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.
Why this fast-growing trend could become the new prime choice for restaurants.
How quick serves are delivering more dynamic and memorable dining experiences.
This year’s annual trade show heavy on customization, craft products, and interactive technology.
Consumer demand for convenience boosts mobile apps, kiosk tech at the major quick serves.
Paul Miller witnessed the ebbing demand for fine dining firsthand.
New research released today from the National Restaurant Association finds that that nearly two in five American adults plan to dine out on May 14, and 21 million will order restaurant takeout or d
More limited-service chains are focusing on mindfulness as a way to meet consumer demand for health.
The restaurant industry is at a crossroads. That was the conclusion reached by AlixPartners, a global business-advisory firm, after conducting a survey of more than 1,000 U.S. consumers.
Two veterans of the Chicago restaurant scene pair up for an interpretation of the classic diner.
Here's how restaurants can reinvent traditional combos to drive business in their outlets.
Playing music that has a good fit with a company’s brand increased customer well-being and hiked sales for a major restaurant chain, the largest academic study of background music ever conducted sh
Updated build-your-own efforts can attract younger diners into your restaurant.
Chipotle’s comeback appears to be resonating with its customers.
What can the foodservice world expect from a Trump administration when it comes to policy? We’re about to find out.
With Amazon entering the picture, quick-service operators need to prepare for a seismic change in the industry.
Starbucks has a response to reports that its brand is faltering: It’s simply not true.
A diminished interest in sweetness is changing how operators craft their beverage menus.
These merging plant-based food trends could have an enormous impact on the limited-service industry.
The fast-casual industry is due for some disruption.
Millennials are forcing chains to look at opportunities in new dayparts.
Health-conscious consumers are discovering ancient grains, which offer nutritional benefits as well as inventive menu applications.
Thanks to platforms like Snapchat and Facebook, consumers are becoming more open to technology-driven ordering.
While opening fast casuals is increasingly attractive to chefs, at least one has found that counter service isn’t always an easy sell.