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New brands and soon-to-open concepts worth watching
Chain executives share what’s fueling change.
From home goods purveyors to luxury car companies, a new crop of shops is hoping on-site restaurants will lure shoppers and keep them inside.
The small chain, known for its Instagrammable Crazy Shakes, is forging big partnerships and an aggressive growth plan.
Ramsay has signed a $100 million partnership deal with private-equity firm Lion Capital, according to media reports.
Developers aren’t relying solely on established brands, allotting space and financial support for aspiring restaurateurs to test a concept.
The fast casual is positioned for growth far from Italy with its own take on delivery and toppings for a new audience.
The once-promising chains have shuttered their last units.
These are the brands that have moved beyond the emerging chain ranking, along with those poised to make the list next year.
Georgia Franchise Group is using a commissary approach to produce the concept’s labor-intensive dough.
The toasted sub concept is adding units through franchising while looking to appeal to a wider demographic.
These emerging chains are the growth vehicles to watch—the ones poised to be major industry players in the coming years.
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New restaurants and soon-to-open concepts worth monitoring
RB’s exclusive ranking of the highest-grossing independent restaurants
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