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The Value-Driven Equation of Fast Casual
Consumers are demanding better-quality foods, but are they willing to pay the extra cost?
12 Things Restaurants Should Know About Activist Investors
Some 14 percent of publicly traded operations with a market value of at least $100 million have attracted an activist shareholder.
These Franchisees are Opening Their Own Brands
A combination of franchised and homegrown concepts can be a winning formula for restaurant portfolios.
A Restaurant Owner’s Checklist for Commercial Lease Deals
Operators need to make decisions based off of what is best for their business.
What to Expect from Commodities in 2017
Meat may cost less and cheese could fetch a higher price, but operators would do well to take it all with a grain of salt.
4 Tips for Selling Your Restaurant
Operators can follow these proactive steps to set themselves up for a successful sale in 2017.
Where to Find a Financial Lifeline
While financing has become more available after the recession, not everyone is benefitting from the new lending environment.
How Restaurants Can Survive the Economic Downturn
The restaurant downtrend will likely continue through this year, but brands can take steps to safeguard their growth.
3 Reasons Why Chipotle is Beating Expectations in 2017
Chipotle announced its Q1 2017 earnings results Tuesday amid positive investor sentiment that the brand has begun to recover from food safety outbreak...
Chipotle's Comeback Story Takes a Promising Turn
Saying that Chipotle has made “incredible progress,” CEO Steve Ells expressed optimism and pride following the fast casual’s first-quarter earnings Tu...
All-Day Breakfast, Big Macs Fuel Strong 1Q for McDonald's
Across the board, McDonald’s financial year is off to a resounding start.
Edible Arrangements Founder Completes Buyback
Edible Arrangements founder and CEO Tariq Farid announced today that he has completed a buyback of equity of the company which had been held by Greenw...
Teriyaki Madness Introduces New Era of Company Growth
With 144 units under contract throughout the U.S., Teriyaki Madness, one of America’s fastest growing fresh Asian fast casual food concepts, released ...
Two Years After Crisis, Chipotle is Raising its Prices Again
As investor optimism buoys Chipotle ahead of its upcoming financial review, the fast casual chain did something it hasn’t done since a food-safety cri...
Fast Casual, Restaurant Sales Sag in March
The arrival of spring brought a bit of good news for the restaurant industry: From a sales and traffic perspective, March wasn’t quite as bad as Febru...
Juice It Up! Posts 5 Percent Growth over Q1
Juice It Up! announced same-store first quarter sales increased 5 percent over Q1 the previous year.
Panera Bread Sold for $7.5 Billion to Krispy Kreme Owner
It didn’t take long for the Panera Bread rumors to turn into reality.
Rumors Swirl of Possible Panera Bread Sale
Shares of Panera Bread skyrocketed Monday as reports surfaced of a possible sale, a move that would shakeup the fast casual industry to the tune of $...
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