QSR Industry

According to Wikinvest, the Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) industry represents one of the largest segments of the food industry with over 200,000 restaurants and $120B in sales in the United States alone. With an approximate 20 percent increase in workers in the quick service restaurant...

Statistics show that close to half of all adults have worked in the restaurant industry and a large number of people would like to own their own.  Starting a restaurant, however, is no easy task and starting one that succeeds is even more difficult.  Based...

Drive-thru restaurants are essential and convenient for people who want a quick snack or who wish to avoid the long lines inside a fast food restaurant. Not only is it crucial that restaurants provide a great first impression for their customers, but that customers also...

The fast casual sector of the restaurant industry has continued to gain popularity over the past few years by focusing its strategic efforts on appealing to a specific demographic: Millennials. Leading analysts show that these young adults in their early 20’s and 30’s account for...

Competition is stiff in the world of a quick service restaurant. Almost as quickly as a customer will decide to pull into your drive-thru lane, they will decide to go one more block to your competitor for sometimes the slightest of reason. Here are some...

According to a recent Forbes article on start-up costs for restaurants, you could be looking at anywhere between $100,000 to $300,000. Many costs coming from cooking equipment, refrigerators, tables, bar stools, shelving, and various other avenues. There’s also the important factor of having a way to collect money...

What makes a fast casual concept thrive and what makes their sales take a dive? Recently, qsrmagazine.com took a look back at 15 restaurants they have featured in the past 7 years to see where they were at now. We found one underlying theme throughout...

So, you know you need a new digital menu board, but did you know that is just the first step to a successful outside lane? Replacing the old clunky hardware with new technology will have amplified success with a pre-meditated menu strategy. Preview signs along...