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The Meat of It
Beef reigns supreme, but other proteins are making inroads at burger chains.
At Mother Nature’s Mercy
California’s historic drought is just one way the climate is pressuring the supply chain. But the foodservice industry is finding ways to live in better harmony with Mother Nature.
Farewell, French Fry
New fried sides give customers a wider variety of options to go with their entrée.
2013’s 7 Best Brand Stories
Marketing and product moves from these quick serves kept the industry buzzing this year.
The Growth 40
Our third-annual report singles out the top large, medium, and small markets in the U.S.
How to Stay Crafty
Operators are finding that microbrews can add a local touch.
2012’s Best Franchise Deals
These 10 brands stand out in a crowded franchise field.
Experts Say Success Starts with Culture
From big restaurant companies to small, a strong corporate culture attracts customers, engages employees, and enables better decision-making.
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.
Smashburger Sets its Sights on Canada
Smashburger, the fast growing better burger concept in the U.S., announced it has signed its first two lease agreements in the Calgary market, bringin...
Smashburger Charlotte Partners With Toys for Tots
Smashburger has recently partnered with the Charlotte chapter of Toys For Tots, joining the foundation in its efforts to provide Christmas gifts for l...
Charlotte Smashburger Fundraises for the Cure
Smashburger is becoming almost as well known for its community involvement as it is for its fresh menu options.
Smashburger Taking Better-Burger Phenomenon Overseas
With the better-burger category taking off in the U.S., and with its place solidified as one of the top players in the category, Smashburger announced...
Smashburger Lands On Elite List
Smashburger announced it is ranked No. 99 on the 30th annual Inc. 500, thanks to its three-year sales growth of 2,673 percent. The Inc.
Smashburger Gives Back With 5K in Charlotte
Smashburger, the fast-casual concept rapidly becoming a top player in the Charlotte, North Carolina, "better burger" industry, is giving back to the c...
SmashFans Become Movie Makers
Smashburger, the nation’s fastest growing “better burger” fast-casual restaurant concept, kicked off the summer burger season with a celebration of th...
Smashburger Finds Five New Franchisees
Smashburger,the nation’s fastest growing “better burger” concept, announced it has added five new franchise partners to its rapidly growing family of ...
Smashburger Now 100 Stores Strong
Smashburger opens the doors to its 100th store on April 27 in Schaumburg, Illinois.
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