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Food

How leading chains stack up by menu size

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

Financing

Fast casual has angst to overcome

Kurt Vonnegut Jr. wrote that “maturity is a bitter disappointment for which no remedy exists,” and so it has been with the coming-of-age fast-casual restaurant segment.

Opened its first co-branded unit with Focus Brands’ sister concept Schlotzsky’s in Wyoming

Facebook’s 360 photos and videos allow brands to give users a more interactive and immersive social media experience.

A new report gives a glimpse into some of the outreach tactics restaurants are using online.

Just in time for Cinco de Mayo, consumers reveal their top restaurant chains for the Mexican favorite.

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.

Chains ranking highest in their competitive set deliver more than just good food. They’re winning in all aspects of the dining experience, from service to convenience.

The industry's annual convention served up some low-cost ideas for drawing and keeping good employees.

The Mexican category overall saw sales increase by 0.9% to $18 billion and units by 4.1%, to 12,656.

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