Sarah E. Lockyer

E. Lockyer
Nation's Restaurant News


Sarah E. Lockyer is responsible for Nation's Restaurant News content strategy and award-winning editorial efforts, including the largest B2B foodservice site,, the bi-weekly magazine, multimedia features and social media. Lockyer joined NRN in 2004 as Financial Editor, covering mergers and acquisitions, economic trends and financing. In 2009, she was named Executive Online Editor. Prior to joining NRN, Lockyer was a business reporter at American Banker. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan and Northwestern University.

From the editor: Restaurants seize opportunities in tech
Now is a good time to open eyes and ears to changes and opportunities in the industry
Popeyes CEO Cheryl Bachelder talks leadership strategies
Her new book, Dare to Serve, explores the successes of servant leadership
From the editor: Measuring our love of restaurants
Consumer Picks survey quantifies the love customers have for restaurant brands
Spring fever is heating things up for restaurants 1
The restaurant industry is performing well, with recent same-store sales growth rates some of the highest in 10 years.
Most popular stories: Restaurant industry taps tech at SXSW
Breaking down NRN’s top trending stories
NRA head of government affairs departs
Scott DeFife has left the organization to pursue new opportunities
Most popular stories: Failing big 1
Breaking down NRN’s top trending stories
Most popular stories: Buzz builds over restaurants going private
Breaking down NRN’s top trending stories
A call for change in the restaurant industry
Although women are in the spotlight, only five women hold the title of CEO within the Nation’s Restaurant News Top 100 restaurant chains.
Kat Cole shares vision for Women’s Foodservice Forum
Cole oversees global multichannel growth for Focus Brands and was also named chair of Women’s Foodservice Forum
Most popular stories: A new era for Darden
Breaking down NRN’s top trending stories
Restaurants need to be smarter, smaller, faster
These three words could be the hook for any business today
Most popular stories: P.F. Chang's, Papa John's face legal action 1
Breaking down NRN’s top trending stories
Most popular stories: All eyes on McDonald's 1
Breaking down NRN’s top trending stories
The Power List 2015: Reader Picks
Find out which industry players your peers believed were poised to make this year's list
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Blogs & Commentary
May 28, 2015

McDonald's and the problem with same-store sales

Blog: McDonald's decision to end monthly same-store sales reporting could be seen as a bad sign. That doesn't make it a wrong move....More
May 25, 2015

Shake Shack just had a spectacular week

Shake Shack is up more than 40 percent since May 14, and now has a valuation rivaling big restaurant chains....More

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