Caribou Coffee

Sales among the coffee cafe chains among the Top 500 increased 9.7% in 2016 to $24.8 billion, and units grew 4.8% to 24,391. The growth in this category comes, in part, from upping the food game...

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Suddenly, there's a new restaurant giant on the scene. Here's a peek inside little-known JAB Holding Co.
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The deal will transform the parent of Krispy Kreme and Einstein Bros. into a global restaurant force.

More than half of the restaurant industry’s $491 billion in sales come from the Top 500 chains. And these giants grew at a modestly stronger rate, both in terms of sales and store counts, than the...

After posting a 10.6 percent decline in the comparable sales of company-run restaurants for the fourth quarter of 2015, the Famous Dave’s barbecue chain yesterday revealed several initiatives...

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Peet’s purchased Stumptown Coffee Roasters earlier this month.
Stumptown will continue to operate independently.

With sales of traditional soda pop flat, the beverage giants are bringing more alternative soft drinks to market. Many of these “new-age” beverages promise more than quenching thirst; they offer...