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: Fueling community
Young adults want the industry to offer them opportunities and healthful food.
From the editor: Lessons in leadership
2015 Golden Chain Award winners provide some of the most important lessons in leadership
Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen CEO Cheryl Bachelder
2015 Norman Award winner: Cheryl Bachelder
Popeyes’ CEO has ‘dared to serve’ for 35 years in the restaurant business
From the editor: Focus on the future 
Hot Concepts awards identify rising restaurant brands set for big things
From the editor: 2015 Next 20 chains are building brands that resonate
Next 20 is the third of three data-driven NRN reports
From the editor: 2015 Second 100 shows future of foodservice
Lockyer: Mid-sized and emerging brands offer lessons to the industry
From the editor: 2015 Top 100 shows restaurant industry fault lines widening
Lockyer: Traditional brands are continuing to lose market share
From the editor: The power of people 
MUFSO preview, and a goodbye to foodservice veteran Carlton Curtis
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: Giving back 
There is so much this industry is doing for others, and it can do more
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 
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NRA head of government affairs departs 
Scott DeFife has left the organization to pursue new opportunities

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