Sales & Finance

How your restaurant sales and profits compare to competitors' and what you can do to improve financial performance

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Operators at the Restaurant Leadership Conference wrestled with the dizzying array of third-party delivery services, while weighing how off-premise may continue to shift and change.

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The need-to-know info for when it's time to sell a restaurant.

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Preliminary results of a new report paint a not-so-rosy picture for the restaurant industry, with chains struggling to gain market share.

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The role has evolved to tackle today’s labor challenges.

Right now, operators believe that food costs are up. “But if you work through the actual PPI numbers, they are flat over the last five years,” says Joe Pawlak, managing principal for Technomic...

With the growing number of options available—and the pressure to add delivery mounting—preparation for a delivery partnership is key. That means asking questions. What are the partner’s standards for...

With or without Howard Schultz at the helm, Starbucks plans to drive innovation as part of a five-year strategy for a quantum leap in sales. Here’s a quick review. Upgraded products The foundation...

As more LSRs look for ways to grow sales outside the store, the competition for catering occasions is increasing. Business catering is even more challenging as company reputations or culture come...

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Read on for at-a-glance highlights on economic and consumer drivers, as well as same-store sales gains, through the lens of Technomic’s analysts.

A quick look at daypart data uncovers the most popular drive times and the chains that are getting the traffic. On average, a limited-service restaurant sees about a third of its drive-thru traffic...