Special Reports

Top fast food brands offer potential franchisees value in their growth.

The quick-service and fast-casual brands that offer the best bang for the franchisee’s buck.

Quick service chains file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy to save brand legacy.

While bankruptcy has its pitfalls, restaurant companies are increasingly finding that it also provides an opportunity for a fresh start.

Cutting edge restaurant trends were presented at the NRA's annual trade show.

The top news from the industry’s biggest event.

The annual NRA show gives quick service and fast casual operators helpful advice

Everything you need to know to prepare for the industry’s biggest event.

Food trucks evolve quick service restaurant industry with innovative trends.

Red-hot just a few years ago, food trucks are entering a new maturity phase.

Fast food brands change franchising model to succeed in economic climate.

How the franchise model is adapting to today’s marketplace.

Large US cities like Miami offer fast food operators promising growth potential.

The best large, medium, and small markets for your unit expansion.

New trends like tea as a beverage and ingredient will affect fast food industry.

Experts agree that of the many trends expected to affect the restaurant industry this year, these eight will leave the biggest impact on quick service.

Quick service restaurants added new menu items in 2013, like Wendy's pretzel bun

Nine stories that shook up the limited-service industry in the last year.

Each Packaging Award winner offers fast food restaurants innovative packages.

The winners of the 2013 QSR/FPI Foodservice Packaging Awards.

Fast food drive thrus are slowing down as consumers demand premium menus.

It used to be that speed of service was the most important part of the drive thru. But times have changed.

Shake Shack is one quick serve brand that contributes to the anti hunger effort.

Restaurants join the fight against hunger in the U.S.

The top quick service and fast casual restaurant brands in the United States.

The 50 brands setting the pace in the quick-service and fast-casual restaurant industries.

The top quick service and fast casual restaurant brands in the United States.

The 50 brands setting the pace in the quick-service and fast-casual restaurant industries.

The top quick service and fast casual chicken brands in the United States.

The top chicken brands in quick service.

The top quick service and fast casual pizza brands in the United States.

The top pizza and pasta brands in quick service.