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Is Fast Food Still a Teenage Dream?
Teen patronage at limited-service restaurants has plateaued, but operators can still attract this consumer base—with a little effort.
How Hot Dogs—Yes, Hot Dogs—Are a Menu Winner
Guess what? Hot dogs and sausages aren’t as boring as you thought. Here's how to wow your customers with wacky wiener flavors and ingredients.
Playing the Field
By diversifying their portfolios with multiple brands, franchisees can ensure financial stability and operational efficiency.
Good Fat, Bad Fat
Good fats help promote health while providing tastes chefs want.
Breaking with Tradition
Operators continue to add and expand non-pastry morning menu offerings.
The Runaway Hit
In just one year, Five Guys catapulted 12 spots on the QSR 50, from No. 42 in 2010 to No. 30 this year.
How to Incentivize Your Crew
With the right employee incentive program, operators can improve turnover and motivate employees to do their best.
Interpreting the Top 100
Fast-casual expert George Green sits down with Technomic to learn what’s behind this year’s Fast-Casual Top 100.
The Fall of Pizza
The last decade was a struggle for most major pizza players. Can the segment’s leaders reverse their falling fortunes?
Even without the white tablecloths, quick-serve brands are beginning to rival fine-dining establishments.
Fast Casual Continues Its Winning Streak
Fast-casual chains, which are upscale quick-service restaurant concepts, continue to be on a winning streak, growing both in units and customer visits...
What Burger Brands Can Learn from Sandwiches
The burger segment could learn a thing or two from its more malleable brother, the sandwich.
In-N-Out, Whataburger Among Most Satisfying Burger Chains
Empathica, a global provider of Customer Experience Management (CEM) solutions to multiunit enterprises, released burger brand findings from the 2013 ...
OLO Receives $5M in Funding from PayPal
OLO, the fastest-growing digital commerce engine for restaurants, announced a $5 million dollar Series B financing from PayPal and existing investors.
Subway Leads Industry in Familiarity, Product Quality
When it comes to familiarity, product quality, and intent to purchase, consumers rank Subway higher than any other quick-service brand, according to a...
Fast Casual Strengthens, Led by Panera, Five Guys
Fast-casual chains strengthened their gains on the overall restaurant industry, with the top 150 fast-casual chains growing 8.4 percent to $21.5 billi...
Five Guys Signs Two Long-Term Leases in New Jersey
RKF, the country’s leading independent real estate firm specializing in retail leasing, investment sales, and consulting services, recently arranged t...
United Capital Lends $42 Million to Popeyes Franchisees
United Capital Business Lending, a national business lender specializing in franchised restaurant finance, announced today that it will allocate $42 m...
United Capital Refinances Multi-Unit Subway Operator
United Capital Business Lending, a subsidiary of BankUnited, announced today that it is providing $1,350,000 in financing to Subwayowner, CCreations L...
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