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


Summertime decline cost Buffalo Wild Wings shareholders millions

Roark and Arby's first inquired about buying the chain in February, before the stock plunged following CEO Sally Smith's resignation.


More customers boost McDonald's

In 2017, the company generated positive traffic for the first time in five years.

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.

Before she heads off to work, managing her father’s restaurant in Elkin, North Carolina, Shannon Sparks logs onto the Internet and checks bids from the...

The two keys to restaurant growth in this sluggish economy? Innovation and relevance.

Long a staple of Southern kitchens, fritters have been around in both savory and sweet versions.

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