Counter-service restaurants add gourmet retail experiences in a bid to be more things to more people.
Burgers, fries, and soda take a back seat to vegan chili, baked sweet potato fries, and organic milk in today’s kids’ meals.
Consumer demand for convenience boosts mobile apps, kiosk tech at the major quick serves.
More limited-service chains are focusing on mindfulness as a way to meet consumer demand for health.
Some 14 percent of publicly traded operations with a market value of at least $100 million have attracted an activist shareholder.
Millennials are forcing chains to look at opportunities in new dayparts.
These are some of the major trends operators can expect in the year ahead.
As the year comes to a close, we take a look back at the biggest changes in limited service.
After last year's closure of all 22 pastry shops, many people thought they had seen the last of the celebrated croissant-creating brand.
More restaurants are changing hands these days. Here’s why.