Sonic

Financing

Sonic expects big tax savings

The chain expects as much as a 10-percentage-point improvement in its tax rate, thanks to reform.

Hot Dogs Take Two

July 4th brings out legions of hot dog fans—some of whom cook their own on an outdoor grill, while others seek out the best at local eateries. These places offer up their own iconic versions.

A look back at the most surprising, fun and thought-provoking menu fare at chains this past year.

Starting Monday, the chain will offer a cheeseburger with under 350 calories.

With few exceptions, the largest fast-food burger chains are turning their promotional spotlights this fall on choices featuring pork or chicken.

Is the industry going a little crazy, or is it just a garden-variety midlife crisis? Here's the evidence to consider.

The updated discounting windows are more likely to come during the day or at night, and the drinks are as likely to be nonalcoholic as full strength.

In addition to measuring chains’ operational attributes, Technomic also rated their connection to consumers through a series of questions designed to gauge loyalty and perception of a brand.

Customers rate the best and worst quick-service restaurant chains for bathroom cleanliness in a recent Technomic survey.

Woe to the restaurant that won't change with the times. But some recent results of social and business pressures were real head-scratchers, including developments at Sonic and Starbucks.

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