Tamara Omazic

  • Global quick service concepts expand presence across the US.
    Adventurous menus, operational know-how, and cultured brand positioning have these 10 international brands poised for success in the U.S. market.
    Quick service restaurant exectuives expect industry to evolve with technology and consumer demand.
    What kind of changes will QSR cover in the next 200 issues? Here’s where experts expect the industry to go.
    Industry analysts and operators weigh in on the progress of the healthy-dining movement—and what’s left to be done.
    Fast casual concepts expand to include drive thru system.
    As more premium operators expand into drive thru, differentiating the experience is top of mind.
    Quick service brands honor history with deals and promotions.
    Quick serves celebrate anniversary milestones with promotions, limited-time offers, and brand revamps.
    Fast food giant Burger King stirred up controversy with purchase of Canada brand Tim Hortons.
    Miami-based burger giant merges with Canadian brand Tim Hortons to spur global growth.
    Fast food leader Wendys is changing brand to compete with fast casuals.
    Wendy’s brand revamp serves as an industry case study for how traditional quick serves must embrace change.
    Fast food brands like Zingermans build growth strategy around quality.
    Single-unit concepts prove why you don't need quantity to create quality.
    Quick service food in movie cinema houses draw customers to theater.
    With box-office sales struggling, movie theaters find a way to keep business fresh: foodservice.
    Coffee giant Starbucks has invested in diversifying its product portfolio.
    Experts weigh in on Starbucks’ recent growth and diversification strategy.
    Quick service brands enhance nutritional profile of favorite foods like pizza.
    Industry experts, nutritionists, and menu developers share ideas on how the industry can make classic fast-food dishes healthier.
    Female consumers affect menus and marketing with demand for healthy foods.
    Female consumers offer enormous purchasing power, making them a critical piece to the future of quick service.
    Famous celebrities invest in fast food industry through franchise partnerships.
    Celebrities of all kind have thrown their weight into the quick-serve industry as franchisees, and their brands are getting creative with how they leverage the partnership.
    Mexican fast casual Chipotle is launching a catering service to grow business.
    The Mexican fast casual rolled out its catering program nationally, but how will the build-your-own model fare in consumers’ homes and boardrooms?