Top 500 Chains


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Why do struggling chains always turn to franchising?

Companies with steeply falling sales frequently turn to franchisees to turn stores around. RB’s The Bottom Line examines whether this is a good idea.

Restaurants aim to feed consumers’ often conflicting desires as 2019 begins.

Consumers with young children reveal their favorite restaurants for their families.

The burger chain with a customizable DIY toppings bar opened a unit with self-ordering kiosks

Boasts the “world’s greatest hamburgers” that are customizable via self-serve toppings bars

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

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

Customers reveal which restaurant chains offer them the most craveable burgers that they can’t get anywhere else in a recent Technomic survey.