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7 franchise chains agree to drop ‘no-poaching’ bans

The agreement with Washington’s attorney general comes as the chief legal officers of 11 other states are pursuing an investigation into the practice.

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10 states open investigation into restaurants’ ‘no poaching’ pacts

Eight quick-service chains have been asked to provide information on their use of no-hiring agreements.

The fast casual is widely cited as the model for better-burger concepts

No-frills menu of signature burgers customizable with any combo of 15 free toppings

The top three burger chains, all QSRs, own two-thirds of the category's sales.

A restaurant chain's sales don't always reflect customer satisfaction, and vice versa. Here, we rank the leading limited-service chains using a formula that includes financials, consumer satisfaction and value.

Customers reveal which restaurant chains’ french fries they deem most likely to spark cravings.

More than 1,000 top-level chain executives came together to compare approaches to common problems and opportunities. The resulting discussions at the Restaurant Leadership Conference covered a lot of ground, including the latest challenges in building off-premise sales.

The top and fastest-growing chains don’t always align with average total menu items in their sectors.