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Executives attributed the gains to innovations on several fronts.

Can't the places struggling to stay afloat get some relief from regulators and the over-achievers?

Offering 10 times as many unlimited-visit passes as last time did not delay a sellout.

The Italian chain is greatly increasing the number of passes it will offer.

Will the looming pumpkin shortage pose a problem for the many chains that bank on autumn LTOs?

Operators are finding ways to use Pokemon Go as a promotional tool, such as offering discounts to players and paying to be part of the game.

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.

Restaurant Opportunities Centers United said it plans to hold protests at branches of the chain in six major cities.

There's no denying that the legacy casual-dining concepts aren't scoring any points with millennials right now. But why? Here are three areas operators might want to consider if they want to get them back in the door.

Will these unconventional items bring a sales boost to Burger King, Dunkin’ Donuts and Olive Garden?