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The restaurant industry outlook is positive and business owners are optimistic about improving sales in the next several months.
The proposed new federal overtime rules are not sitting well with the National Council of Chain Restaurants.
Packaged food titan ConAgra Foods is stepping away from the private label business to focus on its consumer brands and intends to be much more strident in boosting margins.
Sysco Corp. won't be appealing a federal court ruling against its planned $3.5 billion acquisition of US Foods and will be going back to the drawing board to determine other venues for expanding its food distribution business.
Rave Restaurant Group Inc., parent company of Pizza Inn and Pie Five Pizza, reported financial results for Q2 2015 ended Dec. 28.
Quick-service, fast casual and pizza brands dominated top picks in the 2015 Best Restaurant Stock Pick Competition hosted by ICR.
The National Restaurant Association is expanding its beverage and alcohol program at the spring NRA show.
The computer-assisted text analysis was more accurate at predicting restaurants' demise than ratings alone (although it is most powerful when used in combination with numerical ratings).
Project Pie has announced a partnership with commercial real estate firm Newmark Grubb Knight Frank to help franchisees introduce the fast casual pizza concept in new markets. "This partnership with Newmark Grubb Knight Frank will elevate Project Pie to the...
Houston developer Asif Malik opened the store adjacent to NRG Stadium.
Despite increased consumer confidence, increased costs -- beef is up 39 percent -- are making it tough for restaurants to earn a profit.
Restaurant operators are unimpressed about the direction of the economy.
The restaurant owners say the surcharge isn't meant to make a political point, but is simply a way to cover the cost of healthcare for employees while negotiating razor-thin profit margins.
After a tumultuous few years that included bankruptcy and a dwindling mall crowd, Sbarro has decided to close 155 of its North American locations. According to Bloomberg, the closures are an effort to "improve the company's profitability." Only underperforming company-owned stores will be affected by the decision.
Yum! Brands Inc. has declared a dividend of $0.335 per share of common stock.
PizzaRev, an artisan pizza concept based in Los Angeles, today announced that Buffalo Wild Wings has taken a minority position in its new concept. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. "The PizzaRev team is thrilled to have Buffalo Wild...
Papa Murphy's reported its sales and growth milestones from 2012. In addition to expanding its national footprint to more than 1,325 locations, the chain achieved 25 record sales weeks during the year.
Franchise industry veteran Lynette McKee, CFE, announced today the launch of McKeeCo Services LLC, a franchising and development strategic advisory firm. McKeeCo Services will provide franchise consulting to foodservice, hospitality, retail and service brands seeking to grow or improve their...
Carryout has grown steadily in the past few years and now makes up about one-third of all U.S. orders.
Sentinel Capital Partners, a private equity firm that invests in lower-middle-market companies, today announced the sale of Southern California Pizza Company, the largest Pizza Hut franchisee in Southern California with 224 locations. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed....