It’s tough stuff to stay true to your roots while adapting to the times.
That is precisely the feat that Sonic Drive-In is trying to accomplish in its continued expansion from a regional darling to a national powerhouse. Certainly, such evolution has been successfully done before—just look at once-...
Every year businesses lose millions of dollars as a result of data breaches and theft, and that number continues to grow at an alarming rate. Between January and September of 2015, more than 140 million records were compromised, compared to 85 million in all of 2014. In the past five years the...
When Burger King launched its new line of grilled hot dogs last month, Checkers/Rally’s declared a “wiener war.” And while it's not yet clear who is winning the "war," the strategy has proved to be a boon to Checkers/Rally's hot dog business, which has doubled.
“I think it’s a fun way to protect...
With an increasing number of moving parts in a restaurant, more operators are abandoning back-office servers for Internet- and mobile-based solutions to streamline everything from compliance to point of sale.
Colorado-based Modern Market wanted to use cloud-based computing since opening in 2009,...
Most people are introduced to melted sandwiches through grilled cheese, served with Cheddar or American on buttered white bread. So it makes sense that this staple comfort food is featured prominently on the Melt Shop menu.
But founder Spencer Rubin wants people to know that Melt Shop isn’t a...
Before vegan concept by CHLOE opened in New York City, creative director Samantha Wasser was a fan of another Manhattan fast casual: Mimi Cheng’s Dumplings.
Now the two brands have collaborated to create a Guac Burger Dumpling that will be available at Mimi Cheng’s throughout the month of March.
For decades, the value equation in the limited-service restaurant industry was this: Divide what you get by what you pay. The lower the price or the greater the discount, the better the value.
Today, that equation more or less holds up for a large portion of U.S. consumers who remain budget-...
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When big restaurant chains get hungry for growth, the answer isn’t always unit expansion.
For some, the answer is to bring smaller restaurant companies into the fold through acquisition or investment. Popular at the beginning of the Millennium, this strategy has once again become attractive to...