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Kiosks Keep Their Cool
Even in a smartphone era, touch-screen kiosks give brands a fun, efficient ordering innovation.
The Top Stories of 2015
The biggest news of the year in the quick-service and fast-casual industries.
Money Where Your Mouth Is
Quick-serve brands talk a lot about health and nutrition these days. But these seven executives are actually practicing what they preach.
The Mobile Age
Has your brand invested in mobile tools? If not, you’re already far behind.
Across the country, community cafés are using flexible pricing to feed the hungry and rebuild communities.
2014’s Top Brand Stories
The top players from a busy year in quick-service news.
The Digital Revolution
Technological advancements have changed everything about the quick-service experience—and woe to the operator who falls behind.
The Health Paradox
Customers say they want healthy, but think healthy is synonymous with tasteless. What is an operator to do?
Panera Gets High Tech
Fast casual invests $42 million in ordering.
The Alternative to New Products
Too much product innovation can hurt a brand’s image. Here are four other ways quick-service brands can drum up buzz.
Panera Bread Makes the Switch to 'Clean' Bacon
Panera Bread announced Wednesday that it will serve clean bacon on its sandwiches and salads that is free of artificial preservatives, flavors, sweete...
Panera Declares All Soups Free of Artificial Ingredients
Panera Bread’s entire U.S.
The Fight For Fall Begins
This article would start with “It’s that time of the year again,” but honestly, is it?...
MENUS OF CHANGE: Where Health and Capitalism Meet
If last year’s Menus of Change emphasized a need to shift away from meat-based menus, this year’s conference extolled the business advantages associat...
Panera Commits to Kick Out Additives By 2016
Today, Panera Bread shared a comprehensive set of commitments around food.
Panera Focuses on Heart Health this February
Panera Bread and Cleveland Clinic are teaming up this February in honor of American Heart Month.
What Burger Brands Can Learn from Sandwiches
The burger segment could learn a thing or two from its more malleable brother, the sandwich.
Subway, Chick-fil-A Among Top Consumer Picks
Technomic has announced the winners of the 2014 Chain Restaurant Consumers' Choice Awards, which are based on consumer responses to the research and c...
Doherty Opens First Noodles & Company in Big Apple
Doherty Enterprises Inc., recognized as the 70th largest privately held business in the New York Metro area by Crain’s Business, operating restaurants...
Panera's Bill Moreton Steps Down; Shaich To Be Sole CEO
Panera Bread Company announced that president and co-CEO Bill Moreton will transition to executive vice chairman, due to a recognition of his need to ...
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