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


Is the cost of a delivery partner worth giving up control?

There always has been a high hurdle for entry into delivery. But with the rapid growth of third-party services, the financial equation has shifted.


Drive-thru of the future

We’ve seen the drive-thru of the future and it is easier, faster and friendlier.

The steakhouse company says it wants to stay at the high end of the market.

Restaurant dealmaking is at its highest level in 11 years. The transactions record could be shattered if these blockbuster acquisitions, already the subjects of Wall Street speculation, should go down.

Parent Jack in the Box decides a sale of the burrito chain is best for the company’s future.

Ando shutters its New York City operation.

But its sister chain KFC stumbles in the fourth quarter amid intense competition.

These days can’t be great if you’re a franchisee—not in the restaurant business, at least. Same-store sales and traffic have been weak for two years.

Sales increased 3.7% for the 200 largest chains as customer counts weakened, the Technomic Chain Restaurant Index shows.

An asset review could mean “less than 100” stores are shut down, a common practice in turnarounds, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

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