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Daniel P. Smith
Daniel P. Smith
Are Convenience Stores a Threat to Restaurants?
How convenience stores are keeping up with the premium-food game and threatening limited-service operators for market share.
How Popeyes Clawed Its Way to Chicken Elite
Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen reclaimed its heritage and its momentum—just in time to take on KFC.
Italian on the Fast Track
These days, fast casuals are bringing authentic Italian cuisine to the masses.
At some of the nation’s top music festivals, aspiring lifestyle brands hustle to feed the masses—and to capture the benefits of connecting with a plugged-in, overwhelmingly Millennial crowd.
The Daypart Dance
In a battle for market share, many quick serves are looking to deepen inroads into the traditional dayparts with a host of strategic efforts.
The Big Business of Big Data
How limited-service operators can leverage data to better their business.
Standout Store: Cured
A former professional cyclist and his wife open a fast-casual wine-and-cheese shop in Boulder, Colorado.
How to Age Gracefully
The pros and cons of getting old as a brand.
A Better (Butter) Burger
How Culver’s matured from regional player to national brand and captured $1 billion in sales.
This Restaurateur Went to Market
Markets and food halls across the U.S. give foodservice entrepreneurs a chance to prove their concept.
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