Fast-Casual Restaurants Lead Traffic Growth Again In 2013
Nation's Restaurant News
For the fifth consecutive year, the fast-casual segment’s growth in traffic far surpassed that of every other restaurant segment in the 12-month period ended in November 2013, according to new research from The NPD Group.
Love Is In The Air
Quick-serve chains across the country are rolling out Valentine’s Day promotions to attract customers for the special day and, in some cases, the entire month of February.
How Pizza Chains Are Affecting The Rest Of The Fast-Food Industry
Research firm Food Genius recently revealed that pizza is now featured on 40% of all restaurant menus in the U.S. Yum! Brands’ (NYSE: YUM) Pizza Hut and Domino’s Pizza (NYSE: DPZ) are the top two chains but make up just over 15% and 9% of sales, respectively, of the highly fragmented and expanding $37.3 billion American pizza-restaurant market.
MFHA Recognized Industry CEO's For Black History Month
This year’s Black History Month is made more significant with a milestone achievement in the foodservice community: six black CEOs at the helm of major companies -- Clarence Otis, Jr. – Darden; Steven A. Davis – Bob Evans; Don Thompson – McDonald’s Corporation; Aylwin B. Lewis – Potbelly’s; James D. White – Jamba Juice and Leonard A. Comma – Jack-in-the-Box.