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Financing

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

Financing

Franchisee buys 24 Taco Bells

ABDD Capital acquired the locations in Louisville, Ky.

Financing

Wendy's pushes more unit growth

The burger chain added more locations in 2017 than it had since 2004.

Many initiatives could make things more complex, but it isn’t hurting the brand yet, says RB's The Bottom Line.

Customer retention for delivery orders is easily besting meal kit services, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

Pizza Fusion sources locally in eight states (and counting). How they tamed a logistical monster.

Over 100 years ago, when Restaurant Business magazine was founded as Soda Fountain News, signature soft drinks were the only kind around. Back then, the “soda jerk” was a carbonated confection artist similar to today’s coffeehouse baristas. They juggled jugs of syrups and jerked the handle (and thus the term) of the fountain to dispense soda water, mixing up “phosphates” right in the glass.

77 percent of beef eaten out of the home is in the form of hamburgers and cheeseburgers, according to the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association.

Running a cash flow positive restaurant is challenging even in the best of times.

To say that Brown’s Chicken, a fast-casual chain with 29 locations in the Chicago area, was hit hard by the recession would be an understatement: Owing more than $10 million to creditors, the company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in 2009.

The industry—in line with the economy—is experiencing a very uninspiring recovery. But a recovery nonetheless.

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