Cracker Barrel plans to invest $700M in a massive 'transformation'

With traffic down 16% year-to-date, the family dining chain is embarking on a rejuvenation effort to enhance its relevance to new and lapsed customers.


The restaurant business has produced its share of criminals, including these

Restaurant Rewind: Here's why several prominent chain CEOs got a firsthand exposure to prison foodservice.

Questions abound about this new-to-the-industry technology. Here’s a look at what we know about artificial intelligence, and what we don’t.

A new AI-powered scheduling tool, among other initiatives, helped make the casual-dining chain's restaurants more profitable in the first quarter.

A focus on value and operations is helping both sales and profits at the casual-dining chain.

As banquet season heats up and customers reach out to host their special events like conferences, weddings or graduations, operators want to nail down a unique set of offerings that will separate them from other venues.

Boost margins without alienating customers. IFMA's Restaurant Margin Optimization Model offers insights from industry leaders on menu engineering, supply chain efficiencies, and marketing tactics.

The brands' recently formed parent company, Outfox Hospitality, has shut down all 35 of its locations in Chicago, Washington, D.C., and Austin, Texas.

Retail Watch: Technomic’s State of the Industry report sounds a c-store alarm, Grubhub expands grocery delivery and 7-Eleven completes its Laredo Taco Company acquisition.

Kiosks’ benefits aren’t on the labor line, casual dining does some soul searching and you can’t eat ice cream while on the phone are among the lessons from the three-day event.

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