Papa John’s has a franchisee problem

An analyst suggests operators are struggling, which is a problem given heavy pizza price competition, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

Emerging Brands

Lemonade Restaurant Group and Modern Market Eatery to merge

The two companies will become health-focused Modern Restaurant Concepts, with plans for nationwide expansion.

The casual-dining chain’s move follows a 1.7% pricing jump late last year.

Christine Barone, CEO of the Oprah-backed upscale casual chain, talks about the market’s challenges and opportunities in this week’s episode of "A Deeper Dive."

The fast-growing burger chain has added three new roles to its executive ranks.

Urban areas outside the usual restaurant meccas dominate a new ranking of the 50 best places to open an establishment.

The $238 million deal includes 55 Popeyes locations—a new brand for the company—and 166 Burger King restaurants.

One Gold Plate winner will be selected from the honorees in the annual ceremony recognizing the stars of the foodservice industry.

The decline was particularly sharp for fine-dining restaurants and local units of Starbucks and Chick-fil-A.

Roy Street Coffee and Tea had been open in Seattle for a decade.