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


Texas Roadhouse’s contrarian view of delivery

It's a phenomenon the casual-dining frontrunner intends to sit out. Here's why.


Emerging chain Ted’s Bulletin acquired by &pizza co-founder

The move is aimed to expand the diner-themed concept.

The industry added 18,900 jobs in the month, continuing its hiring steak.

Tax cuts and wage growth could fuel sales, but industry challenges remain.

The company plans to speed up the addition of its kiosks, thanks in part to tax reform.

The proposed deal is valued at $2.75 million.

Despite two years of weak traffic and tension with operators, the burger chain believes low prices are vital to build sales.

Applebee's is ready with financial rescues for franchisees, Buffalo Wild Wings is testing off-premise-only stores, Bravo Brio has a new concept it's weighing, Dunkin' is shrinking the menu as a cure-all, and Potbelly was given a bitter pill to swallow by the city of Chicago.

There are two main species of coffee: robusta and arabica.

With sales of traditional soda pop flat, the beverage giants are bringing more alternative soft drinks to market.

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