This week’s 6 head-spinning moments: Sales therapies

Cheesecake Factory says it has a second fast-casual venture in the works, Dunkin' convenes a workforce Woodstock, Noodles clears the table and McDonald's touts its merits as a first job.

Consumer Trends

Study reveals which QSR brands customers feel most connected to

These 10 quick-service brands are creating a bond with diners more effectively than others.

The company plans to speed up the addition of its kiosks, thanks in part to tax reform.

Beginning in mid-January, McDonald's carryout bags and fountain beverage cups are featuring a new packaging design with quick-response (QR) matrix barcodes.

Users in southern California can now choose from a bevy of local and national price-off and frequency deals.

A McDonald’s franchisee bringing the brand’s build-your-own burgers format to the Missouri area is promising at least one added feature not yet seen on the menu: all-you-can-eat fries.

The option will be expanded from the current 500 restaurants to all 14,200 units in the United States.

The menu change is the chain’s latest attempt to use value as a draw.

Third-party delivery may be getting all the buzz, but a growing number of operations are showing renewed interest in a more familiar means of capturing off-premise sales.

Tough times can push restaurateurs to extremes in their pursuit of sales. Here are some examples of that unconventional behavior.

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