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The appointment is effective Monday, following the resignation of Drew Madsen.

Never mind the statistical impossibility of a tossed coin landing heads-up nearly every time. Ed Doherty insists his success as a restaurant franchisee is a tale of phenomenal luck, starting with the...

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Recent earnings reports show a correlation between positive comp sales and customers eating outside of restaurants, but not all brands are convinced.
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A New Brunswick-based operator of KFCs and Pizza Huts plans to develop the bakery-cafes across Canada.
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As part of its new “Kids Meal Promise,” the chain will remove artificial ingredients from offerings tailored to its youngest diners.

Bakery cafe chains within the Top 500 increased sales a combined 6.7% to $7.1 billion. Unit counts increased 3.9% to 3,839. Some of the largest players, including category leader Panera Bread,...

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...

Here are a few excerpts from an interview with the RB Restaurant Leader of the Year that provide additional light on his life and philosophy. Q. You had a very successful real estate career before...

Panera Bread founder, Chairman and CEO Ron Shaich shared his one-cafe-at-a-time focus at Winsight’s Restaurant Leadership Conference . He told the audience that what happens in the cafe drives more...

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