facebook pixal
Emerging Brands

The 10 fastest-growing emerging chains in 2018


A drive-thru pickup lane alone has increased the production of tacos at peak times by 60%, says CEO Clay Dover.

Sources say as many as 10% of the chain’s units closed, though the company says some were temporary, as the coronavirus accelerated its pullback.

Yum veteran Steve Holliday will run operations for the growing Mediterranean fast casual.

Blain Shortreed, a longtime Yum Brands executive, will run the quick-service seafood chain as it prepares for digital growth.