Firehouse Subs

Consumer Trends

5 chains winning the takeout game

Consumers rate the brands they see as the top players in takeout.

A fast casual downsizes its sandwiches to boost traffic.

KFC is tinkering with a new health-minded concept, while also testing life as a retailer. And those aren't the only transformations that snared attention.

Here’s how some operators are moving beyond cookie-cutter marketing.

The chain recently launched a small-size sub to increase snack sales

Firehouse-theme restaurants serving steam-heated hearty subs

The sandwich category increased sales by 2.9% and units by 0.3%, despite category heavyweight Subway's 1.7% sales decline and 1.3% unit decline.

Leading chains are taking innovative approaches to snacking; here are three menu trends gathered from new item rollouts.

Customers reveal which chain subs spark their strongest yearnings.

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