The major trends restaurant operators can expect in the year ahead.
The value wars are about to heat up in a major way.
Sales are still rebounding after a tough third quarter.
In 2012, we guessed the trends of 2017. How did we do?
Here are the restaurant concepts, menu items, and styles you need to watch for.
Big data is supplanting census stats as an important tool as restaurants find new ways to serve under-the-radar consumer groups.
Like the seafood segment in general, Captain D's was struggling. But a new design, menu, and commitment to quality turned the brand around in a major way.
Quick-service restaurants need to commit to new marketing channels that align with consumer behaviors.
Better-for-you brands are breathing new life into this old-school format.
UNiDAYS, a leading Student Affinity Network, revealed the findings of its Gen Z study: “What Restaurant Need to Know,” highlighting key tips for restaurants to make inroads with Gen Z.
How operators are responding to guests’ booming demand for food outside the restaurant.
How do you measure brand loyalty these days? Is it through rewards? Mobile users? Traffic? For restaurant brands, the reality is that question has never been more convoluted.
The new generation demands meals be served "their way" at all hours of the day and night.
No longer just a place to grab fuel, coffee, and maybe beef jerky, C-stores have evolved into a $31 billion industry.
As the food-truck industry matures, here's a look at where the movement could be headed.
Operators are wowing customers with elevated fried chicken dishes.
As retail stores around the country struggle, the company hopes an elevated grab-and-go experience will keep guests shopping in the store.
MBLM, a Brand Intimacy Agency focused on strategy, design, creative and technology, revealed that Chipotle ranked second in the fast food industry, following only Starbucks, according to its Brand
Pasta joints have discovered a new way to get millennials to the table: fast casual.
At-home delivery meal kits have disrupted the entire spectrum of the American food market.
Gen Y gets a bad rap, but its members are bringing innovation to the C-suite.
Data shows that breakfast is when the most loyal customers come out to eat.
Counter-service restaurants add gourmet retail experiences in a bid to be more things to more people.
Amazon's purported merger with Whole Foods will put added pressure on restaurants to differentiate themselves in the products and services they offer.
While restaurant industry performance has been dismal for the past six quarters, June’s results provided a bit of good news.
Brands are connecting with guests on another level thanks to fan-generated content.
Generation Z is driving profound changes and impacting restaurant trends across the industry.
Travel destinations and transit centers can be fruitful ventures for nimble, adaptive quick-service brands.
One of the reasons quick-service restaurants have taken market share from full-serves can be credited to perception, according to two recent studies.
Limited service is always pushing the envelope with fresh ideas. Here are some suggestions to get you started.