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KFC’s plant-based test was a huge win

Though it only lasted five hours, the company’s plant-based chicken event generated 2 billion media impressions.


Spicy Nuggets drive Wendy’s sales

The company says its same-store sales rose to their strongest level in four years following the return of the popular product.

Restaurants continue to depend on check growth as customer count falls.

Chick-fil-A remains the top brand among young consumers, according to a semiannual Piper Jaffray survey.

Better performances by a handful of big concepts are putting Top 500 chains on pace for their best year since 2015.

Same-store sales fell again, while traffic continued to be the industry’s Achilles‘ heel.

Industry same-store sales declined 1%, its worst performance in nearly two years as chains feel a summer lull.

Thanks to value bundles, the burger chain’s same-store sales rose to their best level since 2016.

The closures, which the chain says are temporary and will be refranchised, come as same-store sales continue to fall.

The company’s 5.7% U.S. same-store sales growth was its highest since 2015 as the company’s strategies bear fruit. But guest counts are still falling.

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