Tamara Omazic

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    It’s an oft-cited statistic: One in four Americans eats at a fast-food establishment each day—that’s nearly 79 million consumers, considering the latest national population data from the U.S.

    More premium operators are expanding into drive thru.

    A Birthday Bash

    From a 95-year-old fast-food founding father to a five-year-old upstart, several quick-serve brands celebrate important anniversaries this year.

    Burger King’s Big Move

    In a move that shook the fast-food industry earlier this week, Burger King announced its official merger with Canadian coffee-and-doughnuts concept Tim Hortons.

    Sign of the Times

    On November 15, 1969, Dave Thomas put 20-plus years of restaurant experience into the opening of his very own fast-food joint, Wendy’s Old Fashioned Hamburgers.

    The Mighty Indies

    For every limited-service chain pushing for growth and expansion across the U.S., there’s a crop of independent single-unit brands forgoing the traditional growth strategy to focus on excellence at

    Let’s Go to the Movies

    The movie theater’s lights dim. A man and woman sit cradled in a leather love seat–style recliner as the previews begin.

    Siren Song

    Like the melodic tune of a mythical fish-tailed woman luring in unsuspecting sailors on the open ocean, the siren of Starbucks’ famous logo beckons the masses toward a promise of quality, of famili

    What Women Want

    Meet Jane. At 38-and-a-half years old, Jane is a married mother of two and the breadwinner in her family.

    Lights, Camera, Franchise

    Outside a new Memphis-area Wingstop, a small crowd of locals gathers for a ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand opening.