Consumers reshape the burger business

Technomic Top 500 data reveals a shift in consumer demand for burgers at restaurants, away from traditional fast-food outlets. But they're not all shifting to fast-casual chains.


The 10 largest burger chains in the U.S.

Some of the country’s largest restaurant chains serve burgers as their main dish. Here’s a look at the 10 biggest, according to the Technomic Top 500.

Reality Check: A number of ripples were evident in the business during the first half of the year. The question is, do they have staying power?

The fast-food chain continues to push branded merch tie-ins to lure consumers.

The plant-based concept backed by an investment from restaurateur Danny Meyer is on a national tour this summer to hunt for potential locations. And founder Pinky Cole Hayes is working with Pepsi to find the best Black-owned restaurants.

Flynn Group LP has acquired Wendy's restaurants in New Zealand. The largest franchise operator in the world, Flynn already owns rights to develop the burger brand in Australia.

Behind the Menu: How the casual-dining chain smashes expectations with a winning combination of familiarity and price with its new Big Smasher burger.

Menu Talk: Pat and Bret chat about Coqodaq’s fried chicken-and-champagne deal, Chef Rocco DiSpirito’s fan girls and how Mooyah Burgers, Fries and Shakes sets itself apart in a crowded segment.

With its new Cheeseburger Melt, the pizza chain aims to take on the fast-food burger giants.

Former Dutch Bros CEO Joth Ricci is among the investors in Burgerville and he joins the company as executive chair. CEO Ed Casey will remain at the helm.

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