back at 2011 to determine which U.S. brands had the greatest buzz.

Not only was Subway the 2011 Buzz leader amongst quick-serves, but Subway also had the No. 1 Buzz score amongst the entire BrandIndex universe. Two of the top 5 quick-serve brands,...

January 2012

As Americans’ hunger for burgers and chicken continues to grow, restaurant operators are tweaking their menus to meet consumers’ demands for new meats and higher quality.

An increasing number of limited-service restaurants have added better and more “natural” meat...

The Subway submarine sandwich and salad chain announced that Joe Chaves will head up operations for the 35,500-plus-unit restaurant chain as director of operations, while Rebecca Audet has been named the brand's director of worldwide training.

On December 1, Subway rattled the quick-service world when it announced its latest promotional offer: $2 six-inch subs.

As a “Customer Appreciation Month” promotion, the $2 December-only deal may be Subway’s boldest play yet in the pricing wars to compete with other...

December 2011

Salt is one of the world’s oldest seasonings. But pervasive use of the mineral has put it in the crosshairs of modern-day health professionals.

Few people are suggesting that salt—consisting mostly of sodium chloride—be treated like a latter-day trans fat and be banned...

Trying to get more vegetables into your children's diet can be a challenge. To tackle one of parenthood's toughest problems, Subway Corporate Dietitian Lanette Kovachi, MS, RD, has tapped into her experience as both a mother and dietitian and has created a series of tips designed to...