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Financing

Subway plans to remodel 10,500 locations

The company and its vendors are providing more than $100 million in grants to operators to spur remodels by the end of 2020.

Food

Subway is testing Halo Top shakes

The chain is testing the item in 1,000 locations this summer as it works to bolster its menu.

The chain becomes the latest fast-food brand to use the popular bread to generate consumer excitement.

Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto sent a letter to the Small Business Administration asking about loans the agency made to operators in struggling franchise systems.

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.

Reports of new cases routinely cite eating places as the source of the contamination, but an alarm has yet to sound.

Both chains have lost customers since shifting away from popular discounts, says RB’s The Bottom Line. Maybe that’s a good thing.

The company has fewer than 25,000 locations in the U.S., the lowest level since 2011.

A challenging year brought fundamental shifts in the market and a white-elephant sale of troubled concepts.

Here's a look back at the news eruptions that shaped the restaurant industry in 2018.