How your restaurant sales and profits compare to competitors' and what you can do to improve financial performance


Coronavirus hits China restaurants hard

Yum Brands, Starbucks, McDonald’s and others have had to close stores in a country many see as a major source of growth.


Burger King is still bullish on the Impossible Whopper

The company blamed fewer discounts for weakening same-store sales last quarter and believes plant-based meat is a new platform.

The Florida-based operator also named former Dunkin’ executive George McAllan to oversee the locations.

The chain’s 38% same-store sales growth was one of the strongest numbers in industry history, proving the chicken sandwich was a black swan event, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

Parent company Restaurant Brands International is devoting time to a brand that has generated “disappointing results” in recent quarters.

The franchisor plans to buy 73 Sonic locations from the franchisee, SD Holdings, which also operates MOD Pizza and Fuzzy’s Taco Shop.

The company’s chicken sandwich was one of the best new-product introductions in fast-food history.

The San Antonio-based burger chain also named Sylvester Johnson chief data and analytics officer.

The company wasn't interested in something large, and Habit will give the company U.S. unit growth, says RB's The Bottom Line.

Same-store sales grew last month, according to Black Box, and the industry kept on hiring.

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