Einstein Bros. Bagels

While the bakery café menu category saw its total sales increase by 4% to $7.3 billion and units by 1% to 3,499, performance among the individual brands varied widely. For example, la Madeleine and...

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...

The brands’ parent plans to expand the coffee-and-bagels concept nationwide.
The retrenchment is reportedly part of a national restructuring following a change in ownership.
The veteran of Einstein Bros. and Sun Capital takes the job at a time of change for the bagel chain.

Bagels and lox is a top seller at Lakewood, Colo.-based Einstein Bros. Bagels . To capitalize on its popularity, Chad Thompson, senior director of R&D for the 860-unit chain, created a riff on...

Taco John The Mexican quick-service chain is discounting its franchisee fee and subsidizing the technology and grand-opening expenses of new stores in a bid to accelerate expansion. The incentives...