Zip Schedules provides a stream-lined system for operators and managers to create clear, manageable employee schedules.
Taking the step from a Brazilian QSR to an American fast casual Italian restaurant would have been very difficult, Spoleto reported in a recent press release, without the help of two business-consulting services, TCreative and Culimetrics.
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.
Pollo Tropical's comps rose 6.6 percent in 2014, while Taco Cabana posted a 3.3 percent increase.
Qdoba Mexican Grill reported a 14 percent same –store sales increase system-wide in Q1 2015, with a 12.9 percent increase for company-owned stores and a 15.1 percent increase for franchise stores, according to a release.
Rave Restaurant Group Inc., parent company of Pizza Inn and Pie Five Pizza, reported financial results for Q2 2015 ended Dec. 28.
Fazoli's franchisees and company units posted a combined 13.6 percent same-store sales increase in January – more than double that of their quick-service competitors, which grew at a rate of 6.1 percent.
South Florida-based Giardino Gourmet Salads finished off the last quarter in 2014 with a 4.3-percent increase in same-store sales, which marks 16 consecutive quarters of positive sales since 2011.
Mars will offer Peet's French Roast, Café Domingo and Columbia Luminosa in its proprietary, recyclable Freshpacks.
Franchisees were up 12.2 percent year-over-year, and company-owned units were up 8.4 percent in December.
Tropical Smoothie Café wrapped up 2014 with 11.4-percent sales comps, a 28-percent increase in new franchise agreements, 55 new stores and AUVs of $526,000.
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.
Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. has announced that it will host a conference call to discuss fourth quarter and full year 2014 financial results on Feb.
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).