Restaurants, and their investors, confront a changing reality

Rising labor costs, weak sales and an evolving consumer are pushing the industry to change. But is it worth it?


Robotic pizza-maker Zume raises $375M

The fundraising round would reportedly give the company a $2.25 billion valuation.

RB’s The Bottom Line explores whether delivery at Firehouse Subs, Jersey Mike’s and now Subway will hurt Jimmy John’s.

Restaurant Brands International, which also owns Tim Hortons and Popeyes, has been pushing a host of new initiatives.

As the definition of hospitality changes, so too should how operators think about technology.

It’s a black and white issue for the venerable brand: Don’t leave tech to the young upstarts.

The company has partnerships with Uber Eats, Grubhub, DoorDash and Postmates.

This edition of the RB podcast "A Deeper Dive" focuses on technology, and how innovation can help a restaurant improve its experience.

The funding comes in part from the parent of Google.

Experts in the restaurant technology field descended on Orlando, Fla., this week to talk trends, vendors, pain points and more. Here’s a look at some of those insights.