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


Wendy's franchisee adds another 57 restaurants to its fold

Meritage believes the restaurants will add over $100 million in annual sales.


The 10 biggest deals of 2017

High prices and big deals marked a huge year for acquisitions.

The chain plans to open between 32 and 35 new domestic units in the next year.

The franchisee will offer up to 50% off food purchases throughout the month.

The vegan fast-casual chain plans to double its units.

If you're looking at newspaper ads, ask for the ad agency discount. Agencies generally receive a 15 percent commission for buying ads.

There are basically three purchasing options when it comes to buying bar mixers: generic mixes (the cheapest); high-quality branded products (moderate); and house-made versions using fresh ingredients (most expensive).

Just as you update your food menu with the seasons, you should freshen your wine list. Lighter summer fare demands lighter wines; warmer weather calls for more refreshing quaffs.

Voicing agreement that the worst is over for restaurants, attendees of the Restaurant Leadership Conference said they came to the Scottsdale, Ariz., event with an ear cocked for insights into chains’ near-term prospects.

Kickstarter is the biggest of a breed of sites that lets artists and business owners place their projects in front of the world and collect donations.

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