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.

As the restaurant industry seeks growth during a sluggish economic recovery, a new report by Technomic and Restaurant Finance Monitor finds franchising of restaurant brands continues to be a major avenue pursued by chains. As a result of the recession franchisors began commonly offering...

Subway announced a multi-year, global relationship with UK-based IT solutions developer, PXtech.

The partnership will see exciting new management tools delivered to the nearly 35,000 Subway stores worldwide being powered by the latest innovative technologies, including PXtech's...

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The top quick-serve and fast-casual brands in the nation.

August 2011

In addition to its many healthier offerings, Subway has now added calcium and vitamin D fortified bread to its menu, announces Mark Christiano, Subway brand's global baking specialist.

Now, each 6-inch serving of bread in the 24,000-plus U.S. restaurants provides 30 percent of the...

Quail Digital has launched its Q-Pro5 all-in-one drive-thru headset system in North America. Available since 2010 in other markets, the system arrives in the U.S.with strong reviews and excellent features for comfort, durability, and efficiency. ...

July 2011

In the hands of the quick-service restaurant operator, price might be the ultimate weapon, the key ingredient to swing a customer and prompt a purchase in today’s dollar-conscious market.

And the quick-service industry knows it all too well, an awareness that has sparked a decades-...

Subway was recently named the top quick serve for health-conscious consumers, and the chain has long carried a health halo for its menu offerings and customizable format.

Tony Pace, senior vice president and...

Subway, which recently passed McDonald’s as the world’s largest restaurant chain, is capturing more than 76 percent of the health-oriented purchases made at major fast food restaurants.

This is among the findings of QSRDNA, a massive independent benchmark survey of the annual...

June 2011

For some, it’s an average sales-to-investment ratio nearing 2:1, dedicated corporate support that helps franchisees succeed, or a distinctive niche that carries marketplace allures.

For others, a good franchise deal boasts recent growth despite the nation’s economic woes,...

June 2011

As president of National Restaurant Development Inc., a board member for the International Franchise Association, and owner of more than 50 quick-serve restaurants, Aziz Hashim is a veteran of the franchise business.

With brands like Popeyes, Checkers/Rally’s, Subway, and Moe’...

United Capital Business Lending, a subsidiary of BankUnited, announced that it has provided $783,000 in financing to multi-unit Subway owner, Bermudez Shorts. United Capital’s financing arrangement enabled Bermudez Shorts to refinance the remaining balance of seller notes...

With Food Allergy Awareness Week, May 8–14, upon the foodservice world, quick-serve operators and others are continuing to ramp up their efforts in helping customers with allergy afflictions know exactly what is in their food.

Nearly 1,600 Subway restaurants in California, Nevada, and Hawaii are joining together in a social responsibility initiative that focuses on making a positive impact in local communities by helping in the fight against hunger.

The corporate dietitian for Subway says the sodium reductions across the sandwich chain’s menu took years to accomplish, but that the company isn’t done lowering sodium levels just yet.

Subway announced last week that it had reduced sodium by 28 percent in its Fresh Fit...