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Emerging Brands

New brands and soon-to-open concepts worth watching

Emerging Brands

7 new concepts drawing attention this week

A mega food hall, celebrity chef opening, Australian coffee invasion and more highlight the latest crop of new concepts.

Emerging Brands

Inside Sam Fox’s new growth brand

Will Doughbird land Fox in the henhouse with high-stakes chain investors again?

Pay attention to these international brands trying to make their mark on American consumers.

With new restaurant concepts opening (and failing) every day, it can be hard to figure out which brands merit attention. Here are four standouts, the 2017 Emerging Chains of the Year, an elite group that will be honored at the Restaurant Trends & Directions conference next month in Chicago.

More food hall action and poke proliferation in this latest roundup of concepts to scout.

Here are eight diverse fast-casual brands with fewer than eight locations, but with visions of going big.

Here’s what licensing pros see as key motivators for brands seeking licensing deals today.

With U.S. restaurant sales essentially flat, more chains are capitalizing on their brand equity with forays into licensed retail products.

Dine—and dash home with stealable ideas.

Here are the concepts making waves in the industry right now.

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