Restaurant marketing ideas and trends


Starbucks adds reusable tumbler giveaway to holiday cup rollout

The coffee chain’s holiday-themed cups have been a frequent source of controversy over the years.


Popeyes tries long-distance drive-thru

The chain is offering free chicken to customers who make a 12-hour drive from Fort Stockton, Texas, to New Orleans.

Here's how restaurants can use social-media strategies to boost traffic.

See which LTOs resonated with customers the most during September, when comfort foods made a comeback.

The $5 lineup includes pizza, wings and new Cinnabon Mini Rolls.

The industry now knows what a pile of frozen pizzas were doing inside a Little Caesars, and just how far In-N-Out intends to grow beyond its California roots.

Pei Wei is sparring with its fast-casual rival in an online marketing campaign highlighting menu transparency.

A Washington, D.C., hot spot quickly backtracked from a promo tied to the Kavanaugh hearings, while an Atlanta beer specialist drew fire for hosting a controversial candidate.

Proactive restaurateurs and bar owners aren’t content to take a passive approach to amateur Yelpers.

The creepy, robotic ads mock the growing use of artificial intelligence in various industries.