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Teens name top 7 restaurant chains

One brand stood out among the eateries preferred by teens, who continue to spend more at restaurants than they do at clothing stores.


This week’s 5 head-spinning moments: Baked, not fried

Even the great Carnac couldn't have foreseen the role marijuana is about to play in restaurant sales, and that's just one of the who'd-have-believed-it developments.

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

We know because we tried to buy one, and timed the experience.

The offer should net the chain more than $2.2 million in a flash.

When it comes to restaurant brands, the sales leaders are not always consumers’ favorites for a variety of reasons. Chains best at parlaying customer satisfaction into sales are hard to beat.

Rather than fight the momentum of a wacky or outlandish social post, some operators are jumping in on the joke.

Shrink the serving line popularized by Chipotle, make it mobile, and you have the latest way some chains are striving to differentiate their catering options.

While it may not be all good news yet, these chains have plans in place that are starting to pay off.

Darden’s deal-conscious Italian chain touts a retooled lunch menu among its recent successes

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