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


25 top limited-service chains in sales and satisfaction

A restaurant chain's sales don't always reflect customer satisfaction, and vice versa. Here, we rank the leading limited-service chains using a formula that includes financials, consumer satisfaction and value.


Get milk

When it comes to milk, both flavoring and packaging affect consumption, and novelty especially attracts the kids.

What to look for when purchasing olives and olive oil—two Mediterranean staples.

Need some quick cash for the business? After years of taking a back seat to home equity loans, plastic may be set for a comeback.

After trimming the obvious fat, restaurant chains are now having to cut closer to the bone as they look for ways to combat rising food costs and preserve healthy margins while avoiding significant price hikes.

Thanks to a growing number of dedicated beverage producers, you can drink like an Egyptian, quaff like an ancient Roman or sip hot cocoa like an Aztec warrior. Some may call these marketing gimmicks, but both consumers and producers are enthralled by bibulous legends.

Arby’s most successful social media campaign was launched last year, timed to the anniversary of its founding—July 23, 1964.

Restaurants struggling to understand the new food and beverage sources will meet the challengers nose-to-nose at a conference.

A confluence of tech advances, changing lifestyles and demographic shifts has brought a renaissance in takeout, and everyone is racing to capitalize on it.

Tourism continues to rule the Top 100 Independent Restaurants. Not surprisingly, New York City and Las Vegas are home to the most restaurants in the ranking–33 and 15, respectively.

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