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Italian heavyweight Olive Garden increased sales by 3%, helping to drive the menu category's 1.9% sales growth, to $8.5 billion.

Some big chains are reversing themselves on customization, delivery, portioning and new-age staffing moves.

Bloomin' Brands said Q4 domestic comps fort Outback and Carrabba's decreased 4.8% and 2.3%, respectively.

A look at the casual-dining chains satisfying consumers with their dine-in services, but not doing quite as well with takeout.

Chains ranking highest in their competitive set deliver more than just good food. They’re winning in all aspects of the dining experience, from service to convenience.

Music can help make or break a restaurant experience, so with help from Technomic, we found the top 10 casual-dining playlists.

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 industry overall. Restaurant Business focused on the leading 250 performers to identify trends for our first-ever special report delivering lessons from Technomic’s annual Top 500 Chain Restaurant Report. This special package includes lessons for all operators from the largest chains by segment, menu category and more.

There’s no better cure for the common cold than a steaming bowl of chicken soup. In addition to offering the classic chicken noodle and matzoh ball versions to cure our ills and soothe our souls, restaurants are menuing a number of tasty chicken soup variations.