7 discoveries from the restaurant industry’s global gathering

The first two days of the Global Restaurant Leadership Conference provided insights into a number of the dynamics reshaping the worldwide restaurant industry. Here’s a sampling.


3 big changes looming for restaurants?

Third-party delivery and guest loyalty programs may be undergoing a major change, according to attendees of this week’s TechTable conference.

Independents operators may be outpacing chains when it comes to sales growth, but the same challenges are stunting potential growth across the industry. Top operators are finding ways to combat these costs by focusing on the experience.

Restaurants don’t have to be super funky to be groundbreakers.

Part of Adam Hasley’s job at the National Restaurant Association is reading the future. Here’s some of what he’s seeing.

It looks like Canadian restaurateurs will reap the benefits first, but U.S. operators need to catch up, big time.

Here’s what had attendees on the show floor buzzing—and lining up for more.

The chain, however, reports little success with its delivery experiments.

A look at the industry's dominant brands reveals some surprising patterns.

Discover what's driving diners’ behavior in 2018.