New restaurant equipment and back-of-the-house technology

Habit invests in digital growth with traffic down and prices up in Q3

The fast-casual burger chain saw same-store sales climb 3.1% on declining traffic and rising menu prices.


Wingstop posts 12.3% same-store sales growth for Q3

The sales increase comes despite a nearly 23% jump in wing prices.

Millennial parents and their families want to enjoy a complete experience at a restaurant, which includes the environment service, and an appealing menu.

The growth of the delivery market shows a demand for easy meals that go beyond fast food. Restaurants can build rapport with diners, resulting in more orders.

When refurbishing a brand, careful attention is paid to maintaining food quality, flavor and plate appearance. Changes were researched and blind taste-tested.

Here’s a look at how restaurant footprints are changing to give operators a competitive advantage.

The venture was one of several sales-boosting initiatives outlined by the casual chain after posting a slip in comps and profits for Q3. Also on tap: Tableside ordering via cell phone.

With a potential recession looming, Technomic looks ahead at the challenges and opportunities awaiting operators next year.

Friendly’s, Red Robin plan more closings of underperforming units.

The chain is pivoting its real estate strategy to double down on its order-head Chipotlanes.

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