Jonathan Maze

Executive Editor

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Jonathan Maze

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Black Box: March same-store sales creep up

It was the second-best month of sales in two years, but traffic still fell.


Restaurant brand culture matters: Tim Hortons’ problems in Canada tell us why

Restaurant Brands International is getting resistance from the chain’s operators that it didn’t get with Burger King, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The chain’s chief operating officer gets a promotion, among a number of new executive appointments.

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

The KFC Foundation is making its MyChange personal finance program available to the chain’s employees.

Consistent management helps the buffet chain flourish even as its competitors struggle.

The complaint says the brand won’t let the operator raise prices despite financial losses.

The operator of sustainable sushi concepts Bamboo Sushi and QuickFish plans to enter into new markets.

The pretzel chain has created an all-day concept, Fresh Twist, that serves breakfast sandwiches and flatbread pizzas.

The fast-casual burrito chain plans to divert 50% of its waste away from landfills by 2020.

Box office traffic is an underrated influence on the industry, say RB’s The Bottom Line.

This year hasn't been a safe one so far for chief executives in the restaurant industry. Here's a look at the many companies that have made changes in the corner office.

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