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Top 500 Chains

Great American Cookies

Get Top 500 data: sales, units and YOY change, average unit volume, and company/franchise units, as well as Technomic’s analysis, growth forecast and more.

Butter, milk, cream and eggs are the ingredients that give many desserts their delicious flavor and richness. But these are the same commodities that have...

In the fight over minimum wage, the restaurant industry faces an elusive, but highly organized challenger.

As consumers try to meet their healthier eating pledges, some operators are bucking the trend and offering indulgent fare.

Parent Global Franchise Group recently began offering co-branding with sister brand Marble Slab Creamery

California Tortilla is proud of its wacky marketing campaigns—most of which happen on a pretty small budget. To launch their popular Fish Taco two years ago, the chain's founder came dressed up as a scuba diver and had buckets of water dumped on him—all recorded for posterity in a goofy YouTube video.

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.

Here are some discounts and freebies being used to draw diners this Tax Day.

This chain serves freshly baked cookies and other baked goods in a friendly, fun atmosphere

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