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The popularity of Quick Service Restaurants (QSR) and fast casual dining trended upward in 2018 and will continue to increase as Americans increasingly opted for meals that could be eaten at home. Some leading quick service restaurants reported that drive thru orders accounted for nearly 70 percent of...

Business dining accounts for nearly 20 percent of all annual travel expenses in the United States. Estimates in 2018 alone, show business travelers spent more than $77 billion on meals, snacks, and drinks while on the road. Wooing these business customers could be a boon to fast casual...

When launching a new business into the crazy world of the restaurant industry, it can be costly to assume your model is perfect, and not be willing to adapt. Many owners pour their heart and soul, not to mention their blood sweat and tears, into...

While business analysts have touted the importance of demographic data for decades, the relatively recent explosion of information available has changed the game a bit. No longer are consumers analyzed by just their age, gender, or location. Now, with an increasingly online world, it’s not...

While the International Franchise industry is always growing, there's a clear standout sector that is growing faster than others. In a recent study done by Entrepreneur magazine, the leader sector made up more than twenty percent of the overall growth. Curious what sector that was?...

With the quick serve industry being more saturated than ever, fast food and fast casual brands are ramping up their efforts to stand out. There have never been more options for customers to choose from for their hunger needs, from fast food at the drive...

When everything is running like a well-oiled machine and it begins to feel like your restaurant is running itself, it’s easy to be lulled into complacency. This might make you believe that you wouldn’t consider selling your business for many years down the road. But...