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Chicken is surging, so long as it’s boneless

Concepts that serve chicken without bones have flourished, taking share at a time when the industry has stumbled, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

With most chains trying to score valuable real estate on their customers’ phones, the Restaurant Business team took a look at 25 restaurant apps to see what’s working—and what’s not.

Here are the ingredients getting increasing play throughout the restaurant segments.

Simple, value-priced Southern comfort food in a no-frills atmosphere

Three hires have been made tied to business development.

More than half of the restaurant industry’s $491 billion in sales come from the Top 500 chains. And these giants grew at a modestly stronger rate, both in terms of sales and store counts, than the industry overall. Restaurant Business focused on the leading 250 performers to identify trends for our first-ever special report delivering lessons from Technomic’s annual Top 500 Chain Restaurant Report. This special package includes lessons for all operators from the largest chains by segment, menu category and more.

The QSR has tapped its EVP of U.S. operations to take the helm.

Seasonal promotions for fish and shellfish dishes are accelerating at chains.

Its updated loyalty app includes a music-streaming feature, photo filters and photo sticker tools

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